Create an Event

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, WordPress events are online. Please refer to our online events handbook.

For communities COVID-19 has been more effectively contained, returning to hosting an in-person 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. event is possible, with caution, using the resources provided. If you plan to move forward with an in-person meetup, you must use the provided checklist.

After you have successfully created your collective, now this is the time you can create an event under your collective.

Click the  ‘Create an Event’ link under the Events heading on your collective page:

This will take you to the event creation form:

  • Since this is your first event, you cannot choose a previous template to build event, so ignore this for the moment.
  • Name your Event as event + city name + year – e.g. “do_action Karachi 2019”.
  • Give a short description of your event
  • Give a long description of the event with as much detail as possible
  • Give start date/time & end date/time of your event
  • Add the event venue
  • Skip the ‘Tickets’ section since WPF events are free to attend.
  • Optionally add descriptive tags to the event. This would help the event show up better in search results.
  • Click the “Create Event” button and you’re done!

Once your collective and event have been created, you will need to set a budget for your event so that you have a public goal to work towards.

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