Feature request: additional roles for WordCamp sites

In current WordCampWordCamp 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. sites, a lot of people work together on the WordCamp event. When following the traditional WordPress role scheme we should be fine when working with mostly Contributors, Editors and Authors. Unfortunately for some parts of the website, even the Editor role is not powerful enough: accessing CampTix and some parts of the budget corner (the spreadsheet) need the Administrator role.

Having the Administrator role gives users all the power on the website, and also the option to publish content. For flagship events, where there is a communication team overviewing the use of correct language and following the style guide, people publishing without their knowledge is highly undesirable. Most people are still unaware that publishing a post on a WordCamp site triggers Jetpack in sending emails to subscribers. We have seen this happen on the WCEU2023 site, we also saw this happen last year on the WCEU2022 site as well.

We would love to see the WordCamp plugins add extra roles when access to these pluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party pages should be restricted to a small group of people. Administrator roles should be limited to only a few people in the team and not be used by 80% of the team.
People working on the tickets could have the role of ‘attendee manager’
People working on the budget could have the role of ‘budget manager’
By creating additional roles we can work again the way the WordPress role concept was designed and grant only a few people the right to publish content: Authors and Editors

Deadline for comments: 21 March 2023