Contributing this fine WordPress Weekend

There are two events particularly relevant to the docs team coming up this weekend:

WP 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 There are many teams that people can participate in, each with a different focus. in Manchester, UK

The newly formed WP Contributor Day group is running their first event on March 1st from 10AM – 6PM UTC, @johnbillon has written a post with more details. The event’s site is at

For docs folks in particular, if you’re in the north of England, why not head on over? It’s sure to be a great day, whatever your skills or experience level.

If you’re elsewhere, and already familiar with contributing then joining in virtually via #wordpress-sfd would be a fantastic thing to do.

Monthly Docs Sprint in Seattle, USA

The Seattle MeetupMeetup All local/regional gatherings that are officially a part of the WordPress world but are not WordCamps are organized through A meetup is typically a chance for local WordPress users to get together and share new ideas and seek help from one another. Searching for ‘WordPress’ on will help you find options in your area. group are hosting their monthly Docs Sprint on Saturday, too. It’s running from 10AM – 2PM PST.

It’s been a while since we’ve mentioned the additional virtual nature of these sprints here on the blog, so for the benefit of newer contributors, here’s some of the backstory.

In short: the meet-up group welcomes your participation, wherever you may be!

To quote @sewmyheadon, here’s what do to if you’re not in the Seattle area:

Online: If you’re bashful, or simply outside of the Seattle area, you can simply logon to the IRC channel at #wordpress-sfd and participate from anywhere.

Why not take a peek at the getting started page for the handbooks to gather inspiration for your contributing this coming weekend?

Happy weekend, docs!