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=== Template for posting to The Fridge ===

The template for posting to to the Fridge can be found [[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuWeeklyNewsletter/TemplateForPostingUWNOnTheFridge | here]]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Checklist

Steps

How to start each week

1

Create New In Progress Wiki Page

2

Clear out unused sections

3

Add Images to the wiki

4

Send out reminder emails

5

LoCo Teams

6

Reminder Blog Post

7

Welcome

8

In this Issue

9

Bug Stats

10

Translation Stats Lucid

11

Ubuntu Brainstorm Top 5 this week

12

LoCo News

13

Launchpad News

14

Ubuntu Forums News

15

The Planet

16

In The Press

17

In The Blogosphere

18

In Other News

19

Monthly Team Reports

20

Upcoming Meetings and Events

21

Updates and Security

22

Credits

After 1-22 are complete

23

Proof Issue you and 2 others

24

Double Check all links to make sure they are valid

25

Spell Check issue

26

Take out wiki commented out lines

27

In a Text editor take out the marks

28

Save a text version as uwnissuenumerin.txt (uwn195in.txt)

29

Send the the -news mailing list

30

Once it goes out on this list sent notice to news-team ML

31

IRC -locoteams

32

IRC-news

33

IRC-us

34

IRC-marketing

35

Post to the Forums

36

Post to the Fridge

37

Post to the planet

38

Dent/Tweet/FB other Social Media announcement

39

Email LoCo-Contacts mailing list

40

Email Translators Team

After steps 23-40 are complete

on https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuWeeklyNewsletter

41

Change Current Issue Link

42

Change Current Issue number

43

Next Issue **

44

add current issue to archives

45

See step 1 Smile :-)

* To see the checklist spreadsheet click here

** Please do not modify the template without consulting the AmberGraner.

HOWTO for Checklist

For the HOWTO Guide for each Step click here

Template for posting to The Fridge

The template for posting to to the Fridge can be found here

Schedule

Schedule for Upcoming UWN Issues can be found here.

Section Definitions and Suggestions

Guidelines for each section can be found here.

Other

Core Articles

(cannot be dropped for a release)

  • General community news
  • Security announcements
  • Upcoming meetings and events

Secondary

(can be dropped to release on time)

Trivial

  • Bug stats

Creating a new development copy

During the Week

  • Add content, encourge new people to add their own content
  • Pay attention to the Ideas page

  • Write concisely (that's one of the things people like about UWN)

Pre-Release Checklist

  • have all sections completed
  • run a spellcheck
  • FIX any FIXME tags
  • check all images are in place and the links are valid
  • All editors attributed at the bottom (this usually changes each week)

Sending the email

It must be sent to the ubuntu-news mailing list. The email is ubuntu-news@lists.ubuntu.com. The Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter is the only item that should be sent from this list. The Newsletter will caught in the spam filter and will need a list moderator to accept it.

Post Release

  • Fix redirect at UbuntuWeeklyNewsletter/Current
  • Change UbuntuWeeklyNews to reflect new current

  • Update the Archive

  • Send an email to LoCo and Translators list

  • Open up a forum thread with the UWN.
  • Make sure it's posted in the Fridge