The WordPress Marketing Team markets WordPress and its community to the wider world.
Our work is tracked on the GitHub Marketing Task Board under the WordPress organization. We now have one single repo. Due to a bug during transfer of the team’s GitHubGitHubGitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner. https://github.com/, card relating to the series board are transferred manually once status updates are ready. If you are looking for a card you think should be transferred, you can find it in the previous repositories and then let the team know the link.
If you are planning a Marketing Table at a Contributor Event, please let us know in the Slack channel.
📆 Today at the global marketing team meeting at 14:00 UTC, we will be devoting the first 45 minutes to a collaboration on the Learn WordPress platform. A working group has been liaising with the community and training teams for a few weeks and held some marketing and communications sessions. We have also been promoting key aspects.
A reminder to everyone who expressed interest in getting involved in the last few weeks to come along today and to those who are new, you are very welcome.
Updates on other tasks are in our Google doc shared in the meeting and we will highlight these in more detail next week.
The video conferencing collaboration today will be on the WordPress Translation Celebrations at 15:15 UTC. Come and help us with the packages.
If you need accessibilityAccessibilityAccessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accessibility) or language support to participate in any of our work and meetings, please let one of the team reps know in the marketing channel. We are keen to try and help and promote inclusion and diversity in the team.
Thursday 15 October 2020, 19:30 UTC – Virtual Coffee Break on video conferencing. If you need live captioning to participate, please let @OGlekler or @marks99 know and we will use an appropriate tool for live captioning.
Monday 19 October 2020, 18:00 UTC – 19:00 UTC (revised TBC) – Planning and actions meeting, with a 10 minute coffee break drop-in for team members who are available.
Wednesday 21 October 2020, 14:00 UTC – Global Marketing Team Meeting. Followed by collaboration sessions.
Tuesday 20 October – WordPress 5.6 BetaBetaA pre-release of software that is given out to a large group of users to trial under real conditions. Beta versions have gone through alpha testing in-house and are generally fairly close in look, feel and function to the final product; however, design changes often occur as part of the process. release 1
Tuesday 27 October – WordPress 5.6 Beta release 2
Monday 1 November – WordPress 5.6 Beta release 3
Tuesday 10 November – WordPress 5.6 Beta release 4
Tuesday 17 November – WordPress 5.6 Release CandidateRelease CandidateA beta version of software with the potential to be a final product, which is ready to release unless significant bugs emerge. 1
Wednesday 2 December – WordPress 5.6 Release Candidate 2