Training Team Meeting Agenda 31 May 2018

Please join us at 19:30 UTC in the #training SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at channel for our weekly meeting!

Today’s Meeting

  1. TracTrac Trac is the place where contributors create issues for bugs or feature requests much like GitHub. ticket for Learn siteLearn site The Training Team publishes its completed lesson plans at which is often referred to as the "Learn" site.
  • Design team requests
  • Lesson plan template changes
  • Trello board review/update
    • New descriptions for lists
    • Removed a custom fieldCustom Field Custom Field, also referred to as post meta, is a feature in WordPress. It allows users to add additional information when writing a post, eg contributors’ names, auth. WordPress stores this information as metadata. Users can display this meta data by using template tags in their WordPress themes. (Time)
    • Added some labels (Needs description, Needs objectives)
  • GitHub review/update
    • Simplified slide files
    • Repo Template Pull Request
  • 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. EU 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. preparations
    • Brainstorming session on GutenbergGutenberg The Gutenberg project is the new Editor Interface for WordPress. The editor improves the process and experience of creating new content, making writing rich content much simpler. It uses ‘blocks’ to add richness rather than shortcodes, custom HTML etc. lesson plans
    • Help folks understand and get set up in TrelloTrello Project management system using the concepts of boards and cards to organize tasks in a sane way. This is what the team uses for example: and 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.
    • Assign owners and begin writing the Gutenberg lesson plans, if time allows
  • Team projects updates (by owners)
  • Team update – open roles
    • Scribe role
    • Support Flow role
    • Several other open roles (see list on Trello board)
  • Workshop project (see the bottom of
    • This workshop, along with the Gutenberg lesson plans, would be great to have as some of the first things available for the Learn site.
  • Open announcements / discussion
  • Welcome to @Govind Kuman @drpepper2soda @njwrigley @abhijitrakas and @grimlord1 who joined the #training Slack channel this week!

    NOTE: The “Welcome” item has been removed from the agenda. You are welcome to join the team at any time! If you are new to the Training Team, please introduce yourself in the #training channel before the meeting (or anytime!) and feel free to join us in the meeting and participate as you are able.

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