WordPress was released on May 27, 2003, since then it has grown to world’s most popular content management system, which currently powers 30% of the internet.
WordPress will be 15 years old this May 27th, 2018!. WordPress community groups around the world have planned a global event on this day to celebrate its 15th Anniversary.
WordPress communities across India are hosting various meetups to celebrate this occasion. On the agenda of these various meetups, is right from learning sessions, general WordPress discussions, introduction to Gutenberg – the new content editor, experts talks, to sharing stories of how WordPress has changed people’s lives. Not to mention these meetups are having some refreshments, Wordpress Birthday cake cutting, with lots of fun and celebration.
Here is a quick list of meetups, sorted alphabetically. Do find some time to attend the event in a city near you to celebrate this milestone event and be a part of this World Wide celebrations. Click on the meetup URL to RSVP.

City What is planned Meetup URL
Ahmedabad WordPress quiz, general WordPress discussion with cake cutting, Swag distribution, and conclusion. https://www.meetup.com/ahmedabad-wp-meetup/events/249095620/
Ajmer General WordPress discussion, some refreshments and maybe even a WordPress birthday cake. https://www.meetup.com/ajmer-wordpress-meetup/events/249028077/
Banglore Some refreshments with WordPress birthday cake. https://www.meetup.com/BengaluruWordPress/events/248083951/
Bhandara Get together with some refreshments and a WordPress birthday cake. https://www.meetup.com/Bhandara-WordPress-Meetup/events/249736210/
Bhopal 15th anniversary WordPress birthday cake with some refreshments. https://www.meetup.com/WordPress-Bhopal/events/249109543/
Bhubaneswar Some refreshments, a casual discussion and maybe even a WordPress birthday cake. https://www.meetup.com/Bhubaneswar-WordPress-Meetup/events/250129034/
Chandigarh Celebration of 15th anniversary with light refreshments and a WordPress birthday cake. https://www.meetup.com/WordPress-Chandigarh/events/249254226/
Goa Session on WordPress Stories – “My experience with WordPress”, WordPress Helpdesk where any WordPress queries will be resolved. https://www.meetup.com/WordPressGoa/events/249835504/
Kanpur Wordpress introducing session. Following this session, there will be a brief introduction session to Gutenberg – the new content editor for WordPress. Some refreshments (and maybe even a WordPress birthday cake). https://www.meetup.com/WordPress-Kanpur/events/249026730/
Kochi Session to learn more about WordPress, have some refreshments, and cut a WordPress birthday cake. https://www.meetup.com/Kochi-WordPress-Meetup/events/250305008/
Kolhapur Get together with light refreshments and cutting of WordPress birthday cake. https://www.meetup.com/WordPress-Enthusiasts-in-Kolhapur/events/249026550/
Kozhikode Session on “The new Gutenberg editing experience”, refreshments, casual discussion and maybe even a WordPress birthday cake. https://www.meetup.com/Kozhikode-WordPress-Meetup/events/250246256/
Lucknow Get together for some light refreshments and sweet treats. https://www.meetup.com/Lucknow-WordPress-Meetup/events/250222200/
Mumbai WordPress Birthday cake and maybe a party. Details are still being worked out do check meetup page for more details. https://www.meetup.com/WordPressMumbai/events/249605456/
Nagpur WordPress birthday cake with some light refreshments. https://www.meetup.com/Nagpur-WordPress-Meetup/events/249489354/
New Delhi Learning sessions with some renowned experts speaking on the occasion. Information of these sessions/speakers will be updated soon. https://www.meetup.com/WordPress-New-Delhi/events/248986486/
Pune Casual discussion, refreshments and 15th anniversary WordPress birthday cake. https://www.meetup.com/Pune-WordPress-Knowledge-Exchange/events/249910602/
Surat It will start from 10:00 am, they are planning general WordPress discussion, a small WordPress quiz, a discussion on implications on GDPR followed by a cake. https://www.meetup.com/Surat-WordPress-Meetup/events/250824509/
Trivandrum Lightning talk session, to share WordPress experience. Games and some refreshments and cake cutting. https://www.meetup.com/Trivandrum-WordPress-Meetup/events/249537638/
Udaipur Will have a general discussion, share some stories of how WordPress has changed people’s lives and fun of course. https://www.meetup.com/Udaipur-WordPress-Meetup/events/251042705/
Vadodara Discuss glorious WordPress 15 year journey, followed by a WordPress quiz, WordPress helpdesk, cake cutting, celebration, and Networking. https://www.meetup.com/Vadodara-WordPress-Meetup/events/250107889/

From previous years, 14th Wordpress birthday celebrations in India, this year there is a significant increase in the number of meetups taking part in this grand celebration. To be specific number has grown from 8 events to 20 events in this year’s celebrations.
We’ll be sharing our celebration photos via the hashtag #wp15. Don’t forget to spread the word, let’s make this WordPress birthday memorable 🙂

Till then happy WordPressing!.