Training Team Meeting Recap for December 6, 2022

Slack Log for EMEA/AMER Meeting (Tuesday 07:00 UTC)

 Slack Log for APAC Office Hour (Tuesday 17:00 UTC)

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The meeting agenda.

Introductions and Welcome

Attendees Office hour (APAC): @bsanevans @sagarladani @pitamdey @webtechpooja @robinwpdeveloper @psykro @vanpariyar @amitpatelmd @piyushmultidots @Gtarafdarr @askaryabbas Ritesh tailor @piyopiyofox @onealtr @lada7042 @courtneypk Viral Mehta

Attendees Team meeting (EMEA/AMER): @caraya @azhiyadev @courane01 @piermario @glycymeris @lada7042 @robinwpdeveloper @onealtr Lorna Timbah @courtneypk @webtechpooja @eboxnet @hderashri @bsanevans

Welcome to the team (Slack usernames): @Seyi Ayinde @Linkon Miyan @tomfinley @Mark L Wood-Patrick @Arafat Jamil


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  • December 6 – @Destiny
  • December 13 – @amitpatelmd
  • December 20 – @pitamdey
  • December 27 – No Meeting (as most of our regular attendees and faculty members will be on holiday so its better to skip the meeting.)

Individual Learn Survey 

If you haven’t taken it yet. Please fill it out, share and promote it on social media, and ask others to take it.

The 2022 WordPress Survey

Be sure to complete the annual WordPress Survey. There is an additional short set of questions for contributors as well.

Learn WordPress Site Updates – December 2022

@Hugh Lashbrooke shared several key updates for LearnWP.

  1. Lesson plan landing page
  2. Persistent banner linking to the individual learner survey
  3. Tutorial video length displayed on archive
  4. Course learner data is displayed on the frontend
  5. Consistent 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./intro sections for each content type
  6. Anchor links to course categories
  7. Greater clarity in idea submission section
  8. Homepage content sections include brief intro text
  9. Consistent locale metadata across all content types
  10. Consistent ‘Topic’ taxonomyTaxonomy A taxonomy is a way to group things together. In WordPress, some common taxonomies are category, link, tag, or post format. across all content types

Faculty Program Update

The November meeting has come to a close and you can see the recap from the November meeting here. The next Faculty Program meeting will be posted on December 15th and the discussion will be held for 3 weeks due to the holidays.

Vote for Training Team Rep 2023

We’re excited to see many folks nominated for training team reps. We’ve set up a survey to open voting. You can vote for up to 3 team reps for 2023.

Training Team Badges

You can now request a Training Team Badge through this GitHub issue, and you’ll find more information on how to earn a badge on the Team Profile Badges handbook page.

November Month Retrospective

Find the recap of the November Retrospective published here.

Team Goal Setting

The team is working to identify several team goal setting dates for next year, and are aiming for these sessions to take place in January. See the 2022 goals for reference here.

End of year schedule

  1. December 23, and 30, no coffee hour on (EMEA/AMER timezone)
  2. Eastern APAC Coffee Hour Fridays at 04:00 UTC from Dec 2nd.
  3. No Meeting on December 27, 2022

Content Update


Ready for Review

Comment on the 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. issue or let the team know in Slack if you are able to perform these reviews.


Content Localization Foundations

  • We have started translating content, and are still looking for volunteers especially for French and German.
  • Please see the latest update here.

Training Team Onboarding Paths

  • Please reach out to @bsanevans if you’re interested in making new onboarding handbook pages for the Training Team

Update on Coffee hours

  • December 23 and 30, no coffee hour on (EMEA/AMER timezone)

Open Discussions

Are Online Workshop co-hosting opportunities and Content Error Issues a good first issue for Contributors to work on?

  • The team agreed that tackling Content Error issues are good first issues for new Contributors
  • Co-hosting an online workshop is also a good opportunity, but it would be great to do an information session for folks interested first.

Upcoming Meetings

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 can.

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