FamilySearch Community Wiki Support Meeting 18 September 2014

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Welcome to the Community Wiki Support Meeting
Join the discussion, ask questions, and share
The Wiki currently has 89,527 articles in English

When? - Thursdays 10:00am Mountain Time.
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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.


New Attendees:

Kudos go to:Kimberly Martin, Jeanette McQueen-Nobbs and Sandra Kennedy for so much help working to re-categorize the National Institute Sandbox pages.

Follow-up and Priority items for this meeting:

FamilySearch Community Wiki Support Meeting


Follow-up and Priority items



Insert most recent at the top of list
Aug 28, 2014
Category reorganization project
(Danielle and Sandra Pond)
On hold for now.

Improve the Wiki

Current Wiki Projects we are focusing on

Training Spotlight

  • Sandra Pond Our Category Meeting will be next Wed at 10 am. Our goal at that meeting is to share our study of the the Category:Articles by topic and compare it to a Major County Category. I have England and LaVera has Germany.

Our Goal with Today's Training is to Look at the Creation and Improvement of Articles. Tips when Creating or Improving a Wiki Article has been sent to the Skype of all in the W@iki Support Missionary Team and in the Chat for our Meeting Today.

Suggestions for Other Focus Projects

Supervisor Input

  • Giuseppe:
  • Caleb:

Team Leads

  • Mission and Technical Lead - Charles
  • Training and Maintenance - Sandra
  • Team Lead - LaVera
  • Content Missionary Group - Wilma/Bo

Patrolling and Sales Force Review

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

2: What has been seen being touched/worked on.

3: Any potential attacks?


1: What did you learn this week that you want to share?

2: What do you need help with?

3: Needed training?

4: Do you have questions or suggestions regarding what others are working on?

Additional Suggestions for Wiki Improvement

Followup For Next Week:

News to be publicized:

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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

Current Team Members and Assignments

Google Doc of Assignments