Events

WordPress Cape Town to Host 2nd Annual Charity Hackathon in June

Last August, the WordPress Cape Town meetup group experimented with hosting its first charity hackathon to benefit local charities. The do_action( ‘wordpress-charity-hackathon’ ); event was so successful in 2014 that organizers were inspired to make it an annual event. The 2015 hackathon is scheduled for June 20th from 9:00 AM (more…)

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In the past several months, the Make WordPress Community team has engaged in numerous discussions with WordCamp organizers on how they can improve the tools that are available. Those discussions include: Notes from the Community Summit Improving the CSS Editing Experience Adding More Themes and/or Page Templates The team has (more…)

A WordPress Veteran's Take on DrupalCon LA

This post was contributed by guest author Mendel Kurland. Kurland is GoDaddy’s evangelist who travels to WordCamps and is the interface between various open source communities and GoDaddy. In the following post, Kurland shares his experience attending DrupalCon Los Angeles, a large conference devoted to Drupal. As I flew from (more…)

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There are a variety of WordPress events that take place around the world where users learn WordPress in person. Some are WordCamps, meetups, and others are WordPress specific but don’t use the WordCamp branding. Until now, there has not been an easy way to see all WordPress events on one (more…)

Applications to Host WordCamp Europe 2016 Closing Soon

WordCamp Europe 2015 will be held at the end of June in Seville, Spain, but organizers are already finalizing host city applications for the 2016 event. A final call for host cities went out today and organizers announced that applications will close on Friday, April 24. This highly anticipated WordPress (more…)

WordCamp Belgrade Will Be Streaming Live Saturday, April 18

WordCamp Belgrade will take place this weekend, April 18-19. Two years ago the WordPress community in Serbia was virtually non-existent but has grown rapidly and is now large enough to host the very first WordCamp in Belgrade. Registration kicks off at 8AM tomorrow morning where organizers will debut Wapuujlo, the (more…)

Meet Wapuujlo, Official Mascot of WordCamp Belgrade

The trend of WordCamps creating their own custom wapuu design is starting to catch momentum. The GPL-licensed creature originated in Japan and variations have been used to personalize branding for Japanese meetups and WordCamps for years. Last week we featured WordCamp London’s custom wapuu design, which is fondly dubbed “Wapuunk.” (more…)