Welcome to the MetaMetaMeta is a term that refers to the inside workings of a group. For us, this is the team that works on internal WordPress sites like WordCamp Central and Make WordPress. Team!
The Meta team is responsible for maintaining and managing WordPress.orgWordPress.orgThe 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/ websites. Our work is mostly done on the meta trac. If you see a bug, file a ticket!
During an event where multiple people on the same internet connection, register a new account or sign in to wordpress.org, the internet connection may be blocked from accessing anything on the WordPress.org infrastructure. This is because the mass number of connections can make it look like a bot attack and trigger defences.
This will typically happen at WordCamps, but any large event where there is a potential for on-boarding many users to wordpress.orgWordPress.orgThe 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/ can be faced with this issue.
To avoid from getting blocked, it is a good idea follow the guidelines below.
The IP address is a numerical label. It is like a house address to where your internet connection is. To get the IP address of your internet connection please do the following:
Make sure you are not using a proxy or a VPN to connect to the internet as this will alter the results.
Visit the URLURLA specific web address of a website or web page on the Internet, such as a website’s URL www.wordpress.orghttps://wordpress.org/whatismyip?(including the ?) while connected to the internet connect that the event will be using. This will help you find the public IP address.
You will be faced with a white screen with some numbers that are separated by dots. This is the IP address – make a note of it.
To get an IP address allow listed, you have to communicate it with the team whom ca make changes. There are two ways to do this.
Contact the #metaMetaMeta is a term that refers to the inside workings of a group. For us, this is the team that works on internal WordPress sites like WordCamp Central and Make WordPress. team on the WordPress SlackSlackSlack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/..
Email firstname.lastname@example.org Contacting 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. Support would be able to put it in front of a WordCamp dev who can do the same, but they’re not always around at the right times, etc.
In both cases, there is no guarantee to how long it will take for the IP address to be added or to take effect. Please remember the #meta team is spread across the world and allow a reasonable timeframe for someone to get back to you.
To make it easier please try and start communication at a few days ahead of the event.
If you have the IP address as per Part 1 of the guide, please open communication with the team by including the following information:
The name of the event
The WordCamp or MeetupMeetupAll 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. that is organising the event
The public IP address as found using part 1 of this guide
The expected timeframe of that connection being in use