Showing Online WordCamps in the Events Widget

Showing Online WordCamps in the Events Widget

Author: WordPress.org

Date: April 2, 2020 

Category: Make WordPress Core

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TLDR: Should online WordCamps be added to the Events widget? If so, who should they be shown to?

Background

Many WordCamps are transitioning from in-person events to online events, due to COVID-19.

At the moment, those events don’t show up in the News & Events widget on the dashboard, because they don’t have a physical location. The widget was originally designed to show the user local events, because cultivating local, in-person bonds is an essential element of our community’s success.

Online events aren’t being intentionally kept out of the widget; it’s just an unforeseen side-effect of the temporary shift to

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