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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.


Meeting Agenda

Introduce new members

Kudos go to ...

  • To Sandra: Helped with page deletions
  • To Steve:  Idaho pages (Tables were out of aligned on every single page)

Worked on this Week

Support Team Member
Dennis George County pages added the location map for 153 counties.
Janell Changes to website: Menus on top and links to wiki from Person Page
LaVera Patrolling, Showthreads and Categories
Lee Templates, Nav bars, Non-English pages, Training
Mark Training, Amdocs cases, patrolling
Robin New volunteers, Volunteer lessons, patrolling
Rorie Training, Wanted pages

Category:Wanted(127), Uncat Cat(36), & Uncat Pages(252) Patrolling

Updates and follow up

  • Signing in before shift on Skype
  • Importance of patrolling:  We can catch issues such as spam, hacking.  Purpose is for them to get information, malicious attacks.  The more poplular we become the greater the chance. (Lee's example).
  • Maintenance Report - Sandra (see above)
  • Review of Individual Assignments
  • Evaluation of goals set from previous meetings:
  • Non-English Wiki FAQ page decisions and translations - Charles (see above). Volunteers needed feedback coming.  Awaiting translation. 
  • Help Wanted graphics in Non-English - Blake 
  • Volunteer contacts - processing - Rick
  • FamilySearch email account - Blake
  • Blogs to follow, etc. -Lee
  • FS Wiki Support Community - Google+ - Invite only  A great resource for our community. It is private. Wiki Support Community members please log in to share and learn video, photos, links. Hangout portion available. Check out LastPass for password encryption.
  • Check Password Strength You are a target. Check your passwords. The more characters the better.  Use both upper case, lower, numbers, etc.  Never use a word in the dictionary.  Use symbols if possible.


  • Omniture Reports - Janell  
  • Volunteer Lessons - Robin

Priority items for this meeting:

  • Item:
  • Goal for this item:
  • Steps to achieve this goal:
  • Assignments and dates of completion:
  • Evaluation date:

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