WordPress Sustainability Team Badges

The WordPress Sustainability Team offers two different team badges:

  1. WordPress Sustainability Team Badge
  2. WordPress Sustainability Contributor Badge

The 2 Team Badges are common use also applied by other WordPress teams like the Documentation and Hosting teams.

The proposed criteria for obtaining the badges are:

  • In order to obtain a WordPress Sustainability Team Badge you are actively involved as a leading team member by:
    • Having the role of WordPress Sustainability Team RepTeam Rep A Team Rep is a person who represents the Make WordPress team to the rest of the project, make sure issues are raised and addressed as needed, and coordinates cross-team efforts.(representative)
    • Having a leading role in creating documentation
    • Having a leading role in developing code for the team
    • Leading a Sustainability table during a WordPress Contributor DayContributor 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/.
    • Having a leading role for the WordPress Sustainability GithubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that 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/
  • In order to obtain a WordPress Sustainability Contributor Badge you are actively involved as a performing contributor by:
    • Participating in a meeting
    • Adding some documentation (but not leading it),
    • Contributing to code for the team (but not leading it)
    • Commenting on the Sustainability Github
    • Mentorship Coordinator
    • Project Manager
    • Team Meeting Coordinator

As the team is still developing itself, the overview above may not be complete yet.

Badges can be obtained by contacting one of the WP Sustainability Team Reps: Nora Ferreirós, Nahuai Badiola, Csaba or Thijs Buijs. Badges are not distributed automatically yet.

This post gives an overview of the lively discussion at Github. It summarizes the discussion. Friday 1st of March 2024 at 12.00 UTC, two weeks after the publication of this post, we consider the content of this post as a formal decision. In the meantime feel free to comment below and to provide us with feedback to confirm the decision.