Recap of September 29, 2015 Meeting

    1. Greetings
    2. Recap of last meeting
      1. We need further input from the team regarding what we want to see for Slides.
    3. Lesson plans status and questions
    4. Testing status and questions
      1. @melindahelt will be testing the Anatomy of a Theme next week
      2. @melindahelt anticipates feedback on the Intro to CSS lesson tested last week
    5. Contributor day process proposed and ratified process moving forward:
      • Someone monitors 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. sites and adds any upcoming contributor days to a shared calendar so that the team knows they are coming.
      • We will use that calendar to determine what posts need to be scheduled in the P2P2 P2 or O2 is the term people use to refer to the Make WordPress blog. It can be found at to go out for each event.
      • Different people can take the lead on writing each post.  Remember that prescheduling on the P2 appears in UTC.
      • Each post will include instructions for the participants to leave their comments/progress as comments on the P2 post and to go to SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at to ask questions, ideally of a pre-established person who will be on call and check for messages throughout the day.
      • If an in-person human is available, then questions can go first to them, then to Slack. Posting the questions on Slack also allows for others on the team to jump in when we see things if the on-call person isn’t there at the moment.
      • During our team meetings we review the feedback from the P2 posts and make assignments amongst ourselves to make changes to the plans according to whatever feedback we’ve received. (or other changes, etc.)
      • @judylw will review WordCamps listed on Central for Contributor Days and add them to our shared calendar until this ticket is resolved.
    6. Location of training team documentation
      • Consideration for using the team handbook as a handbook on procedures, and moving Lesson Plans to Custom Post TypeCustom Post Type WordPress can hold and display many different types of content. A single item of such a content is generally called a post, although post is also a specific post type. Custom Post Types gives your site the ability to have templated posts, to simplify the concept. or Pages.
    7. WordCamp US Brainstorm
    8. Training team will observe 17:00 UTC for meetings, no matter the daylight saving time changes globally.


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