FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 20 February 2014

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Join the meeting; 1 p.m. Mountain time on Thursdays

  • You can join up to 10 minutes early. If you try to join the meeting at any other time, you will get an error that the meeting doesn't exist.


Welcome[edit | edit source]


Kudos go to
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Updates and follow up[edit | edit source]

  • Myra did invite moderators to last week's meeting. They will be invited again on March 6.
  • Yammer: Please explain how to send private messages on Yammer. Also, please remind everyone that there is a community group for contributors: Research Wiki Group
This is a great place to stay abreast of what is happening with the Wiki. We have several contributors there who may like to become involved in helping with projects that you are currently working on. Just ask.
  • SEO Text: Please explain where the SEO Text should be placed on a page (Charles).
  • Photo alignment: Please show examples of how photos could be aligned on a page to make the page more appealing (Charles)
  • Does anyone have anything to share or report about projects they are working on?
  • Does Giuseppe or Caleb have info to share?

Moderators and Adopters
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  • Conversation in the call:

Wiki Content[edit | edit source]

Community Council Report[edit | edit source]


Items to pose to Community Council[edit | edit source]


Business/Announcements[edit | edit source]

New HTML class starting February 26th, Weds. at 10 MST. 

https://meet.lds.org/orion/join?siteurl=meet

994 526 371

Contribution Missionaries have requested this class.  Welcome!! (Now - who are you?) We're anxious to meet you and learn about what you are working on.

New Agenda Items[edit | edit source]

Update Adobe ASAP, new out today.

Per Community Council - pages are now up for individual adoption (with proof of qualification)

Creating A Personal History

Personal Histories - Different Kinds

Ancestry/ My Heritage / Find My Past blog update

from Deseret News - similar article


Be bold, post your agenda items!

Feel free to post on the agenda any items you wish to discuss during the meeting. If your item requires details or feedback, post them on the discussion page and link to them from the agenda. Possible topics include:
  • Moderator and Adopters
  • Style Guide Discussions
  • Project Help Requests
  • Training Requests
  • Improve the Wiki


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.