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This team oversees official events, mentorship programs, diversity initiatives, contributor outreach, and other ways of growing our community.
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We use this blog for policy debates, project announcements, and status reports. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to comment on posts and join the discussion.
You can learn about our current activities on the Team Projects page. These projects are suitable for everyone from newcomers to WordPress community elders.
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We have Office HoursOffice HoursDefined times when the Global Community Team are in the #community-events Slack channel. 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. four times a week in the #community-events channel on Slack: Mondays & Wednesdays 22:00 UTC, Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:00 UTC.
Events WidgetWidgetA WordPress Widget is a small block that performs a specific function. You can add these widgets in sidebars also known as widget-ready areas on your web page. WordPress widgets were originally created to provide a simple and easy-to-use way of giving design and structure control of the WordPress theme to the user.
In order to ensure that the same essential experience is covered at all KidsCamp events please ensure these expectations are carried out. If these aren’t something you agree with you should organize your event outside of the 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. KidsCamp program.
The event should focus on the use of WordPress
The event should focus on internet safety
The WordPress site should be built using a host who is a Global Sponsor using WordPress.orgWordPress.orgThe 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/
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to request background checks for all volunteers for the event.
1 year free. No Credit Card Required. Once approved by Bre for the camp, an email with attendee information needs to be sent including First Name, Last Name, and Email. Please send the list at least 2 days before camp. This will be used to provision the accounts prior to the event. This will allow day-of to run smoothly, where a Bluehost team member(s) can lead the camp. Can also provide Bluehost branded swag such as sunglasses if needed.
1 year free promotional code. No Credit Card Required. A new or existing GoDaddy customer account is required.
When submitting a request please include the expected amount of kids in attendance and the date of your camp. Requests should be submitted as early as possible but no later than 10 working days before the camp. A spreadsheet of promotional codes will be emailed to you to either handout in class or print on stickers to give to parents at registration.
Parents can use existing GoDaddy accounts or set up a new one here. You will need to set aside time to provision accounts during the class.
When a KidsCamp is formed. The organizer will need to request X number of coupons. For example, if WordCamp Toronto has 100 kids expected, they will request 100 coupons. We will enable this coupon for this camp, and this camp will be provided to the organizer.
The organizer can then let the students/parents know to go to https://www.ggskidscamp.com/create where they will enter in their username for their subdomain. Click Continue. On the second page, click “Have a Promotion Code Click here to Add it”, add it, which will zero out the cost. Then follow the on-screen instructions.
Upon completion, the account will automatically be provisioned and ready for the student. See the example of the email that will be sent to the student below.
At the KidsCamp, the instructor would then let everyone know how to install WordPress by using Softaculous.
The account will remain active for 1 year. 15-days before the 1 year period is over, they will get an email asking them if they would like to keep their account, if so, to reach out to GreenGeeks and If not, it will automatically be terminated.