Community Team Update, January 26

  • Check out the WordCamp 2013 wrapup! We had more events, more speakers, more attendees, more non-US events, more sponsors, more… lanyard clips than ever before.
  • There’s a Proposal to reorganize community team meetings to focus on a specific topic each week. Since many of our projects overlap with other contributor groups, check out the schedule!
  • Discussions are underway for mentorship programs with the coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. and docs teams.
  • Myriad new WordCamps approved or in planning, many Meetups brought into the central fold.
  • The Community Expectations/Code of Conduct project is progressing, with Jen getting feedback from WC organizers & attendees.
  • Training programs: Courtney and Tracy Levesque are working on adapting Tracy’s teaching materials on theming into official WP curriculum. A key goal here is to give us good models we can use to turn the Theme School material into something releasable. We’d love more authors for future modules!
  • Potential 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. organizers and sponsors should be aware that of WP Foundation is still working on clarifying IRS Rules on Sponsor Donations.