Community Wiki Support Meeting 18 July 2013

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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 ...

Priority items for this meeting:

Updates and follow up

  • Needed training:  Namespaces, input about what training is wanted
  • Maintenance Report - Sandra Great week all going good. Have left several deletion pages for a week to give users time to respond to talk page information. Will take care of them on my return.
  • Tech updates- Lee

Patrolling and Amdocs Review

  • Did you see anything while patrolling this past week that would be interesting to discuss with the team?
  1.       FHL pages being released 
  2.       Teaching how to post links so URL does not show (sent message on Talk page)
  3.       Requests by patrons for edits on Wiki - Do it and share how to do in the future. 
  4.       Cases dispatched several places - Put note internally who should handle before dispatch.


  • 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?

Catalog links:

FHL links to the catalog with links less than six do not work with template at the moment.  Please do not use a direct link to the catalog because it will change.

Team Member   Support Assignments Content Project
Blake -  Volunteers, Overviews, Graphics
Charles - Non-English wiki, FHC Pages Thurston County - FamilySearch Catalog, York County
Dennis - Moderators & Adopters County Maps
Howard - 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


18 July - Reviewed Check Prioritized Categories.  See Wiki Support/To Do as Scheduled.

  • Be sure to cover your shifts and the assignments associated with your shift

Patrolling much easier now since changes and communicating happening more.

  • Amdocs - Work All Cases
  • Keep Amdocs cases to ZERO.
  • If you need help, contact the team and/or team leaders. Use the Skype Wiki Support group to ask questions.

Improve the Wiki

Wiki Project