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 MentorMentor 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 city@wordcamp.org account is forwarded to the right organizer(s).
  2. Open a private browser window.
  3. Go to https://wordpress.com/start/account/user (this is important — don’t try to just go to wordpress.comWordPress.com An online implementation of WordPress code that lets you immediately access a new WordPress environment to publish your content. WordPress.com 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. https://wordpress.com/)
  4. Enter 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.’s name (WordCamp CITY_OR_COUNTRY) and the official email (CITY_OR_COUNTRY@wordcamp.org).
  5. If the user already exists, send the WordCamp organizer a HelpScout message using the “WORDCAMP: Crowdsignal existing account” saved reply.
  6. If there is no existing user, enter a username like wccityorcountry.
  7. Choose a password.
  8. Click on “Create your account.”
  9. The organizer will have to confirm the account creation to be able to access Crowdsignal.
  10. Log in to the Crowdsignal account as an administrator.
  11. Click on the “Team” on the top-level menu.
  1. Click on the button that says “Invite a New User.”
  2. In the pop-up window, enter the official email address of the WordCamp (city@wordcamp.org). User role should be “User”. Click “Send Invitation.”
  3. Send the WordCamp organizer a HelpScout message using the “WORDCAMP: Crowdsignal account creation” saved reply.

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