On Monday, April 17, we’ll be implementing the Admin Approved Posts feature of the Advanced WordPress Facebook Group. We discussed over a period of time with all Admins and many members and believe this will greatly improve the value and quality of AWP for everyone. Over the course of the life of our AdvancedWP Facebook Group, we’ve had a couple milestones that influenced the direction of the group significantly. The decision to change the contributions from open to admin approved only will definitely be the latest such milestone.
I want to explain how we believe this will improve the group, and provide some recommendations to our members for how to keep contributing going forward.
It’s no secret that many members and general WordPress professionals scoff at the name of our group. “Advanced WordPress!? I don’t see ANYTHING Advanced about the posts in that group at all!” As the lead Admin, I’ve gone to bat with many a WP Developer over that issue, but it’s not without merit. Despite the fact that we don’t moderate based on what’s “Advanced” or not, even less advanced posts need to have quality —