Monthly Archives: January 2015

WordPress Meta #262

Hi there!

After having tried my hands at some of the bugs with “good-first-bugs” tag in the meta section, I thought it wise to move to other open tickets.

And here I land at #262.

The WordCamp organizers generally print and/or distribute the Badges at their wordcamps which are often called “Gravatar Badges”. These are made by fetching the Gravatars from the emails that the attendees enter while booking their tickets through the Camptix plugin used by WordCamp.org .

At present the process is too long and is not that simple. Ian has made it slightly automated to fetch the gravatars but its still not that convenient.

The Current Process is mentioned here.

The #262 is basically about making that process slightly simple. So, I looked to build upon the Script that Ian had already put up here and tried to make the patch.

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2014 in review

Another Wonderful feature from Automattic! Loved it 🙂

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 510 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would take about 9 trips to carry that many people.

Click here to see the complete report.

Few More Bugs Targetted!

Having experienced a patch acceptance recently, I was in a good mood to continue my contribution to WordPress-meta and that happened when I found (in the meta-trac) #574.

As mentioned by Ian on the ticket description

It’s normal for CampTix installations to get a significant number of failed registrations (i.e., Attendee posts with theFailed or Timeout post status). Often times the user will try again later and successfully register, but sometimes they don’t try, or they try several times and can’t get it working at all

Camptix Plugin by Automattic, currently has an inbuilt tool to notify only the published(i.e. completely registered) attendees.

#574 is an enhancement to that and talks about ability to Notify the failed registrations as well. So that they may be helped accordingly and can then eventually register.

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