Agenda: global Marketing Team meeting, October 26, 2022

The weekly WordPress Marketing Team meeting will be held in the #marketing channel of the Making WordPress 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/. on  Wednesday, October 26, 2022 at 15:00 UTC. Asynchronous contribution is welcome. The GitHub card #120 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. @vimes1984 will be taking the notes.
    b. Volunteer for our bi-weekly coffee break (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. https://github.com/ 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.
  4. Projects and Task Updates
    Marketing Team GitHub board and check-ins on cards.
    a. Update on WordPress.orgWordPress.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
    b. Forthcoming WordPress releases and Full Site Editing. 
    c. Contributor Events updates – if you know of any other events taking place that are planning Marketing tables, let the team know.
    d. Newsletters
  5. Diary/Calendar Dates
    – Next week’s meeting and planning – November 2, 2022 (GitHub #121)
    – 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.

#agenda, #marketing-team, #meeting-notes

Notes: Global Marketing Team meeting, October 19, 2022

If you are reading these notes on a website other than the Make WordPress Marketing blog, you can add comments directly to the #marketing channel on the Make WordPress 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/. or via the team’s blog.

After each item in the meeting notes, there is a link directly to its related Slack thread. This will help you join the discussions and get more involved. The team may not be aware of comments you add on other sites which replicate the notes.

1. Welcome and introduction

These summary notes focus on key items and actions from the meeting and assist with asynchronous contributions to the Global Marketing Team. For those unable to attend a meeting due to timezone issues, please join the discussion threads after the meeting and send your updates.

  • The meeting discussions on the Marketing team channel start with this message in the Make WordPress Slack. You can add to the threads if you were unable to attend the meeting live. If an update relates to a task, please also update the relevant GitHub card which is the main project tracking area for the team.
  • The agenda followed for the meeting on October 19, 2022. GitHub card #119 for the week
  • The meeting was prepared and facilitated by Team Reps: @nalininonstopnewsuk, @lmurillom, @eidolonnight
  • Meeting notes: @kawserz. Props for his first meeting note.
  • Notes Editor/Review: @eidolonnight and @nalininonstopnewsuk
  • For those new to the team, the New Contributor Orientation section of the Handbook can be a good place to start. You can also visit the team’s GitHub task board and join any card you are interested in. All you need is a 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. https://github.com/ account, and then you can add a comment to the relevant card.

2. Getting to know each other

  • Meeting attendees: Participants can be viewed in this Slack thread. We welcome people from across all time zones to participate.
  • Social question of the week from @nalininonstopnewsuk: As in some countries, waterways are being celebrated this month. Do you have a waterway, ocean, river, or canal that you enjoy visiting or have liked viewing in photographs? If it is a place you can visit, could it be a photograph you submit for https://wordpress.org/photos/ (#WPPhotos on social)? Read replies from the team on this Slack thread.

3. Volunteer to be a notetaker or a coffee break facilitator

a) Notes

Thank you to our notetaking volunteers for the next few weeks. Information for the team’s notes is available in the Marketing Team Handbook.

The GitHub card for all aspects of each week’s meeting and any collaboration are linked in the list below by date. If you have suggestions for the agendas for these meetings or have an update you can give asynchronously, you can also add them to the card for the relevant week. There are contributors available to help anyone get started with the team GitHub, message in the main Marketing slack channel and include @nalininonstopnewsuk in your message.

Notetakers for coming weeks – join our group of contributors who help with notes by volunteering when you see a call for note-takers during our meetings, or by adding your name to the weekly GitHub card.

26 October 2022 GitHub #120 – @vimes1984

Forward planning for the next few weeks after this – please read Nalini’s earlier message and if you would like to help on a future date too.

b) Help to facilitate a coffee break?

We are looking for contributors to open the virtual coffee break for the bi-weekly coffee break.

Check out GitHub card #23 and add your name to the list! Read the updated guide on facilitating a coffee break and volunteering. More on the next coffee break in the diary dates section of the meeting.

4. Marketing project and task updates

GitHub links and check-ins

The main Marketing Team task board is available on GitHub. If you would like help using GitHub, please reply in this thread. There is help available. We will be bringing GitHub cards to this meeting for a regular status check-in. These are also shared on the GitHub planning card.

4a. Social media update

Updates On WordPress.org Social Media Accounts and How You Can Help

Our WordPress Social Media Amplification (GitHub ticket #7) details how you can help share and amplify WordPress news on social media. You will also find a list of the primary WordPress.org social accounts and campaign contacts there.

The latest performance stats of Social Media from @bjmcsherry – WP.org has improved week-over-week net-new follower growth gaining a total of 1,374 new subscribers. In addition, the continued WordPress 6.1 announcement campaigns scored high marks in some of our best examples throughout the last week.

  • Impressions: 306,777
  • Engagements: 5,737
  • Link clicks: 2,021

For more details, check out this Slack thread.

