Community Wiki Support Meeting 21 November 2013

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WebEx: 0000; Join the meeting; Dial-in number: 877-453-7266  '10:00' 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 ...

Giuseppe and Caleb for being there to support us.


Priority items for this meeting:

Giuseppe - Business

Updates and follow up

  • Needed training:  Namespaces, input about what training is wanted
    WebEx Training links:
  1. WebEX Readiness
  2. WebEx Training
  3. WebEx Recording 
Training/new missionaries & Volunteers
  • Maintenance Report - SandraWorking on old pages - long process
  • Tech updates- Lee

Patrolling and Amdocs Review

  • Lee working on SalesForce cases that do not belong in our Wiki queues.
  • Missionaries that do not have access (Charles, Myra, Mark, LaVera)
  • Did you see anything while patrolling this past week that would be interesting to discuss with the team?
    • (Linda) "Submit Information to the Wiki"...suggested pag about Maritime history of the Great Lakes (USA), this could ballon to a bigger project (line 73 on spreadsheet)  Suggestion:  Add links to migration routes/streams.  Put suggestion on Help Wanted pages to add resources for maritime. Also add to the states listed on the bottom of National Archives Great Lakes Region (Chicago)

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?

For next week:
Please look over moderators in your area and select ones that are active. Give usernames to Myra.
She is creating a thank you template that we want to post on their user pages.

  • New Contributor Support report:  

Cliff Yardley will be helping provide set up instructions (7 lessons) for new moderators and contributors. 

Locality & topics

Team Member Support Assignments Content Project
Blake Volunteers, Overviews, Graphics
Charles Non-English wiki, FHC Pages Thurston County - FamilySearch Catalog, York County
The Boss

LaVera Welcoming Committe new people, Categories Help pages project-slow but steady.
Lee Developing Training - Non-English, Tech Non-English, Tech Training, SF Development
Linda New volunteers
Mark Volunteers England Articles
Myra Moderators
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

Supervisor Training or Updates



Improve the Wiki

Wiki Project