“Organizing is what you do before you do something, so that when you do it, it is not all mixed up.” — Winnie the Pooh

WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences that focus on everything WordPress. Each 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. is different, reflecting the local WordPress community it represents, but usually a wide range of people from casual users to coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. developers participate, share ideas, and get to know each other.

This site is here to help WordCamp organizers.

Guidelines Build Trust

Because WordCamps are approved by the WordPress Community SupportWordPress Community Support WordPress Community Support PBC is a subsidiary of WordPress Foundation. It is created specifically to be the financial and legal support for WordCamps, WordPress Meetup groups, and any additional “official” events organized within the WordPress Community Events program., PBC, each event — though unique — follows some basic guidelines and standards, to ensure that WordCamp attendees know what to expect when attending a WordCamp near them.

It’s important to note that these guidelines have been developed in response to feedback from WordPress community members to make organizing simpler and events consistent and safe.

As WordPress continues to become more popular, it’s become necessary to be more careful when granting permission to use the trademark in order to prevent confusion about what sites, companies, people, and events are officially part of the WordPress project. When people see an event on WordCamp.org, they know it can be trusted to live up to their expectations and accurately represent WordPress.

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Tips and Tools that Help

In addition to laying out the requirements for approval, this site provides guidance regarding the tasks and decisions common to many WordCamps. Tips and examples are taken from the experiences of past organizers, and more will be added as they are submitted.

If you’re interested in organizing your own WordCamp, please check out the “Become an Organizer” section. If it sounds like organizing a WordCamp is something you’d like to do, please fill out the Organizer Application, and someone will be in contact with you soon!

Here is a quiz on this article. Read quizzes page if you have any questions about quizzes and how to navigate them.

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