4b. Updates on forthcoming WordPress releases and FSE

WordPress 6.1 Release Candidate 2 (RC2) Now Available. Updates from Marketing & Communications co-lead, @dansoschin, for any other 6.1 release updates in this Slack thread.

4c. Contributor events update

  • 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 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 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/. awareness: February 17, 2023 – GitHub ticket #108. Please add to the card if you intend to be at the contributor day and involved in the marketing table. If you would like to help organize the table, you can volunteer too.
  • WordCamp Italia is coming up in a couple of weeks. It will have a Contributor Day on November 11, 2022.

4d. Newsletters and series

5.  Diary dates – upcoming events and meetings

Follow this Google Calendar with meetings, collaborations, and social activities. We also list important dates in this Forthcoming Diary Dates post.

#marketing-team, #meeting-notes

#marketing-team, #meeting-notes

Agenda: global Marketing Team meeting, October 19, 2022

The weekly WordPress Marketing Team meeting will be held in the #marketing channel of the Making WordPress 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/. on Wednesday October 19, 2022 at 15:00 UTC. Asynchronous contribution is welcome. The GitHub #119 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.
    Notes from the meeting on October 12, 2022. Thanks to @robinwpdeveloper for his first meeting notes and @webcommsat for supporting on this.
  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.
    b. Volunteer for our bi-weekly coffee break (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. https://github.com/ card #23). More on helping to facilitate a coffee break (updated guide). The next coffee break will be on October 20, 2022 at 18:30 UTC.
  4. Projects and Task Updates
    Marketing Team GitHub board and check-ins on cards.
    a. Update on WordPress.orgWordPress.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 accounts
    b. Forthcoming WordPress releases and Full Site Editing. 
    WordPress 6.1 Release Candidate 2 is available.
    – More on the 6.1 Release social media content Idea: “Behind the Scenes” for Twenty Twenty-Three – details in GitHub card #128 @laurlittle
    c. Contributor Events updates – if you know of any other events taking place that are planning Marketing tables, let the team know.
    d. Newsletters
    – Update on Month in WordPress newsletter – GitHub card #131 @rmartinezduque
    e. Campaigns
    f. Any other Make WordPress events
  5. Diary/Calendar Dates
    – Next week’s meeting and planning – October 26, 2022 (GitHub #120)
    – 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 and admin this last week.

#agenda, #marketing-team, #meeting-notes

Notes: Global Marketing Team meeting, October 12, 2022

If you are reading these notes on a website other than the Make WordPress Marketing blog, you can add comments directly to the #marketing channel on the Make WordPress 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/. or via the team’s blog.

After each item in the meeting notes, there is a link directly to its related Slack thread. This will help you join the discussions and get more involved. The team may not be aware of comments you add on other sites which replicate the notes.

1. Welcome and introduction

These summary notes focus on key items and actions from the meeting and assist with asynchronous contribution to the Global Marketing Team. For those unable to attend a meeting due to timezone issues, please do join the discussion threads after the meeting and send your updates.

2. Getting to know each other

  • Meeting attendees: participants can be viewed in this Slack thread. We welcome people from across all time zones to participate.
  • Social question of the week from @nalininonstopnewsuk: What is your favorite tree or one that is often seen in your locality? Could you submit a photo of it to #WPPhotos? Read replies from the team on this Slack thread.

3. Volunteer to be a notetaker or a coffee break facilitator

a) Notes

Thank you to our notetaking volunteers for the next few weeks. How to information for the team’s notes are available in the Marketing Team Handbook

The GitHub card for all aspects of each week’s meeting and any collaboration are linked in the list below by date. If you have suggestions for the agendas for these meetings or have an update you can give asynchronously, you can also add them to the card for the relevant week. There are contributors available to help anyone get started with the team GitHub, message in the main Marketing slack channel and include @nalininonstopnewsuk in your message. 

The team notes from October 5, 2022 — will be linked once published.

Notetakers for coming weeks – join our group of contributors who help with notes by volunteering when you see a call for note-takers during our meetings, or by adding your name to the weekly GitHub card.

12 October 2022 GitHub #117 –  @robinwpdeveloper

19 October 2022 GitHub #119 – @kawserz

26 October 2022 GitHub #120 –  @vimes1984

Forward planning for the next few weeks after this – please read Nalini’s earlier message and if you would like to help on a future date too.

Thank you to @webcommsat for running the APAC-time session for new notetakers. Attendees commented on its usefulness and welcome.

b) Help to facilitate a coffee break?

We are looking for contributors to open the virtual coffee break for the bi-weekly coffee break.

Check out the GitHub card #23 and add your name to the list! Read the updated guide on facilitating a coffee break and volunteer. More on the next coffee break in the diary dates section of the meeting.

