Training Team Meeting Recap for December 13, 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 Team meeting (APAC): @webtechpooja @askaryabbas @fike @amitpatelmd @piyushmultidots @piyopiyofox @onlykawshar @sagarladani @robinwpdeveloper @pitamdey @psykro @vanpariyar @jdy68 @onealtr @eboxnet @courane01 @lada7042 @azhiyadev @courtneypk @bsanevans

Attendees Office hour (EMEA/AMER): @courane01 @chetan200891 @courtneypk

Welcome to the team (Slack usernames): @Andres Bernal@jdy68@Saiful Islam@Slazenger Jackson@Ibrahim Sharif@sharon@Bryan@Leela Parameswara Reddy

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  • 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 

Please take this survey, if you haven’t taken it.  and please promote it on social media as well, and ask others to take it. It would be huge help of Training the team

The 2022 WordPress Survey

If you haven’t taken it yet. Please do and take this year’s survey. Be sure to complete the annual WordPress Survey. There is an additional short set of questions for contributors as well.

State of the Word 2022 

Faculty Program Update

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.

Update on Coffee hours

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

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

These updates are of 2022 and many more to come for 2023. As we have so many amazing contributors onboarded now. 


Content Localization Foundations

  • We are looking for French and Spanish translators– please join our efforts!
  • Translation work has already begun and our work is being tracked in this spreadsheet.

  • Being a Locale Ambassador
  • Advertising Learn Content to your local community
  • Engaging the Marketing Team for publication of new locale content on Twitter
  • Engaging your local community regarding joining Learn WordPress
  • Recruiting Locale Ambassadors

Training Team Onboarding Paths

  • The project team is looking for feedback on some structural changes we propose to the team handbook. Please leave your feedback in this Slack thread. (Note: This slack thread link will take you to prior discussion and away from this meeting flow.)

6.1 Sprint

We are still continuing with WP 6.1 release-related 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, as we haven’t achieved them yet.

Would anyone like to claim or adopt something to work on over the next week?

Requested for review

Published Content

This lesson plan 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. pattern in Hindi is merged in learn WordPress – 

Content Update

 Online Workshop this Week

Open Discussions

Can we indicate in the meeting agenda which region timing the meeting will take place in? – Slack thread here.

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