Community Wiki Support Meeting 12 September 2013

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0000; Join the meeting; Dial-in number: 877-453-7266  '9:30' am. Mountain time on Thursdays

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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.

Kudos go to ...

  • to the group for all the great work - Lee

Priority items for this meeting:

Updates and follow up


  1. Two new missionaries coming.  In core training right now. Will be here in two weeks.  They are ready to go and have user pages. (Linda Chappell, Myra Sue Harris). Please add to Skype.  Another missionary is coming next month.
  2. Howard will be moving to Family Tree.  Thank you for all you have done on the Wiki, Howard.
  3. Rorie will be the team's Missionary Leader.  (Collecting hours, will touch bases with everyone on a regular basis).
  4. Janell will be moving to Records and Information (indexing).  (Charles - boo!) We will miss you immensely!!!  Best wishes. Please keep in touch.  
  • Needed training:  Namespaces, input about what training is wanted
  • Maintenance Report - Sandra  
    Recent changes being done quicker.

If a page has been updated it may have been done more than once making several changes.  Start up at the top and patrol the recent changes then scroll through previous entries to keep from corrupting edits. - Charles

  • Tech updates- Lee
  1. Fairly Major Microsoft update - multiple reboots required.  Check to make sure your system is up to date.  Adobe Reader has an update.  Has significant security patches in this update.  Go to start > All programs to find Microsoft updates.
  2. Holding off on Salesforce for about a month. 

Patrolling and Amdocs Review

  • Did you see anything while patrolling this past week that would be interesting to discuss with the team?

Thank you for working on recent changes and collaborating together. It helps us to

  1. See what is being touched.
  2. Catch potenial attacks


  • What did you learn this week that you want to share?
  • What do you need help with?
  • Do you have questions or suggestions regarding others are working on?

Team Member Support Assignments Content Project
Blake -  Volunteers, Overviews, Graphics
Charles -   Non-English wiki, FHC Pages Thurston County - FamilySearch Catalog, York County
 -   Moderators & Adopters County Maps
- Moderators & Adopter, Welcoming Committee
Janell - 
The Boss!
LaVera -  Welcoming Committe new people, Forum Transfer down Help pages project-slow but steady.
Lee -  Developing Training - Non-English, Tech Non-English, Tech Training
Mark -  Volunteers England Articles
Rick -  Volunteers
Robin -  Volunteers, Moderators, Training Lessons for New Volunteers
South Carolina Moderator, contributing to African American Research and Columbia, South Carolina
Rorie -  New Missionary Training, Special Projects Idaho & Native American Moderator
Sandra -  Maintenance


Improve the Wiki

Wiki Project