This department focuses on the various areas required to support the organization’s infrastructure, volunteers, and community.

Joomler Position Date Started
https://identity.joomla.org/images/profiles/724c_Glip.jpg Wilco Alsemgeest Netherlands Department Coordinator Oct 2020
https://identity.joomla.org/images/profiles/b304_2018-profile.jpg Andrea Gentil Spain Department Member May 2020
https://identity.joomla.org/images/profiles/anibal-sanchez.jpg Anibal Sanchez Spain Department Member May 2020
https://identity.joomla.org/images/profiles/olaf-offick.png Olaf Offick Ireland Department Member May 2020
https://identity.joomla.org/images/profiles/sander-potjer/e52bf92c52.jpg Sander Potjer Netherlands Department Member May 2020
https://identity.joomla.org/images/profiles/lapoux-sebastien.png Sebastien Lapoux France Department Member Apr 2020
Joomler Position Date Started Date Ended
https://identity.joomla.org/images/profiles/724c_Glip.jpg Wilco Alsemgeest Netherlands Assistant to the Department Coordinator Mar 2020 Oct 2020
https://identity.joomla.org/images/profiles/radek-suski/11e3cd0421.jpg Radek Suski Germany Department Coordinator Feb 2020 Sep 2020
https://identity.joomla.org/images/profiles/a1f2_222.png Patience Nekesa Uganda Department Member Apr 2020 May 2020
https://identity.joomla.org/images/profiles/0623_hughds.jpg Hugh Douglas-Smith United Kingdom Department Coordinator Mar 2018 Feb 2020
https://identity.joomla.org/images/profiles/43e7_20171119_bw_sq.jpg Nicky Veitch Australia Department Member Dec 2017 May 2018
https://identity.joomla.org/images/profiles/peter-martin.jpg Peter Martin Department Coordinator Feb 2017 Mar 2018
https://identity.joomla.org/images/profiles/0623_hughds.jpg Hugh Douglas-Smith United Kingdom Department Member Feb 2018 Mar 2018
https://identity.joomla.org/images/profiles/dd37_aleksander-kuczek.jpg Aleksander Kuczek Spain Assistant to the Department Coordinator Nov 2017 Mar 2018

Operations Department Meeting Minutes - November 16, 2020

By Wilco Alsemgeest on 2020-11-19 14:35 in Operations

Participants: Wilco Alsemgeest (Director), Jaz Parkyn (JED ATL), Andrea Gentil (JCM TL), Anibal Sanchez (JED TL) , Olaf Offick (Forum TL), Luca Marzo (JCM ATL), Sander Potjer (JVP TL), Roland Dalmulder (JVP ATL) Apologies: Sebastien Lapoux (Showcase TL)   Motions: All Template Directory...

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Operations Department Meeting Minutes - October 26, 2020

By Wilco Alsemgeest on 2020-10-30 15:30 in Operations

Motions:#2020/OPS/004 - Allow exception for the Volunteers Portal team to provide quarterly reports instead of each month due to the specific nature of the team.  
Proposed by Radek Suski, seconded by Jaz ParkynMotion passed unanimously.Department Coordinator:The leaving DC (Radek Suski)...

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[ September 21st, 2020 ] Operations Department Meeting Minutes

By Radek Suski on 2020-09-24 13:18 in Operations

Operations Department Meeting September 21, 2020 - 18:00 - 18:30 UTC   Participants: Andrea Gentil, Jaz Parkyn, Olaf Offick, Radek Suski, Roland Dalmulder, Sander Potjer   Apologies: Anibal Sanchez, Sigrid Suski, Sebastien Lapoux, Wilco Alsemgeest   Proxies: Radek Suski for...

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[ August 17th, 2020 ] Operations Department Meeting Minutes

By Radek Suski on 2020-08-20 09:11 in Operations

Operations Department Meeting August 17th, 2020 - 18:00 - 18:30 UTC   Participants: Andrea Gentil, Anibal Sanchez, Olaf Offick, Radek Suski, Wilco Alsemgeest   Apologies: Jaz Parkyn, Sigrid Suski, Sebastien Lapoux, Sander Potjer   Proxies: Radek Suski for Sigrid...

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[ May 14th, 2020 ] Operations Department Meeting Minutes

By Radek Suski on 2020-05-15 07:31 in Operations

Operations Department Meeting May 14th, 2020 - 18:00 - 19:20 UTC   Participants: Andrea Gentil, Anibal Sanchez, Deb Cinkus, Karen Dunne, Olaf Offick, Radek Suski, Sebastien Lapoux, Wilco Alsemgeest Apologies: Jaz Parkyn, Sigrid Suski Proxies: Radek Suski for Sigrid...

