Notes for the Global Marketing Team meeting, 14 February 2023

Please add any comments on the related Marketing Tasks GitHub issue or in the #marketing channel on the Make WordPress SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at

Team News

Contributor events update

WordCamp Asia Contributor Day is February 17, 2023. Please add your name to the card if you intend to be at/ involved in WC ASia Contributor Day, whether in person or remote. Please add ideas for contribution tasks whether or not you can attend! GitHub ticket #108:


  • Only 16 weeks til WC Europe! 

WordPress Publications 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. social media updates

  • New milestone: 2.1 million followers on all social channels combined
  • Engagement rate jumped from 1.4% to 2.3% overall.
  • WP 6.1 Features campaign and Openverse (new home) campaign were the Top 3

Marketing project and task updates

Open Floor

  • Github Discussion #165 about the Marketing Team’s 2023 Goals needs some input please!
  • 6.2 BetaBeta A pre-release of software that is given out to a large group of users to trial under real conditions. Beta versions have gone through alpha testing in-house and are generally fairly close in look, feel and function to the final product; however, design changes often occur as part of the process. 2 is scheduled for Feb 14, 2023
  • 6.2 About page is being drafted
  • The docs team wants to discuss the Glossary issue
  • Live collaboration sessions are no longer being held on Wednesdays and can be removed from the team’s Google calendar

Next Steps

Our next meeting is 21 February, 2023 at 15:00 UTC.

#marketing-team, #meeting-notes