Slack Log for EMEA/Americas Meeting (Tuesday, April 12, 2022)
Slack Log for APAC Meeting (Thursday, April 14, 2022)
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The agenda for both meetings can be found here.
Introductions and Welcome
Attendance EMEA/Americas Meeting: @courane01, @webtechpooja, @caraya, @arasae, @tanjoymor, @artdecotech
Attendance APAC Meeting: @webtechpooja, @courane01, @west7
Welcoming the newcomers joining the Training team in the last week (Slack usernames):
@Jordan Bray, @Markus Finell @Aezas Shekh, @Michał Reichardt
Meeting Note Takers
Discussion is still open on this topic; we’re looking to align with Docs on the best process.
Course participants can now access demo sites sponsored by WP Sandboxith up to 250 active at any time. See the full post for details.
Lesson plans and courses now have a comment visible in edit mode linking to the Github GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can 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/ issue. Will also be doing something similar for Social Learning Spaces (SLS).
We are now breaking sprint posts into sections that mimic our boards on Github:
- Learn Content
- Website Development
- Training Team Administration
If you would like to contribute to an issue:
- Pick a topic from the Next Up – You Can Help column.
- Assign yourself to the issue. If you are unable to do this, please comment on the issue and a Team Admin will assign you to the issue. Once you’ve selected your issue (card) please move it to the Drafts in Progress column.
For every column in our Content Development board, we have a “How to use this column” issue to help you navigate the project board.
Every column in our Content Development board has a “how to use this column” issue.
- Drafts: you’ll find the person assigned to the issue in the drafts column.
- Reviews: these are ready for feedback, proofreading, comments, etc.
- Help Needed
- Ready to Create – You Can Help
- High Priority
- Medium Priority
- Quick Fix
- Topic Ideas
When you think about how to contribute to the training team, opportunities include:
- Creating content from the “You can help” column
- Reviewing someone else’s content that is almost ready to be published
- Revising abandoned issues to be ready to go live. That includes many long – time lesson plans that mention brands and now meet our brand guidelines, or just need a refresh due to updates.
If you want to contribute to the site functionality of Learn then please have a look at our Website development project board.
Items on this board also have a priority label (high, medium and low) as well as good first issues.
- High Priority Issues
- Medium Priority Issues
- Good First Issues
Training Team Administration
We will use this board for our general admin like meeting notes recap. We have created templates that you can use.
Answers to questions about how to test features in development included waiting for the Beta 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. release and most updated version of Twenty Twenty Two theme. Docker is also an option for those who are technically inclined. The WordPress Beta Tester plugin 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 WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party can also be configured to pull the latest nightlies.
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.
Training Team Mission
The WordPress training team helps people learn to use, extend, and contribute to WordPress through synchronous and asynchronous learning as well as downloadable lesson plans for instructors to use in live environments, via learn.wordpress.org.
Everyone is welcome and encouraged to join in, comment on posts, and participate in meetings and on projects.
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