April has been an exciting month for WordPress lovers so far! Read on to stay updated with the latest tidings from the WordPress community, along with resources for your Meetup Meetup groups are locally-organized groups that get together for face-to-face events on a regular basis (commonly once a month). Learn more about Meetups in our Meetup Organizer Handbook. group!
- Fill out the 2020 Meetup organizer survey
- Calling all Meetup groups to help test Full Site Editing
- Online event updates
- Tuesday Trainings
- News from the WordPress world
Fill out the 2020 Meetup Organizer Survey
As we’ve reached a full year of online Meetup events, we would like to get your feedback on WordPress meetups in 2020. The survey contains general questions relevant to the global WordPress Meetup program and takes less than 5 minutes to fill out. Here is the link: http://wordpressdotorg.survey.fm/annual-meetup-program-survey. We have also published and sent out the Meetup Program Survey to all Meetup members – please amplify it and encourage your community members to fill it out. The deadline for both surveys is 30 April 2021.
Online event updates
Don’t forget to catch up with online meetups across the world! If you’re organizing an online WordPress event, use the hashtag #OnlineWPMeetup for social media promotions. The WordPress Marketing team can help promote your online meetup – if you wish to avail of their assistance, reach out to them in the #marketing Slack channel for more information.
Featured WordPress meetup
The South Florida Meetup group has joined forces with other nearby meetup groups to organize mega meetups Meetup groups are locally-organized groups that get together for face-to-face events on a regular basis (commonly once a month). Learn more about Meetups in our Meetup Organizer Handbook. for the last few months. The group recently organized another edition of the event – titled “The New Site Builder Episode,” on April 15. The event provided a detailed overview of the upcoming Full Site Editing feature and had around 266 RSVPs!
Upcoming WordPress events
Check out these upcoming WordCamps that are coming up later this year.
Diverse speaker training workshop for The Philippines and South East Asia
The Diverse Speaker Training Group (#WPDiversity) is organizing an Interactive, Transformational Watch Party on the topic: How to Own Your Expertise & Start Speaking at WordPress Events. This workshop is for marginalized and underrepresented folks (based on gender, race, class, sexuality, ability, age, etc) in the Philippines and South East Asia. Meetup and WordCamp WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress. They're one of the places where the WordPress community comes together to teach one another what they’ve learned throughout the year and share the joy. Learn more. organizers are also invited to attend. Date: May 16th, 2021, in the afternoon (exact time TBD). Want to join this event? Express your interest by filling out this form!
Through Tuesday Trainings (#TuesdayTrainings), the Community team publishes a different topic on the WordPress Community Blog to help organizers and interested community members learn various skills. Don’t forget to check out our latest Tuesday Training posts:
News from the WordPress world
If you have any questions, Community Team deputies Community Program Supporters (formerly Deputies) are a team of people worldwide who review WordCamp and Meetup applications, interview lead organizers, and keep things moving at WordCamp Central. Find more about program supporters in our Program Supporter Handbook. are available to help. Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or join the #community-events Slack channel. Thanks for everything you do to grow the WordPress community. Let’s keep sharing knowledge and inspiring each other with our contributions!
We will see you online soon!
The following people contributed to this edition of the Meetup newsletter: @angelasjin @_dorsvenabili @jillbinder @meher @rmarks and @webcommsat