User talk:Gyoung

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Hi!

Hi Gyoung,

I'm updating the Staff and contractors page and noticed that you have an account on this wiki, please can you create your userpage with a short biography and other introductory information about yourself and the work you do. (Feel free to look at other user pages for examples.)

Please let me know on my talk page when you have done this so that I can update the link for your username.

Thanks,

Thehelpfulone 17:32, 21 January 2012 (UTC)

Created a very brief stub. --MZMcBride 01:16, 4 February 2012 (UTC)

Re: Response

[1] Thank you for your response! It was archived shortly afterward (for reasons unknown to me) and I wasn't able to respond to you before that. I think the changed wording sounds much better than it previously did. :) Killiondude (talk) 21:34, 24 February 2012 (UTC)

Unarchived, by the way. --MZMcBride (talk) 17:24, 26 February 2012 (UTC)

User page

Hi. You seem to be using the {{user page}} template without actually using the template. Was this intentional? Do you want me to fix this for you? --MZMcBride (talk) 17:26, 26 February 2012 (UTC)

Actually, I would love that and be very grateful. I'm still learning how to try to use these and help would be appreciated! Thank you! I tried to also implement the same thing on my en:wp gyoung user page and turned that into a bit of a mess. :) Gyoung (talk) 19:53, 26 February 2012 (UTC)
I believe I've done it for you properly - if you click on [2] you will be able to see a "diff link" to see what I've changed. The purpose of a template is so that you don't have to copy all that div coding all over your user page making it more difficult to edit it when you want to change a few things. If you now click on the edit link for your user page, you will see that it will be a lot easier for you to update to or change the text. The Helpful One 20:13, 26 February 2012 (UTC)
I rewrote some of the template. I'm still not in love with the design, but it's fine for mow. It shouldn't be too difficult to copy this template to the English Wikipedia and re-use it there. Maybe THO can help you with that. --MZMcBride (talk) 20:34, 26 February 2012 (UTC)
Thank you!! :) MZMcBride, do you have feedback on the design? My hope is to tinker it to "good enough" to convey "who I am, what I do, how to contact me, and what I love about working for WMF" (the last box hasn't yet been included - I'm thinking across the bottom of the template...) enough that we can roll it out so all the WMF folks can have it on their pages so that when people click on names under "staff and contractors", it goes to a user page that has standard info on the top, and custom info on the bottom. Gyoung (talk) 26 February 2012 (UTC)
https://wikimediafoundation.org/w/index.php?oldid=79482 is what the template looks like with an image. I think the "Contact me" box looks awkward with so much space toward the bottom and I think that the added space (below the job title) introduced by the image's height isn't the most desirable. It's a template, though, so it can be tweaked later as necessary. --MZMcBride (talk) 20:51, 26 February 2012 (UTC)

Old job descriptions and job postings

Hi. There are number of old job descriptions and old job postings on this wiki (Category:Job Descriptions). Someone asked me to update Chief Technical Officer and I remembered that this was a larger issue that needs to be addressed. I imagine it's probably on your radar, but it'd be good to clean these pages up at some point. Either by updating them or by deleting them (or archiving them to Meta-Wiki, maybe). Or maybe just tagging them or moving them out of the way. Not sure what's best, but there's surely a good answer somewhere. --MZMcBride (talk) 02:10, 15 June 2012 (UTC)