March 28th Support Team Meeting Summary

On the subject of badges, we are still collecting names for them, as noted in last weeks summary we will be collecting them throughout the week for t his round of appointments.

WordPress 5.2-beta1 has been released. It includes the Site Health component which users may have questions about. We should aim to provide some common answers to potential questions users may have about this and the tests it runs.

The Health Check pluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the Plugin Directory or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party will remain, as it still holds various tools which are not an ideal suit for coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. (at this time, or in general), and also as a way to improve on the site health flow before core patches can be based off plugin experiences.

Checking in with international liaisons

Our representatives from the Russian, Swedish, Spanish, Dutch, Italian, Greek and Urdu communities took part in this weeks chat.

As always, if you are a member of a non-English speaking part of our community, we would love to hear from you in our weekly meetings. It’s a great way to share experiences and to help each other with difficult tasks and complex situations.

Our Spanish friends noticed that a lot of topics suddenly lost their Resolved status, they’ve made a metaMeta Meta is a term that refers to the inside workings of a group. For us, this is the team that works on internal WordPress sites like WordCamp Central and Make WordPress. ticket for tracking and investigating.

Our Russian community shared some gripes they’ve had with certain hosting partners and how they run things. We had some good discussions on ways to approach this to best benefit the users, which they’ll look at further at their local meetings.

Open floor

The Stack Exchange (a more developer oriented support platform) is about to start their moderator election period, so if you’re a fan of the platform, and would like ot help them out, you can find more details at

Read the meeting transcript in the Slack archives. (A Slack account is required)