Training Team Meeting Recap for March 21st

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 13:00 UTC.)

Introductions and Welcome

There are 17 attendees, either live or async: @courtneypk, @courane01, @nomadskateboarding, @lada7042, @eboxnet, @onealtr, @karthickmurugan, @piyushmultidots, @west7, @amitpatelmd, @afrin29, @faguni22, @mehrazmorshed, @bsanevans, @kafleg, @webtechpooja, and @sagarladani.

Welcome to the team (Slack usernames): @Steve, @Emmanuel Ogundare, @Rami, and @Arti Rana.


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.

Faculty Members Update

Faculty members recently completed an annual check-in survey. @courtneypk will be sharing results in the next couple weeks.

Meeting times for EMEA/Americas is changing from this week

Please see the Make WordPress Meeting Calendar for up-to-date information about meeting times.

  • EMEA/Americas meetings and coffee hours on Tuesdays will now be held at 16:00 UTC.
  • Friday EMEA/Americas coffee hours will now be held at 13:00 UTC.

Dev-squad Update

Learning Pathways

Team Badges

The process of requesting a team badge has been updated. Please see Team Profile Badges for details. (We are no longer using 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. to request badges.)

 @psykro was awarded the Training Team Badge this week for 12 months of consistent contribution to the team!

Handbook Updates

We have a new handbook page published: Translating Video Subtitles.

We also have a new page drafted: Preparing for a Flagship WordCampWordCamp WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress. They're one of the places where the WordPress community comes together to teach one another what they’ve learned throughout the year and share the joy. Learn more. Contributor DayContributor Day Contributor Days are standalone days, frequently held before or after WordCamps but they can also happen at any time. They are events where people get together to work on various areas of There are many teams that people can participate in, each with a different focus.

  • Please leave feedback on the draft by March 31st. You can find the draft linked in this Slack message.

News from other WordPress Teams

Creating Content for the WordPress 6.2 Release

WordPress 6.2 is set to be released on March 28th. The Training Team is working on publishing/updating content in time for this release. Please reference the resources below as we prepare content for this release.

You can find all content related to the 6.2 release listed in this GitHub project board. We are still looking for volunteers with the following content specifically.

Content Published This Week

Here is a list of content that was published on Learn this week.

Open Requests for Review

The following content is open for review. If you have a few minutes, please follow Guidelines for reviewing content to review these pieces of content before they’re published :man-bowing::skin-tone-3:

And if you speak any of these languages, you can review the translation in these pieces of content, too!

Project Updates

Content Localization Foundation (lead: @bsanevans)

  • Ben has been checking in with project members to see how progress is for each locale
  • The project completion date will be extended by a month until April 30, in order to achieve the goal: “Translate 10 priority learning content 5 languages”
  • We now have a handbook page about translating subtitles! This will help with translating Tutorial videos.

Individual Learning Survey for the Needs Analysis (lead: @west7)

An analysis report of the data has now been pushed back to April 6th. See this recent update for more information.

Other Projects

Open Discussions

@amitpatelmd asked about updates on the “look and feel of the revamped Learn website”. @courane01 is tracking progress and will update when able.

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.