GitLab 9.3 release post

Merged Victor Wu requested to merge release-9-3 into master

Review Apps link: https://release-9-3.about.gitlab.com/2017/06/22/gitlab-9-3-released/

Release Post 🎉

General Contributions

General contributions from the team.

Due date: 06/14 (6th working day before the 22nd)

  • Label MR: blog post release
  • Add milestone
  • Intro
  • MVP
  • Add cover image image_title (compressed)
  • Upgrade barometer
  • Top features
  • Primary features
  • Secondary features (improvements)
  • Performance improvements
  • Omnibus improvements
  • Deprecations
  • Documentation links
  • Authorship (author's data)

Review

Content review (PMs)

Due date: 06/19 (2nd working day before the 22nd)

  • Label MR: blog post release review-in-progress
  • General review (PM)
    • Check Features' names
    • Check Features' availability (CE, EES, EEP)
    • Check Documentation links
    • Update data/promo.yml
    • Check all images' size - compress whenever > 300KB
    • Meaningful links (SEO)
    • Check links to product/feature webpages
  • Copyedit (Sean P, Rebecca, or Marcia)
    • Title
    • Description
    • Grammar, spelling, clearness (body)
  • Final review (Job)

Structural Check

Due date: 06/19 (2nd working day before the 22nd)

  • Label MR: blog post release review-structure
  • Check frontmatter (entries, syntax)
  • Check image_title and twitter_image
  • Check image shadow {:.shadow}
  • Check images' ALT text
  • Videos/iframes wrapped in <figure> tags (responsiveness)
  • Add/check <!-- more --> separator
  • Add/check cover img reference (at the end of the post)
  • Columns (content balance between the columns)
  • Badges consistency (applied to all headings)
  • Remove any remaining instructions
  • Remove HTML comments
  • Run deadlink checker
  • Update release template with any changes (if necessary)
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