Tide Chat Summary: June 9th

This post summarizes the 30-minute Tide status update and open floor discussion from June 9th 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.


  • @jeffpaul completed review of and merged docs#44
  • Holding off on reviewing/merging wptide#199 to migrate from glide to go.mod until we resolve issues after updating the WP version
  • Overall in need of assistance in troubleshooting issues since updating WP version. If anyone else out there lurking is curious about Tide, running through the local setup and checking to see if you can find where things are breaking right now would earn you massive thanks!

Next meeting

The next meeting, a 2-hour active working session, will take place on June 23, 2020 at 18:00 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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