FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 7 November 2013

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search

MeetingPlace ID: 0000; Join the meeting; Dial-in number: 877-453-7266  1 p.m. 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.
  • Prior to joining the meeting for the first time, run the MeetingPlace Test to verify that you can participate in a web meeting.


  • Welcome to Cecilia fron User Guidance.  
  • Annette Berksan - Louisiana Moderator

Kudos go to

Moderators and Adopters


South Carolina



African American

Conversation in the call:
  • Issue:  Wales - People removing items who are not identified (no user page).  They are not responding to messages.  Charles will get with Ian and communicate back to Mark. (Wilma)

Link Supprt Team Member to Talk page of locality

  • Louisiana - GenWeb for Louisiana Adoptions.  They are inactive.  This is an area we have been charged to work an overall.  Suggestion:  Recruit indivduals to adopt the page. (Annette) (new title being discussed, ex. sponsor). Adopt A Page
  • Idea for moderator:  Share resources that you know about in an area on your page.  Share your addition out on social media. 

Wiki Content

Updates and follow up

While editing the wiki the formatting all goes away when you save. You have ro roll it back for this to go away. Anyone seen this issue?

Lee - The site has been slow and is effecting how the page populates.  Wait a little longer for the page to load.

Community Council Report

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.