The Test Team helps manage testing and triage across the WordPress ecosystem. They focus on user testing of the editing experience and WordPress dashboard, replicating and documenting bug reports, and supporting a culture of review and triage across the project.
WordCamp US 2023 is almost here! It takes place from August 24-26 at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland, USA. As is customary at 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. events, a Contributor Day will be held, taking place on Thursday, August 24. This event is open to everyone, even if you are not attending WCUS.
Join the Test team in person, or contribute remotely. We can’t wait to see you!
The WordPress project offers numerous opportunities for contribution through testing. Some common ways to participate are to:
- test bugs or features
- triage tickets
- work on automating tests for tickets that are in progress
- help other testers get started
- welcome new contributors and tell them what’s so great about testing
And if none of the above sound right, or you simply wish to know what contributing to WordPress with testing is all about, please stop on by the table to chat.
To ensure you get the most out of 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/., please review the following before the event, so that you can focus on the fun stuff when you arrive:
- Sign Up to Attend Contributor Day [required].
- From the WCUS site: How can I prepare for Contributor Day?
- Read all about how you can Get Started at Contributor Day with the Test Team.
- More technically-experienced contributors will find other useful prep tips in this WCEU 2023 Core post.
- Don’t forget your laptop and charger!
In addition to keeping the WCUS 2023 homepage handy, join the
#contributor-day channels in Make WordPress 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/., and follow
#wcus for other event updates.
Share Your Thoughts
If you have any questions about Contributor Day or Test Team, please leave a comment below or reach out on the appropriate Slack channel.
Also, if you’re attending Contributor Day in person, let us know in the comments!
Interested in Contributor Day, but not sure if Test is the right fit for you? Try out Make WordPress’s Find Your Team tool to discover other opportunities that may interest you.
Props to @oglekler for peer review of this post.