Wordpress Changeover

Albert Astals Cid aacid at kde.org
Sat Dec 23 10:24:23 UTC 2017

El dijous, 21 de desembre de 2017, a les 14:03:44 CET, Lydia Pintscher va 
> Hey :)
> Thanks for the update, Ken. This sounds very good.
> Please don't rush things more than necessary right now as the fundraising
> campaign is running. A day or two more of testing by more people doesn't
> hurt at this point.

+1 i'd say let's wait until the fundraising campain is over just in case :)


> Cheers
> Lydia
> On Dec 21, 2017 11:55, "Ken Vermette" <vermette at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello everyone;
> I have some updates I'd like to share, and also a plan I'd like to propose
> for the changeover. I also have some phabricator backlogs and changes I
> missed, so I'll be going over those, so if you're subscribed to them, this
> is a summary.
> I've committed the new Aether Wordpress theme. Jonathan Riddell has kindly
> started to test it on his blog, and I'm prepping an update to address some
> issues I've found on his live installation. My personal blog also has the
> theme (with more complete customizations you'll expect to see) however the
> content is generic.
> Once I do some of the remaining cleanup and address concerns with the
> theme, I'll be committing the final capacitypress code (even though it is
> meant to be theme agnostic, I have found breakages after significant
> changes). Once the code is up, it will be in a 'beta mode' initially, and
> we can toggle the Wordpress theme for capacity-driven pages.
> What I'd like to try is for a new-years theme changeover. If the timeline
> is too tight for the testing people want to do, I understand, but I believe
> I can have the theme in beta mode on the day before or after Christmas,
> giving us ~3-4 days to inspect live pages in the beta state. All of the
> content will remain the same, but the capacity-driven pages will change
> over to the new look. I've been testing this quite a bit on my local
> installation, and it seems to translate smoothly.
> The only testing 'gotcha' is that some pages using redirects will 404 under
> beta mode. They do work fine when capacitypress is fully enabled.
> How does this sound for a short-term goal?
> On a side note, I'm very sorry for how out-of-touch I've been lately. I
> know it's been a major hassle and caused issues. I hope getting things up
> will help make up for that. I have some chat and phabricator backlogs I'm
> catching up on now, so the people who need specifics will get the updates
> they need.
> Thank you;
>  - Ken

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