The WordPress training team helps people learn to use, extend, and contribute to WordPress through synchronous and asynchronous learning as well as downloadable lesson plans for instructors to use in live environments, via learn.wordpress.org.
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Anyone can be a part of planning, scripting and creating workshop videos on Learn WordPress. However, only people who embrace the WordPress trademark and licence can be presenters of the videos. To quote from the WordCamp speaker guidelines, the implication of this is:
They must respect the WordPress trademarks. This means they do not operate websites with the word “WordPress” in a top-level domain, they do not use the logo in a way that violates the usage policy, they do not use the trademark in AdSense/AdWords, and they do not promote people/businesses/entities that do.
This post includes more information about why embracing the GPL is important in the WordPress project.
Here are more details about how this will apply and play out on Learn WordPress:
Anyone contributing text-based content to Learn WordPress does not have to fulfil any GPL compliance requirements, this would apply to lesson plans and any other area that is text/image based.
Workshop presenters (i.e. people who appear in videos whether on video or audio) must continue to be GPL compliant just like 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. speakers need to be – presenters will be vetted at the time of their workshop application just like WordCamp speakers are vetted.
Anyone contributing to workshops who is not appearing in the video itself (i.e. helped to create the outline, script, slides, editing, or any other area) does not need to be GPL compliant.
Workshop presenters will still be listed on the workshop page with their name, avatarAvatarAn avatar is an image or illustration that specifically refers to a character that represents an online user. It’s usually a square box that appears next to the user’s name. and bio as they are now, while anyone contributing to the workshop in any other capacity would be listed in a blockBlockBlock is the abstract term used to describe units of markup that, composed together, form the content or layout of a webpage using the WordPress editor. The idea combines concepts of what in the past may have achieved with shortcodes, custom HTML, and embed discovery into a single consistent API and user experience. titled “Other contributors” with their name that is linked to their WordPress.org profile, just like in the coreCoreCore is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. release announcements.