Creating a Crowdsignal (formerly PollDaddy) Account for a WordCamp

This step can be skipped now. You can move on to the next step (change the status to “Needs MentorEvent Supporter Event Supporter (formerly Mentor) is someone who has already organised a WordCamp and has time to meet with their assigned mentee every 2 weeks, they talk over where they should be in their timeline, help them to identify their issues, and also identify solutions for their issues.”).

  1. Make sure the account is forwarded to the right organizer(s).
  2. Open a private browser window.
  3. Go to (this URLURL A specific web address of a website or web page on the Internet, such as a website’s URL is important — don’t just go to An online implementation of WordPress code that lets you immediately access a new WordPress environment to publish your content. is a private company owned by Automattic that hosts the largest multisite in the world. This is arguably the best place to start blogging if you have never touched WordPress before.
  4. Enter the official email (
  1. If you see an error that says the user already exists:
    1. Close the window.
    2. Send the 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. organizer a Help Scout message using the “WORDCAMP: Crowdsignal existing account” saved reply.
  2. If there is no existing user:
    1. On the screen, continue to enter a username like WordcCampLocation or WCLOCATION.
    2. Choose a password and take note of it.
    3. Click on “Create your account.”
    4. Go to and click “LOGIN.”
    5. Confirm the account creation.
    6. Log in to the Crowdsignal account as an administrator (if you need access, ask super deputiesProgram Manager Program Managers (formerly Super Deputies) are Program Supporters who can perform extra tasks on like creating new sites and publishing WordCamps to the schedule.)
    7. Click on the “Team” on the top-level menu.
      Crowdsignal Team menu dropdown
    8. Click on the button that says “Invite a New User.”
    9. In the modal window, enter the official email address of the WordCamp (
    10. Without changing any setting, (the user role should be “User”), click “Send Invitation.”
    11. Send the WordCamp organizer a HelpScout message using the “WORDCAMP: Crowdsignal account creation” saved reply.

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