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Opened 17 months ago

Last modified 9 months ago

#3283 assigned enhancement

Automate thumbnail and about on https://central.wordcamp.org/schedule/

Reported by: casiepa Owned by: dryanpress
Milestone: Priority: normal
Component: WordCamp Site & Plugins Keywords: needs-patch good-first-bug
Cc:

Description

The thumbnail on https://central.wordcamp.org/schedule/ is the featured image of the post about that WordCamp.

Organizers are asked in a dashboard widget on their WordCamp site to submit the picture and about text. Afterwards there is a manual upload. See https://make.wordpress.org/community/handbook/wordcamp-organizer/first-steps/web-presence/your-page-on-central-wordcamp-org/

Some ideas:
1) A page e.g. under Settings on the WordCamp site requesting this information might be more useful as the lead organizer can then deputize these tasks more easily to the admins of the site. The links here could then be picked up by Central automatically.

2) If the meta property "og:image" is correctly filled on the homepage, the image could maybe be taken from there?

Change History (7)

#1 @coreymckrill
16 months ago

  • Keywords needs-patch good-first-bug added
  • Type changed from defect to enhancement

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15 months ago

#3 @dryanpress
10 months ago

  • Owner set to dryanpress
  • Status changed from new to assigned

I'll start working on this tomorrow

#4 @dryanpress
9 months ago

Did some basic investigation just now and it appears more than just banner image + about text could be automated here.

I'd also include venue metadata in submission tool (physical address, venue name, max capacity, available rooms, venue website url, venue email).

  • Is it OK to auto-populate the (published) WordCamp post with submitted data or should there be an approval queue for central admins?
  • Who should have permission to submit? Lead org? Any admin?
  • Should the submission tool allow camp orgs to update/re-submit?
Last edited 9 months ago by dryanpress (previous) (diff)

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9 months ago

#6 @casiepa
9 months ago

@dryanpress There is indeed a lot more to automate :-) I will open further tickets for sure.
Thanks for working on this.

I'm not allowed to officially answer your questions, but this is my view:

  1. auto populate or approval: auto populate as the lead organizer has been approved and what they send will be published. To my knowledge there is no further approval even today.
  1. I would not reinvent other permissions and use the one that is applied on the dashboard widget
  1. I suppose so. If they update/resubmit, the process should be triggered again.

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9 months ago

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