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Just like all in-person events, anyone involved in an official role for your 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., 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., do_actiondo_actiondo_action hackathons are community-organised events that are focussed on using WordPress to give deserving charitable organisations their own online presence. Learn more on doaction.org., or any other WordPress community event is representing WordPress. For online events, we have the same expectations for those organizers, speakers, sponsors, and volunteers.
In order to facilitate successful community events during this global emergency, we have adapted some of our existing community guidelines to promote online community events.
Regional/country WordCamps, MeetupsMeetupMeetup 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., do_action events. We strongly believe that there is much value in local, in-person events, and intend to maintain this guideline when we can all meet in person again safely. During this time, however, we will approve country/regional events as long as the major meetup groups are involved in the organizing process.
Shorter planning periods for community events. An online event tends to be faster to organize. Organizers can propose the date of their event, allowing for enough time between orientation and the event to find speakers, volunteers, and market the event.
We hope to go back to in-person gatherings with original guidelines for planning community events as soon as we can, as our in-person program has proven to empower more community leaders across a large number of local communities and to reach more people within those areas.