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Getting Started as a WordPress.tv Moderator Getting Started as a WordPress.tv Moderator

Welcome to the WordPress.tv ModSquad. This section is meant to guide you through what it is to be a WPTV Moderator, as well as get you started on helping with your first video. If you have any questions along the way you can pingPing The act of sending a very small amount of data to an end point. Ping is used in computer science to illicit a response from a target server to test it’s connection. Ping is also a term used by Slack users to @ someone or send them a direct message (DM). Users might say something along the lines of “Ping me when the meeting starts.” for help in the wptv channel in 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/.. Not on slack yet? Just register here. Or if you are at a Contributor DayContributor Day Contributor Days are standalone days, frequently held before or after WordCamps but they can also happen at any time. They are events where people get together to work on various areas of https://make.wordpress.org/ There are many teams that people can participate in, each with a different focus. https://2017.us.wordcamp.org/contributor-day/ https://make.wordpress.org/support/handbook/getting-started/getting-started-at-a-contributor-day/. you can also ask your Contributor Day lead or organizer. 🙂

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What is the WordPress.tv Mod Squad? What is the WordPress.tv Mod Squad?

We are the team of humans who watch and approve every video that is published on WordPress.tv. We make sure that videos are accurate, high quality, open sourceOpen Source Open Source denotes software for which the original source code is made freely available and may be redistributed and modified. Open Source **must be** delivered via a licensing model, see GPL., and community-friendly. The videos we moderate come primarily from 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. sessions around the globe, but also include WordPress Meetups and other events where WordPress is the focus. We help to make WordPress.tv the source for video.

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Why do we need moderators? Why do we need moderators?

Because it is desirable to have your WordPress event published on WordPress.tv, we always have a steady supply of videos submitted to us. However, videos can vary in quality, and sometimes need a bit of work to be “ready” for publication on WordPress.tv, so there is always a need for help from the community!

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Why do we need moderators? Why do we need moderators?

There are a lot of great reasons to get involved with the WordPress.tv moderator squad, especially if you like video! You can:

  • Watch great WordPress videos before anyone else does.
  • Learn new WordPress skills and help you up your game.
  • Gain some expertise in video production.
  • Help your local WordCamp to get all it’s videos published.
  • Help build WordPress.tv as a resource for all WordPress lovers.

Being a WordPress.tv Moderator is a win-win situation. You get to give back, but you also get to improve your own WordPress skills and learn how to handle and publish video.

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