The story so far with Twenty Sixteen.

Things have been moving along fast with Twenty Sixteen. There have have been two, short, half-hour meetings so far, where we scrub through the GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can 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. issues. Everyone is welcome and they are held at 16:00 UTC on Monday and Friday.

Currently there are 10 issues and 7 pull requests in GitHub.

The deadline to get Twenty Sixteen ready to go into coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. is the 30th September, as per the release schedule. That isn’t too far away. Now is a crucial time to make sure everyone puts this theme through its paces. You can get it right here. Testing is important to make sure all the bugs and issues are fixed before merge. Everyone is invited to help with this.

There are other ways you can get involved by helping with the existing issues on GitHub. For example, these ones all need a pull request.

Twenty Sixteen is a great opportunity for people to contribute. So far, there have been a lot of new contributors and it would be great to have more. Help make Twenty Sixteen the best default theme it can be and get involved!

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