4. Marketing project and task updates

GitHub links and check-ins

The main Marketing Team task board is available in GitHub. If you would like help using GitHub, please reply in this thread. There is help available. We will be bringing GitHub cards to this meeting for a regular status check-in. These are also shared on the GitHub planning card.

4a. Social media update

i) WordPress.tv videos on YouTube

WPTV content is now automatically uploaded to YouTube. It will be reviewed and scheduled alongside our other social content every week.

ii) Social media amplification

@eidolonnight: The WordPress Social Media Amplification (GitHub ticket #7) details how you can help share and amplify WordPress.orgWordPress.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/ news on social media. You will also find a list of the primary WordPress.org social accounts and campaign contacts there.

This is a good first task for new contributors. You can get started participating in our online conversations and/or contributing content to one of our active campaigns. Just comment here and tag any of the people listed in the “Process” section of that GitHub issue. Content and fresh ideas welcome.

@bjmcsherry: Facebook is having some issues with their stats this week, so tune in next week for an update on social performance.

4b. Updates on forthcoming WordPress releases and FSE

WordPress 6.1 Release Candidate 1 (RC1) Now Available. Marketing & Communications co-lead, @dansoschin , for any other 6.1 release updates in this thread.

Update provided via @dansoschin:

4c. Contributor events update

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

Does anyone know of any other WordCamp or WordPress 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. contributor days/ events which are likely to have a marketing table?

4d. Newsletters and series

Month in WordPress: The draft for the September 2022 edition of The Month in WordPress is ready for review. @rmartinezduque is hoping to publish it on Friday, October 14, 2022. If you have any suggestions, please share them before the end of the day tomorrow (October 13, 2022).

Annual WordPress Meetup Survey reminder: The Community Team is doing another outreach effort to encourage meetup organizers and members to complete the Annual WordPress Meetup Survey, which is available in 14 languages. The deadline for responses is October 15, 2022.

People of WordPress: update from @webcommsat: Awaiting a revised date for publication due to the volume of other items scheduled for this month with the release. Work continues on the People of WordPress post scheduled for later this month, which @meher has been leading.

5.  Diary dates – upcoming events and meetings

Our next Coffee break will be Thursday October 20, 2022 at 18:30/ 6.30pm UTC. We still need a facilitator!

This bi-weekly social coffee break is held by the Make Marketing team for all WordPress Marketing contributors, and occasional guests. Stop by and meet some of the friendly faces marketing WordPress.

Follow this Google Calendar with meetings, collaborations, and social activities. We also list important dates in this Forthcoming Diary Dates post.

6. Open floor

No additional GitHub or cross team updates were advised.

Next meeting

You can join the GitHub card #119 for next week’s meeting on October 19, 2022. The meeting will take place in this channel at 15:00 UTC.

#marketing-team, #meeting-notes

Notes: global WordPress Marketing team meeting, October 5, 2022

If you are reading these notes on a website other than the Make WordPress Marketing blog, you can add comments directly to the #marketing channel on the Make WordPress 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/. or via the team’s blog.

After each item in the meeting notes, there is a link directly to its related Slack thread. This will help you join the discussions and get more involved. The team may not be aware of comments you add on other sites which replicate the notes.

1. Welcome and introduction

These summary notes focus on key items and actions from the meeting and assist with asynchronous contribution to the Global Marketing Team. For those unable to attend a meeting live due to differences in time zones and other commitments, please do join the discussion threads after the meeting and give your updates. If you are working on a task, please also update the relevant 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. https://github.com/ ticket in the WordPress Marketing Team repository.

2. Getting to know each other

  1. Meeting attendees live/ async: the list can be found in this Slack thread. We welcome people from across all time zones to participate.
  2. Social question of the week from @nalininonstopnewsuk: If you could recommend one thing you have in your refrigerator / fridge to someone else, what would it be and why? Read the replies from contributors on Slack.

3. Notetakers and coffee break facilitators – volunteer opportunities

Thank you to the note-taking volunteers for the next few weeks. Some forward planning has been done to help newer contributors get started, shadow and to check-in with other regular contributors. There are still lots of opportunities to volunteer too.

The GitHub card for all aspects of each week’s meeting and any collaboration are linked below by date. Cards have been set up for a couple of weeks in advance of each meeting. Please message Nalini initially in the Marketing channel on the Make WordPress Slack if you are unsure how to add comments to the GitHub card, and she will be able to help link you with one of our GitHub buddies.

If you have suggestions for the agendas for these meetings or have an update you can give asynchronously, you can also add them to the card (links below) for the relevant week.
12 October 2022 GitHub card #117 – @robinwpdeveloper
19 October 2022 GitHub card #119 – @kawserz

Forward planning for the next few weeks after this – please read [Nalini’s] earlier message if you would like to help on a future date.

