This is the home of the Make Community team for the WordPress open sourceOpen SourceOpen Source denotes software for which the original source code is made freely available and may be redistributed and modified. Open Source **must be** delivered via a licensing model, see GPL. project!
Here is where we have policy debates, project announcements, and assist community members in organizing events.
Everyone is welcome to comment on posts and participate in the discussions regardless of skill level or experience.
If you love WordPress and want to help us do these things, join in!
We are currently updating the names of our contributor roles throughout our resources. The new role names are Community Team Event SupporterEvent SupporterEvent Supporter (formerly Mentor) is someone who has already organised a WordCamp and has time to meet with their assigned mentee every 2 weeks, they talk over where they should be in their timeline, help them to identify their issues, and also identify solutions for their issues. (formerly MentorEvent SupporterEvent Supporter (formerly Mentor) is someone who has already organised a WordCamp and has time to meet with their assigned mentee every 2 weeks, they talk over where they should be in their timeline, help them to identify their issues, and also identify solutions for their issues.), Community Team Program SupporterProgram SupporterCommunity Program Supporters (formerly Deputies) are a team of people worldwide who review WordCamp and Meetup applications, interview lead organizers, and keep things moving at WordCamp Central. Find more about program supporters in our Program Supporter Handbook. (formerly DeputyProgram SupporterCommunity Program Supporters (formerly Deputies) are a team of people worldwide who review WordCamp and Meetup applications, interview lead organizers, and keep things moving at WordCamp Central. Find more about program supporters in our Program Supporter Handbook.), and Program ManagerProgram ManagerProgram Managers (formerly Super Deputies) are Program Supporters who can perform extra tasks on WordCamp.org like creating new sites and publishing WordCamps to the schedule. (formerly Super DeputyProgram ManagerProgram Managers (formerly Super Deputies) are Program Supporters who can perform extra tasks on WordCamp.org like creating new sites and publishing WordCamps to the schedule.).
Do you have an idea to improve one of the custom tools on WordCamp.org? Do you want to report a bug? We welcome contributions from the community!
If you’d like to contribute a bug fix, then please follow these steps:
Step One: Search the Meta Trac to check if a ticket already exists. If there is one, you can catch up on the progress of it and collaborate with those who are already working on it.
Step Two: If you want to contribute a bug fix, and there wasn’t an existing ticket, then create a new ticket. Describe the problem or idea you have in detail, and assign it to the “wordcamp.org” component.
Step Three: Gather feedback on the ticket and build a consensus for what action should be taken. The Community team is the stakeholder for WordCamp.org and decides what contributions to accept, and the Meta team handles the technical implementation. You can ask for feedback on the ticket in their respective Slack channels.
Step Four: Setup your local development environment.
The easiest way to do this is to install the WordPress Meta Environment, which is an add-on for Varying Vagrant Vagrants that automatically provisions a local copy of WordCamp.org’s source code, along with some sample data.
In addition to the code on GitHubGitHubGitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner. https://github.com/, there are also a few plugins that live elsewhere. CampTix, addons for CampTix, and Tagregator are available in the WordPress.orgWordPress.orgThe community site where WordPress code is created and shared by the users. This is where you can download the source code for WordPress core, plugins and themes as well as the central location for community conversations and organization. https://wordpress.org/ repository, and SupportFlow is available on GitHub. Although, as CampTix pluginPluginA plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party has been closed as of August 15, 2019, it is now integrated into the WordCamp CentralWordCamp CentralWebsite for all WordCamp activities globally. https://central.wordcamp.org includes a list of upcoming and past camp with links to each. network.
Check out the provision folder in the MetaMetaMeta is a term that refers to the inside workings of a group. For us, this is the team that works on internal WordPress sites like WordCamp Central and Make WordPress. Environment for a sample database, wp-config file, and other useful code/scripts.
Step Five: Send a pull request on GitHub that implements the decisions reached in step three.
Step Six: Your patch will be reviewed by a developer on the Meta team, and they’ll either go ahead and commit the patch, or give you feedback on aspects that need to be improved before it can be committed.
If you have any questions or run into any problems, you can ask for help in the #meta-wordcampWordCampWordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress. They're one of the places where the WordPress community comes together to teach one another what they’ve learned throughout the year and share the joy. Learn more. channel on Slack, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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