This is the home of the Make Community team for the WordPress open sourceOpen SourceOpen Source denotes software for which the original source code is made freely available and may be redistributed and modified. Open Source **must be** delivered via a licensing model, see GPL. project!
Here is where we have policy debates, project announcements, and assist community members in organizing events.
Everyone is welcome to comment on posts and participate in the discussions regardless of skill level or experience.
If you love WordPress and want to help us do these things, join in!
Mark the event as “completed” from the doaction.org dashboard.
Balance your budget. Ensure all your vendors have been paid, record any expenses or income not yet added, and determine if your hackathon was within the budget.
Send the event statistics to firstname.lastname@example.org. This step is vital as 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. uses these details for financial and activity reporting.
Number of websites created
Number of attendees
Send a thank you note (or email) to every sponsor, supporter, and non-profit rep. Include some event stats in your email to show how many people benefited from their support.
Send a follow-up email to all attendees. Thank them for coming, make any lost/found announcements, and recommend they get involved with the local WordPress meetupMeetupMeetup groups are locally-organized groups that get together for face-to-face events on a regular basis (commonly once a month). Learn more about Meetups in our Meetup Organizer Handbook. group to keep the love going all year.
Make sure to celebrate the work and rest up. Your team truly deserves it!