FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 31 October 2013

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Kudos go to

Moderators and Adopters

Conversation in the call:

Wiki Content

Updates and follow up

  • Sidebars are being updated by Charles.  See Middlesex
  • Update from Dorothy on Public Records Database.  Following instructions to remove names from People Finders does not remove it from other databases.  Use the feedback button on HR collection when you find a name that you want removed (on main page too).   

   Ben will ask about updating wiki article.

  • Usability testing - People new to wiki and new family history consultants.   Testing tech experience and research experience.  
  • Access other newspapers with Google News Archive

Community Council Report

Items to pose to Community Council


New Agenda Items

Would anyone like to help on the Welcoming Committee?  Members

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.