Marketing Team at Contributor events

We post information on this page of the handbook to help you contribute to the Marketing Team at contributor events.

We partnered with WordCampWordCamp 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. Europe (WCEU) Contributing Team in 2020 and 2021 to produce resources to help new and returning contributors. The links below can be used at any time to help familiarize yourself with our tools and workflows. You can find more resources from the 2021 online event in the Contribute to WordPress resource on the WCEU website.

Office Hours

Office hours were held in the weeks before and after WordCamp Europe.

Support sessions in our regular office hours for new contributors include help to:

  • create a 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/ ID (help video below)
  • set up 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/., update your profile and join the Make WordPress Marketing channel. Slack is an instant messaging and collaboration tool used by the teams that ‘make’ WordPress
  • set up the Google username you would like to use for contributing to the project
  • use Google Docs collaboratively

Resources to help you get started contributing

Contributing Resources on WCEU 2021 website

Setting up your WordPress ID Setting up your WordPress ID

This video can help you set up your WordPress.org ID, add a gravatarGravatar Is an acronym for Globally Recognized Avatar. It is the avatar system managed by WordPress.com, and used within the WordPress software. https://gravatar.com/. and log in to the Make WordPress channel on Slack. It has captions which will display within the video. There a number of versions of this video available in different languages.

The following videos have been created by the team in time for WordCamp Europe 2021 contributor experience.

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The WordPress Project The WordPress Project

In this short video, you will discover what the WordPress project is, and how thousands of contributors build, maintain and grow both the software and the community. Please note, the times of meetings in the video change in October and March currently to adjust for daylight saving time changes.

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Getting The Most Out Of Slack Getting The Most Out Of Slack

In this short video, you will get acquainted with Slack, the platform that the WordPress community uses for most communication.

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Collaborating Using Google Docs Collaborating Using Google Docs

In this video you will find out how to use Google Docs for working on projects within the Global WordPress marketing team collaboratively.

Background to the WordPress project Background to the WordPress project

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FAQs & choosing a team FAQs & choosing a team

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