Notes: Marketing Team meeting, 23 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 #354
  • Attendance:

Team news

  • At least one more person is needed as a table lead for WordCamp Asia this year. If you or someone you know is attending in person and would be interested in being a table lead for the Marketing Team, please nominate yourself or them in a comment on this issue by today.

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  • No updates were provided this week.

New issues

  • Update Marketing Team guidelines to create exceptions for Project Leadership #347
  • 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: Marketing Table Lead Nomination – Contributor DayContributor 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 There are many teams that people can participate in, each with a different focus. #348
  • [AMPLIFY]: CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. Editor Improvement post on Robust revisionsRevisions The WordPress revisions system stores a record of each saved draft or published update. The revision system allows you to see what changes were made in each revision by dragging a slider (or using the Next/Previous buttons). The display indicates what has changed in each revision. #352
  • [AMPLIFY]: Global sponsors 2024 individual thank you posts #353
  • Marketing Team Slack onboarding message when you join the channel #355

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
      • Updated to include the elected Team Reps for 2024.
    • Update Marketing Team guidelines to create exceptions for Project Leadership #347
    • WordCamp Asia 2024: Marketing Table Lead Nomination – Contributor Day #348
      • A table lead is needed. If you’re interested, please comment on this issue.
  • Cross-team collaboration
    • What is WordPress? #205
      • In progress and more collaboration is needed. Please contribute to this ticket.
    • Request: Learn monthly GA stats report for Training #338
  • Project marketing
    • The Month in WordPress: January 2024 Edition #343
      • Edits are needed by 6 February, 2024 at 14:00 UTC.
    • People of WordPress: Anh T #260
    • Modify the text on #5ftF as an individual contributor’s role has changed. #317
      • Progress has been made and more updates will be commented in a month’s time.
    • [AMPLIFY]: Core Editor Improvement post on Robust revisions #352
    • [AMPLIFY]: Global sponsors 2024 individual thank you posts #353

Closing soon

  • WordCamp Asia 2024: Marketing Table Lead Nomination – Contributor Day #348
  • 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
  • #WP20 From Blogs to Blocks campaign #220
  • Share and help collect #WPPhotos stories #238
  • Celebrating Pride Month and WordPress Diversity #240
  • Familiarize yourself with the WordPress Brand Writing Style Guide #241

Recently closed

  • [AMPLIFY]: Mentorship Program Call for Mentors/Mentees #340
  • [AMPLIFY]: Early opportunities to help test 6.5 features #345

Open floor

  • @ninianepress noted:
    • The call for mentors and mentees is open for the Q1 WordPress Mentorship Program. You still have time to sign up to onboard new contributors or sign up to be a mentee and be onboarded. If you’re interested at all, please take a look at the post about it.

Next steps

  • Our next meeting is 30 January, 2024 at 15:00 UTC.
  • GitHub card for the next meeting: #360

Note: This post is backdated to the correct Notes posting date of January 29, 2024, but it was published on February 5, 2024.

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