WordPress.tv Moderator Squad Update

“For in all chaos there is a cosmos, in all disorder a secret order.”
– Carl Jung

Videos from WordCampWordCamp WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress. They're one of the places where the WordPress community comes together to teach one another what they’ve learned throughout the year and share the joy. Learn more. Europe and WordCamp Toronto are still being submitted and new 2015 videos from WordCamp San Antonio and WordCamp Paris have started to be submitted.

In the Mod Chat we talked about:

  • creating a categoryCategory The 'category' taxonomy lets you group posts / content together that share a common bond. Categories are pre-defined and broad ranging. for non-WordCamp events (i.e., related events)
  • reaching out to meetups for video submissions
  • moving the docs to make:community will need to be done manually

Updated list of WordCamp video submissions.

In The Last 7 Days

We published 9 videos from 3 WordCamps and meetups around the world.

The Top Three Most Viewed WordCamp Videos Last Week

Konstantin Dankov: Styling the WordPress Admin

Michael Schroder: Contributing to Core – Hassle to Hobby

Alex Rascanu: Demystifying SEO

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WordPress.tv Moderator Squad Update

“Time spent with cats is never wasted.”
– Sigmund Freud

We started getting videos from WordCampWordCamp WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress. They're one of the places where the WordPress community comes together to teach one another what they’ve learned throughout the year and share the joy. Learn more. Europe submitted this week. And the AWS account has videos from WordCamp Orlando.

In the Mod Chat we talked about:

  • Moving the WPTV docs to  make:community
  • Pinging future WordCamps to get involved earlier in the video process
  • Getting WPTV mods involved in the WordCamps video process

Updated list of WordCamp video submissions.

In The Last 7 Days

We published 2 videos from 1 WordCamp and meetupMeetup All local/regional gatherings that are officially a part of the WordPress world but are not WordCamps are organized through https://www.meetup.com/. A meetup is typically a chance for local WordPress users to get together and share new ideas and seek help from one another. Searching for ‘WordPress’ on meetup.com will help you find options in your area. around the world.

The Top Three Most Viewed WordCamp Videos Last Week

Steve Grunwell: Keeping WordPress Under [Version] Control with Git

Chris Coyier: SVG is for Everybody

Sara Cannon: Smart Design

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WordPress.tv Moderator Squad Update

“It’s good to be in a role when you can learn something new.”
– Matt Mullenweg (Forbes interview 2014)

No videos were submitted this week but we did publish some that were in the queue.

The Pending queue and the AWS account are clear and ready for videos.

In the Mod Chat we talked about:
Pinging past WordCamps for any videos they have ready for submission.
Moving the WPTV docs to a new home at  https://wptvdocs.wordpress.com/

  • moving the post-production docs to the new home
  • starting some docs on subtitling
  • moving the WPTV videos to the new home
  • creating the post-production docs for Mac

Updated list of WordCamp video submissions.

In The Last 7 Days

We published 3 videos from 3 WordCamps and meetups around the world.

The Top Three Most Viewed WordCampWordCamp WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress. They're one of the places where the WordPress community comes together to teach one another what they’ve learned throughout the year and share the joy. Learn more. Videos Last Week

Steve Grunwell: Keeping WordPress Under [Version] Control with Git

Chris Lema: Keynote Speaker

Sara Cannon: Smart Design

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WordPress.tv Moderator Squad Update

“I believe that WordPress allows us to satisfy people’s hopes and dreams, if you let it.”
– Chris Lema

Great information, ideas and teaching comes out of WordCamps and meetups, we need to have more of that available for everyone on WPTV.

We had videos to mod from WordCampWordCamp WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress. They're one of the places where the WordPress community comes together to teach one another what they’ve learned throughout the year and share the joy. Learn more. Grand Rapids and WordCamp Milwaukee this week.

We are starting to get videos from WordCamp Mumbai and some more from WordCamp Europe.

No Mod Chat this week due to scheduling conflicts.

Updated list of WordCamp video submissions.

In The Last 7 Days

We published 11 videos from 5 WordCamps and meetups around the world.

The Top Three Most Viewed WordCamp Videos Last Week

Kyle Maurer: Theme Customization Best Practices

Ross Johnson: Designing For The First Five Seconds

Sara Cannon: Smart Design

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WordPress.tv Moderator Squad Update

“Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.”
 Lao Tzu

We had videos from WordCampWordCamp WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress. They're one of the places where the WordPress community comes together to teach one another what they’ve learned throughout the year and share the joy. Learn more. Grand Rapids submitted this week with a few remaining in the Pending queue for moderation.

EitFlow was added to the WPTV site this week, making easier communication between mods.

The updated list of WordCamps and video submissions.

The Last 7 Days

We published 10 videos from 3 WordCamps and meetups around the world.

The Top Three Most Viewed WordCamp Videos This Week

Sean Yo: Fixing Inaccessible Content

Sara Cannon: Smart Design

Kevin Fodness: Object-Oriented Theme Development

In Process

The post edit doc for cutting slides in WordCamp videos is ready for testing.

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WordPress.tv Moderator Squad Update

“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.”
– Confucius

The above quote says it all. Slow uploads which means little to mod this week.