There will be another opportunity to see how the Marketing blog (also known as the P2P2 P2 or O2 is the term people use to refer to the Make WordPress blog. It can be found at https://make.wordpress.org/.) works, this time in APAC time, 07:00 UTC Thursday, October 6, 2022.This will last no more than an hour. If you would like to join, please reply in this thread. Tomorrow’s session will be focused on using the P2 for some of the team’s new contributors who have agreed to take on the draft notes the next few weeks.

Even if you have not been linked to a meeting date yet, but have been following along with meetings for a few weeks, and would like to volunteer, you can still join this session. There’s always opportunities to volunteer for this, for the coffee breaks, and more.

A link to the Google Meet session will be posted in the Slack channel before the session. Thank you to the others who are also helping contributors set up GitHub and become more familiar with the blog site: @webcommsat, @marybaum, @meher, @lmurillom, @Reyes Martínez, @santanainniss and others who have also helped with helping contributors set up GitHub and become more familiar with the blog site.

Help to facilitate a coffee break?

The team is looking for contributors to open the virtual coffee shop for the bi-weekly coffee break.

Check out the GitHub card #23 and add your name to the list! Read the updated guide on facilitating a coffee break and volunteer.

4. Marketing project and task updates

The main Marketing Team task board is available in GitHub. If you would like help using GitHub, please reply in this thread. There is help available.

Thank you to those who are supporting our GitHub and spotting a spam message this week. If you spot a message which may be spam, please let one of the team reps know: @nalininonstopnewsuk @EidolonNight @lmurillom.

4a. Updates on WordPress.orgWordPress.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 accounts and how you can help

Our WordPress Social Media Amplification (GitHub ticket) details how you can help share and amplify WordPress news on social media. You will also find a list of the primary WordPress.org social accounts and campaign contacts there.

This is a good first task for new contributors. You can get started participating in our online conversations and/or contributing content to one of our active campaigns. Just comment here and tag any of the people listed in the “Process” section of that GitHub issue. Content and fresh ideas welcome.

@bjmcsherry shared the weekly stats on WP.org:

WP.org improved our week-over-week net-new followers’ growth over the previous week gaining a total of 1,620 new subscribers. This was an 11.2% (1,499) increase over the previous week’s growth. In addition, many of our campaigns including the WordPress 6.1 BetaBeta A pre-release of software that is given out to a large group of users to trial under real conditions. Beta versions have gone through alpha testing in-house and are generally fairly close in look, feel and function to the final product; however, design changes often occur as part of the process. 2 testing campaign and the Learn WP campaign performed best. These campaigns scored high marks in some of our best examples throughout the last week.

Here are a look at some of the highlighted performance numbers for the past week:

  • Impressions: 262,750
  • Engagements: 4,090
  • Link clicks: 1,258
  • Messages received: 81

4b. Updates on forthcoming WordPress releases and FSE

@dansoschin, joins WordPress 6.1 as Marketing & Communications co-lead for his continued support while @jpantani is away. WordPress 6.1 release updates are as follows:

4c. Contributor events update

  • 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 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 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/. awareness: February 17, 2023 – GitHub ticket #108. Please add to the card if you intend to be at the contributor day and involved in the marketing table. If you would like to help organize the table, you can volunteer too.
  • WCAsia social content to go out on WordPress.org social accounts can be scheduled via @bjmcsherry. GitHub ticket #7
  • Does anyone know of any other WordCamp or WordPress 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. contributor days/ events which are likely to have a marketing table?

4d. Newsletters and series

  • Month in WordPress: the September 2022 edition is in edit and will be out shortly, aimed at October 10, 2022.
  • September Polyglots Newsletter: this has been published. Props to: @nao, @erica, @webcommsat, and @amiero for contributing to the Polyglots September 2022 newsletter. GitHub card #115.
  • Annual WordPress Meetup Survey reminder: The Community Team is doing another outreach effort to encourage meetup organizers and members to complete the Annual WordPress Meetup Survey, which is available in 14 languages. The deadline for responses is October 15 2022.
  • People of WordPress: this is aimed be published this week. Date is waiting confirmation to avoid other scheduled posts.
  • There is an update regarding People of WordPress. This will be published by this week. @rmartinezduque shared an update on the same.

4e. Campaigns

  • Photos directory initiative (GitHub card #80) for World Photography Day. Please continue to submit your photos, and if you would like to share a story behind the photo they sent and the place it represents, reach out to @rmartinezduque on the #marketing or @photos channel on the Make WordPress Slack.

5. Diary dates – upcoming events and meetings

Our next Coffee break will be Thursday 6 October 2022 at 18:30/ 6.30pm UTC. We still need a facilitator!

This bi-weekly social coffee break is held by the Make Marketing team for all WordPress Marketing contributors, and occasional guests. Stop by and meet some of the friendly faces marketing WordPress.

Follow this Google Calendar with meetings, collaborations, and social activities. We also list important dates in this Forthcoming Diary Dates post.

