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Here is where we have policy debates, project announcements, and assist community members in organizing events.
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As for now, only program managers are able to create Shared Google Drives for WordCamps. Ask in #community-program-supporters SlackSlackSlack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. channel or DM one directly to get the drive created.
Shared Drive is a different thing than a normal Google Drive folder that is being shared with others! With Shared Drive, the files do not take space from the organiser’s own storage capacity. Also, the file ownership does allow Central a bit more capabilities, for example sharing the files of previous years team with a new team. Because of this, do use Shared Drives instead of regular folders that are just shared!
Creating a Shared Drive
Log in to the WordPress FoundationWordPress FoundationThe WordPress Foundation is a charitable organization founded by Matt Mullenweg to further the mission of the WordPress open source project: to democratize publishing through Open Source, GPL software. Find more on wordpressfoundation.org. Google Workspace account. Credentials are on a shared password vault.
Navigate to drive.google.com and from the sidebarSidebarA sidebar in WordPress is referred to a widget-ready area used by WordPress themes to display information that is not a part of the main content. It is not always a vertical column on the side. It can be a horizontal rectangle below or above the content area, footer, header, or any where in the theme. select “Shared Drives”
Click “New” on top of the sidebar
Name the Shared Drive with WordCampWordCampWordCamps 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 location and a year, eg. “WordCamp Narnia 2022”
Open the new Shared Drive and from the right top corner select “Manage members”
Enter the lead organisers’ email address that has a Google account and change their role to “Manager” so they can share the drive with the rest of the team by themselves
Questions? Problems? Reach out to @sippis or ask in the #community-program-supporters channel on Slack.