If you’re interested in contributing, please have a read through our chat and the items listed below and leave a comment with which you’d like to help build! You can read the whole meeting in Slack here or the recap below.
Recap of Goals/Scope:
Marketing the WordPress Community: this subgroup feel strongly that the community is a very big selling point of the software, and promoting some of the things that are coming out of the community would raise awareness and encourage adoption of the software; that could include raise awareness about accessibility Accessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accessibility) or internationalization advancements, or even helping local groups with marketing materials or resources for their community. (Read about the other marketing subgroups in The Four Horsemen of WordPress.org Marketing.)
Happenings During Today’s Meeting:
Time stamp for Slack .
Recap from last month’s meeting
The meeting was attended by @vishalmukadam, @newyorkerlaura, @andreamiddleton, @jenblogs4u, @bridgetwillard, @conradhallauthor, and @hardeepasrani
We briefly reviewed our WCEU Contributor 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/. goals, and reminded people about the meeting change poll but focused on one project for today’s meeting.
We talked about what a contributor is. A contributor is someone who invites friends to Meetups, volunteers at a WordCamp WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress. They're one of the places where the WordPress community comes together to teach one another what they’ve learned throughout the year and share the joy. Learn more., or part of make.wordpress.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/ teams. We worked on the WordPress Contributor Campaign call to action. This will be Part 2 of our WordPress.TV Testimonials Campaign.
GDoc for collaboration is here.