[Updated November 2, 2022]
The weekly WordPress Marketing Team meeting will be held as an asynchronous meeting in the #marketing channel of the Making WordPress Slack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. on Wednesday, November 2, 2022 at 15:00 UTC.
For this week, agenda items will be shared from 14:00 UTC in the Slack channel as there is some confusion on the changes with daylight saving and to help anyone who may come early. Please note, the UTC time for this weekly meeting is not changing for daylight saving, though it may change for the timezone you are in. Asynchronous contribution is always welcome to the meeting in the day after it is held.
Please do participate in today’s meeting asynchronously by:
- adding your input or updates to each agenda item thread which will be shared in Slack. For this meeting, please avoid sending your message to the main channel as well as the thread. If you can not use threads for accessibility Accessibility (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 device reasons, please add your update in the main channel, and include the agenda number your update relates to at the beginning of your update. This will also help people follow the discussion and the notetakers, reviewers and those providing GitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that 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/ assistance.
- GitHub is where updates on tasks / issues should be added. These can be highlighted in the meeting too. This makes it easier to track and follow-up, and helps those who can not make meetings.
- @nalininonstopnewsuk will go through the threads later in the day to give people an opportunity to update particularly if there is confusion about the timings with the changes in daylight saving.
- the GitHub card #121 for this week’s meeting planning.
1) Welcome to the team and visitors. Useful links will be shared to help those new follow along in the meeting.
2) Getting to know each other
a. Who is joining the meeting on Slack today – contributors attending live and asynchronously
b. Social question of the week
3) Notetakers and coffee break facilitators – volunteer opportunities
a. Note taking rota for next few weeks, and opportunities to volunteer. @robinwpdeveloper will be taking the notes.
b. Coffee breaks
– Volunteer for our bi-weekly coffee break (GitHub card #23). More on helping to facilitate a coffee break (updated guide). The next coffee break will be on November 3, 2022 at 18:30 UTC.
– Discussion on alternating the coffee break between timezones – GitHub card #137
4) Projects and Task Updates
Marketing Team GitHub board and check-ins on cards.
Updating the marketing description – GitHub #87
4) Update on WordPress.org The community site where WordPress code is created and shared by the users. This is where you can download the source code for WordPress core, plugins and themes as well as the central location for community conversations and organization. https://wordpress.org/ social media
a) Forthcoming WordPress releases and Full Site Editing.
i) Latest major software release WordPress 6.1 launched on November 1, 2022
ii) WordPress 6.1 Media Outreach – @rmartinezduque will share an update. GitHub card #135
iii) TikTok ideas for WordPress.org – GitHub card #114
4b) Contributor Events updates
– if you know of any other events taking place that are planning Marketing tables, let the team know.
– WordCamp 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. Italia Contributor 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/., November 11, 2022 – GitHub card #134 – please add to this card if you are attending and may be able to assist if a marketing table is put together.
– WordCamp Kolkata Contributor Day – planning in progress. If you are likely to attend and are interested in taking part in a marketing table, please add to the GitHub card #136
– WordCamp Asia Contributor Day
4c) Newsletters and series updates
5) Diary/Calendar Dates
– Next week’s meeting and planning – November 9, 2022 (GitHub #122)
– Follow this Google Calendar with meetings, collaborations, and social activities.
– The team lists important dates in this Forthcoming Diary Dates post.
6) Open Floor
If you have an item, please do add it to this week’s planning card to help the team reps highlight your request.
How you can get involved with the planning and weekly meetings
Each meeting week has its own card on the Tasks board in the WordPress Marketing Repository.
You can add suggestions for the agenda, link to updates on GitHub tickets/ cards or Google documents.
You can give an asynchronous update on a task if you are unlikely to be able to attend the team meeting. The team works across the different time zones, and all contributions are very welcome. To add to a GitHub card, you just need to have a GitHub account, which is free to set up.
Thank you to contributors who have made suggestions and given feedback,
and assisted with updating the blog and GitHub cards.
Thank you to @webcommsat for assistance with accessibility and @lmurillom for updates.