The WordPress coreCoreCore is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. development team builds WordPress! Follow this site for general updates, status reports, and the occasional code debate. There’s lots of ways to contribute:
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In summary, the process follows three subsequent Make/CoreCoreCore is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. posts for nominations, voting, and then announcing new Core Team Reps.
In 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, each team has on average one or two representatives, abbreviated as reps. Some teams have more than two, but for the sake of sanity sticking with two for now keeps things simpler. And for the historians out there, the role goes way back to 2012.
Historically with the Core team, the team repTeam RepA Team Rep is a person who represents the Make WordPress team to the rest of the project, make sure issues are raised and addressed as needed, and coordinates cross-team efforts. duration was around a year, though some reps stuck around longer if there was a particularly good fit.
It is not called “team lead” for a reason. While people elected as team reps will generally come from the pool of folks that people think of as experienced leaders, remember that the team rep role is designed to change hands regularly.
This role has a time commitment attached to it. Not a huge amount, but in my experience, it’s at least one hour a week.
Nominations happen in the comments of a Core Team Reps nomination post (here are examples from 2020 and 2021 as well as a sample Community Team nominating post). Self-nominations are welcome. The deadline for nominations should be around two weeks.
Preference is for nominations to happen publicly, but if someone wants to nominate someone in private, they can reach out to existing team reps and any other active contributors assisting the process via SlackSlackSlack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/..
An important disclaimer: if someone is nominated, they should not feel like they have to say “yes”. The polls will only include the names of the people that respond positively to a nomination. Anyone who is nominated should feel free to reply with a “Thank you, but no thank you”.
Once the deadline has passed for nominating, a comment will be added and pinned to the top of the nomination post:
After nominations have ended, a poll for voting will be opened and linked from a voting announcement post (here is an example from 2020 as well as a sample Community Team voting post). It should stay open for around two weeks.
Once the deadline has passed for voting, a comment will be added and pinned to the top of the voting post:
Voting has concluded and the new team reps will be announced on <date> during the Core devchat.
Once the results have been finalized and announced, a comment will be added and pinned to the top of the voting post:
Selected Core Team reps are announced here: <a href="https://make.wordpress.org/core//”>https://make.wordpress.org/core/<results-link>/