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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WordPress.tv Moderator Squad Update

“I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.”
 Helen Keller

In the last five months there have been 39 WordCamps held around the world. Of the 39 WordCamps, 25 were held in cities were video cameras are available for recording the presentations. Of those 25 WordCamps 10 have submitted videos and 15 have zero video submissions. If you have videos that are not getting processed, that are partially processed,  or if you’re not sure if your 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 have been submitted please SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. me @roseapplemedia and I will help get the process going.

Also mods don’t forget the Description for the videos. It is titled Description on the submitted information and it goes in the ExcerptExcerpt An excerpt is the description of the blog post or page that will by default show on the blog archive page, in search results (SERPs), and on social media. With an SEO plugin, the excerpt may also be in that plugin’s metabox. box just under the editor. Descriptions can often be found on the WordCamp site but if no description is available then please feel free to write one in your own words.

The Last 7 Days

We published 59 videos from 10 WordCamps around the world.

The Top Three Most Viewed WordCamp Videos This Week

Luke Wroblewski: From the Front Lines of Multi-Device Web Design

Matt Mullenweg: The State of the Word 2014

Steve Zehngut: Build a WordPress Theme with Foundation and Underscores

In Process

An updated Mod Handbook is ready for feedback from mods.
Please comment in this doc.

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WordPress.tv Moderator Squad Update

“The only reason for time is so that everything doesn’t happen at once.”
Albert Einstein

We have been busy moderating videos from several 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. submissions this week. We are finishing the WordCamp San Francisco and videos from WordCamp NYC. We are getting submissions from WordCamp Grand Rapids, WordCamp Tokyo and the first videos from WordCamp Salt Lake City. If you have any questions about where a video is in the process just SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. me @roseapplemedia.

Also mods if you have completed a video  please use the “READY TO PUBLISH” tag so they can get published quickly.

The Last 7 Days

We published 36 videos from 4 WordCamps around the world.

The Top Three Most Viewed WordCamp Videos This Week

Luke Wroblewski: From the Front Lines of Multi-Device Web Design

Matt Mullenweg: The State of the Word 2014

Yasmine Mustafa: How I Made $15,000+ From One Blog Post

In Process

Update New Mod Handbook and video, documentation for the “Buddy System” for adding new moderators.

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WordPress.tv Moderator Squad Update

“No valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now.”
 Alan Watts

We have a number of videos ready for moderation in the Pending queue. We still have a few 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. San Francisco and we have quite a few videos from WordCamp NYC. We are receiving uploads from WordCamp Europe and WordCamp Grand Rapids. WordCamp Charleston and WordCamp Cape Town are also uploading to AWS. Plus we have received a few 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 for moderation.

We had out first ever SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. chat. We welcomed a new mod @bradley. And there was discussion about subtitles and captioning and moderator updates. One moderator issue that came up was moderating videos created using a manual post. These are moderatored a little differently and the instructions are located here http://wp.me/P2U65r-ba

The Last 7 Days

We published 48 videos from 4 WordCamps around the world.

The Top Three Most Viewed WordCamp Videos This Week

Matt Mullenweg: The State of the Word 2014

Matt Mullenweg: Town Hall at WordCamp San Francisco 2014

Siobhan McKeown: WordPress: Bringing Ideas to Life

In Process

Update New Mod Handbook and video, documentation for the “Buddy System” and adding new moderators.

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WordPress.tv Moderator Squad Update

“If you think you can do a thing or think you can’t do a thing, you’re right.”
– Henry Ford

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. San Francisco is this weekend and the community summit will follow next week. WPTV will have a discussion group covering a variety of topics including documentation for AV equipment use, process for new moderator orientation, post-production workflow, captioning for videos and making WPTV a useful community resource.

WPTV Moderator meeting next Wednesday!

There will be a IRC chat on Wednesday the 29th (exact time TBD) during the community summit for those who want to talk about and give input about what was discussed.  A post will follow detailing the exact time. Also if you’ll be at WCSF then WPTV will be at the Contributor DayContributor Day Contributor Days are standalone days, frequently held before or after WordCamps but they can also happen at any time. They are events where people get together to work on various areas of https://make.wordpress.org/ There are many teams that people can participate in, each with a different focus. https://2017.us.wordcamp.org/contributor-day/ https://make.wordpress.org/support/handbook/getting-started/getting-started-at-a-contributor-day/. on Sunday for all who want to join in the excitement.


Videos are being uploaded from WordCamp Europe and WordCamp Tampa this week and a few from WordCamp Kansai in Japan.

There were 2 videos that did not get published this week because of technical problems in the videos. We did publish 13 videos from 7 WordCamps from around the world. No 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 were submitted or published this week.

The Top Three Most Viewed WordCamp Videos This Week

Chris Lema: Professional WordPress

Mark Jaquith: Next Generation WordPress Hosting Stack

Andrew Nacin: Post-Modern WordPress

In Process:

WordCamp San Francisco 2014!

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WordPress.tv Moderator Squad Update

“Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.”
– Winston Churchill

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. video uploads continue to be slow this week.

Some WordCamp Maine videos are in the Pending queue and WordCamp Cape Town has started to upload some videos and some videos from WordCamp Europe are starting to be uploaded.

There were 4 videos that did not get published this week because of technical problems in the videos. We did publish 20 videos from 4 WordCamps from around the world. No 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 were submitted or published this week.

The Top Three Most Viewed WordCamp Videos This Week

Andrew Nacin: Post-Modern WordPress

Steve Zehngut: Build a WordPress Theme with Foundation and Underscores

Eric Wolfe: Building a WordPress Theme Using AngularJS

 

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