Most common moderator mistakes

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Approving speakers Approving speakers

  • Do not wildly ‘Approve’ speakers if you have doubts on the name. Start typing their name in the Speakers box to see if they exist already and then select them. Only add a new speaker if you are really sure.
  • Multiple speaker need to be separated. So not ‘A and B’ but ‘A’, ‘B’

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Approving Events Approving Events

  • Do not wildly ‘Approve’ Events if you have a doubt. Start typing the event name in the ‘Event’ box and when it pops up in the list, select it. Only add a new one if you are really sure.
  • WordCamps: 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. Madrid 2020
    Meetups: WordPress 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. Madrid

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Meetups do not take a date (normally) Meetups do not take a date (normally)

  • Only if a meetup is really producing a lot of videos, a date or follow up number could be added to the event, but the standard ‘WordPress Meetup <city>’ is our default. So 1 event for all meetup videos.
  • However any video that is published in that event should have the correct year tag (e.g. 2020)

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When approving comments, if there is a comment with a link to the slides, don’t forget to also add that link into the correct field on the post

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Post title should only have one colon ‘:’ Post title should only have one colon ‘:’

The title of the post should have the Speaker(s) followed by a colon ‘:’ and then the title. If the title of the talk contains a colon, try to replace it with ‘ – ‘ or whatever is appropriated.

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Twitter message Twitter message

Don’t forget to add the twitter handle of the speaker, the hash or twitter handle of the event, etc before hitting the publish button. Of course the start of the message is Speaker(s) followed by a colon ‘:’ and then the title. E.g.
Speaker: Post title @WCtwitter #WCHASH @speakername

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Missing Tags Missing Tags

Tags is what people look for e.g. ‘blockBlock Block 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. editor’ or ‘translation’. Give multiple useful tags so people can find the videos they look for.

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Categories Categories

WordCampTV should only be applied to WordCamps. Choose the correct categories (we should review them).

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