Opened 6 years ago

Closed 6 years ago

#3605 closed enhancement (maybelater)

Speaker application form for WordCamps blocked when not logged in

Reported by: buxert's profile Buxert Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: high
Component: WordCamp Site & Plugins Keywords:


The speaker application form for WordCamps blocks people who aren't logged in with their account. This is a major conversion rate block for getting enough speaker applications. Not everyone has a account cause sometimes people from outside the WordPress community want to give a talk at a WordCamp about more general topics, like the GDPR, marketing or SEO.

See this page (make sure you are logged out of

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6 years ago

Screenshot of blocked form

#1 @coreymckrill
6 years ago

  • Resolution set to maybelater
  • Status changed from new to closed

Hi @Buxert, I just researched the reasoning behind requiring the login on the speaker application form, and it turns out that this conversation has happened a couple of different times in the past:

If you still want to change this after reviewing the above discussions, I would recommend making a new post on the Community P2. Here's some guidance on how to do that:

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