FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 26 Feb 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]

Kudos go to[edit | edit source]

LaVera by Danielle for all the work she does. Also we should give Kudos to Wilma for all her work on the Arkansas page

Business/Announcements[edit | edit source]

Agenda items[edit | edit source]

Be bold, post your agenda items!

Feel free to post on the agenda any items you wish to discuss during the meeting.

Guest Speaker[edit | edit source]

  • this week I thought I sent Iva Perkins a message but did not receive a response, am trying again next week.
  • suggestions

Summary of Yammer[edit | edit source]

FS Wiki Contributors group.

Moderators and Adopters[edit | edit source]

We now have 3 new Adopters and 1 new Moderator. The adopters are Mesa County Genealogical Society in Grand Junction who adopted Mesa County, Colorado Genealogy page and all of its sub pages, Plainfield Public Library who adopted Will County, Illinois Genealogy page and The North West Kent Family History Society who adopted the Kent Genealogy page. Bradley Baird is moderating Quebec, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and Iceland.

Wiki Content[edit | edit source]

Content Team renamed - we are all Wiki Support Team now

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

Todays Discussion[edit | edit source]


The Start Searching box needs to combine Deaths and Cemeteries, and move the start searching box and Arkansas Online Records to the left and perhaps move the county facts box below. Remove the neighboring county maps from the prominent spot to the category Maps below, discussion was also about the colors. personally I like them. Van Celaya likes page 4 then 2

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

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FamilySearch Wiki - Contributor's Meeting


Discussions, Proposals, Follow-up



Insert most recent at the top of list


News to be publicized[edit | edit source]

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


News Item (draft)
Everyone should add items to discuss.
Anyone can post to Community News.



Insert most recent at the top of list
access Community News
(New, Review, Final, Rejected, or Posted)

Link to Community News

Meeting Notes/Minutes[edit | edit source]

  • please post below this header