Community Team Update: August 16

It’s been a while since our last update, so you get a big sprawly kitchen-sink update instead of just one week’s worth.

Past month:
90 videos posted to
1718 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. tickets sold
Approved for pre-planning: Santa Rosa, Sao Paulo, Lancaster (PA), Belo Horizonte (Brazil)
Published the dates of: LA, Detroit, Raleigh, Kenya
Ticket sales opened: Tokyo, Buffalo, Baltimore, Providence, Salt Lake City, Sofia, and LA
Added a new multi-event sponsor: WiredTree, for Canada
invoiced Q2 multi-event sponsors Bluehost and DreamHost
started publishing to wordcamp centralWordCamp Central Website for all WordCamp activities globally. includes a list of upcoming and past camp with links to each. blog again, huzzah!

Coming next week:
launch that thrice-darned mentorship program

Contributor Days were held at WordCamps SF and Portland, and there’s one happening in Providence as I write this. The shift to having Contributor Days open to all parts of the project and not only coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. dev seems to be taking off, and we’d love to keep seeing lots of camps (a) having work days and (b) making them welcoming events for all kinds of contributors.

The WCSF Contrib Day also kicked off work on curriculum outlines and video interviews for the next set of training workshops, on theme development.

Summer internships (GOW and GSoC) have passed the midway point and all of our interns passed their midterm reviews. Congrats to them and thanks to all the mentors!