Glossary

MeetupMeetup All local/regional gatherings that are officially a part of the WordPress world but are not WordCamps are organized through https://www.meetup.com/. 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 meetup.com will help you find options in your area. or meet up?

Meetup :  a noun or adjective

meet up: a verb

 

About the wp.org team, its organization and program:

  • Deputy – the volunteers of the Global Community Team
  • Fauxo – Any logo which is not the offical WordPress logo.
  • Global Community Team – the team of volunteers  that work on supporting events and meetup organisers.
  • GPLGPL GPL is an acronym for GNU Public License. It is the standard license WordPress uses for Open Source licensing https://wordpress.org/about/license/. The GPL is a ‘copyleft’ license https://www.gnu.org/licenses/copyleft.en.html. This means that derivative work can only be distributed under the same license terms. This is in distinction to permissive free software licenses, of which the BSD license and the MIT License are widely used examples. violation –
  • Mentor – someone who has already organsied a 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. and has time to meet with their assigned mentee every 2 weeks, they talk over where they should be in their time line, help them to identify their issues, and also identify solutions for their issues.
  • Office Hours – Defined times when the Global Community Team are on the pre-defined community SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. channels. If there is anything you would like to discuss – you do not need to inform them in advance.You are very welcome to drop into any of the Community Team Slack channels at any time.
  • P2P2 P2 or O2 is the term people use to refer to the Make WordPress blog. It can be found at https://make.wordpress.org/. [and O2P2 P2 or O2 is the term people use to refer to the Make WordPress blog. It can be found at https://make.wordpress.org/. on make.wordpress.orgWordPress.org The community site where WordPress code is created and shared by the users. This is where you can download the source code for WordPress core, plugins and themes as well as the central location for community conversations and organization. https://wordpress.org//community ]
  • Red flag
  • Slack – The chat tool used for main real-time communication platform. Please see https://chat.wordpress.org for more information.
  • Super deputy – Deputy people who are able to build WordCamp sites,  approve sponsor invoices, send sponsor invoices,
  • WordCamp CentralWordCamp Central Website for all WordCamp activities globally. https://central.wordcamp.org includes a list of upcoming and past camp with links to each.
  • WPCS PBC
  • WPF

About WordCamps (WordPress conferences)

About WordPress Meetups

  • Nearby WP events pluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party [ https://wordpress.org/plugins/nearby-wp-events/ ]