Training Team Meeting Recap – 19th December 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 22 attendees:  @sumitsingh,  @webtechpooja, @piyopiyofox,  @digitalchild@robinpal@devmuhib @ranjanrakesh,  @sakibsnaz,  @psykro,  @bsanevans,  @ardianimaya@benjirahmed @sancastiza@onealtr, @lada7042@amitpatelmd@sierratr(async), @courtneypk(async), @quitevisible@melbos, @west7 (async),Cynthia Norman

We’ve had some new people join the channel recently. @yotako@dilip2615@rubinwpvolunteer@cksau, @dilip2615@romanthemrb, @alihassan283, @benjamin_zekavica, @lewisushindi, @iahmed-1, @monir1999, @vicobot, @ardhrubo, @toukirwpdev , @mdibrahimk48, @kkai316 — welcome! 


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Two weeks with no meetings

  • January 9 – Need volunteer
  • January 16 – Need volunteer
  • January 23 – @NF Tushar

Looking for volunteers

 Training Team 2023 Year-End Review
We have a couple more goals that we are hoping to bring to the finish line before end of year.

  • Plan promotions with the Marketing Team
  • Establish monthly recurring onboarding Online Workshops in different timezones for training team roles
  • Figure out a method to manage localized content translation
  • Audit Handbook — thank you to Abha and Sumit for your assistance here!

Regarding the Handbook Audit, we’re looking for a full review of the handbook, noting what information is out of date, what information is missing etc.

If you have feedback, please submit the feedback to the team using the Feedback 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 template:

Updates from last week’s dev-squad triage session

The team triaged 1 pull request and 3 bugs
PRs triaged:

Issues triaged

The dev-squad triage session will happen again this Thursday from 7:00 UTC. You can check the time in your own time zone from the team’s meeting calendar: . This will run in #meta-learn

Other News

Training Team 2023 Year-End Review

In this post we mentioned how we did on our goals and the impact of our various pieces of work. If you see anything missing in this post, please add them in the comments.

Contributor Spotlight: Laura Adamonis
Congratulation @Laura A for the contributor spotlight she is our new 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. as well 

Update on Matrix Migration: Pausing the Transition– As recently announced in the State of the WordState of the Word This is the annual report given by Matt Mullenweg, founder of WordPress at WordCamp US. It looks at what we’ve done, what we’re doing, and the future of WordPress. – Matrix is on hold now, but please continue testing. (edited) 

State of the Word 2023 Recap – On December 11, WordPress co-founder Matt Mullenweg traveled to beautiful Madrid, Spain, to deliver his annual State of the Word keynote. It was the first time this event took place outside the United States.

Overflow Questions from State of the Word 2023 in Madrid, Spain – there were so many questions asked in the State of the Word Q&A round. and Matt spent his time answering all the questions. Although all were not answered during that time, so he created a post and answer all the asked questions there in this post.

Kudos to the other team members who worked hard behind the scenes to make this event a grand success. 

Toward a More Interconnected Web
In this episode, WordPress Executive Director, Josepha Haden Chomphosy articulates the vision for a collaborative ecosystem where knowledge sharing and contributions to open-source tools lead to a more interconnected and empowered web.

Handbook pages updated

WordCamp Nepal is on January 12- 13. I will be leading the Training Table at 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. on January 12. If you are around and attending the contributor day. Please join us at the Training team table.

@webtechpooja , I’m hosting my last meeting as a Team Rep. I am honored to have served as a team rep for the past 2 years and I’ll be continuing my contribution to the team as a faculty member.

The December Monthly Update and January Learn Newsletters will be posted on January 8th, 2024.

Meetings adjustment for 2024

Global meetings will take place on Thursday at 00:00 UTC. The first meeting of the new year is on Jan 11. As per the availability of our new team Reps, a common time concluded.

  • Reminder about coffee hour

from the past few months we have not had any coffee hour, so I would like to ask do folks still want to do this?

Call for 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. Asia Contributor Day table leads volunteers

WordCamp Asia is on March 7–9, 2024 in Taipei, Taiwan. The first day of the event will be the contributor day. So I would like to invite folks who will be there and have a keen interest in the Training team. Please do join us there.

We are also looking for volunteers who can help the Training team as a lead if you want to be a team lead, please reply in this thread and you can also reach out to our Team Reps directly.
cc @Destiny@Laura A@Ben Evans

Badges Awarded – Contributor badges awarded to:

Congratulations to both of you! 

Open requests for review

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

  1. Lesson Plan
    1. Theme.json – Lesson Plan
  2. Tutorial
    1. What is the difference between the Page Editor and Site Editor
    2. How to Create a Post or Page with the WordPress Block Editor – Tutorial
    3. Lesson: Using the Media Library
  3. Courses (Sensei) – Lessons
    1. WordPress and web servers
    2. The WordPress file system
    3. The WordPress database
    4. Permalinks, rewriting urls on Apache and Nginx
    5. Admin page request
    6. Front-end page request
    7. How WordPress Works

Faculty Check-in

I’s time for a Faculty check-in! @faculty please answer any that apply:

 What have you been working on and how has it been going? 

 Anything you’ve accomplished since the last meeting? 

 Do you have any blockers? 

 Can other Faculty or Training Team members help you in some way? 

Let me pause there for a minute… Were there any questions so far?

alright, seems there are no questions so far, so moving ahead.

Project Updates

 Project Thread: Learning Pathways on Learn WordPress

Update and next steps on the Guidelines for creating, reviewing, and publishing lessons handbook pages.

  • Thanks to everyone who shared their feedback on the guidelines
  • Jonathan would like to publish the first version of these guidelines to the Training Team Handbook by Friday, 22 December 2023
  • There may still be some open discussions in Google Docs. Jonathan would like to suggest that we publish what we have by Friday and pick up any open discussions in 2024 to revise the handbook pages accordingly.

is there any other update you would like to mention here @Jonathan

Now we move to our final thing of agenda

Open Discussions

Let’s celebrate achievements from the year

  • Share your achievements/journey/stories/Plans or Goals for next year
  • How do you contribute to the Training Team or any other Make WordPress teams?

We would love to hear about your achievements. Please feel to share any other thing you would like to share or discuss.

 @Ben Evans – I only started contributing to the Training Team in June 2022. This year was really exciting for me as I contributed as a team rep, allowing me to work alongside so many people It was exciting to get to know so many WordPress enthusiasts, both through Slack, at Online Workshops, and even at Meetups and WordCamps. So, thanks to everyone who I was able to interact with this year’s

digitalchild – I can’t remember when I joined. After Ben that’s all I got heh

@Ben Evans – Training was able to refine onboarding, meeting formats, values, goals, contribution documentation, and direction for Learn… just so much! I look forward to what the team accomplishes next year

@webtechpooja – I made my first contribution to the Training team back in 2019, and then got more involved in the team at the time of the An online implementation of WordPress code that lets you immediately access a new WordPress environment to publish your content. is a private company owned by Automattic that hosts the largest multisite in the world. This is arguably the best place to start blogging if you have never touched WordPress before. website launch in 2020. After this, I never looked back and made continuous contributions here. For the past 2 years, I have served as a team rep, and for this, I am really honored. I learned many things from my fellow team members. the teamwork, collaboration, and work in different time zones async is truly amazing.

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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