Welcome to the new format we are trying out for the Monthly 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. Newsletter. Our goal with this new format is to continue to provide useful information to support your meetup, simply in a new way.
This Month in WordPress
As usual, WordPress.org The community site where WordPress code is created and shared by the users. This is where you can download the source code for WordPress core, plugins and themes as well as the central location for community conversations and organization. https://wordpress.org/ was busy in April.
Find out more about these, the new COVID-19 guidelines, and everything else that made the April edition.
WCEU WordCamp Europe. The European flagship WordCamp event. is Just Around the Corner
WCEU has a lot to celebrate this June 2-4 with both its 10th Anniversary and the return to in-person events. Fortunately for you and your community, tickets are still available!
Can’t travel yet, or that far? You (and your meetup) can watch the WCEU live stream right from wherever you are.
And as always, keep an eye on the WordCamp Central Website for all WordCamp activities globally. https://central.wordcamp.org includes a list of upcoming and past camp with links to each. schedule. New events are rolling in.
WordPress’s 19th Birthday
Looking for a great way to kick off in person 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.? Consider having a WordPress birthday party on – or around – May 27.
Coming together to celebrate the 19th birthday of WordPress is a fun and relaxed way to meet old and new friends. Take pictures. Have treats. Maybe play a game (trivia? bingo?) or share what brought you all to WordPress.
Whatever you choose, please share your celebration with all of us in the comments below the newsletter and using the hashtag #WP19Day on social media.
If you need a little inspiration, check out the ideas David Bisset has pulled together at wp19.day. This unofficial, community-focused celebration of WordPress has a variety of opportunities to celebrate either as an individual or a community. What a great way to introduce your meetup to the larger WordPress community.
Wondering about the big 2-0 in 2023? WordPress.org already has official plans in the works for next year’s 20th birthday celebration. More to come!!
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 here to help. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or join the #community-events Slack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. channel. Thanks for everything you do to grow and support the WordPress community—let’s keep sharing knowledge and inspiring each other with our contributions!
See you online soon!
The following people contributed to this edition of the Meetup newsletter: @rmartinezduqueue @mysweetcate @_dorsvenabili @dansoschin