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[ April 2, 2020 ] Operations Department Meeting Minutes

By Radek Suski on 2020-04-03 10:07 in Operations

Operations Department Meeting April 2, 2020 - 18:00 - 19:00 UTC   Participants: Radek Suski, Wilco Alsemgeest, Olaf Offick, Sander Potjer, Anibal Sanchez, Sebastian Lapoux, Deb Cinkus, Karen Dunne  Discussion points:    Survey: all participants have been reminded...

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Operations Department Coordination Report - April 1st 2020

By Wilco Alsemgeest on 2020-04-01 20:11 in Operations

General: This report is an update on the report published on March 9th, 2020. (https://volunteers.joomla.org/departments/operations/reports/1189-operations-department-coordination-report-march-9t)It's about the actions performed, discussed and planned since the last report, therefore it's advised...

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Operations Department Meeting Minutes - 2020-03-11

By Wilco Alsemgeest on 2020-03-12 22:50 in Operations

MinutesOperations Department MeetingMarch 11, 2020 - 15:00-16:30 UTC Participants: Radek Suski, Wilco Alsemgeest, Olaf Offick, Sander Potjer Anibal SanchezApologies: Rowan Hoskyns-Abrahall, Sebastian Lapoux, Deb Cinkus, Luca Marzo Discussion points:  General: Operations Google Drive...

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Operations Department Coordination Report - March 9th, 2020

By Wilco Alsemgeest on 2020-03-09 12:10 in Operations

General: On February 17th, 2020 the Elections results for Joomla Group 2 were published. For Operations this meant that Radek Suski took over the role from Hugh Douglas-Smith, who took the responsibility over the Legal & Finance Department. Radek and Hugh have been working hard for a week...

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Operations Department Team Meeting – 26 February 2019

By Hugh Douglas-Smith on 2019-03-07 10:30 in Operations

Attendees: Hugh Douglas-Smith (Department Co-ordinator), Anibal Sanchez (JED), Olaf Offick (Forum), Brian Mitchell (Resource Directory),  Sander Potjer (Volunteers Portal), Michael Babker (Webmasters), Nicky Veitch (JCM) Given the spread of team leads within the team, now spread right around...

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Operations Department Team Meeting – 28 November 2018

By Hugh Douglas-Smith on 2018-11-29 15:55 in Operations

ParticipantsHugh Douglas-Smith (Dept Coordinator), Jaz Parkyn (Extensions Directory Team), Sander Potjer (Volunteers Portal Team) via Glip, Olaf Offick (Forum Team), Brian Mitchell (Resources Directory Team), Michael Babker (Webmasters Team) via Glip Discussion Outline Extensions Directory...

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Operations Department Team Meeting – 24 October 2018

By Hugh Douglas-Smith on 2018-11-01 16:07 in Operations

ParticipantsHugh Douglas-Smith (Dept Coordinator), Jaz Parkyn (Extensions Directory Team), Sander Potjer, Olaf Offick (Forum Team) Discussion Outline Forum TeamModerators are widening their coverage to ensure coverage across all topics Extensions Directory TeamThe development of JED4 continues...

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Operations Department Team Meeting – 21 September 2018

By Hugh Douglas-Smith on 2018-09-24 07:32 in Operations

This meeting was held at 21 Sept 2018, 17:00 UTC on Google Hangouts ParticipantsHugh Douglas-Smith (Dept Coordinator), Brian Mitchell (Resource Directory Team), Jaz Parkyn (Extensions Directory Team), Helvecio (Community Magazine), Michael Babker (Webmasters Team), Sander Potjer (Volunteers...

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Operations Department Meeting, January 24th, 2018

By Aleksander Kuczek on 2018-01-29 12:18 in Operations

Minutes: Location: online Duration: 1 hour   Participants: Olaf Offick (Forum Team), Sander Potjer (Volunteers Portal Team), Brian Mitchell (Resource Directory Team), Aleksander Kuczek (interim Operations Department Coordinator, Vice President), Jaz Parkyn (Extensions Directory...

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Operations Department Meeting, December 20th, 2017

By Aleksander Kuczek on 2017-12-27 19:13 in Operations

Minutes: Location: online Duration: 1 hour Participants: Olaf Offick (Forum Team), Sander Potjer (Volunteers Portal Team), Brian Mitchell (Resource Directory Team), Aleksander Kuczek (interim Operations Department Coordinator, Vice President), Nicky Veitch (Operations Department Coordination...

