As you guys know, The current situation of COVID-19 Pendemeic cases is rising day by day. All the countries are trying to find the vaccine for it. It is the Once-In-a-Century crisis, which means the effects of this COVID-19 will be felt for decades.
It is suggested to stay home and stay safe, and if you have any work, then work-from-home is more suitable in this pandemic. WordPress has considered this, and as they said, In-Person events required much time and effort of hundreds of volunteers.
It is not an excellent choice to include all the volunteers in this pandemic. So WordPress has decided to cancel or Pause all the In-Person flagship events. WordPress has officially announced that it will not receive any application for the flagship events.
What is Flagship Events of WordPress?
Flagship events are those which attract almost all the international audiences and bring them together from all the corners of the worldwide Area. Now, these type of events has more than thousands of people in it. What if, just one person is infected in this event, and due to this, all other people become infected with it.
This can be considered harmful for all the countries because the vaccine is not available yet, and also all the counties have a vast amount of cases of COVID-19.
WordPress has made a very immersive point in its history that, in this situation, it can no longer rely on the In-Person Events for any purpose. These events of WordPress are much helpful for the growth of it through Education, Business purpose, and strong community of WordPress.
Current flagship events that have to be held are allowed as online or virtual events. The WordCamps Europe, USA, Asia has announced it’s Online events.
Now we have to wait for the conditions to get better and the announcement of the WordPress!