developer.wordpress.org

Developer.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/ is the new central home for official WordPress developer resources, including an automated code reference and authoritative handbooks for pluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party and theme development.

If you’d like to contribute, just follow the steps below.

  1. Familiarize yourself with contributing to Meta projects in general.
  2. Setup your local development environment.
    1. WordPress Meta Environment is the easiest way; it’s a turn-key development environment that’s pre-configured for working on Developer.WordPress.org and several other official WordPress websites.
    2. If you’d prefer to set it up manually, follow the instructions on the devhub project page.
  3. Search the Developer.WordPress.org component on the Meta Trac for a ticket to work on. Those with the good-first-bug keyword are great if you’re new to contributing.
  4. Once you’ve finished working on the ticket, create a patch and upload it to the ticket.
  5. Your patch will be reviewed by a developer on the MetaMeta Meta is a term that refers to the inside workings of a group. For us, this is the team that works on internal WordPress sites like WordCamp Central and Make WordPress. team. We’ll either give you some feedback to improve it, or go ahead and commit it.

Thanks for contributing! If you’d like to get involved on a regular basis, these would be a good start:

  • Subscribe to our P2 to stay up to date and participate in discussions.
  • Subscribe to the Meta Trac mailing list to be notified of new tickets that may interest you. The list can generate 5-15 e-mails per day, so you may want to setup a filterFilter Filters are one of the two types of Hooks https://codex.wordpress.org/Plugin_API/Hooks. They provide a way for functions to modify data of other functions. They are the counterpart to Actions. Unlike Actions, filters are meant to work in an isolated manner, and should never have side effects such as affecting global variables and output. to automatically move them to a separate folder, so that they don’t clog your inbox.
  • Join the #meta channel on Slack to participate in meetings and ticket triages. Most people just idle in the room 99% of the time, rather than having constant conversations.