The Marketing team promotes WordPress to current and future users and contributors. We create and amplify campaigns to support the growth of the WordPress project.
Change in meeting time
Following feedback and surveys, we are changing the Global Marketing meeting time to 15:00 UTC until 31 March 2021.
From 31 March 2021 until 31st October 2021 we will shift back to 14:00 UTC to accommodate as many people as possible.
From 3 November 2021 onwards we will go back to 15:00 UTC.
What are we working on?
The team is continuing to support Learn WordPress, follow-ups on Polyglots items, 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. promotions, promoting the latest WordPress release, and more.
We have lots of ways for contributors to get involved. Come to the weekly global meetings at 15:00 UTC on SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. (more details below) or contribute async in the 48 hours after the meeting if this time does not work for your timezone and other commitments.
Follow and share our weekly highlight of WordPress Meetup events and news on Marketing team LinkedIn Page. Keep up with the #WPDiversity and #LearnWP announcements on the 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. Twitter and Facebook accounts.
Global Marketing Meeting on Wednesday 6 January 2020 at 15:00 UTC in the #Marketing channel on Slack.
2a. Attendance Thread
2b. New contributors
3. Review last week’s meeting notes and actions/task updates
4. Update on tasks
5. Contribute for social media posts to promote the Induction sessions
6. Tasks for the week and AOB
7. End of weekly meeting
Where I can find other information?
Updates on other tasks and previous meeting notes are in our Google doc. The link is shared in the meeting and is pinned in our Slack channel. Summaries are being posted on the blog, access has recently been re-established to enable this.
Marketing Team homepage
Induction Session for new and returning Contributors
We have planned four induction sessions planned for both newer contributors and those who have been in the team for some team but need more assistance to help them contribute.
In order to be a part of all the induction sessions, please keep note of the following dates:
- Session 1: Tuesday 19 January 2021, at 11:00 am UTC
- Session 2: Tuesday 2 February 2021, at 11:00 am UTC
- Session 3: Tuesday 16 February 2021, at 11:00 am UTC
- Session 4: Tuesday 2 March 2021, at 11:00 am UTC
We would truly appreciate all the participants to sign-up for the session.
Forthcoming diary dates
If you need accessibilityAccessibility Accessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accessibility) or language support to participate in any of our work and meetings, please let one of the team reps know in the marketing channel. We are keen to try and help and promote inclusion and diversity in the team.
Wednesday 6 January 2021, 14:00 UTC, in the Marketing Channel on Make WordPress Slack.
Wednesday, 6 January 2021, 05:00 UTC and 20:00 UTC – Dev Chat in #Core Slack channel
There will be no virtual coffee break this Thursday as there are two WordPress.orgWordPress.org The 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/ meetings which involve the marketing team members on that day. Thank you for your understanding.
Induction session dates are above.