How to schedule a Community Team Training

If you’re interested in organizing a training session for the WordPress community team, follow these steps to help ensure a successful event:

  1. Find a speaker: Identify a knowledgeable speaker who can share valuable insights and best practices with the team. Look for someone with expertise in the relevant topic area. Reach out to potential speakers to confirm their availability and willingness to present.
  2. Set the date and time: Choose a date and time that is convenient for as many team members as possible. Consider scheduling two sessions at different times to accommodate participants in different time zones. After selecting the date and time, add it to the Community Team Calendar to ensure that the team is aware of the upcoming training.
  3. Announce the session on Community Blog post: Announce the upcoming training session on the WordPress community blog to ensure maximum visibility and participation. Provide details such as the topic, date, time, and speaker information.
  4. Schedule the meeting in Zoom: Create a Zoom meeting for the training session, add the date and time, and open RSVP via Zoom. This will allow attendees to register for the session and receive reminders leading up to the event.
  5. Invite users via SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at channels: Use relevant Slack channels to invite community members to the training session. Provide details such as the date, time, topic, and speaker information.
  6. Invite users via If needed, you can invite meetupMeetup 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. organizers to attend the training session through Be sure to filterFilter Filters are one of the two types of Hooks They provide a way for functions to modify data of other functions. They are the counterpart to Actions. Unlike Actions, filters are meant to work in an isolated manner, and should never have side effects such as affecting global variables and output. organizers and only send invitations to those who would be interested in the topic. Do not send invitations to all members, as this could be considered spamming.

By following these steps, you can successfully organize a WordPress community team training session that is informative, engaging and well-attended.

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