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WordPress Meta #262

Hi there!

After having tried my hands at some of the bugs with “good-first-bugs” tag in the meta section, I thought it wise to move to other open tickets.

And here I land at #262.

The WordCamp organizers generally print and/or distribute the Badges at their wordcamps which are often called “Gravatar Badges”. These are made by fetching the Gravatars from the emails that the attendees enter while booking their tickets through the Camptix plugin used by WordCamp.org .

At present the process is too long and is not that simple. Ian has made it slightly automated to fetch the gravatars but its still not that convenient.

The Current Process is mentioned here.

The #262 is basically about making that process slightly simple. So, I looked to build upon the Script that Ian had already put up here and tried to make the patch.

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My Project Description for WordCamp.org Forms Plugin

Project Description:

Describe your idea in detail:

I am going to work upon the “Forms_Plugin” Idea on the WordPress GSoC 2014 Page(Link). As described in the Project Idea on the Page, WordPress uses a lot of ‘forms’ on their community sites (like WordCamp.org) for various purposes like applications, contact forms, post submissions, sign-up forms, surveys, etc. They currently use a combination of Poll daddy surveys and Jetpack forms (Commercial ones).
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My Proposal for GSoC 2014 with WordPress.org

Personal Details:

Name: Deven Bansod

Email: devenbansod.bits@gmail.com

Personal Website : https://devenbansod.wordpress.com

Skype ID or GTalk: devenbansod.bits@gmail.com

IRC nick: DevenB

Phone number: +91- 9772224232

School Name: Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani

Years completed: 2

PHP Experience Level: Above Intermediate. I have done substantial amount of work using PHP in the last two years. It includes building a CMS from scratch which hosted blogs for free on our intra-institute LAN, developing two simple Plugins for WordPress (hosted on the plugin Repository), creating a website for my Cultural Organisation, Entry Marker and Checker in a Food Festival to check Double Entry.

WordPress Experience Level: Plugin Developer.

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