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Community organizers all over the world can now organize in-person WordPress events, following local laws and safety measures. Check out our latest guidelines for in-person events!

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

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 https://make.wordpress.org/community/meetups/

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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 http://make.wordpress.org.

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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:

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

or

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 group > Manage Money (new interface)

or

Group Tools > Money (old interface)

Turn these off, please!

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

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