Agenda: Global Marketing Team Meeting, 4 Aug 2021

Update: link to 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/. for the meeting which took place on 4 August 2021

The weekly meeting will take place in the Marketing channel on the Make WordPress Slack, at 14:00 UTC.

  1. Welcome
  2. (i) Attendance (ii) New people and returners to the channel
    Get involved information
    Setting up Make WordPress Slack and WordPress.org accounts
    Examples of starter tasks
  3. Follow-ups, note taker recruitment, actions
  4. Any marketing and communications related updates from coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress., polyglots, training
  5. Follow up questions on the tool discussion from last week
  6. Updates on WordPress Release 5.8 and FSE (if available)
    • follow-ups on collaborations – background to resources including social media amplification pack, informal media monitoring, and what’s your favorite feature compilation
    • 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. presentation
    • How do you search for WordPress Release Information?
  7. Updates on People of WordPress deadlines
  8. Any other Marketing Team business
  9. Diary dates

Deadline for Meetup Newsletter is 11 Aug 2021

Reminder: The work on our GitHubGitHub GitHub 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/ settings and tools migrationMigration Moving the code, database and media files for a website site from one server to another. Most typically done when changing hosting companies. continues.

There will be a practical meeting session on this today on Slack and a video call to enable screen sharing of the GitHub screens. It will take place on 3 Aug 2021 at 19:00 UTC and will continue on 4 Aug 2021 at 19:00.

If you have experience in GitHub and have not already volunteered for this task, do let me @meher know in the main #marketing channel. Some of the contributors who previously volunteered are no longer able to give time due to Covid-related issues. If this is an area you particularly enjoy, and can give time over the next few months, you can still join this task group and will be very welcome.

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