The Global WordPress Marketing Team markets WordPress and its community to the wider world.
Our new GitHub Marketing Task Board (2022) under the WordPress organization. We now have one single repo. Due to a bug during transfer of the team’s GitHubGitHubGitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner. https://github.com/, some cards have to be transferred manually. The card relating to the series board are being transferred manually once status updates can be made.
If you are looking for a card you think has to still be transferred, you can find it in the previous repositories or the rolling tasks board (this is being transferred to the task board above).
If you are planning a Marketing Table at a Contributor Event, please let us know in the SlackSlackSlack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. channel (details below) or add a comment to the board.
Video Roundup: So Many Ways to be Part of the WordPress Community
Thinking of joining the WordPress community? Please do! Watch these videos that showcase how easy it is to dive right in and contribute. We would love your help!
Did you know there are hundreds of videos that can help you discover new ways of getting involved with the WordPress community around the world? These talks, available on WordPress.tv, can help you spread the word so others can share in the experience and learning found at WordCamps and Meetups. They are also useful tools to encourage working in the ecosystem to give back to this 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. community.
In the second post in our series of articles, we are highlighting just a few of the marketing videos that can help you and grow the community.
Becoming Part of the Community
These three videos show just some of the different journeys people have made with WordPress and their reasons for participating in the community.
The first video features web developer Josh Pollock, who talks about how he discovered WordPress, his thoughts about WordCamps, and his own interest in the community. Through trying to fix a bug on his website, Josh learned to code thanks to the support and encouragement of members of the community. In this video, Josh, now with Caldera Labs, shares examples of what can be achieved in web accessibilityAccessibilityAccessibility (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) and how you can make a difference to the development of WordPress through Contributor Days.
WordPress community interview with Josh Pollock
In the second video, Carole Olinger shares how the WordPress community opened up a world of self-discovery. Carole, who is now the WordPress Community Manager at Plesk, asks: “What could be the benefit of being part of the WordPress Community if you don’t even use WordPress?” Watch her talk to find out the answer.
WordPress community talk – Carole Olinger
Our third video highlights that you don’t need coding skills to join in! At WordCampWordCampWordCamps 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. Rotterdam 2018, another awesome Contributor DayContributor DayContributor 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/. took place. We asked several attendees about their background and how they were contributing that day. From the design team to translating and developing, you immediately see these contributors enjoying themselves and being inspired! Bloggers, developers, project managers, can all join in. What you learn in the WordPress community is invaluable, while having fun meeting new people at the same time!
Contributor Testimonials, WordCamp Rotterdam
Videos to help you contribute to the WordPress community