WordPress.tv Moderator Update: Weeks 9 & 10

We’re overdue for an update from the WordPress.tv Moderator team, so here I am to tell you we have been busy behind the scenes.  For the most part, we have been making preparations for the Get Involved launch, so here’s the scoop:

Week 9

  • Completed work on submission guidelines for the public uploader.
  • Onboarded a new moderator for Italian/French WordPress videos.
  • Updating “featured” videos on the WordPress.tv home page.  No more vids being stuck up there for months; we want this part of the site to be updated frequently to reflect current awesome videos that we just watched for you!
  • Minor tweaks to the WordCamp.tv page widgets to improve browsing.  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. feed (below featured videos) is now updated so browsing all the videos from recent WordCamps is easier.

Week 10

  • Talked about how to best handle and classify meetupMeetup All local/regional gatherings that are officially a part of the WordPress world but are not WordCamps are organized through https://www.meetup.com/. A meetup is typically a chance for local WordPress users to get together and share new ideas and seek help from one another. Searching for ‘WordPress’ on meetup.com will help you find options in your area. videos as a class.
  • Welcome new mod Jason Tucker, who brings killer video experience to our team.
  • Discussed release forms for Meetup presenters.
  • Initiative to add better post-production docs (to help WC orgs and other content submitters) to improve the quality of content on wp.tv.
  • Discovered we might have a wp.tv Twitter account (why not!) and maybe how we could use it better.

Next Week – WordPress.tv Needs You!

  • New “Get Involved” features on wp.tv for video submissions, captioning, and becoming a moderator.  (Hint:  Being a mod is great fun!)
  • More improvements to our “How to be a mod” docs.
  • The only constant is change…