You can read our last posts, next SlackSlackSlack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. meeting agendas and previous Slack meeting chat summaries in our P2. Please, join in the discussions through the comments!
The most important account you’ll use is a WordPress.orgWordPress.orgThe 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/ account. This account is used to comment on the Sustainaibility Team blog and to create a Slack account (next step).
Do you already have a WordPress.org account? Then login here and you are ready for the next step.
Don’t have a WordPress.org account yet? Then you can create one by following one of these instructions (kindly created by other WordPress Teams and voluntears, thank you!):
After creating your account you will receive a “@chat.wordpress.org” username which means you do not have to share your personal email address with others in Slack. You can instead use the handle you choose.
In the Sustainability Team, we use GitHubGitHubGitHub 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/ to track the track our ongoing projects.
If you don’t have a GitHub account yet, you can sign up for one here: Join GitHub.
Once you have set up your account, you can send your WordPress profile URLURLA specific web address of a website or web page on the Internet, such as a website’s URL www.wordpress.org to the Team Reps (eg via Slack) to ask for an invitation to our Github repo.