Agenda for September 11, 2020

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Today’s Agenda

  1. Call for volunteers
    1. Today’s notetaker & willing to post Recap notes (we have a reusable 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. for that now)
    2. Welcoming new users to our Slack channel
    3. Alt meeting for Pacific Rim
  2. Recap of Learn siteLearn site The Training Team publishes its completed lesson plans at which is often referred to as the "Learn" site. meeting
  3. Update on Lesson Plan audit
  4. Discussion items
    1. Renaming Lesson Plan Workshops (courses?)
    2. Lesson plans that involve brands need to be discussed/considered.
    3. Discussion on where lesson plans live
  5. Open announcements/discussion
    1. Contributor open office hours

Lesson Plan Audit Update

  • See the far right 5 columns on our Trello board.
  • We have notes from @azhiyadev in the comparison categoryCategory The 'category' taxonomy lets you group posts / content together that share a common bond. Categories are pre-defined and broad ranging..
  • Lessons in the Almost Ready column are easy lifts to finish. Could we get volunteers to finish those?
  • Speaker Diversity lesson plans from @jillbinder are a priority, and Jill has rewritten a considerable amount as part of the #WPDiversity program.
  • Auditing each lesson on Learn also involves
    • Completing metadata
    • Checking for missing images, replacing as possible
    • Looking for Slides in 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. repo
    • Grammar/spellcheck
    • Content completion
    • Internal linking within the Learn site (not back to GitHub lesson plans)
    • Updating outdated links to Codex to HelpHub/Developer Docs
    • Callout formatting
  • It’d be super helpful to have a lesson plan reusable block on Learn.
  • Additional help auditing the lesson plans would be most appreciated!

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