Twenty Sixteen is now on Github!

To try things a bit differently this year, Twenty Sixteen is going to be developed on GitHubGitHub GitHub 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., just like a featured pluginPlugin A 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 Plugin Directory or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party, before it makes its way to coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. SVNSVN Subversion, the popular version control system (VCS) by the Apache project, used by WordPress to manage changes to its codebase. and TracTrac An open source project by Edgewall Software that serves as a bug tracker and project management tool for WordPress.. You can find it right here.

Want to get involved? It’s as easy as creating an issue or PR on Github. There is a handy guide on how to contribute.

Weekly meetings will be on Fridays and Mondays at 16:00 UTC in #core-themes. These will start on Friday 4th September.

Everyone is invited to come and join in bringing Twenty Sixteen to life. Default themes are a great opportunity to get involved in contributing to WordPress!

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