Meeting Recap for April 18th, 2023

This meeting followed this meeting agenda on Github. You can see conversations from the meeting in thisSlack 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.)

Introductions and Welcome

There are 10 attendees, either live or async: @bsanevans, @sagarladani, @digtalchild, @mujuonly, @karthickmurugan, @idrissathiam01, @piyushmultidots, @amitpatelmd, @faguni22, @psykro

Welcome to the team (with Slack usernames): @Prabin @colourpress @Valmedia2023 @Carlos Moreira @akshaya @Safi Ullah


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Looking for Feedback

Do you have any thoughts on the proposed improvements to the Faculty program? Or perhaps you have additional ideas? Please leave any thoughts you have in the comments section of the post. (NOTE: Feedback is welcome from both Faculty and non-Faculty members)

Learning pathways are a structured sequence of educational experiences or courses that are designed to help individuals acquire knowledge and skills in a specific field or discipline. Please leave any thoughts you have in the comments section of the post.

If you are interested in creating content for Learn, then take a look at the proposal in 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. thread above. We’d love to hear your thoughts (CC: @faculty-content-creators on Slack)

  • Open Question: Should sharing presentation slides be a requirement for Online Workshop presenters?

A Slack thread was started to discuss whether sharing presentations slides should remain an option, or a requirement, for Online Workshop presenters. Please leave you thoughts in the Slack thread.

Looking for Volunteers

Would anyone like to update ? This will involve linking new content that was published on Learn WordPress in the last year into relevant sections in that page.

If interested, please comment in this Slack message and we’ll help you with next steps.

Upcoming Event: Building Blocks: The Evolution of WordPress 2013-2023

“On May 27, 2023, WordPress celebrates a significant milestone in its journey as the project reaches its 20th anniversary. As part of the planned activities to mark this achievement, project leadership commissioned a book last year to document the years since its first commissioned work, Milestones – The Story of WordPress (2003-2013.)

The next volume, Building Blocks: The Evolution of WordPress, spans the history of WordPress from 2013-2023 and catalogs its wins, learnings, and everything in between.”

If you’d like to get involved, please provide feedback via GitHub with first-look access to the upcoming WP20 Book. 

Content Published This Week

Request For Review

Project Updates

Content Localization Foundation

  • I’ve been checking in with members of the project, getting their feedback in preparation for a wrap-up/next-steps post. Thank you to everyone who has responded so far.
  • If anyone has any feedback about the content translation process in the team, please let @bsanevans know.

Individual Learning Survey for the Needs Analysis 

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the data analysis publication date has been postponed until further notice. An update will be posted once we have more information.

Developments and Customizations for Training and Learn Website

This is a new project that was just published by @amitpatelmd. The project will work on the following points:

  • Custom GutenbergGutenberg The Gutenberg project is the new Editor Interface for WordPress. The editor improves the process and experience of creating new content, making writing rich content much simpler. It uses ‘blocks’ to add richness rather than shortcodes, custom HTML etc. 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. development
  • Adding SEO MetaMeta Meta is a term that refers to the inside workings of a group. For us, this is the team that works on internal WordPress sites like WordCamp Central and Make WordPress. fields
  • Adding language switcher menu for translated pages/posts

Forthcoming Online Workshops

Online Workshop this Week:

Open Discussions

Ways to Contribute to the The community site where WordPress code is created and shared by the users. This is where you can download the source code for WordPress core, plugins and themes as well as the central location for community conversations and organization. Training Team

Also, check out a list of upcoming Online Workshops on our calendar with events shown in your local timezone:

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.