FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 3 Sept 2015

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Welcome to the Wiki Contributors Meeting
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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.


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Agenda items

Be bold, post your agenda items!

Feel free to post on the agenda any items you wish to discuss during the meeting.

Moderators and Adopters

  • Update on Categories: Danielle
    • Cleaning Category:Wiki maintenance
    • New Category:Finding Aids of Sweden - For Judy
  • Upgrade of MediaWiki: Caleb

Wiki Project

  • Project to reformat U.S. County pages: Wilma
    • Starting with Arkansas: Arkansas County Current format       Reformatted
    • Currently testing the macro and the instructions
    • Timeline: Mar 2016 to have all 3,000 + counties reformatted

Wiki Support

Governance Council Report

  • Items to pose to Governance Council

Community Council Report

  • Items to pose to Community Council

Discussions and Proposals Follow-up

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FamilySearch Wiki - Contributor's Meeting


Discussions, Proposals, Follow-up



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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.



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access Community News
(New, Review, Final, Rejected, or Posted)

Link to Community News

Meeting Notes/Minutes

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