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Operations Department Meeting, November 29th, 2017

By Aleksander Kuczek on 2017-12-01 00:09 in Operations

Minutes:  Date: Nov 29th, 2017 Location: online Duration: 1 hour Participants: Sander Potjer (Volunteers Portal Team), Sławek Sikora (Template Directory Team), Brian Mitchell (Resource Directory Team), Helvecio da Silva (Community Magazine Team), Jaz Parkyn (Extensions Directory Team),...

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Joomla Operations Department Meeting, November 16th 2017

By Peter Martin on 2017-11-25 15:24 in Operations

Joomla Operations Department Meeting Agenda Thursday November 16th 2017 from 9:00 - 11:00 CESTLocation: JWC17, Sheraton Roma, Viale del Pattinaggio, 100, 00144 Roma RM, Italy Participants: Toivo Talikka (Forum Team), Peter Martin (Operations Department Coordinator), Sander Potjer (Volunteers...

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Joomla Operations Department Meeting, October 4th 2017

By Peter Martin on 2017-10-05 07:40 in Operations

Joomla Operations Department Meeting Wednesday October 4th 2017, 19:00:00  UTC Participants: Jaz Parkyn (Extensions Directory Team), Olaf Offick (Forum Team), Peter Martin (Operations Department Coordinator), Sander Potjer (Volunteers Portal Team), Sławomir Sikora (Template Directory...

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Joomla Operations Department Meeting, August 23th 2017

By Peter Martin on 2017-08-24 12:11 in Operations

Joomla Operations Department Meeting Wednesday August 23th 2017, 19:00:00  UTC    Participants: Jaz Parkyn (Extensions Directory Team), Olaf Offick (Forum Team), Peter Martin (Operations Department Coordinator), Sander Potjer (Volunteers Portal Team), Sławomir Sikora...

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Joomla Operations Department Meeting, July 19 2017

By Peter Martin on 2017-07-19 19:57 in Operations

Joomla Operations Department Meeting Wednesday July 19 2017, 19:00:00  UTC  Participants: Jaz Parkyn (Extensions Directory Team), Olaf Offick (Forum Team), Peter Martin (Operations Department Coordinator), Sander Potjer (Volunteers Portal Team), Radek Suski (Template Directory...

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Meeting with Joomla Community Magazine - 4 July 2017

By Peter Martin on 2017-07-06 12:18 in Operations

Joomla Community Magazine Tuesday July 4th 2017 at 13:30:00  UTC Participants: Helvecio da Silva (JCM), Jacques Rentzke (JCM), Peter Martin (Operations Department)   Current state of JCM MembersThe JCM Team has currently 6 members:...

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Joomla Operations Department Meeting, June 21, 2017

By Peter Martin on 2017-06-22 09:31 in Operations

Joomla Operations Department Meeting Wednesday June 21 2017, 19:00:00  UTC Participants: Jaz Parkyn (Extensions Directory Team), Olaf Offick (Forum Team), Peter Martin (Operations Department Coordinator), Brian Mitchell (Resource Directory Team), Sander Potjer (Volunteers Portal...

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Joomla Operations Department Meeting, May 24, 2017

By Peter Martin on 2017-05-25 18:47 in Operations

Joomla Operations Department Meeting Wednesday May 24 2017, 19:00:00  UTC Participants: Jaz Parkyn (Extensions Directory Team), Olaf Offick (Forum Team), Peter Martin (Operations Department Coordinator), Brian Mitchell (Resource Directory Team), Sebastien Lapoux (Showcase...

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Joomla Operations Department Meeting, April 26, 2017

By Peter Martin on 2017-04-26 19:00 in Operations

Joomla Operations Department Meeting Wednesday April 26, 2017, 19:00 UTC Participants: Jaz Parkyn (Extensions Directory Team), Olaf Offick (Forum Team), Sander Potjer (Volunteers Portal Team), Peter Martin (Operations Department Coordinator). Apologies: Isidro Baquero (Template Directory Team),...

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November 2020

By Sebastien Lapoux on 2020-11-17 08:50 in Showcase Directory Team

Stats October: 6 sites submitted, 11 approved, 10 rejected, 2 corrections requested PHP upgrade to 7.4 Install and configure the 2FA plugin to force 2FA in regards of user groups Enable 2 factor authentification for registered users -> planned Working on implementation of the new rule to...

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Volunteers Portal - November 2020 report

By Sander Potjer on 2020-11-11 21:06 in Volunteers Portal Team

A status update about the Volunteers Portal acticity last month: Github Issues The Volunteers Portal has a public repository and issue tracker on https://github.com/joomla/volunteers.joomla.org. We have been working on these issues this month: [Team Labels] - Change "Unofficial" to "Working...

