FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors/Training Meeting 12 Mar 2015

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Purpose of the meeting: Improve the Wiki

  • Forge solutions with other community contributors.
  • Share best practices, ideas, and content.
  • Discuss current issues, community matters, and strategies.
  • Move issues to decision.

Welcome[edit | edit source]

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Business/Announcements[edit | edit source]

Agenda items[edit | edit source]

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Changes to this meeting[edit | edit source]

This meeting will be held only once a month, the first Thursday at 1 PM MDT/MST. The other weeks will be training session. This meeting will be suspended until April 2nd. Trainings will be listed in advance.

Charles will be teaching subjects from his HTML classes.

Judy suggests every training session start with beginner information.

Danielle announced the Project meetings and training on Wednesday at 11 AM MST, beginning March 18, 2015. # 0000

Lise suggests that those pages that have blocks of text explaining what should be added have that text removed. Danielle indicates that those pages are templates. Lise suggests a single link at the bottom of the page. Lise just moved to bottom of the page. Would love for us to have a training for Family History Centers/Centres. Lise indicates that our language is intimidating, i.e. they really screwed this page. Explain the advantage of having a Wiki page for their Family History Centers/Centres.

Judy suggests we email the FHC

Danielle has had contact with Lise McBride and can share the information of this meeting with her. Lise is developing the training. The template for FHC belongs to Lise's group so we should not do a global change. Danielle will talk to Lise about it.

Summary of Yammer[edit | edit source]

FS Wiki Contributors group.

Moderators and Adopters[edit | edit source]

Wiki Content[edit | edit source]

Wiki Support[edit | edit source]

Governance Council Report[edit | edit source]

  • Items to pose to Governance Council

Community Council Report[edit | edit source]

  • Items to pose to Community Council

Discussions and Proposals Follow-up[edit | edit source]

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FamilySearch Wiki - Contributor's Meeting


Discussions, Proposals, Follow-up



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News to be publicized[edit | edit source]

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  News to be publicized (on the "Community News" page)


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Meeting Notes/Minutes[edit | edit source]

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