6. Open Floor

Question from @starbuck on community messaging.
Link to Slack discussion.

#marketing-team, #meeting-notes

Agenda: WordPress global marketing team meeting, October 12, 2022

The weekly WordPress Marketing Team meeting will be held in the #marketing channel of the Making WordPress 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/. on Wednesday October 12, 2022 at 15:00 UTC. Asynchronous contribution is welcome. The GitHub #117 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. Notes from the meeting on October 5, 2022 (this post will be updated once they are available).
    b. Note taking rota for next few weeks, and opportunities to volunteer.
    c. Volunteer for our bi-weekly coffee break (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. https://github.com/ card #23). More on helping to facilitate a coffee break (updated guide). The next coffee break will be on October 20, 2022 at 18:30 UTC.
  4. Projects and Task Updates
    Marketing Team GitHub board and check-ins on cards.
    a. Update on WordPress.orgWordPress.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 accounts
    b. Forthcoming WordPress releases and Full Site Editing. WordPress 6.1 Release Candidate 1 is out.
    c. Contributor Events updates – do you know of any others taking place that are planning Marketing tables?
    d. Newsletters
    e. Campaigns
    f. Any other Make WordPress events
  5. Diary/Calendar Dates
    – Next week’s meeting and planning – October 19, 2022 (GitHub #119)
    – 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 and admin this last week.

#agenda, #marketing-team, #meeting-notes

Agenda: WordPress global marketing team meeting, October 5, 2022

The weekly WordPress Marketing Team meeting will be held in the #marketing channel of the Making WordPress 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/. on Wednesday October 5, 2022 at 15:00 UTC. Asynchronous contribution is welcome. The GitHub ticket #116 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. Notes from the meeting on September 28, 2022. Thank you to @slspeller911 for writing and @nalininonstopnewsuk and @lmurillom for reviewing.
    b. Note taking rota and help session planned for October 6, 2022 at 07:00 UTC. Slack message on rota discussions
    c. Volunteer for our bi-weekly coffee break (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. https://github.com/ card #23). More on helping to facilitate a coffee break (updated guide).
  4. Projects and Task Updates
    Marketing Team GitHub board and check-ins on cards.
    a. Update on WordPress.orgWordPress.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 accounts
    b. Forthcoming WordPress releases and Full Site Editing
    c. Contributor Events updates – do you know of any others taking place that are planning Marketing tables?
    d. Newsletters
    e. Campaigns
    f. Any other Make WordPress events
  5. Diary/Calendar Dates
    – Next week’s meeting and planning – October 12, 2022 (GitHub #117)
    – 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.


Meeting preparation: @nalininonstopnewsuk. Would you like to help, check out how above.
Thank you to contributors who have made suggestions and given feedback,
and assisted with updating the blog and GitHub cards this last week.

#agenda, #marketing-team

Notes: WordPress global Marketing Team meeting, September 28, 2022

If you are reading these notes on a website other than the Make WordPress Marketing blog, you can add comments directly to the #marketing channel on the Make WordPress 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/. or via the team’s blog.

After each item in the meeting notes, there is a link directly to its related Slack thread. This will help you join the discussions and get more involved. The team may not be aware of comments you add on other sites which replicate the notes.

1. Welcome and introduction

These summary notes focus on key items and actions from the meeting and assist with asynchronous contribution to the Global Marketing Team. For those unable to attend a meeting live due to differences in time zones and other commitments, please do join the discussion threads after the meeting and give your updates. If you are working on a task, please also update the relevant 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. https://github.com/ ticket in the WordPress Marketing Team repository.

2. Getting to know each other

  1. Meeting attendees: participants can be viewed in this Slack thread. We welcome people from across all time zones to participate.
  2. Social question of the week from @nalininonstopnewsuk: In the spirit of WordPress Translation Day, what is your favorite language, and do you watch films in other languages? Read the replies from contributors on Slack.

3. Notes and volunteer opportunities

Thank you to our notetaking volunteers for the next few weeks. How-to information for the team’s notes are available in the Marketing Team Handbook. We will be adding screenshots to help contributors less familiar with updating the blog site.

The GitHub card for all aspects of each week’s meeting and any collaboration are linked in the list below by date. If you have suggestions for the agendas for these meetings or have an update you can give asynchronously, you can also add them to the card for the relevant week. There are contributors available to help anyone get started with the team GitHub, message in the main Marketing slack channel and include @nalininonstopnewsuk in your message.

Team notes from 21 September 2022 — props to @santanainniss for drafting and @nalininonstopnewsuk for reviewing.

Notetakers for coming weeks – join our group of contributors who help with notes by volunteering when you see a call for notetakers during our meetings, or by adding your name to the weekly GitHub card.

05 October 2022@adeebmalik
12 October 2022@Robin
19 October 2022 – (update) @kawserz

Help to facilitate a coffee break?

