FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 31 January 2013

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MeetingPlace ID: 7770; Join the meeting; Dial-in number: 877-453-7266  1 p.m. 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.
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Introduce new members

  • Alissa Hill - Muskogee, OK 

Kudos go to ... 

Updates and follow up

  • Volunteer project - pages are being created.  It's not on the main Wiki project page yet because we are still in the process of creating the page that would link there. 
  • Moderators - will be contacted shortly about filling responsibilities (again) and some will be contacted to let them know they are being removed, per Community Council and other discussions

Community Council Report


  • Gridlines are back and the search box has been changed on the Main page!!! Columns are not sorting in IE (will discuss with tech team)
  • Phone support for the Wiki will be turned off soon - a skype group will be created for people who need to communicate with the support team for help, etc. Would people in this meeting like to be on the skype group? We will still support E-mails - A notice will have to be sent out for this change - with Wiki in the title

New Agenda Items

Lise - a thank you from patrons for support help at the 866 number

NY state census page needs to be updated, per Lise, who will work on it

Be bold, post your agenda items!

Feel free to post on the agenda any items you wish to discuss during the meeting. If your item requires details or feedback, post them on the discussion page and link to them from the agenda. Possible topics include:
  • Moderator and Adopters
  • Style Guide Discussions
  • Project Help Requests
  • Training Requests
  • Improve the Wiki

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.