FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 29 May 2014

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Welcome[edit | edit source]

Kudos go to[edit | edit source]

Updates and follow up[edit | edit source]

'Discussions on Yammer"


Wiki Support Update


Followup of what went on this week:


Projects - we need to move beyond discussion and into action. We have

  • Format Issues
  • Content Issues
  • Visual Issues


Summary for Yammer:


Moderators and Adopters[edit | edit source]

  • Conversation in the call:

Wiki Content[edit | edit source]

  • Posting the test page (Illinois Genealogy Research)
    • What needs to be done before posting?
      • Danielle and the Wiki Content Team are doing some 1/1 testing next week with beginners
      • If the Illinois page is not moved, then links need to be changed in breadcrumb trails, etc.
      • ??
    • If the current Illinois, United States Genealogy page were "moved", can the move be undone if we discover too many problems?
    • Bloggers and others need to be notified of the date of the posting and the opportunity to give feedback. Set a schedule for gathering feedback -- 2 weeks on this, etc.
    • Is June 16th a good day for the posting?

Community Council Report[edit | edit source]

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

Business/Announcements[edit | edit source]

New 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. 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.