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'''techblog.wikimedia.org''' is a WordPress deployment on the [https://wpvip.com/ Enterprise WordPress] hosting platform. See [[mw:Wikimedia technical blog editorial guideline|Wikimedia technical blog editorial guideline]] for more information about the process of getting an article published on the blog.
'''techblog.wikimedia.org''' is a WordPress deployment on the [https://wpvip.com/ Enterprise WordPress] hosting platform. See [[mw:Wikimedia technical blog editorial guideline|Wikimedia technical blog editorial guideline]] for more information about the process of getting an article published on the blog.


== Deployment ==
== Local dev setup ==
TODO: add basic information about the process and tools needed to update the blog's skins, plugins, etc
See https://github.com/bd808/vvv-wmf-techblog-site-template
 
== GitHub repos ==
* https://github.com/wpcomvip/wikimedia-techblog
** Private repo (request to make public pending upstream) that configures the site
** admins: [[User:BryanDavis|@bd808]], [[User:SRodlund|@grammarbot]], [[User:Reedy|@reedy]]
 
* https://github.com/wikimedia/wpvip-wikimedia-techblog
** Public "mirror" of wpcomvip/wikimedia-techblog.git
** Manually updated by bd808 when he remembers to do so
 
== Visitor privacy ==
We have tried to remove 100% of 3rd party resource loads and tracking. See [[phab:T247569]] for details.
 
* Jetpack stats disabled via PHP code
* Webfonts for Modern theme loaded from local plugin
* New Relic perf tracker disabled via PHP code
* Gravatar user avatars disabled via WordPress admin settings
 
== Piwik for analytics ==
We turned off the Jetpack analytics module and are using [[Analytics/Systems/Matomo]] instead. See [[phab:T247918]] for more info.
 
* https://piwik.wikimedia.org
* SiteId: 22 (TECHBLOG.WIKIMEDIA.ORG)
* Login: (TODO: ask Nuria if we can post this here)
 
== Monitoring ==
* https://rpm.newrelic.com/accounts/2054423/applications/382238569
** Access must be granted by wpvip.com account managers

Revision as of 20:01, 25 March 2020

techblog.wikimedia.org is a WordPress deployment on the Enterprise WordPress hosting platform. See Wikimedia technical blog editorial guideline for more information about the process of getting an article published on the blog.

Local dev setup

See https://github.com/bd808/vvv-wmf-techblog-site-template

GitHub repos

Visitor privacy

We have tried to remove 100% of 3rd party resource loads and tracking. See phab:T247569 for details.

  • Jetpack stats disabled via PHP code
  • Webfonts for Modern theme loaded from local plugin
  • New Relic perf tracker disabled via PHP code
  • Gravatar user avatars disabled via WordPress admin settings

Piwik for analytics

We turned off the Jetpack analytics module and are using Analytics/Systems/Matomo instead. See phab:T247918 for more info.

Monitoring