Training Team Meeting Recap for March 7, 2023

This meeting followed this meeting agenda post. You can see conversations from the meeting in this Slack Log. (If you don’t have a SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at account, you can set one up.)

(We have alternated our weekly team meetings according to the timezone. This week we are having the Team Meeting in the APAC timezone, and a Coffee Hour was held in the Americas/EMEA timezone at Tuesday 17:00 UTC.)

Introductions and Welcome

There are 16 attendees, either live or async: @webtechpooja, @digitalchild, @karthickmurugan, @bhargavbhandari90, @amitpatelmd, @afrin29, @nomadskateboarding, @chetan200891, @faguni22, @onealtr, @psykro, @lada7042, @eboxnet, @courane01, @courtneypk, @bsanevans

Welcome to the team (Slack usernames): @shilpa @Caleb Matteis @John@Shipon Karmakar


Meeting Note Takers

Meeting recap notes are one of the best ways to get started contributing to a team, and you can find details on how to write notes on this handbook page.

  • March 7 – @Afrin
  • March 14 – @faguni22
  • March 21 – need volunteer
  • March 29 – need volunteer

Faculty Members Update

Training Team goals

Training Team goals for 2023 have been published. Please check out the team goals for this year. This will help us prioritize different tasks throughout the year.

Meeting Time Update

Daylight Savings Time ends on March 12th at 10:00 UTC and the UK and other parts of Europe change after March 26th. We created a poll for collecting votes and below result we got:

Training Team Meeting Time Update for Daylight Savings Time ends on March 12th at 10:00 UTC, and the UK and other parts of Europe change after March 26th. We created a poll for collecting votes and Showcased the result we got through this image.

Learn Newsletter

The first Learn WordPress Newsletter was published. Please share this in your networks.

Come & Join The Renewed Welcome Committee

With the launch of the new onboarding program, the Welcome Wrangler role has evolved. Come check out the revamped role, and join the committee!

Process To Contribute To Learn WordPress

Add your thoughts to this Slack discussion. As to whether we should consistently stick to “Learn” or “Learn WordPress”, or whether both could be used interchangeably, we would be interested to hear the thoughts from the team. 

Team RepTeam Rep A Team Rep is a person who represents the Make WordPress team to the rest of the project, make sure issues are raised and addressed as needed, and coordinates cross-team efforts. Update

Destiny will be away from March 1 – June 1 for a sabbatical. Please continue to lean on @bsanevans and @webtechpooja during this time.

Online Workshops Update

A discussion has started to include Online Workshops in the WordPress admin dashboard widgetWidget A WordPress Widget is a small block that performs a specific function. You can add these widgets in sidebars also known as widget-ready areas on your web page. WordPress widgets were originally created to provide a simple and easy-to-use way of giving design and structure control of the WordPress theme to the user.:: Proposal: Modify the Events and News widget to show topic-based meetups worldwide

Recap: Sensei Pro LMS Demo for Learn WordPress 

Sensei Pro LMS Demo for Learn WordPress – Thanks @Courtney and @Ronnie Burt for the insight.
Here are the discussion points:

  • Chapter 1: Navigating Learn WordPress Courses
  • Chapter 2: Enhancing the Learning Experience with Interactive Blocks and Videos
  • Chapter 3: Making Use of Video
  • Chapter 4: Navigating Sensei Settings
  • Chapter 5: Improving the Course Experience

Published Content 

WordPress 6.2 release Work:

Start working on revising and creating content for WP 6.2 on LearnWP WordPress 6.2 Beta 1 launched on Feb 7and you can check Recap: WordPress 6.2 Beta 4 Release Party Ride Along

We are looking for folks to create content related to the WordPress 6.2 release. You can find content needing creation on this GitHub project board. Here are other useful links:


Content Localization Foundation

Content Localization Foundation – @bsanevans is now leading the project.

– Project completion is scheduled for March 31st – less than a month to go!

Learning Survey Update

Individual Learning Survey for the Needs Analysis which is now closed. @abhanonstopnewsuk and @Saloni Patel shared their thoughts on analyzing this survey data by 20 March (CC: project leader: @westnz).

Other Work In Progress

The following items are other projects that team members have volunteered to take on. 

Request For Review

Forthcoming Online Workshops

Online Workshop this Week:

Other Ways To Contribute

Ready to start contributing? Here are a couple of ways to get involved today!

Open Discussions

@webtechpooja started the discussion by sharing one of her celebrations’ news Holi – Festival of Colors. Also, @karthickmurugan asked about “6 of my lesson plans and handbook pages Tamil translations are waiting for a reviewer. If we find a Tamil Reviewer for reviewing those, it would be great.” Proper discussion with solutions had been provided.

You can see all meetings scheduled on this meeting calendar. If you are new to the Training Team, then come walk through our onboarding program to get to know the team and how we work. And if you have questions, feel free to reach out in the #training Slack channel at any time.

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