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Whether you’re a budding developer, a pixel-perfect designer, or just like helping out, we’re always looking for people to help make WordPress even better.

If you want to get involved in WordPress, this is the place to be. We’ve got blogs for each contributor group, general news, and upcoming events.

There are many different ways for you to get involved with WordPress:

Core

The core team makes WordPress. Whether you’re a seasoned PHP developer or are just learning to code, we’d love to have you on board. You can write code, fix bugs, debate decisions, and help with development.

Learn more about Core »

Weekly IRC chats: Wednesdays @ 20:00 UTC

#wordpress-dev on freenode.net

UI

The UI group is focused on the designing and developing the user interface. It’s a home for designers and UXers alike. There are regular discussions about mockups, design, and user testing.

Learn more about UI »

Mobile

The mobile team builds the iOS, Android, Windows, and Blackberry apps. Lend them your Java, Objective-C, or C# skills. The team also needs designers, UX experts, and testers to give users an smooth experience on every device.

Learn more about Mobile »

Weekly IRC chats: Mondays @ 16:00 UTC

#wordpress-mobile in irc.freenode.net

Accessibility

The a11y group provides accessibility expertise across the project. They make sure that WordPress core and all of WordPress’ resources are accessible.

Learn more about Accessibility »

Weekly IRC chats: Wednesdays @ 19:00 UTC

#wordpress-ui on irc.freenode.net

Polyglots

WordPress is used all over the world and in many different languages. If you’re a polyglot, help out by translating WordPress into your own language. You can also assist with creating the tools that make translations easier.

Learn more about Polyglots »

Support

Answering a question in the support forums or IRC is one of the easiest ways to start contributing. Everyone knows the answer to something! This blog is the place for discussion of issues around support.

Learn more about Support »

Weekly IRC chats: Thursdays @ 16:00 UTC

#wordpress-sfd on irc.freenode.net

Documentation

Good documentation lets people help themselves when they get stuck. The docs team is responsible for creating documentation and is always on the look-out for writers. The blog has discussion around the team’s current projects.

Learn more about Documentation »

Weekly IRC chats: Thursdays @ 23:00 UTC

#wordpress-sfd on irc.freenode.net

Themes

The Theme Review Team reviews and approves every Theme submitted to the WordPress Theme repository. Reviewing Themes sharpens your own Theme development skills. You can help out and join the discussion on the blog.

Learn more about Themes »

Plugins

If you are a Plugin developer, subscribe to the Plugin review team blog to keep up with the latest updates, find resources, and learn about any issues around Plugin development.

Learn more about Plugins »

Community

If you’re interested in organizing a meetup or a WordCamp, the community blog is a great place to get started. There are groups working to support events, to create outreach and training programs, and generally support the community.

Learn more about Community »

Weekly IRC chats: Thursdays @ 19:00 UTC

#wordpress-getinvolved

Meta

The Meta team makes WordPress.org, provides support, and builds tools for use by all the contributor groups. If you want to help make WordPress.org better, sign up for updates from the Meta blog.

Learn more about Meta »