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*[http://forums.familysearch.org/en/showthread.php?t=5399 Community Center, Village Pump, or something else?] A very interesting discussion on a central place for current and decided issues.  
 
*[http://forums.familysearch.org/en/showthread.php?t=5399 Community Center, Village Pump, or something else?] A very interesting discussion on a central place for current and decided issues.  
 
*[http://forums.familysearch.org/en/showthread.php?t=5829 Creating Video Trainings]  
 
*[http://forums.familysearch.org/en/showthread.php?t=5829 Creating Video Trainings]  
*[http://forums.familysearch.org/en/showthread.php?t=5360 Identifying a page's adopter or moderator]  
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*[https://docs.google.com/document/d/1WtjaiDDwiSVxnDNIBCLtz27T1qrPOxGrl1G-ieu3ZFI/edit Identifying a page's adopter or moderator]  
 
*[http://forums.familysearch.org/en/showthread.php?t=5763 Poll on Adoption signs welcoming contributors] The winning wording was "This page is adopted by [Society X], who welcomes you to contribute." (Poll closed at 8:30 this morning)  
 
*[http://forums.familysearch.org/en/showthread.php?t=5763 Poll on Adoption signs welcoming contributors] The winning wording was "This page is adopted by [Society X], who welcomes you to contribute." (Poll closed at 8:30 this morning)  
 
*[http://forums.familysearch.org/en/showthread.php?t=5762 Poll on Link from adoption sign] 100% of responders selected Link to the adopter's user page on the wiki  
 
*[http://forums.familysearch.org/en/showthread.php?t=5762 Poll on Link from adoption sign] 100% of responders selected Link to the adopter's user page on the wiki  

Revision as of 04:46, 1 May 2013

Meeting Agenda



Join the meeting, the ID is 7770
1 p.m. Utah time on Tuesdays

(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

  • To forge solutions with other community contributors.
  • To discuss content, community, best practices, current issues, and strategy.

This week:
Training wanted: Add to the agenda early so experts and interested parties can be specifically invited


Agenda

Kudos go to ...

Jane (evancol) - for suggesting and leading a barn raising for Louisiana. Thanks!!!!!

Announcements

Be part of the solution! Make your opinions known! Post comments to an existing thread or start a new discussion at Wiki Contributors Corner forum.

Current forum threads of interest:



Discussion Items

First half topics:

  • Introduce new members
  • Outstanding discussion items that need resolution (Forum issues, Policies/Manual of Style)
  • What are you working on? Do you need people to come in and help?
  • Ratings from Thumbs up/down

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.


Second half topic: Training items

Item 1: US Content: Implementing the County Info Box template.

Item 2: creating templates, or Wikitext in general
Great website for Wiki markup: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:Wiki_markup

Forum threads that fit todays' discussion:


From FamilySearch Staff

  • Linking to forums from article pages and Help pages janellv


Next week:

  • Come ready to discuss projects that you are working on, what specifically you are doing that you think others might be interested in as well, or projects that you've noticed that need doing