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JED Team Meeting - October 30th, 2020

By Anibal Sanchez on 2020-11-04 09:52 in Extensions Directory Team

The Joomla! Extensions Directory (JED) team met on JED Meeting - October 30th, 2020, at 15hs UTC, via Glip to discuss our progress of current tasks. In attendance: Anibal Sanchez, Jaz Parkyn, Claire Mandville, Dénes Székely, Hugh Douglas-Smith, Luca Marzo, Mark Lee, Wilco Alsemgeest...

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JCM Meeting Report - October 29, 2020

By Luca Marzo on 2020-10-29 14:29 in Community Magazine Team

The meeting started at 13:30 (UTC) In attendance: Luca Marzo, Anja de Crom, Hans van der Meer, Sandra Decoux, Wilco Alsemgeest.Apologies: Andrea Gentil, Patrick Jackson Meeting notes October issue published on time: thanks to the whole team for the work done The Team reviewed the...

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October 2020

By Sebastien Lapoux on 2020-10-26 18:51 in Showcase Directory Team

Stats September: 28 sites submitted -> 14 approved + 12 rejected + 2 corrections requested, 2 contact requests (answered) PHP upgrade to 7.3 Htaccess changed Ads callback changed Working on implementation of the new rule to accept only httpS site Following New Cookie banner...

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Forum Meeting 26/10/2020

By Olaf Offick on 2020-10-26 12:30 in Forum Team

Meeting Notes: Discussions about forum behavior of various users Discussing Upgrading phpBB and php version Next Meeting: Monday 23rd Nov 2020

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Webmasters Team Report - October, 2020

By Wilco Alsemgeest on 2020-10-25 20:24 in Webmasters Team

Information:The webmasters team mainly consists of leaders and liaisons from other teams, with the purpose to effectively work together on all aspects of our properties and infrastructure.The team meets as needed, because managing the properties is a daily task and communication is done through...

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Volunteers Portal - October 2020 report

By Sander Potjer on 2020-10-07 18:21 in Volunteers Portal Team

A status update about the Volunteers Portal acticity last month: Github Issues The Volunteers Portal has a public repository and issue tracker on https://github.com/joomla/volunteers.joomla.org. The following issues have been worked on this month: #248 Remove non confirmed user from...

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JED Meeting - September 25th, 2020

By Anibal Sanchez on 2020-10-04 10:35 in Extensions Directory Team

The Joomla! Extensions Directory (JED) team met on JED Meeting - September 25th, 2020, at 15hs UTC, via Glip to discuss our progress of current tasks. In attendance: Anibal Sanchez, Jaz Parkyn, Carlos Cámara, Claire Mandville, Hugh Douglas-Smith, Luca Marzo, Mark Lee, Wilco Alsemgeest...

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Forum Meeting 28/9/2020

By Olaf Offick on 2020-10-02 09:51 in Forum Team

Meeting Notes: Discussions about forum behavior of certain users Discussing locking/archiving Community Blog Discussion forum (this forum is archived now) Discussing Sandbox SSL Certifiacte Discussing Additional Word Censors Next Meeting: Monday 26th Oct 2020

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JCM Meeting Report - September 28th, 2020

By Andrea Gentil on 2020-10-02 09:49 in Community Magazine Team

The meeting started at 14:30 (CEST) Participants: Anja de Crom, Hans van der Meer, Patrick Jackson, Luca Marzo,  Wilco Alsemgeest, Andrea Gentil Apologies: Sandra Decoux, Mark Bender Discussion outline September issue published on time: thanks to the whole team for the work...

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Webmasters Team Report - September, 2020

By Wilco Alsemgeest on 2020-09-30 23:50 in Webmasters Team

Information:The webmasters team mainly consists of leaders and liaisons from other teams, with the purpose to effectively work together on all aspects of our properties and infrastructure.The team meets as needed, because managing the properties is a daily task and communication is done through...

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September 2020

By Sebastien Lapoux on 2020-09-21 16:43 in Showcase Directory Team

Stats August: 12 sites submitted -> 3 approved + 3 rejected + 6 corrections requested Stats July: 28 sites submitted -> 17 approved + 5 rejected + 6 corrections requested Stats June: 14 sites submitted -> 7 approved + 6 rejected + 1 corrections requested Disk space issue: Clean up...

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JED Team Meeting - August 28th, 2020

By Anibal Sanchez on 2020-09-07 10:38 in Extensions Directory Team

The Joomla! Extensions Directory (JED) team met on August 28th, 2020, at 15hs UTC, via Glip to discuss our progress of current tasks. In attendance: Anibal Sanchez, Carlos Cámara, Claire Mandville, Dénes Székely, Hugh Douglas-Smith, Jaz Parkyn, Luca Marzo, Mark Lee and Wilco Alsemgeest...

