Tide Chat Summary: December 3rd

This post summarizes the 30-minute Tide status update and open floor discussion from December 3rd in the #tide SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. channel (agenda, Slack archive).

Reminder that the current Tide focus is integrating PHPPHP PHP (recursive acronym for PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor) is a widely-used open source general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited for web development and can be embedded into HTML. http://php.net/manual/en/intro-whatis.php. Compatibility data from Tide into WordPress.orgWordPress.org The community site where WordPress code is created and shared by the users. This is where you can download the source code for WordPress core, plugins and themes as well as the central location for community conversations and organization. https://wordpress.org/.  Once PHP Compatibility is integrated into WordPress.org, we’ll assess the next focus to provide the biggest impact to the community.


  • @derekherman been sidelined by work travel and holidays, will work to merge in various PRs (wptide#198, ) and deployDeploy Launching code from a local development environment to the production web server, so that it's available to visitors. to GCP
  • Discussion continues on wptide#178 on whether its an update to the keys in the env file or if a code change is needed
  • Will reasses issues remaining in our next meeting after @derekherman merges existing PRs

Next meeting

The next meeting, a 2-hour active working session, will take place on December 17, 2019 at 20:00 UTC in the #tide Slack channel.  Please feel free to drop in with any updates or questions.  If you have items to discuss but cannot make the meeting, please leave a comment on this post so that we can take them into account.

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