The Team Edit

The 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 Plugin Directory or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party Review Team is a group of volunteers who review and approve plugins newly submitted to be hosted on the official Plugin Directory. The team maintains the Plugin Reviewer Handbook and the official tools for reviewing plugins. The team also is responsible for investigating guideline infringements and behavioral issues surrounding plugins and developers throughout the 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. community (including support forums, reviews, and WordCamps).

Our goal is to encourage and educate developers of all levels as to making the most secure and maintainable plugins available.

We can be contacted via Slack in #pluginreview or email at

Who We Are

The current team members are:

Team Reps

Senior Team

Plugin Reviewers

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Public discussion on plugins happens on Slack in #pluginreview. Team members should keep an eye on the channel and respond to community members’ questions as they arise.

Announcements and topics for discussion are also posted on Make/Plugins.

Weekly status reports are posted at #plugins.

A private P2P2 P2 or O2 is the term people use to refer to the Make WordPress blog. It can be found at is used by the administrators to discuss sensitive information and record historical data as to why plugins or developers have restricted access. A private SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at channel is also used.

Emails are processed via Help ScoutHelp Scout A 3rd party service we use to process emails for plugin reviews.. Due to the sensitive nature of much of the information discussed, it also has limited access.

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Joining the Team

Interested in getting involved with the team? Check out the application process.

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