Documentation Contributor Handbook

Thank you very much for your interest in Documentation team and welcome to Documentation team Handbook. This is the place where you can find out what Documentation team is in charge for, which skills are needed from a contributor and which documentation project suits best your skillset, as well as how to join us.

How to start? How to start?

We know that this amount of information can be overwhelming for new contributors but don’t worry, we are here to help. We recommend that you first take a look at our “orientation” page. This is the place where you see which skills are useful for Documentation team (go and check it, you might be surprised) and for which project.

When you’ve found a project, or projects, go to its page to learn more about it – how to start contributing, where to go, who to ask..

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Where to go? Where to go?

First contact with Documentation team, and all communication between team members, is done through our Slack channel. If you don’t have Slack account for WordPress teams, please head over this guide and follow instructions. After you gain access to Slack, join the #docs channel.

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Meetings Meetings

Documentation team meet once a week to discuss projects and report on progress. All meetings are held in #docs Slack channel. At the moment these meetings are happening on Mondays at 15:00 UTC. The next one is on Monday, 15:00 UTC.

If you have any questions for which you couldn’t find an answer here, please come and ask in Slack. You can use #docs channel or send Direct Message to any team member.