Summary for Docs Team Meeting: 1 June 2020


@makewebbetter @atachibana @milana_cap @chaion07 @bph @ibdz @collinsmbaka @estelaris @timohaver @kenshino @prubhtej @tacitonic @leslie @kartiks16 @newyorkerlaura @sukafia @WPZA @ataurr @manthanadmane @thisisyeasin @audrasjb @mkaz @chetansatasiya @sovstack @tomf @kulsumsiddique @themiked @leogermani @sasiddiqui


You can find the Agenda here.

Notetaker: @collinsmbaka

Notes Reviewed by @makewebbetter

Facilitator: @makewebbetter

Facilitator for Next Meeting: @chaion07

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Project Updates

@bph reported that completed tasks from contributors will be published this week. She also urged the contributors to switch over to the experience contributors worksheet and look at the tasks there. She also reported that for contributors day, there will be +/- 16 new contributor tasks and 15 experienced tasks for the blockBlock Block is the abstract term used to describe units of markup that, composed together, form the content or layout of a webpage using the WordPress editor. The idea combines concepts of what in the past may have achieved with shortcodes, custom HTML, and embed discovery into a single consistent API and user experience. editor end-user documentation.

@themiked reported that pluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the Plugin Directory or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party handbook conversion and editing continues.

@sukafia reported 61 new members joined for the month.

WCEU Online Contributors Day

@milana_cap shared a list of facilitators for Contributors Day

  • @leogermani  for DevHub (developer docs)
  • @Sukafia  for onboarding and everything regarding new contributors
  • @bph for block editor end user docs
  • @atachibana for HelpHub (general end-user docs) as long as his time zone allows (Japan)

She also shared the schedule for Contributors Day


New Member Mentor Training

@sukafia reported that Office hour was held on 28 May 2020 for new contributors and members interested in being part of contributors day. Also that 61 new members joined for May and 75 for April and March.

He also reported that they have engaged (Messaged) everyone that joined during the month of May.

External Linking Policy

@milana_cap reported that a decision has been made, and external links from trusted sources will be allowed. She also mentioned that work needs to be done on logistics and criteria of what is a trusted source.

Monthly Coffee Breaks/Zoom sessions

@sukafia shared a doodle link for everyone to vote on the date and time they find convenient for the monthly coffee breaks, encouraging more members to vote.

User Feedback: Poll on Meeting Time & Day for Docs Team

@makewebbetter mentioned as regards the poll, the majority of the responses are yes. So the meeting time will remain the same.

Open floor

@sukafia mentioned that if you’re new to the team and don’t know where to get started. The mentorship team (@sukafia, @tacitonic, @prubhtej, @tomf, @netpassprodsr) are always available to guide. @makewebbetter also mentioned that he is also available for help over slackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at

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