WordPress.tv Moderator Update: Week 5

Not much to report with regard to publishing 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. videos to the site. We have submissions in the queue for Phoenix, Nepal, and Vancouver, and will be publishing those shortly. For now, the biggest news to report is that we have new moderators to welcome to the fold. Big thanks to @blobaugh, @andrewmorris, and @theadityajain for stepping up, and we look forward to your contributions to the group. As a special prize you each receive a free copy of WordPress, as well as all the WordCamp videos you can watch! 🙂

We also had our first IRC 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. yesterday in the new #wordcamp channel, which at 2 hours long ran a bit over schedule, but was very spirited. Thanks to all who could make it! As we are a very distributed team, these kind of official meetups are difficult to organize, due to scheduling, time zones, etc. Our P2 remains the primary point of communication to us, but I’m also happy to announce that we will keep regular office hours for anyone who wants to chat in real time. You’re guaranteed to find a moderator (probably me!) if you want to chat, talk business, share concerns, learn how to contribute, etc. Here’s the deets:

We have also expanded our efforts in documenting our processes as well as communicating quality standards to WordCamp organizers. These are works-in-progress so if you have anything to add (or correct) let yourself be heard in the comments under each doc.