FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 24 October 2013

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Kudos go to

Moderators and Adopters

Conversation in the call:

Wiki Content

Updates and follow up

  • Research Wiki Yammer Group. Ask for an invite via e-mail to get in this group.
  • User page examples for article:  Help:User Page
  • Kathryn on usability testing - Meet to talk testing (Jane, Lisa).  Test plan was submitted for feedback/approval. 
  • See King County, Washington Newspapers  Wilma's team is working on this.  She is willing to teach others.  Meeting Place ID: 7771  Tues, October 29 at 2PM Mountain
  • Also see King County Washington Cemeteries Project (Wilma)

Community Council Report

Wilma -  Met Oct 23rd.  Met using WebEx.  Has to use this now instead of Meeting Place. 

  • usability testing
  • US Public Records Information.  Seehow concern was addressed. How to Remove Records from the U.S. Public Records Collection shared does not include all places where your address may have come from.
  • Family History Center pages that are empty.  Putting contact information on center pages.

Items to pose to Community Council


New Agenda Items

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. Possible topics include:
  • Moderator and Adopters
  • Style Guide Discussions
  • Project Help Requests
  • Training Requests
  • Improve the Wiki

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.