Meetup group content

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, WordPress events are online. Please refer to our online events handbook.

For communities COVID-19 has been more effectively contained, returning to hosting an in-person meetupMeetup All local/regional gatherings that are officially a part of the WordPress world but are not WordCamps are organized through A meetup is typically a chance for local WordPress users to get together and share new ideas and seek help from one another. Searching for ‘WordPress’ on will help you find options in your area. event is possible, with caution, using the resources provided. If you plan to move forward with an in-person meetup, you must use the provided checklist.

When creating a new meetup group, there is some content that you need to add, and settings to check. Here are the details:

Group Description: Group Description:

This is the text to use for the group description when creating a new Meetup group. In the form, this answers the question, “Describe who should join, and what your Meetup will do.”

We’re a group of local WordPress developers, designers, and publishers who get together to share our knowledge and experience, and to meet other WordPress users in the area. This WordPress Meetup is open to all who love WordPress — join us!

Learn more about WordPress Meetups at

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Write a Short Bio: Write a Short Bio:

The WordPress open source, free software project is the community behind the application you know and love. Powered by volunteers around the world, you can get involved at

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Welcome message for new members: Welcome message for new members:

Thanks for joining the group! We can’t wait to see you at an upcoming WordPress Meetup. If you have an idea or want to volunteer to organize a WordPress Meetup event, please feel free to suggest it. The more, the merrier!

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Add questions for new members: Add questions for new members:

Manage group > Edit group settings > Your Members (new interface)


Group Tools > Group Settings > Your Members (old interface)

  1. How long have you been using WordPress?
  2. Do you use WordPress professionally or as a hobby?
  3. What do you hope to get out of this Meetup group?

Note: do not make these questions required.

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Manage Contributions: Manage Contributions:

Manage group > Manage Money (new interface)


Group Tools > Money (old interface)

Turn these off, please!

Note: this seem to only be required for US based meetups.

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