Training Team Meeting Recap – August 9

Slack Log for APAC Meeting (Tuesday 07:00 UTC)

Slack Log for AMER/EMEA Meeting (Tuesday 16:00 UTC)

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The meeting agenda.

Introductions and Welcome

Attendance APAC Meeting: @webtechpooja @chaion07 @st810amaze @hderashri @ashiquzzaman @chetan200891 @thisisyeasin @amitpatelmd @ronakganatra @kafleg @FahimMurshed @Krishnakumar @aion11 @eboxnet @onealtr @courtneypk @bsanevans @digitalchild

Attendance EMEA/Americas Meeting: @artdecotech @courane01 @chaion07 @arasae @azhiyadev @Kemmy99 @yusuf @caraya @chetan200891 @eboxnet @onealtr @amitpatelmd @Webtechpooja @azhiyadev

Welcoming the newcomers joining the Training team in the last week (Slack usernames) : @Nilesh Choudhary @Premalatha Rajan @Kevin Lim @Lukman Nakib @Burak KAHYAOĞLU @Omar Vásquez

Meeting Note Takers


The Month in WordPress – July 2022

The July 2022 monthly update is out now. Check out the link for some exciting announcements and proposals for the WordPress project, from an updated timeline for the WordPress 6.1 release, to design updates on The community site where WordPress code is created and shared by the users. This is where you can download the source code for WordPress core, plugins and themes as well as the central location for community conversations and organization.

Faculty Members Update

New Faculty Members have joined the Faculty Program and The Faculty Member list has been updated with their information. If you are a Content Creator, Editor, Subject-Matter Expert or an Administrator, and interested in helping the community, then check out our Faculty Member handbook, for the various volunteer roles available with our team.

Lesson Plan landing pages

We’re really excited about the upcoming Lesson Plan redesign. While we wait for the code review on the updates, do check out the GitHub link if you’d like to read up on the interesting ideas shared by the team.

It’s all Greek!

Did you know? Greek is the oldest recorded living language, with written records spanning over 34 centuries, and today there are around 13 million native Greek speakers. Please do check out our brand new Lesson Plans in Greek and stay tuned for some exciting upcoming workshops in Japanese, Greek, and Hindi.

Microcontribution Opportunity

Sarah @arasae is running a fascinating brainstorming experiment while writing the lesson plan for “Different types of Themes”. The goal is to collect invites idea contributions from everyone and select the best from them. Check out the GitHub link for more details.

Information Sources for WP 6.1

Courtney @courane01 has kick-started a comprehensive review to identify the lesson plans and workshops that need to be revised for WordPress 6.1 along with the links to connect them to specific 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. issues and 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. or CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. TracTrac Trac is the place where contributors create issues for bugs or feature requests much like GitHub. More details here.

Ideas Board for WordPress content

Hugh @Hugh Lashbrooke has proposed the creation of a public ideas board hosted directly on WordPress, where users can propose new content ideas and also vote on other ideas. If you would like to collaborate on this interesting concept, please check out the GitHub link for this idea.


The August Sprint structure is now synced to our current GitHub project boards, viz. Learn Content, Website development and Training team administration. Head over to GitHub boards to pick from the High Priority issues. If you’re just getting started, then check out the Quick Fixes or Good first issues board.

We are also getting a lot more translation requests on Learn. If you would like to help us translate a lesson plan or workshop into another language, please let us know on Slack or comment on the original GitHub issue.

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