The Mod chat was brief. But something new was discussed, now all the WordCampWordCamp WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress. They're one of the places where the WordPress community comes together to teach one another what they’ve learned throughout the year and share the joy. Learn more. videos published on WPTV will be tweeted to the @wordcamp twitter account. Follow and keep up to date.

The chat did turn to discussing subtitling. During the slow mod times, subtitling videos is a nice alternative. And it was noted that sometimes full transcripts of WordCamp presentations can be found on slideshare and speakerdeck.

The Pending queue was clear this week.
No new WordCamp submissions. Although yesterday WordCamp Saratoga started uploading videos to the AWS account. Here’s a summary of WordCamp video submissions.

The Last 7 Days

We published 4 videos from 2 WordCamps and meetups around the world.

The Top Three Most Viewed WordCamp Videos This Week

Sean Yo: Fixing Inaccessible Content

Anthony Navarro: Money for Nothin’! – How to start a lucrative Web Development Business for No Money Down

Sara Cannon: Smart Design

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WordPress.tv Moderator Squad Update

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.”
 Winston Churchill

The ModSquad had it’s first chat since the holidays.
It was a short but productive chat where we talked about getting more WordCamps to submit videos to WPTV and some improvements to WPTV.
https://wordpress.slack.com/archives/wptv/s1420606800000000

The Pending queue has a few WordCampWordCamp WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress. They're one of the places where the WordPress community comes together to teach one another what they’ve learned throughout the year and share the joy. Learn more. Raleigh videos to mod and we are still getting some videos from WordCamp Salt Lake City.

Submitted videos continues to be slow this week. No new WordCamp submissions.
43 WordCamps held from July 2014 to December 2014 and 24 of those (55%) have no videos submitted.

The Last 7 Days

We published 34 videos from 4 WordCamps and meetups around the world.

The Top Three Most Viewed WordCamp Videos This Week

Christine Harkin: Finding and Maintaining Your Blog’s Voice

Siobhan McKeown: WordPress: Bringing Ideas to Life

Matt Mullenweg: The State of the Word 2014

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WordPress.tv Moderator Squad Update

“We can only see a short distance ahead but we can see plenty there that needs to be done.”
 Alan Turing

We published the first ever videos from WordCampWordCamp WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress. They're one of the places where the WordPress community comes together to teach one another what they’ve learned throughout the year and share the joy. Learn more. Warsaw and the first videos for the Polish speaking community. Congratulations WordCamp Warsaw.

And thanks to @brashrebel we now have a new slides link box which means no more cutting and pasting in the slide link. Hooray!!

Submitted videos continues to be slow this week.
37 WordCamps held from July to November and 21 of those have no videos submitted.

The Last 7 Days

We published 13 videos from 5 WordCamps and meetups around the world.

The Top Three Most Viewed WordCamp Videos This Week

Matt Mullenweg: The State of the Word 2014

Sara Cannon: Smart Design

Siobhan McKeown: WordPress: Bringing Ideas to Life

In Process

Working the kinks out of the buddy system.

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WordPress.tv Moderator Squad Update

“Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.”
 Thomas Jefferson

Submitted videos have been slow this week with the bulk of the WordCampWordCamp WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress. They're one of the places where the WordPress community comes together to teach one another what they’ve learned throughout the year and share the joy. Learn more. and meetupMeetup All local/regional gatherings that are officially a part of the WordPress world but are not WordCamps are organized through https://www.meetup.com/. A meetup is typically a chance for local WordPress users to get together and share new ideas and seek help from one another. Searching for ‘WordPress’ on meetup.com will help you find options in your area. videos being submitted by the international community.

There is no reason to let WordCamp videos go unprocessed, 13 of the 16 videos published this week were processed or edited by WordCamp post-production.

And a reminder to WPTV mods: please watch the last few seconds of each video to catch any producer logos and ads.

The Last 7 Days

We published 16 videos from 6 WordCamps and meetups around the world.
The top viewed video this week was a Portuguese/Português language presentation.

The Top Three Most Viewed WordCamp Videos This Week

Guga Alves: Campos personalizados like a pro: conheça o Advanced Custom Fields

Matt Mullenweg: The State of the Word 2014

Sara Cannon: Smart Design

In Process

Getting WPTV mods involved early with WordCamps to assist in getting quality videos recorded, processed and uploaded to WPTV.

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WordPress.tv Moderator Squad Update

“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.”
 Confucius

Due to the US holiday this week, uploads to WPTV and modding have been slow. We do have videos uploaded from WC São Paulo and we are starting to get videos from WC Charleston. We are also getting videos from WC Grand Rapids and WC Salt Lake City.

Of the 39 WordCamps held worldwide since July there are 23 with no video submissions.

The Last 7 Days

We published 8 videos from 4 WordCamps around the world. We did lose 9 videos due to technical problems with the videos.

The Top Three Most Viewed WordCampWordCamp WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress. They're one of the places where the WordPress community comes together to teach one another what they’ve learned throughout the year and share the joy. Learn more. Videos This Week

Steve Zehngut: Build a WordPress Theme with Foundation and Underscores

Matt Mullenweg: The State of the Word 2014

Jenny Wong: Principles of Debugging

In Process

The new buddy system is getting a workout this week. All new mods have been assigned a buddy under the new system.

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