Training Team Meeting Recap for October 18, 2022

Slack Log for Weekly Team Meeting (APAC time on Tuesday, Oct 18, at 07:00 UTC)

Slack Log for Office hour Meeting (AMER/EMEA time on Tuesday, Oct 18, at 16:00 UTC)

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The meeting agenda.

1. Introductions and Welcome

Attendees Office hour (APAC): @kafleg, @webtechpooja, @chetan200891, @robinwpdeveloper, @Amitpatelmd, @kharisulistiyo, @ronak.ganatra, @Rushina, @piyushmultidots, @onealtr, @bsanevans, @askaryabbas, @piyopiyofox, @annezazu, @azhiyadev, @Krishnakumar, @pitamdey

Attendees Team meeting (EMEA/AMER): @Prem Tiwari, @Vagelis, @courane01, @webtechpooja, @pitamdey, @onealtr, @GoGinaMarie, @piyushmultidots,  @Amitpatelmd, @Mike, @meaganhanes, @robinwpdeveloper, @bethsoderberg, @artdecotech, @iamsirotee, @azhiyadev, @piyopiyofox, @bsanevans, @hztyfoon

Welcome to the team (Slack usernames): @Abid Hasan@Caio Ferreira Ferreira, @dpk@Abir Hasan Dipu@Mumtahina Faguni@Ambikesh@Naomi Keller@Anas Mouaziz

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2. News

 Project Thread: GitHub Process Updates
This is a follow up project thread from the Proposal for GitHub Process Updates wherein we will make updates about the progress of this work.

UX Feedback
During a recent episode, UXUX UX is an acronym for User Experience - the way the user uses the UI. Think ‘what they are doing’ and less about how they do it. designer @Piccia Neri reviewed This is a way to find the timestamps AND a request any support on filing 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 for this, alongside updating this post with the GitHub issue links.

Hacktoberfest opportunities
We had lot of enquiries about if their contribution can count in Hactoberfest, so yes your Training team contribution to create content will count. Please follow this document for better understanding that how you can participate in Hactoberfest by contributing to Learn WordPress.

3. Updates

Approved sources for content – If you are creating content for Learn WordPress, you can use these list of sources to use in your content.

@Jonathan bring awareness to this valid point regarding workshops and tutorials posted to, and copyright claims. Please go through this slack thread to know more about copyright claims. (Please note this slack thread link will move you away from this meeting, )

  • Demo Content lesson plan – In this lesson plan, you will get to know about how you can use demo content in WordPress. For context you can use these materials to create demo:

  • It is already included in our InstaWP site – We have a test site on InstaWP that support WordPress testing and if you are working on Lesson plan/ Tutorial you can use this site to capture screenshots and record video.

Course Design Review and Best Practices with Allie Nimmons
@GoGinaMarie has volunteered to turn @Allie Nimmons Course Design Review and Best Practices videos into a team post. Thanks Gina! We will have a post soon.

Cross-team collaboration initiative

#docs team would like to collaborate further on how our content connects together. We will work on in it in Mid November. Few folks are interested in participating in Team collaboration. we will contact you at the time of start this collaboration so if you are interested please let us know in this thread – (Please note this slack thread will take you away from this meeting flow)

#docs team would like to collaborate further on how our content connects together.

Course review checklist
Recently we have asked about is there any checklist for reviewing course, so for now we don’t have but we have some nice suggestion on it. Please have a look  on if anyone would like to review course.

  • Include in GitHub issue – we can include review process/points in respective Github issue
  • Attribute the reviewers
  • Ideas from @Jonathan so far:
  • Any spelling/grammar issues or anything that doesn’t make sense
  • Technical correctness
  • Does the layering of information successfully build from lesson to lesson
  • Can you follow the steps outlined in the course

4. Request for comments

  1. Proposal: Faster Course Development with Video-Based Courses
  2. Project Proposal: Content Localization

These two proposals are open for your feedback, if you haven’t made your feedback please do. Thanks

5. 6.1 updates

1.Information Sources for WP 6.1 – you can find information related to what is coming in WP 6.1 version here. Courtney created this for us to review. 

2. Use this site creation tool while creating content and testing WordPress 6.1 

3. Text, screenshots, and familiarization completed by ASAP but not published until release day
4. Videos completed by Oct 28 but similarly not published untill release day.

5. See what needs to be revised/created in WP 6.1 – here is the GitHub issues list you can find to check what should be revised/created for upcoming release 

6. Proposed Priority for November 1, 2022, taken from the list provided by @annezazu

 Online Workshop this Week

6. Open Floor Discussions

Ben Evans Says

@annezazu left some notes on the Meeting Agenda, so let me copy them here for the team to see.

Wanted to note that I don’t see fluid typography specifically mentioned there, unless that’s planned elsewhere (couldn’t tell from the list). It’s a big feature to highlight. Ditto goes for using dimension controls for end users (and theme authors alike), in light of all the work being done there:

Separately, the following has been pushed from this release:

Classic themes can now opt into appearance tools via a new theme support opening up tons of access to tooling.

HeaderHeader The header of your site is typically the first thing people will experience. The masthead or header art located across the top of your page is part of the look and feel of your website. It can influence a visitor’s opinion about your content and you/ your organization’s brand. It may also look different on different screen sizes. and Footer blockBlock Block is the abstract term used to describe units of markup that, composed together, form the content or layout of a webpage using the WordPress editor. The idea combines concepts of what in the past may have achieved with shortcodes, custom HTML, and embed discovery into a single consistent API and user experience. patterns for faster, well designed site building will be available for all themes along with pattern previews in the theme directory.

Ben Evans Says

Also, I wanted to note, I’ve been triaging GitHub issues labeled Translation this week, to make sure things are moving forward. It is SO exciting to see so many new locales represented in our GitHub repo! Currently, we have Greek, Serbian, Indonesian, and German translations of lesson plans either in-the-works or published already!

Pooja Derashri Says

We also have Hindi lesson plan available to review, I am just half way through the lesson plan review and will publish it soon. So then we will have one more locale lesson plan in our Learn WP site. 

Amit Patel Says

I have been speaker in Ahmedabad meet up event last sunday on CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. Web Vitals and tools for the same, And planning to conduct online workshop next month.

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