Dev Chat Summary for May 20, 2015

This post includes updates since the dev chat yesterday.

BP 2.3.0 Schedule Updates

  • BuddyPress 2.3.0 Release Candidate 1 https://buddypress.org/2015/05/buddypress-2-3-0-release-candidate-1/ has just been packaged and released around a couple of hours ago by @johnjamesjacoby. Let us know of any issues you find at the support forums and/or at the development tracker.
  • 127 tickets have been closed to date including the trac tickets listed below.

Notifications: Invalidate cache when updating a notification

  • (#6445) @johnjamesjacoby fixed a bug where marking single notifications as read/unread would not show anticipated results, as the cache was not being properly cleared.

Welcome Screen for BP 2.3.0

  • (#6443) The welcome screen features the new Avatar UI in conjunction with the new Attachments API. The animated gif for the feature was provided by @im4th. Highlights per JJJ’s post were included along with a new section with links to BuddyPress sites and Twitter feeds at the bottom of the screen.

BP Companion Stylesheets for Twenty Fifteen and Twenty Fourteen

  • (#6291) and (#6338) @hnla has completed the tasks assigned and also ensured that BP companion stylesheets will be enqueued in respective child themes of Twenty Fifteen and Twenty Fourteen themes.

Create Members Loop markup class function

  • (#6384) After updating the bp_member_class() for this enhancement to the Member loop, @johnjamesjacoby added the same enhancements and fixes for the Blog and Group loops.

Slack Log: https://wordpress.slack.com/archives/buddypress/p1432148225000762
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#6291, #6338, #6384, #6443, #6445, #dev-chat, #release

Dev Chat Summary for May 13, 2015

BuddyPress 2.3.0 Schedule Update

  • BP 2.3.0 Beta 2 https://buddypress.org/2015/05/buddypress-2-3-0-beta-2/ has been packaged and released around an hour ago by @johnjamesjacoby.
  • BP RC 1 is scheduled two weeks before release.
  • Target release date: early June.
  • 115 tickets have been closed and 7 tickets remain open to date.

BuddyPress Feed No Longer Shows Up in Dashboard

  • @johnjamesjacoby noted that the feeds with latest posts from BuddyPress.org and bbPress.org are no longer showing up in the WP admin dashboard.
  • @im4th suggested that BP include a new dashboard widget to show our latest posts 🙂
  • @boonebgorges said, “tbh, showing the Buddypress.org feed to site admins is not the worst idea in the world.”
  • Another way to offset this issue is to add a subscription form and we have a ticket for it: #5340.

BP Companion Stylesheets for Twenty Fifteen and Twenty Fourteen

  • (#6338) and (#6291) @hnla is still working on improving the companion stylesheets.
  • Template enhancement tickets – #6247 and #6414 – have been punted for 2.4.0.

Slack log: https://wordpress.slack.com/archives/buddypress/p1431543671000362
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#6384

#5340, #6247, #6291, #6338, #6414, #dev-chat