Training Team Update for March 23, 2016

We are just a bit of copyediting away from completing our first workshop! This is the set of lessons that will be used in the training team contributor drive in the next week or so. We are currently brainstorming our second set of priority plans for our second workshop and will vote on what our focus will be during next week’s meeting. More details on the progress of these lesson plans, the 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., and some other related items are available in this week’s meeting notes.

Progress on this priority group of plans is:

  • Categories vs Tags – in testing
  • Choosing and Installing Themes – in testing
  • Content Editor Overview – assigned
  • Famous 5 Minute Install/One-click Install – in copyediting
  • Local InstallLocal Install A local install of WordPress is a way to create a staging environment by installing a LAMP or LEMP stack on your local computer. – in testing
  • Managing Media – in testing
  • Managing Menus – in testing
  • Managing Post Formats – in testing
  • Managing Widgets – in testing
  • Managing Updates – in testing
  • What to do when You Forget Your Password – in testing

Note: bolded plans are the only plans with remaining work to wrap up in this workshop.

User Plans that are Ready to Test:

  • Backing up Your WordPress Site
  • Basic WordPress Concepts
  • Choosing and Installing Plugins
  • Choosing and Installing Themes
  • How to Find Help with WordPress
  • How to Install WordPress on a Server
  • High Level Overview
  • Intro to Common Plugins
  • Managing Comments
  • Managing Media
  • Managing Menus
  • Managing Post Formats
  • Managing Widgets
  • Managing Updates
  • Overview of the Dashboard
  • Pages vs. Posts
  • Settings Overview
  • Theme CustomizerCustomizer Tool built into WordPress core that hooks into most modern themes. You can use it to preview and modify many of your site’s appearance settings.
  • What is Akismet
  • What to do when you Forget your Password

A full list of plans that are ready to test is located here: