Community Wiki Support Meeting 3 April 2014

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WebEx ID: 0000; Join the meeting; Dial-in number: Local / International: 1-801-240-9700 U.S. Toll-Free: 1-855-537-4000; 10:00' 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.

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[edit | edit source]

Charles has done such a wonderful job on HTML and Wikitext lessons for our Missionaries. LaVera for Salesforce work

Priority items for this meeting:[edit | edit source]

New meeting time today - Issue with spam on Wiki brought to our attention.

  • FamilySearch Wiki:Spam please review links -user Sgr2000 might not be aware that what he has been adding might be of issue

Clarification of differences of meetings-

  • Support is "bells and whistles" of the Wiki- maintenance, what goes on behind the scenes.
  • Contributors is related to content of the pages of the Wiki- adding and editing
  • Missionary meetings held earlier on Thurs (missionaries experiences, spiritual thoughts)
  • Wilma's content missionaries will join missionary support missionaries once a month
    • Her group all sit in SLC (one place)
  • Team Lead meetings held (Mondays)
  • Community Councils held weekly
  • Agenda for Missionary meetings will be put in Yammer notes

 Updates and follow up[edit | edit source]

  • Needed training:
  • Training/new missionaries Volunteers
Elder and Sister Heeder will be starting their Wiki Training on Monday
Am in the process of setting up time to start work with Elder Chrispim
Robin inviting James and Jim to email her if interesting in getting more involved with the Wiki Support team and learning more of what we do.
  • Maintenance Report - Sandra

  • Tech updates

Patrolling and Salesforce Review[edit | edit source]

  • Did you see anything while patrolling this past week that would be interesting to discuss with the team?
See what is being touched.
Catch potential attacks
Michigan in the Civil War broken links-LaVera

LaVera's been requested to write out directions on how to fix dead links on these pages - Charles asked her to write out directions and share with group (on Yammer so we can easily access)

British Census Template-LaVera

If you see a British census record area being edited while patrolling..look for a. before the paragraph. If you see that - go to Template:British Census and replace

Assignments[edit | edit source]

  • 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?
  • Moderator Support report

For next week:

  • New Contributor Support report:  

Jim shared his page(s) - found one million bytes is the max for our pages alphabetical list worked on with nice graphics (for lack of a better word)

Locality & topics

Team Member Support Assignments Content Project User Name
Barbara Welcoming Committee RogersBA
Blake Volunteers, Overviews, Graphics Tbreynaud
Charles Non-English wiki, FHC Pages Thurston County - FamilySearch Catalog, York County Ccsmith
Diana Adoption Committee Colorado, Kentucky Diana47judy
LaVera Welcoming Committe new people, Categories Help pages project-slow but steady. Parrisl
Lee Developing Training - Non-English, Tech Non-English, Tech Training, SF Development Ldrew
Linda New volunteers Submit Wiki Content Lindachappell
Marilyn Welcoming Committee
Mark Volunteers England Articles Mlyandle
Myra Moderators Myrasueharris
Rick Volunteers
Robin Volunteers, Moderators, Training Lessons for New Volunteers South Carolina Moderator, contributing to African American Research and Columbia, South Carolina SavingStories
Sandra Maintenance Training Categorization Sandralpond

Supervisor Training or Updates[edit | edit source]

Giuseppe :

Danielle B. will be taking over content of main page (as she has time allotted from her supervisor) - particularly regarding area for new users

Charles has been working on the looks of the main page with the widening of the pages expected to occur in the near future

Giuseppe shows group the new width - as an example


Improve the Wiki[edit | edit source]

Wiki Project[edit | edit source]