Training Team Meeting Recap for October 4, 2022

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

Slack Log for Office Hour Meeting (Tuesday 16:00 UTC)

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The meeting agenda.

Introductions and Welcome

In attendance (Team Meeting): @webtechpooja, @kafleg, @thisisyeasin, @pitamdey, @piyushmultidots, @majaloncar, @robinwpdeveloper, @amitpatelmd, @sagarladani, @nao, @eboxnet, @askaryabbas, @kharisblank

In attendance (Office Hour Meeting): @courane01, @webtechpooja, @kharisblank

Newcomers joining #training team: @josvelasco, @alh0319, @cpal, @sagarladani, @sierratr, @dhunie1, @fgeierst, @theogk, @vanpariyar, @whoislindalou, @jamesmarsland, @nrawal


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  • The team will focus on 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 marked with 6.1 here.
  • The team has had some discussions on faculty meeting host rotation.
  • The team will be updating the handbook page.
  • The team will be working on a content localization project.
  • The team is planning to invite more localized content and translation contributors who worked previously and want to engage again.
  • The team will soon have a recap post for “Course Design Review and Best Practices with Allie Nimmons (@alliennimmons)”. The link to the recorded Zoom meeting can be found in Slack.
  • This week’s online workshops:
  • Upcoming online workshops
  • Training team hosted 12 hours of WordPress Translation Day – Contributor Day on Sep 30. There were 31 attendees in total across the globe (Asia, Europe, Africa and North America) attending the event virtually over Zoom. During the event, we’ve gotten 1 full lesson plan translated in Serbian and there will be a Hindi version completed as well. This was a great onboarding session to welcome new contributors as well with more than 50% being first time #WordPress contributors. We will aim to facilitate more events of such in the near future. Link to the event’s recap post can be found here or discover #wptranslationday.

Request for Comments

These 3 posts are looking forward to your ideas and feedback:

WordPress 6.1 Sprint

September’s Retrospective

  1. What went well? (Please share your comments in this thread)
  2. What could we improve? (Please share your comments in this thread)
  3. What will we do differently? (Please share your comments in this thread)

All comments will be compiled in upcoming post.

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