Recap for Training Team meeting February 8 and 10, 2022

Slack Log for EMEA/Americas Tuesday Meeting

Slack Log for APAC Friendly Thursday Meeting

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The meeting agenda.

Introductions and Welcome

Attendance EMEA/Americas: @azhiyadev @courane01 @webtechpooja @rkohilakis @ndiego @arasae @weblink @Kemmy99 @peteringersoll @chaion07 @mdburnette

Attendance APAC Meeting: @webtechpooja @anandau14 @bestony @afshanadiya @chaion07

Over the past week, @vanpariyar @Bestony @Lena Inurrieta @Sajith @h4l9k @sterndata @zieladam @Jeff Everhart has joined the Training team.


We discussed upcoming Contributor Days

WCEU 2022 Contributor Day, 2-4 June

If we have team members planning to attend WCEU, let us know if you’d like to help organize the contributor table of the Training Team.

Translating content on LearnWP

We’ve had a lot of interest in translating courses to other languages. @courane01 is in discussion with @evarlese in #polyglots for further insight into the rollout of GlotPress. And also discussed with @dd32 briefly about the interest and how to work smartly as a team, knowing the site functionality changes, how long it will be (quite a while) for GlotPress fully available, etc.

Other decision-making topics:

These are open for feedback. Please provide your feedback.

Across the teams – this is news across several teams.


February 2022 Sprint

Three lesson plans have been published this week: 

Workshops have been published this week:

Courses to go live this week

  • Part 2 – Personalized Site Design with Full Site Editing and Theme Blocks
  • Part 3 – Personalized Site Design with Full Site Editing: Site Editor, Templates and Template Parts. Thanks, @west7


  1. What did you commit to last week?
  2. What did you do?
  3. Any blockers?
  4. What will you do next week?

@rkohilakis: ​​Got the template parts lesson plan and workshop completed.  This is my last week sponsored on the WP project, so just wrapping things up.


  1.  Keep working on 5.9 related content, compare Jan sprint with 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:, assist with creating the Feb sprint, get some extra sleep.
  2. Reviewing the new courses, write the Retro post, review 2 recaps, work on Trello > 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. move, revise the audio on the Navigation workshop vid and reupload to all the corresponding locations, meet with interested contributors, publish team update on /updates
  3. Time
  4. Hopefully, Trello > Github will be ready, finish reviewing 2 lesson plans and a course. Comment on all the posts that needed feedback.


  1. Worked on February Sprint and made sure there is a Trello card for all the content.
  2. All the above and  I reviewed a couple of lesson plans, courses and wrote some tweets for the Yoast 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. If there are any Trello cards missing from the Sprint, please let me know.
  3. Time
  4. Continue reviewing any content.


  • I have a lot of things moving right now!
  • Child Themes is in a bulleted outline of a lesson plan; theme.JsonJSON JSON, or JavaScript Object Notation, is a minimal, readable format for structuring data. It is used primarily to transmit data between a server and web application, as an alternative to XML. overview has materials now on Styles, so that’s coming along; I discovered something fun (sidebars!) and made an accidental workshop.
  • Time. Still being pulled in lots of directions.
  • Next week, I will finish the workshop and continue building the lesson plans. I will also probably start development on a Query LoopLoop The Loop is PHP code used by WordPress to display posts. Using The Loop, WordPress processes each post to be displayed on the current page, and formats it according to how it matches specified criteria within The Loop tags. Any HTML or PHP code in the Loop will be processed on each post. workshop, to accompany that lesson plan.


Worked on meeting recap and worked with @courtney, @hauwa to promote Lesson plans to MeetupMeetup All local/regional gatherings that are officially a part of the WordPress world but are not WordCamps are organized through 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 will help you find options in your area. organisers.

This week’s upcoming SLSs please check:

Open Discussions

Yoast contributor day recap

@courane01 worked with @yvettesonneveld to assist the marketing team table during last Friday’s Yoast contributor day event. They wrote micro-copy related to each type of content on LearnWP, with links to the exact sources. They tried out the Social Image Generator pluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the Plugin Directory or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party that Automattic acquired with plans of this coming to Jetpack announced.

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