Training Team Meeting Recap for May 23rd, 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.)

This meeting was held in the EMEA time zone.

Introductions and Welcome

There were 10 attendees: @webtechpooja, @courane01, @hderashri, @eboxnet, @boogah, @ssebuwufumoses, @quitevisible, @meaganhanes, @meher, @lada7042

Welcome to the Team! @stespino, @arifmridhapranto, @kamplugins, @nerdypirate, @bareen12, @kuouu, @sunilstha523, @mandalkriti, @sandesh055, @livetacibulskaite, @novelgnomes

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Looking for Feedback

Feedback is requested for the following items.

Repurposing the wptrainingteam GH organisation

This is headed by @psykro

Members of the WordPress community have been looking for a place to house all code examples used for Learn WordPress and the CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. Developer Blog. If you have any thoughts and would like to provide some input on this, please share your thoughts on the github issue link above.

There is also a recent Slack thread on this topic that is available here:

Pathways to Learn WordPress

This is headed by @courane01

Courtney is working on creating Learn WordPress content pathways. Please visit the link above to learn more about this, then reach out to Courtney or Team Reps if you would like to help.

New SEO Expert Handbook Page

This is reviewed and published by @amitpatelmd and @bsanevans

Amit and Ben recently published the SEO Expert handbook page that Amit has been working on for some time. If you would like to comment or provide input, your feedback is welcome at the page link above or on this Slack thread:

Looking for Volunteers

Volunteer Hosts are needed for the dates below. Visit the linked pages to learn more about these roles.

Other News

Links are in the headings for the following topics. There are many opportunities to get involved in the community. Be sure to click through and learn more about each one.

WordPress Community Team Discussion #9: The Next Generation of WordCamps

“Next Gen WordCamps” are expected to have clearer audience targeting, more specific content types, and a variety of engaging event formats. Existing WordCamps and meetups will continue, and organizers are encouraged to pitch ideas that align with the new purpose.

The community is invited to share their thoughts and envision the future of these events.

WordPress 6.3 Planning Roundup

This post summarizes the release schedule and squad composition for the next major WordPress release – 6.3.

WordPress Contributor Mentorship Program: Pilot Program Proposal

The Contributor Mentorship Program aims to provide cohort-based and 1:1 mentorship to new and aspiring contributors. The program is intended as a pathway to help new contributors find their way into WordPress contributions.

WordCamp Europe 2023 schedule

WCEU 2023 schedule is out. Check it out! This year, the European WordPress Community will come together between 8-10 June in Athens, Greece.

WordCamp EU Contributor Day ideas

Comments are now closed for this post. There have been so many nice suggestions on what can be done on 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. Thanks to those who provided comments. The team is gathering all feedback and working on the contributor post and will soon publish a detailed post about the planning for Contributor Day on a p2 blog post.

WordPress turns 20 this Saturday, 27 May!

Celebrate this historic milestone with others from around the WordPress world. 

WP Briefing: Episode 56: What to Know About WordPress Playground:

If you are not familiar with these insightful podcasts, this would be a great introductory episode.

WordPress Playground is a WordPress site that runs in your browser. No server or setup is needed. Learn more about experiments surrounding the ever-growing WordPress Playground during this conversation with Rich Tabor and Adam Zielinksi.


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 Open requests for review

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Lesson Plans

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Project Updates

There are no active projects at this time.

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Open Discussions

  • @webtechpooja mentioned experiencing some travel glitches related to the upcoming WCEU23. Some discussion followed starting with this Slack thread.

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