We are seeking contributors to volunteer to open the virtual bi-weekly coffee break.

Check out GitHub card #23 and add your name to the list! Read the updated guide on facilitating a coffee break and volunteer. Free versions of Zoom and Google Meet can be used, you do not need to have a pro account.

4. Marketing project and task updates

Update from @eidolonnight

The main Marketing Team task board is available in GitHub. If you would like help using GitHub, please reply in this thread. There is help available.

Also, if you’re a member of the WordPress Github organization and have 2 Factor Authentication disabled, please enable it on your GitHub account, as it will soon be required. You can enable it here: https://github.com/settings/security

4a. Updates on WordPress.orgWordPress.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 accounts and how you can help

A reminder from @eidolonnight, you can find details for helping share and amplify WordPress news on social media in the WordPress Social Media Amplification (GitHub ticket #7). You will also find a list of the primary WordPress.org social accounts and campaign contacts there.

This is a good first task for new contributors. You can get started participating in our online conversations and/or contributing content to one of our active campaigns. You can post in this thread and tag any of the people listed in the “Process” section of that GitHub issue.

We had several great ideas come in from new contributors at 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 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/., 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. US (WCUS). Read our brainstorm document for more info: WCUS Social Content Brainstorm

4b. Updates on forthcoming WordPress releases and FSE

@dansoschin subbed in for WordPress 6.1 Marketing & Communications Lead, @jpantani, for 6.1 release updates. Dan noted WordPress 6.1 Beta 2 shipped on 27 September 2022 and is now available. He will be sharing links in the #marketing channel to start work on the About Page later in the week. (More on this later in the notes)

4c. Contributor events update

  • WordCamp Asia’s Contributor Day is 17 February 2023. If you will be at Contributor Day and involved in the marketing table please add to GitHub ticket #108.
    • For anyone who would like to act as table leads, the table leads from WCEU and WCUS can certainly help.
  • @nalininonstopnewsuk inquired if anyone knows any other WordCamp or WordPress 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. contributor days/ events which are likely to have a marketing table?

4d. Newsletters and series

  • Month in WordPress:  If you have any news or Make team updates that would be valuable and relevant for the September 2022 edition, please feel free to add them as a comment to this GitHub card #109 by Friday, 30 September 2022. Note that this edition could go out on 10 October 2022.
    • @rmartinezduque will keep us informed on her progress and the final publication date. 
  • Annual WordPress Meetup Survey: The Community Team would like to conduct another outreach effort to encourage meetup organizers and members to complete the Annual WordPress Meetup Survey (available in 14 languages). The deadline has been set as October 15, 2022.
  • People of WordPress: Copy editing for the current edition is in progress, there is a delay due to the geographic situation in the country of the person to be featured. This is likely to be published in a few days.

4e. Campaigns

Photos directory initiative (GitHub card #80) for World Photography Day.

Please continue to submit your photos, and if you would like to share a story behind the photo you sent and the place it represents, please feel free to reach out to @rmartinezduque on the #marketing or @photos channel on the Make WordPress Slack.

These are some examples of photo stories shared on Twitter as part of the #WPPhotos campaign. These were also shared across other WordPress.org social platforms:

5. Diary dates – upcoming events and meetings

Our next Coffee break will be Thursday October 6, 2022 at 18:30/ 6.30pm UTC. We still need a facilitator!

This bi-weekly social coffee break is held by the Make Marketing team for all WordPress Marketing contributors, and occasional guests. Stop by and meet some of the friendly faces marketing WordPress.

Follow this Google Calendar with meetings, collaborations, and social activities. We also list important dates in this Forthcoming Diary Dates post.

6. Open floor

Suggestions for social media posts: @amitpatelmd has some ideas/suggestions for social media posts, specifically around hashtags that may be relevant to WordPress topics and their various audiences. He sees great content being published—both on the WordPress.org official account and posts shared by community members—and wants to help extend the reach of this content to audiences via organic content SEO as opposed to only relying on promoted ads. Amit will draft some bullet points for Marketing’s review and discussion.

@eidolonnight asked Amit to share his ideas/suggestions in the WordPress Social Media Amplification card (GitHub card #7) to help ensure these ideas/suggestions don’t get lost and so that contributors get the credit they deserve.

Next meeting

Join the GitHub card #116 for next week’s meeting on 5 October 2022 at 15:00 UTC in the Marketing Team channel on the WordPress Slack.

Post meeting

  • @dansoschin shared the draft to WordPress 6.1 About Page and welcomes edits. A few notes:
    • Many thanks to @annezazu for her work in the exploration of 6.1 and for seeding a lot of the copy.
    • The About Page is not seen by all WordPress users. It’s seen by users after they have upgraded and if they have access to the dashboard. More promotional content/copy about features/benefits will go into the news release that will be created in a few weeks.
    • This doc is a starter, so it is not meant to be complete. If you worked on something that is compelling enough to be included, please add it even if you are not comfortable with writing copy, as the team can help refine it for you. The same for features. If you feel another feature should be included, please add it. 
    • Please track any changes using the Suggest Edit mode. 
    • Major edits will close on 06 October 2022.

