Training Team Meeting Recap – September 6

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

APAC Attendees: @webtechpooja, @chetan200891, @amitpatelmd, @piyushmultidots, @askaryabbas, @piyopiyofox, @chaion07, @pitamdey, @azhiyadev, @hderashri, @aion11, @psykro, @onealtr, @courtneypk

EMEA/AMER Attendees: @azhiyadev, @eboxnet, @artdecotech, @meaganhanes, @onealtr

Welcome to the team (Slack usernames): @Idrissa Thiam@Labun Chemjong, and @kharisulistiyo


Faculty Members Update

Please check the faculty members’ full list here.

See recaps published from the latest faculty meetings:

  1. August 24th / 30th Supplemental SME Meeting Recap
  2. Monthly Faculty Meeting Recap – August 30/31 2022

Individual Learn Survey

Help form the priorities for the Training team needs analysis. Survey is live, please fill out and share:

WCUS 2022

WCUS 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. on Sept. 11 @courane01 will be the table lead, @courtneypk will lead onboarding. There will be a live stream available for the event  – Check your local WordPress community to see if there’s a watch party near you, or see if you can get one started.

Summary Update: Courses Currently in Development

Check out for the update

Launching workshops in additional Locales

@bsanevans started drafting a handbook page for localized content. He’d appreciate any feedback added to the Google Doc.

Team Structure

@bsanevans also reimagined our contributor roles in light of the Faculty Program. More details can be found in this Slack thread.


Content published this week

Reviews requested this week (help needed):

  1. Course: Block Development
  2. Using Block Attributes – Tutorial
  3. Adding a pattern from the Pattern Directory to your theme
  4. Image Optimization (@courtneypk would like another set of eyes on her review)


What went well?

  • Solid amount of content
  • First online workshop in Japanese
  • Improved onboarding and process documentation
  • Moved APAC meeting
  • Learn survey is live

What we can improve?

  • Update outdated handbook pages
  • Clear guidelines for newcomers
  • How we use 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.

What will we do differently?

  • Call for audit and content update for WP 6.1
  • Sprint sweep at end of month and assigning certain issues to the sprint

Open Discussions

The deadline for applications to speak at 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. Asia 2023 has been extended to September 30, 2022. You now have 1 month to prepare and send in your application.

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