Stronger together: how WordPress communities are built

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  • STRONGER TOGETHERHow WordPress

    communities are built

  • ANDREA MIDDLETONWordPress Community Team

    @andmiddleton

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  • OPEN SOURCE

  • Good-Faith Rules1. Decisions should benefit the community

    (not specific businesses or individuals).2. Membership is open to anyone.3. All work by volunteers (speakers or

    organizers are not paid).4. Any trusted member of the group can

    organize an event for the group.5. The community works together to make

    a welcoming environment, and discriminatory behavior is not accepted.

  • Fill out the application

    Gauge interest Read the handbook

    Interview

    Pre-planning: venue search, recruit team, speaker outreach, draft budget

    Budget Review

    Active planning

    printing, AV, food, parties

    speakers, fundraising, volunteers,

  • AND THEN I WENT TO A

  • Helen Hou-Sand, WordPress Lead Developer

  • join your local meetup

    organize the kind of meetup event youd like to attend start a

    local meetup

    suggest venue ideas

    volunteer at a WordCamp

    organize a WordCamp

    speak at a WordCamp

    sponsor a WordCamp

    speak at a meetup

    spread the word

    volunteer on the Community Team

  • Thank you!

    make.wordpress.org/community

    Andrea Middleton @andmiddleton

    http://make.wordpress.org/community