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JCM Meeting Report - August 27th, 2020

By Andrea Gentil on 2020-09-02 12:57 in Community Magazine Team

The meeting started at 14:30 (CEST) Participants: Anja de Crom, Patrick Jackson, Luca Marzo, Marc Dechevre, Wilco Alsemgeest, Chis Keen, Andrea Gentil Apologies: Hans van der Meer, Sandra Decoux, Mark Bender, Ahmad Moussa Discussion outline August issue published on time: thanks to the whole...

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Webmasters Team Report - August, 2020

By Wilco Alsemgeest on 2020-08-31 23:43 in Webmasters Team

Information:The webmasters team mainly consists of leaders and liaisons from other teams, with the purpose to effectively work together on all aspects of our properties and infrastructure.The team meets as needed, because managing the properties is a daily task and communication is done through...

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Forum Meeting 24/8/2020

By Olaf Offick on 2020-08-24 17:30 in Forum Team

Meeting Notes: Discussions about forum behavior of certain users Discussing locking/archiving Language forums with little or no activity Discussing Inactive Moderators Next Meeting: Monday 28th Sept 2020

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JCM Meeting Report - July 29th, 2020

By Andrea Gentil on 2020-08-05 11:13 in Community Magazine Team

JCM Monthly meeting report, July 29th 2020 - 14:30 CEST Participants: Luca Marzo, Patrick Jackson, Anja de Crom, Mark Bender, Andrea Gentil Apologies: Sandra Decoux, Chris Keen, Wilco Alsemgeest, Hans van der Meer Discussion outline July issue published on time: thanks to the whole team for...

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JED Team Meeting - July 31st, 2020

By Anibal Sanchez on 2020-08-02 09:05 in Extensions Directory Team

JED Team Meeting - July 31st, 2020 The Joomla! Extensions Directory (JED) team met on July 29th, 2020, at 15hs UTC, via Glip to discuss our progress of current tasks. In attendance: Anibal Sanchez, Carlos Cámara, Claire Mandville, Dénes Székely, Hugh Douglas-Smith, Luca Marzo, Mark Lee and...

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Webmasters Team Report - July, 2020

By Wilco Alsemgeest on 2020-07-31 23:40 in Webmasters Team

Information:The webmasters team mainly consists of leaders and liaisons from other teams, with the purpose to effectively work together on all aspects of our properties and infrastructure.The team meets as needed, because managing the properties is a daily task and communication is done through...

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JED Team Meeting - June 26th, 2020

By Anibal Sanchez on 2020-07-01 11:33 in Extensions Directory Team

The Joomla! Extensions Directory (JED) team met on June 26th, 2020, at 15hs UTC, via Glip to discuss our progress of current tasks. In attendance: Anibal Sanchez, Carlos Cámara, Claire Mandville, Hugh Douglas-Smith, Jaz Parkyn, Luca Marzo, Mark Lee and Wilco Alsemgeest (Assistant to the...

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Webmasters Team Report - June, 2020

By Wilco Alsemgeest on 2020-06-30 20:39 in Webmasters Team

Information:The webmasters team mainly consists of leaders and liaisons from other teams, with the purpose to effectively work together on all aspects of our properties and infrastructure.The team meets as needed, because managing the properties is a daily task and communication is done through...

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JCM Meeting Report - June 26th, 2020

By Andrea Gentil on 2020-06-30 20:36 in Community Magazine Team

The meeting started at 14:30 (CEST) Participants: Luca Marzo, Patrick Jackson, Sandra Decoux, Wilco Alsemgeest, Andrea Gentil. Apologies: Hans van der Meer, Anja de Crom, Marc Dechevre, Mark Bender, Ahmad Moussa Discussion outline July issue: the team started planning for the next...

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June 2020

By Sebastien Lapoux on 2020-06-29 14:11 in Showcase Directory Team

Stats May: 42 sites submitted -> 25 approved + 6 rejected + 11 corrections requested Article about the Showcase on https://magazine.joomla.org/all-issues/june-2020/showcase-the-power-of-your-joomla-site Clean up user database by deleting accounts not connected since 2015, updates,...

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Forum Meeting 29/6/2020

By Olaf Offick on 2020-06-29 13:05 in Forum Team

Meeting Notes: Discussions about forum behavior of certain users Discussing Auto Locking feature to be moved from 24 month to 12 month (this is implemented now) Next Meeting: Monday 27th July 2020

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