#marketing-team, #meeting-notes

Notes: WordPress global Marketing Team meeting, September 21, 2022

If you are reading these notes on a website other than the Make WordPress Marketing blog, you can add comments directly to the #marketing channel on the Make WordPress 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/. or via the team’s blog.

After each item in the meeting notes, there is a link directly to its related Slack thread. This will help you join the discussions and get more involved. The team may not be aware of comments you add on other sites which replicate the notes.

1. Welcome and introduction

These summary notes focus on key items and actions from the meeting and assist with asynchronous contribution to the Global Marketing Team. For those unable to attend a meeting due to timezone issues, please do join the discussion threads after the meeting and send your updates.

  • The meeting discussions on the Marketing team channel start at this message in the Make WordPress Slack. You can add to the threads if you were unable to attend the meeting live.
  • The agenda followed for the meeting on September 21, 2022. GitHub card for the week
  • The meeting was facilitated by Team Reps: @lmurillom, @nalininonstopnewsuk @eidolonnightGitHubGitHub 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/ overview in the week leading up to the meeting: @nalininonstopnewsuk and @lmurillom @eidolonnight
  • Meeting notes: @santanainniss
  • Notes Editor/Review: @nalininonstopnewsuk. Thanks to @webcommsat for the support on GitHub.
  • For those new to the team, the New Contributor Orientation section of the Handbook can be a good place to start. You can also visit the team’s GitHub task board and join any card you are interested in. All you need is a GitHub account, and then you can add a comment to the relevant card.

2. Getting to know each other

  • Meeting attendees: participants can be viewed in this Slack thread. We welcome people from across all time zones to participate.
  • Social question of the week from @nalininonstopnewsuk: to celebrate creativity, what are your favorite two colors to put together? Read replies from the team on this Slack thread.

3. Notes and volunteer opportunities

Thank you to our note-taking volunteers for the next few weeks. How to information for the team’s notes are available in the Marketing Team Handbook.

The GitHub card for all aspects of each week’s meeting and any collaboration are linked in the list below by date. If you have suggestions for the agendas for these meetings or have an update you can give asynchronously, you can also add them to the card for the relevant week. There are contributors available to help anyone get started with the team GitHub, send a message in the main Marketing slack channel and include Nalini (for her Slack ID write the ‘@’ sympbol followed by her name ‘Nalini’, no space).

Team notes from September 14, 2022 – props to @yashwardhanrana for drafting and to @nalininonstopnewsuk and @lmurillom for reviewing.

Notetakers for coming weeks – join our group of contributors who help with notes by volunteering when you see a call for notetakers during our meetings, or by adding your name to the weekly GitHub card.

September 28, 2022 – GitHub #112 –
October 2, 2022 GitHub #116 – Adeeb Malik
October 9, 2022 GitHub #117 –

We are looking for contributors to open the virtual coffee shop for the bi-weekly coffee break.
Check out the GitHub card #23 and add your name to the list! Read the updated guide on facilitating a coffee break and volunteer.

4. Marketing project and task updates

Update from @eidolonnight

The main Marketing Team task board is available in GitHubIf you would like help using GitHub, please reply in this thread. There is help available. We will be bringing GitHub cards to this meeting for a regular status check-in. These are also shared on the GitHub planning card.

If you’re a member of the WordPress GitHub organization and have Two-Factor-Authentication disabled, please enable it on your GitHub account, as it will soon be required. You can enable it at: https://github.com/settings/security

  1. Five for the Future Email Template for Contributors (GitHub #18). Several contributors at WoordCamp US (WCUS) drafted this template. We just need to do some copy review and package these up. More templates are still welcome as well! If you would like to help, comment here and/or in the issue.
  2. Create plan for short-form video content on Tiktok (GitHub #114). Several contributors at WCUS put together some wonderful thoughts on the how this can be done. Let’s discuss next steps in the GitHub issue and put together some pilot content.
  3. We also had several ideas come in for the #WordPress, #WPPhotos, #LearnWP, #WPOpenverse, #GrowYourStoryWP, and #WordCamp campaigns during WCUS 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 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/.. I’ve updated the WordPress Social Media Amplification (GitHub #7).
  4. We have an open brainstorming doc from WCUS with several ideas. Call for contributors to review and create Github issues as needed.

