Training Team Meeting Recap – 21st November 2023

This meeting followed this meeting agenda in GitHub. 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.)

Introductions and Welcome

There were 16 attendees:  @devmuhib,  @sumitsingh,  @webtechpooja, @psykro,  @amitpatelmd,  @piyopiyofox,  @digitalchild,  @bsanevans,  @properlypurple,  @piyushmultidots,  @huzaifaalmeabah,  @jhimross(async),  @lada7042(async),  @sierratr(async),  @courtneypk(async),  @quitevisible(async),  @west7(async)

We’ve had several new people join the channel recently. Let’s get introduced to 3 new people here: @yasinsarkar @jesusnunolt @mhasanmeet


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 in this handbook page.

  • November 21 – @Sumit Singh
  • November 28 – Need Volunteer
  • December 5 – Need Volunteer
  • December 12 – Need Volunteer

Looking for feedback

  • If you find any outdated content/screenshot, any spelling mistake, or any other thing that needs to be updated in the handbook, please create a GithubGitHub GitHub is a website that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. issue here by choosing – Content feedback  template or you can ask for help in this slack channel as well.
  • Proposal: Hosting Learn videos on YouTube – if you have any thoughts here, please share them in the comments on the post.
  • Matrix set up and testing esp. for accessibilityAccessibility Accessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). ( – Last week we were discussing setting up a matrix, if you have any thoughts please See Slack thread (Please note this Slack thread will take you away from this meeting flow.)

Looking for volunteers

  • Audit Training team handbook – we are looking for volunteers who can help us in auditing our Training team handbook. If you are interested, please start auditing and if not sure how to do this please show your interest in this thread or reach out to our faculty members and team reps for any further queries.
    • @devmuhib interested in auditing our Training team handbook
  • Call for Guides in Guide Program – The Guide Program is seeking experienced contributors to help guide new Training Team members in their contribution journey. If you are an experienced Training Team contributor and would like to be a Guide for new contributors, please complete the application form!

 Learning Pathway Content Creators

We need help creating lessons for the Designer, User, and Developer pathways. which have been defined in this document. Please comment on this thread or reach out to @westnz if you’re able to assist.

Our goal is to complete these three pathways by July 2024. cc/ @faculty-content-creators

Updates from last week’s dev-squad triage session

The following PRs were triaged:

We also discussed options to improve the dev-squad triage sessions, which resulted in this post: What’s next for dev-squad.
We would like to invite anyone interested in joining the team and helping to improve the process to comment on that post and join the next session this Thursday at 07:00 UTC in the #meta-learn channel.

Other News

What’s next for Dev-Squad?

  • Getting the handbook pages updated is the highest priority
  • Getting 1 extra host for the meetings (would love up to 5)

 Badge awarded – Nazrul Islam Nayan@Sancastiza@Priyanshii@Hajime megane Ogushi@Shail Mehta

Team reps AFK

  • Destiny: Dec 25th — Jan 2nd 2024
  • Pooja – Nov 27 – Nov 29
  • Ben: Dec 23rd – Jan 5th 2024

Open requests for review

See our Guidelines for reviewing content to review the following content.

Project Updates

  • Project Thread: Learning Pathways on Learn WordPress — see latest updateFrom last week's update – We should have revamped Mira images soon to show how the information architecture will be changing, and we will also be engaging development and design folks for the next steps.
  •  GitHub project
    • A lot of the planning work is done, and we’re now ready to start switching things around. These are the action items that remain:
    • Implement new GitHub labels
    • Implement and document GitHub automations
    • Update Handbook pages for current structure and announce with the team in a P2P2 P2 or O2 is the term people use to refer to the Make WordPress blog. It can be found at post
    • If you have availability over the next two weeks and would like to help, please comment here and Ben will share more details.

Open Discussions

The test team is changing the weekly meeting time. If you are interested in attending the Test team meeting but the current time is stopping you, please choose a suitable time and leave it in the comment below link.

State of the Word 2023 – Madrid, Spain
When: December 11, 2023, 15:00 UTC (Start of live stream)
Where: Palacio Neptuno, Madrid, Spain
Streaming: Watch the live stream on the WordPress YouTube channel.

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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