Community Team Chats – August 2 2018

(Note: I will post the past four months of chats after a period of inactivity. Unfortunately we couldn’t find anyone in the team to do this task, so bear with me while I update everything!)

The Community Team meets twice a month, first and third Thursday, at two different times to cover different timezones.

Agenda and SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at logs from August 2: 11:00 UTC and 20:00 UTC

Deputy Check-in

Clearing the HelpScout queue, mentoring WordCamps, you know? The usual. No blockers.

P2P2 P2 or O2 is the term people use to refer to the Make WordPress blog. It can be found at posts needing feedback/action

  • The Sponsor Wrangler’s Cheatsheet
    There are multiple places in the Handbook about Sponsors, but not a single place to look up all the pieces involved handling Sponsor matters at a 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.. We now have a cheatsheet and hopefully it will be the starting point for some content reorganisation!
  • Discussion: Changes to WordCamp attendee life-threatening allergy and special accommodations notifications
    After some discussion we decided to leave the workflow as it is and to propose enhancements in MetaMeta Meta is a term that refers to the inside workings of a group. For us, this is the team that works on internal WordPress sites like WordCamp Central and Make WordPress. TracTrac Trac is the place where contributors create issues for bugs or feature requests much like GitHub. if we have some
  • Documentation review: WordPress Events in Dashboard
    Documentation reviewed and merged into the Handbook
  • Meetup organiser FAQ
    There is an open document that addresses things that aren’t necessarily answered as clearly as we’d like in the handbook and often come up in orientations. Everyone is invited to add ideas.

Announcements/Updates/Highlighted posts

  1. EU camera kit management:
    We have a new manager for the EU camera kits from within the Community Team.
  2. Deputies user group in Slack:
    We now have a @deputies user group in Slack that we can use to pingPing The act of sending a very small amount of data to an end point. Ping is used in computer science to illicit a response from a target server to test it’s connection. Ping is also a term used by Slack users to @ someone or send them a direct message (DM). Users might say something along the lines of “Ping me when the meeting starts.” all of our active deputies.
  3. New 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. Fields for WordCamps:
    WordCamps can now add info about their Contributor Days to their listing – this is great for tracking and adding public info for which WordCamps are hosting Contributor Days.
  4. Call for Organizers: Introduction to Open Source Workshops for 2018
    The WP Foundation is looking for local organisers to apply to run open-source workshops here
  5. Changes to access to WordCamp budgets
  6. WordPress Meetup Organizer Newsletter: July 2018
  7. Info For New Members To The Diversity Outreach Speaker Training Team
  8. WordCamp Incubator 2018 Update Thread: July edition
  9. New Gutenberg page created by the Meta Team! 
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