Comments for WordPress Foundation Supporting the WordPress community since 2010. Mon, 01 Jul 2019 10:08:10 +0000 hourly 1 Comment on 2019 Kim Parsell Memorial Scholarship Recipient: Carol Gann by News – The Month in WordPress: June 2019 – Mon, 01 Jul 2019 10:08:10 +0000 […] This year’s recipient of the Kim Parsell Memorial Scholarship for WordCamp US is Carol Gann. […] ]]> Comment on Call for Organizers: Introduction to Open Source by Mary Job Wed, 09 Aug 2017 22:16:18 +0000 This is awesome. ]]> Comment on Making WordPress: How to Get Involved by John Saddington (@saddington) Fri, 24 May 2013 18:35:57 +0000 thanks for the update here cheri! ]]> Comment on WordPress Meetups by Cheri Lucas Tue, 26 Feb 2013 21:00:12 +0000 In reply to George Wehmann.

Hi George — thanks for your comment. Just FYI, probably the best place for discussion is this forum.

Comment on WordPress Meetups by George Wehmann Sat, 23 Feb 2013 19:18:37 +0000 The WordPress Meetup organizer in Chapel HiIl, NC has this in his group’s messages:

“Jane Wells, who heads up Community for the WordPress Foundation, which runs, sent out an email today to let WordPress Meetup Organizers know of upcoming changes to how WordPress Meetups are handled.”

“First and foremost, all WordPress Meetups are intended to be *free.* Charging for WordPress Meetups to cover costs for snacks or nominal room rental fees must be done through an alternate method, if at all.

Running a WordPress Meetup as part of your business is frowned upon. Certainly, opportunities for WordPress work will arise simply through touting your expertise with WordPress, but making money off of a WordPress Meetup is frowned upon.”

With this in mind, I wonder how WordPress Foundation would feel about the Raleigh, NC WordPress Meetup group. – – who charges for attendance, has a closed “by approval only” membership, is a group run as a strategy to drum up new client business for a web design company based in Durham and is not even based in Raleigh, but holds the vast majority of its meetings in Durham, about 10 to 15 miles away from Raleigh. This group has about 600+ members, many of whom I suspect are from Raleigh. I’ve never joined because Durham is an hour away roundtrip – and I’m in Raleigh . I gotta believe this practice generates a lot of ill will toward both and toward WordPress.

Comment on WordCamps and Such by Ryan Hellyer Wed, 31 Oct 2012 16:15:16 +0000 Thanks for creating the official meetup account. That will make finding other WordPress meetups much easier. ]]> Comment on Getting off the ground by pdfasdoc Mon, 29 Nov 2010 00:33:41 +0000 Congratulations on the foundation. I attended my first wordcamp in Philly about a month ago. It’s something I highly recommend to anyone who had never attended one. ]]> Comment on Our First Project: WordCamp Videos by Jonathan Dingman Wed, 24 Nov 2010 14:52:58 +0000 Definitely a great idea. I ran into this same issue when I ran WordCamp NY 2008, and ended up paying a bit more than I had wanted to get it recorded – but finally got all the coverage I wanted.

It would have been really nice to have it all pre-packaged and ready.

Keep the great ideas comin’!

Comment on Our First Project: WordCamp Videos by Valent Mustamin Tue, 23 Nov 2010 13:27:35 +0000 In reply to jane.

Hi Jane,
Can’t wait for that alternative plans. WordCamp in Indonesia at the end of January, and I am looking forward to this chance. Love it! As a consideration, WordCamp for Wellington, Melbourne, and Jakarta will be held on January/February in early 2011.

Comment on Our First Project: WordCamp Videos by James Collins Mon, 22 Nov 2010 22:19:26 +0000 In reply to jane.

Thanks Jane, will do.