Training Team Meeting Recap – 11th April 2024

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 15 attendees @voboghure @lada7042 @devmuhib @jagirbahesh @alexcu21 @pooja9712 @sierratr (async) @sumitsingh (async) @zeelthakkar (async) @amitpatelmd (async) @backpocketace (async) @iamasadpolash (async) @eboxnet (async) @cnormandigital (async) @mebo (async)

Welcome, all the new contributors who joined the Training Team’s Slack channel in the last week: @goose1984 @rushi1943 @ralessio @yellowlime @enkansah @craigallen @onemaggie @narenin @oseiagm @timlorge

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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.

Looking for feedback

  • A conversation was started in the last meeting. I want to give it more time if anyone has any other comments
    • Topic Summary- Members of the WordPress Performance Team have been working on an introduction to gathering WordPress performance data in the field. This is provided in this Colab, as the Colab format is a great fit for this kind of content, since it allows providing BigQuery queries that can be run directly inside of it, and the results can be presented alongside the queries. Colab covers both potential coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. use-cases as well as pluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the Plugin Directory or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party or theme use-cases.

Looking for volunteers

Need help with reviewing lessons for Learn Pathways. If you know anyone who might want to contribute. Reviewer application Let us know.

Updates from last week’s dev-squad triage session

  • No updates this week.
  • The Training Team developer squad meets every other Thursday at 07:00 in #meta-learn You can learn more about the dev squad and what it does in this handbook page.

Other News

  • Check out a new edition of Contributor Spotlight! @ardianimaya just published @cnormandigital ‘s Contributor Spotlight. Great to know more about your journey, Cynthia! :dizzy:
  • I want to let new people here know that the training team has a monthly newsletter and a monthly update.

Come and Contribute

Last week we tried something different with this section. We will only highlight the areas of contribution that are of the highest priority, and thread the others to ensure focus.

 This week we’d love the team to focus on Feedback awaiting validation

Content ready for review

Topics awaiting vetting

  • See Vetting Topic Ideas for step-by-step guidance on vetting topic ideas.
  • We have 31 issue that requires vetting

Good first issues for developers

  • See Developing Learn WordPress for instructions on contributing to the Learn WordPress code.
  • We have 15 issues that need a look

Validated feedback awaiting fix

If you don’t know where to start or have questions about any of the above, feel free to send a DM @lada7042

Contribution Acknowledgement

  • Badges awarded: at the end of the month
  • Props: @devmuhib props @voboghure for taking meeting recap notes and translating contents consistently.

Project updates

Faculty Updates

@lada7042 asked the faculty members, what they were working on and how was that going? If they accomplished anything since the last meeting? What goal do they set for themself? If they have any blockers and if any other faculty or training team member help them in some way?

@devmuhib replied he was taking care of 15+ Help Scout tickets, triaging 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. issues, and gonna host dev-squad-triage today. Also, he set a goal to work on Help Scout tickets regularly.

@lada7042 replied she was working on global styles and style book lessons for learning pathways. Since last meeting she finished the global styles lesson and its on She is feeling blocked as she has not enough time and still learning.

@cnormandigital replied she has finished the Style Variations video and needs to share it with the team, worked on the Templates lesson, and started adding the Beginner Theme Dev module to sensei. She is adding Sensei lessons to the Learning Pathway courses is something she had to figure out and she tries to follow the same tone and voice Jonathan is using so they have cohesiveness with all of the lessons. Also, she wants to have all of the Beginner Theme Dev lessons on Sensei by the end of April. All of the Intermediate Theme Dev lessons for Templates will be completed as well.

Open Discussions

If you have topics you’d like discussed in the meeting, please leave them as a comment on this issue.

@flexseth wants to be able to link to timestamps in videos as like as when we are on YouTube and share a video from a specific timestamp.
@bsanevans inform that it already possible. If we pause the video at the time and click on the arrow at the top right there’ll be an option to add a timestamp to the shareable link.

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