Website Meeting 20091101

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Website Meeting - November 1st, 2009



  • 322 E. 4th St.
  • Royal Oak, MI


  • Nick B. [NB]
  • Matt S. [MS]
  • Steve K. [SK]
  • Ted H.

Notes / Todo list

We filled the whiteboard with ideas from the group, then categorized which tasks should be done within the next two weeks, next two months, and next four months. We also roughly assigned who would be working on each item.

If you want to work on an item just add your initials and get in touch. If you finish an item check it off with <s>strikeout tags</s>. Feel free to add notes to each item as well.

The next meeting will be Sunday Nov. 8 at 7pm.

Within the next two weeks

  • Site changes:
    • review all WordPress copy [NB]
    • About Us [??]
      • more focus on who we are
      • more focus on the space
    • Resources [SK]
    • Press [NB]
    • Calendar [MS] / [SK]
  • Shell access [RW]
    • wiki: turn off anonymous editing [SK]
    • wiki: turn file uploads on [SK]
    • fix twitter spelling ("Bloggged") [NB] / [SK]
  • spam / spy WP [NB]
    • (not sure that we went over what this was)
  • development machine [MS]
    • set up a server in the space for
  • wiki:
    • review all copy - wiki [SK]
    • prune wiki pages [SK]
    • no more place holders [SK]
  • revised sections
    • revise top navigation bar [??]
    • Media [NB]
    • Video / photo tour [NB]
    • Media (archive of photos and videos) [NB]

Within two months

  • wiki: member profiles section [SK]
  • unified login
    • set up LDAP server [SK], depends on development machine [MS]
    • configure mediawiki and wordpress installs to use LDAP for authentication
    • enable all members to post on the blog and wiki with the same account
  • use Feedburner for feeds [NB]
  • lay foundation for space occupied alerts [??]

Within four months

  • social media integration [??]
    • centralized way to manage blog, twitter, facebook page, youtube, eventbrite, calendar, etc.
  • lay foundation for store [??]
  • lay foundation for tool checkout [??]
  • radio section on the site [NB]