4a. Social media update

  1. Social media amplification. Our WordPress Social Media Amplification (GitHub ticket #7) details how you can help share and amplify WordPress news on social media. You will also find a list of the primary WordPress.org social accounts and campaign contacts there. This is a good first task for new contributors.
  2. Weekly social media stats reported by @bjmcsherry: We managed another strong week for our social campaigns, especially with our key net-new subscribers objective, hitting 1,380 followers as we continue to drive higher than expected weekly numbers from previous performances. In addition, many of our campaigns including the 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. follow-up and the Photo Directory campaign performed best. These scored high marks in some of our best examples throughout the week.
    • Here are a look at some of the overall performance numbers for the last week:
    • Impressions: 291,564
    • Engagements: 5,964
    • Link clicks: 1,318
    • Messages received: 40

4b. Updates on forthcoming WordPress releases and FSE

Dan subbed in for WordPress 6.1 Marketing & Communications Lead, @jpantani, at the meeting for any 6.1 release updates.

  • BetaBeta A pre-release of software that is given out to a large group of users to trial under real conditions. Beta versions have gone through alpha testing in-house and are generally fairly close in look, feel and function to the final product; however, design changes often occur as part of the process. 1 ready for general/public testing on September 21, 2022
  • After Beta 1 ships, we will begin work on the About Page which will detail key features/updates that are included in 6.1. Follow along in this channel for more information.

4c. Contributor events update

Updates from @eidolonnight

  • WordCamp Asia contributor day awareness, February 17, 2023 – GitHub #108. Please can you add to the card if you intend to be at the contributor day and involved in the marketing table.
  • Just a reminder from last week. There is a Dzongkha language onboarding video in progress – this is now set for a month before WordCamp Asia 2023. @Ugyen is working on this. Please add to the GitHub #59 if you can assist him with the video work on this.

4d. Newsletters and series

  • Month in WordPress:  If you have any news or Make team updates that would be valuable and relevant for the September 2022 edition, please feel free to add them as a comment to GitHub #109 by Friday September 30, 2022.
  • WP Briefing@Santana.Inniss has shared a call for brainstorming for the Halloween Episode of the WP Briefing Podcast. Please leave your ideas in GitHub #113. Deadline: September 26, 2022
  • Annual WordPress 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. Survey: The Community Team would like to conduct another outreach effort to encourage meetup organizers and members to complete the Annual WordPress Meetup Survey (available in 14 languages).

4e Campaigns

Photos directory initiative (GitHub card 80) for World Photography Day. Please continue to submit your photos, and if you would like to share a story behind the photo they sent and the place it represents, reach out to @rmartinezduque.

5.  Diary dates – upcoming events and meetings

Updates by @nalininonstopnewsuk

Our next Coffee break was held on Thursday 22 September 2022 at 18:30/ 6.30pm UTC facilitated by @laurlittle.

This bi-weekly social coffee break is held by the Make Marketing team for all WordPress Marketing contributors, and occasional guests. Stop by and meet some of the friendly faces marketing WordPress.

Follow this Google Calendar with meetings, collaborations, and social activities. We also list important dates in this Forthcoming Diary Dates post.

6. Open floor

No additional items shared during the open floor.

Next meeting

You can join the GitHub card #112 for next week’s meeting on September 28, 2022. The meeting will take place in this channel at 15:00 UTC.

Post meeting

Polyglots will be updating wptranslationday.org for the event for 2022. @eidolonnight confirmed they will use @TranslateWP on Twitter with updates and sharing some items on WordPress.orgWordPress.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 channels too.

#marketing-team, #meeting-notes

Agenda: WordPress global Marketing Team meeting, September 28, 2022

(reposting due to issue)

The weekly WordPress Marketing Team meeting will be held in the #marketing channel of the Making WordPress 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/. on Wednesday September 28, 2022 at 15:00 UTC. Asynchronous contribution is welcome. The GitHub ticket #112 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 with us today – contributors attending live and asynchronously
    b. Social question of the week
  3. Notetakers and coffee break facilitators – volunteer opportunities
    a. Notes from the meeting on September 14, 2022. Thank you to @yashwardhanrana for writing and @nalininonstopnewsuk and @lmurillom for reviewing.
    b. Could you volunteer to draft a future meeting note? Add yourself to the 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. https://github.com/ card for the week or share during the meeting on Slack. The guide is being updated – if you have other suggestions to help with 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). (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accessibility) or to support contributors who are new to adding content to WordPress in particular, please message @nalininonstopnewsuk.
    c. Volunteer for our bi-weekly coffee break (GitHub card #23). More on helping to facilitate a coffee break (updated guide).
  4. Projects and Task Updates
    Marketing Team GitHub board and check-ins on cards.
    a. Update on WordPress.orgWordPress.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 accounts
    b. Forthcoming WordPress releases and Full Site Editing
    c. Contributor Events updates – do you know of any others taking place that are planning Marketing tables?
    d. Newsletters
    e. Campaigns
    f. Any other Make WordPress events
  5. Diary/Calendar Dates
    – Next week’s meeting and planning – October 2, 2022 (GitHub #116)
    – 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 this last week.

#agenda, #marketing-team