FamilySearch Community Wiki Support Meeting 19 February 2015

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Welcome to the Community Wiki Support Meeting
Join the discussion, ask questions, and share
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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.

Welcome[edit source]

New Attendees:

Kudos go to: The Whole Team. Thanks so much for leaving the New Pages and Recent Changes for the New Missionaries. Then when I ask for help to clean them up you cleaned it up in just 3 hours. Thanks so much. Sandra Pond, Sandra Kennedy and Linda Chappel

Follow-up and Priority items for this meeting:[edit source]

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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[edit source]

Items to Discuss

Current Wiki Projects we are focusing on[edit source]

  • Iva
  • Kimberly
  • Myra
  • Jeannette
  • Robert

Training Spotlight[edit source]

  • Sandra Pond

Overview of the Wiki for Missionaries

Suggestions for Other Focus Projects[edit source]

Supervisor Input[edit source]

  • Giuseppe:
  • Caleb:

Team Leads[edit source]

  • Mission and Technical Lead - Charles
  • Training and Maintenance - Sandra
  • Team Lead - LaVera Rick Long will be retiring and able to attend our meetings and be involved during the day. Kimberly Martin has agreed to extend her mission for 6 months. Jane Colmenares, Nathan Murphy and David will be assisting with the Double Redirects, Broken Redirects and other problems created by the project to add "Genealogy" to page titles. Nathan will be changing only 1,000 titles at a time and then will work on the problems the action creates. If you find other problems created by the changing of the page titles, please report them to me and I will pass then on.
  • Content Missionary Group - Wilma/Bo

Patrolling and Sales Force Review[edit source]

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?

Assignments[edit source]

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[edit source]

Followup For Next Week:[edit source]

News to be publicized:[edit source]

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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[edit source]

Google Doc of Assignments