FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 15 May 2014

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Kudos go to[edit | edit source]

Jim Landucci


Summary for Yammer: Caleb shared his WikiLead note on assigning his project

need get involved hub, still in design phase

Caleb's project-Lise suggested game-ification "need to feel fulfillment", such as every month a new level

?award badges
Profile the target audience- who are we trying to reach

the mandate is to target Beginners (This would be for using the wiki) Beginners would likely never get to the project page 1st priority- beginner's research 2nd priority-add content

In the past, people could vote on an image for a page. For instance, Illinois chose picture of Lincoln.

Moderators and Adopters[edit | edit source]

  • Conversation in the call:

Salesforce/Chatter change is still a few months out. Salesforce currently having issues with those with accounts. Caleb to get resolved.

Wiki Content[edit | edit source]

Wilma shared updates on Illinois pages

Contemplating having maps of time period for each state, as borders/names changed

What Illinois becomes can be a pattern for other pages

FamilySearch Wiki:FAQ shared


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  • Share best practices, ideas, and content.
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