Notes: Global Marketing Team meeting, 22 August 2023

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  • This meeting was organized on GitHubGitHub 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. card #269
  • Attendance:

Team News

  • We published an update to the Team Updates channel after 3 years.
  • The next Coffee and Collaboration Session will be on Thursday, August 24, 2023 at 18:30 UTC.

WordPress Publications

  • News: WP20 – A Heartfelt Thanks
  • MetaMeta Meta is a term that refers to the inside workings of a group. For us, this is the team that works on internal WordPress sites like WordCamp Central and Make WordPress.Introducing
  • Dev Blog: The anatomy of a letterform
  • AccessibilityAccessibility 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). ( Test Results 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. social media updates

  • No updates provided this week

New Issues

  • Improve register process for profile #273
  • Contribute remotely to CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. on the WCUS CD day #274
  • [AMPLIFY]: Openverse x SMK collaboration #275

Open Issues

This is not a list of all issues from the Marketing Team GitHub in Slack. This is a compilation of items that had discussion in Slack during the week.

  • Marketing Team management
    • No discussion on these issues this week.
  • Cross-team collaboration
    • Grow Your Story: Phase II #222
      • Unclear what the status/future of this project will be.
  • Project marketing
    • Grow Your Story: Phase II #222
      • Unclear what the status/future of this project will be.
    • Refine Contributor Orientation Tool for the Make WP Contribute page launch in 6.3 #264
      • Still need to incorporate updates and suggestions from the team reps. 

Closing Soon

  • Help create a plan for short form video on Tik Tok #114  AND Develop shortform video content and related copy with Learn Team #187
  • Add ideas to the WP Campaigns Social Content Brainstorm doc #191
  • New Meeting Notes Format testing #194
  • Get involved or Contribute tab for the About page — structure and the content #217
  • #WP20 From Blogs to Blocks campaign #220
  • Share and help collect #WPPhotos stories #238

Recently Closed

  • [AMPLIFY]: Kim Parsell Scholarship 2023 Recipient #250
  • [AMPLIFY]: Announcing the first Learn WordPress Course Cohort #268

Open Floor

Next Steps

Note: This post is backdated to the correct Notes posting date of August 28, 2023. Was published on October 10, 2023.

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