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      8.  Change preferences to display 500 recent changes by default.
=== Improve the Wiki  ===
=== Improve the Wiki  ===

Revision as of 16:29, 25 July 2013

MeetingPlace ID: 3232; Join the meeting; Dial-in number: 877-453-7266  '9:30' am. Mountain time on Thursdays

  • You can join up to 10 minutes early. If you try to join the meeting at any other time, you will get an error that the meeting doesn't exist.
  • Prior to joining the meeting for the first time, run the MeetingPlace Test to verify that you can participate in a web meeting.

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 ...

  • LaVera --- Wonderful job!

Priority items for this meeting:

Updates and follow up

  • Needed training:  Namespaces, input about what training is wanted
  • Maintenance Report - Sandra
  • 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?

Hazardous/vicious site found in recent changes.  Make sure your virus protection/firewall up to date because we are one of the first to come across these items (virus and cookies being injected).  Be careful of external links.  

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?
  1. Lee - We can share records from familysearch.org on social media:  Facebook, Google, Twitter, E-mail.
  2. Check out Legacy Family Tree webinar from Wed, Jul 24 2013: Top 21st Century Genealogy Resources - A Baker's Dozen
  3. Someone has posted this request to GetSatisfaction, to add photos to the pedigree.

Team Member   Support Assignments Content Project
Blake -  Volunteers, Overviews, Graphics
Charles - Non-English wiki, FHC Pages Thurston County - FHL 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


  1. Follow To do as scheduled.
  2. Be sure to cover your shifts and the assignments associated with your shift
  3. Patrolling recent changes:  Short pages under priortized categories (check the ones with zero bytes up to 30-40 bytes ).
  • Check for duplicates
  • Check for redirects
  • Check for misspells
  • Do not patrol indexing articles
  • Notify people that are blanking pages on best practices.

      4.  Issues that arise when someone changes username.

      5.  Clean up talk pages

      6.  Recent changes

  • Hide patrolled edits
  • Click to see 500
  • Check page
  • Mark as patrolled
  • Use back button to go back to recent changes

      7. Cleaning up &amp and &nbsp (non break space)

      8.  Change preferences to display 500 recent changes by default.

Improve the Wiki

Wiki Project