WCEU Contributor Day – Design Team

Office hours, 28-29 May

Design team will hold office hours async during Thursday 28 May and Friday 29 May. Facilitators @chaion07, @ibdz, @karmatosed and @estelaris will be around all day to answer questions on how to contribute in the design team or help with on-boarding.

Office hours will be held in the #design WordPress SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. channel (WordPress.org Slack account is needed). If you are unsure on how to get an account, please leave a message on this post and someone will reply to help you.

We will also have triage demos on Monday 1 June at 16.30 UTC for CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. triage and Tuesday 2 June at 16.00 UTC for GutenbergGutenberg The Gutenberg project is the new Editor Interface for WordPress. The editor improves the process and experience of creating new content, making writing rich content much simpler. It uses ‘blocks’ to add richness rather than shortcodes, custom HTML etc. https://wordpress.org/gutenberg/ triage, both in #design WordPress Slack channel.

How to prepare for Contributor Day?

To contribute to any team at WordPress.orgWordPress.org The 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/, a user needs:

Meetings for design team take place in the #design WordPress Slack channel. In our meetings we don’t make decision but provide advice on design for both the WordPress software and its components (like Gutenberg) and the WordPress.org website.

We also focus on different projects that take a longer time to be completed.

Our projects require several tools, depending on what you choose. Having access to these accounts will help:

Contributors Day on 4 June

Registered contributors will received an email with the link to the Zoom call for the day. We will introduce the team and explain how we will be working. If you are interested in contributing to something specific, please let us know by commenting on this post or during the call.

For new contributors, the easiest way to begin is to do specific tasks in triage. We will focus on both Core and Gutenberg tickets that need screenshots. We have other tasks available for experience contributors.

If you need any help or have questions, team members will be available in Slack throughout the Contributor DayContributor Day Contributor Days are standalone days, frequently held before or after WordCamps but they can also happen at any time. They are events where people get together to work on various areas of https://make.wordpress.org/ There are many teams that people can participate in, each with a different focus. https://2017.us.wordcamp.org/contributor-day/ https://make.wordpress.org/support/handbook/getting-started/getting-started-at-a-contributor-day/..

If this is your first time in a contributors day, don’t be shy. The most important things about contributing are to enjoy yourself, be inspired and willing to learn as much as sharing your knowledge.

See you on 4 June at 13.00 UTC.