Jai WordPress Mandali!
WordPress User group Nagpur hosted its first WordCamp Nagpur on 24th & 25th of June 2017. It was the first tech conference in the city and lovely experience for all of us.
We would like to thank each and every one of attendees for making WordCamp Nagpur a grand success.
We would like to thank each of our Speakers and Workshop Facilitators for making sure that everyone gets new things to play with.
We would like to thank all our Sponsors without their support this two-day camp was not possible.
We would like to thank each of our volunteers for all the support and handling things on some odd hours.
Special thanks to Volunteers from Bhopal, Pune and Mumbai community for helping us in making this camp successful. And to the WordCamp Kanpur organising team helping our late night swags sorting.
It’s been 12 days to WordCamp Nagpur, but Camp fever is still on because of Photo memories shared by attendees and volunteers. Do check out the camp with their perspective
We are thankful to Shilpa and her team from Chitnavis Centre for handling the Day 1 overwhelming crowd and making arrangements for us on such short notice, and Sanjay sir and his team from Meerakle events for the lovely food.
We received positive vibes about swags, thank you all our Swag vendors. Team Print Me India for lovely Tshirts. Dave Kaka from Laal Imli store for Umbrellas. Narendra Bhai from Saifi Toys for smiley balls. and BlueFlames team for all printing task including those cute HaoBhau in Networking areas.
There are more names who helped us in many ways, couldn’t mention each name but we are thankful to all of them.
We have a short feedback form please fill it and let us know how WordCamp Nagpur went for you. We look forward to seeing you in future meetups and upcoming camps.
What is Contributor Day?
Contributor day is after the Camp event, where all people from the community come together to contribute back to the lovely WordPress Software.
Why should you get Involved?
Last week, Nagpur faced the first ever tech conference, saw the different world outside the city. It’s time to be a part of a community, Enjoy the thrill of creating something used by millions of people across the world and the pleasure of being involved in democratising publishing.
Who can attend Contributor day?
Contributor day is for everyone, regardless your experience with WordPress. You have attended WordCamp or not, you are welcome to contribute back to the WordPress community.
WordPress is the user-driven project, and all developments and enhancements depend on users like you! Don’t ever feel that just because you don’t know how to code you’re not valuable as coders are. Because without us, WordPress would fall apart.
A healthy community is healthy on all levels, and everybody does know that.
How can you get Involved?
You can start getting involved in a number of ways:
Live chats, Ideas, Polyglots, Support, Theme Review, Documentation, Quality Assurance, Accessibility, Awareness events
Come down to Contributor day event, to contribute/learn how you can contribute back to the community.
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In this talk, Karthik will take you through the basics of securing your WordPress sites and best security practices in the day to day life and in code.
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