Notes: Marketing Team meeting, 9 January 2024

Please add any comments on the related Marketing Tasks GitHub issue or in the #marketing channel on the Make WordPress SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at

  • 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 #334
  • Attendance:

Team news

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@laurlittle provided the updates this week as @bjmcsherry was away:

  • We had a good week even with the end of the year and holidays being generally quieter. Considering all that, engagement was still up compared to the previous week, with campaigns from both the 6.4 release and Learn getting traction.
  • Here is a look at the numbers for the week:
    • Impressions: 301,547
    • Engagements: 7,544
    • Link clicks: 2,356
    • Engagement Rate: 2.3%

New issues

  • post on the Create 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. Theme 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 #341
  • The Month in WordPress: January 2024 Edition #343

Recently updated 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
    • Marketing Team team repTeam Rep A Team Rep is a person who represents the Make WordPress team to the rest of the project, make sure issues are raised and addressed as needed, and coordinates cross-team efforts. election process #323
      • Voting has ended and new team reps will be announced 10 January, 2024.
  • Cross-team collaboration
    • Mentorship Program Participant Spotlight Articles #339
      • Unclear what the status/future of this project will be.
    • Request: Learn monthly GA stats report for Training #338
      • Request accepted and issue was closed as it was completed.
  • Project marketing
    • People of WordPress: Sunita R #261
      • Unclear what the status/future of this issue will be.
    • People of WordPress: Anh T #260
      • Unclear what the status/future of this issue will be.
    • People of WordPress: Ihtisham Z #258
      • Unclear what the status/future of this issue will be.
    • People of WordPress – Huanyi (Eric) Chuang #104
      • Unclear what the status/future of this issue will be.

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
  • #WP20 From Blogs to Blocks campaign #220
  • Share and help collect #WPPhotos stories #238
  • Celebrating Pride Month and WordPress Diversity #240

Recently closed

  • [AMPLIFY]: post on Site Editor tools amplification-request #342
  • Promote the Annual MeetupMeetup All local/regional gatherings that are officially a part of the WordPress world but are not WordCamps are organized through 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 will help you find options in your area. Survey amplification-request #337
  • [AMPLIFY]: WCEU Call for Sponsors amplification-request #336
  • post on Site Editor tools #335
  • The Month in WordPress: December 2023 Edition #329

Open floor

  • From @kafleg:
    • Table leads are needed for WordCampWordCamp 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. Asia 2024.

Next steps

  • Our next meeting is 16 January, 2024 at 15:00 UTC.
  • GitHub card for the next meeting: #346

Note: This post is backdated to the correct Notes posting date of January 15, 2024, but it was published on February 5, 2024.

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