Test Team Profile Badge – Your Feedback Needed!

In the Test Team, we are planning to create a handbook page to provide criteria for earning the Test Team Badge. After discussions, we have finalized the criteria listed below to earn the Test Team Badge. There are a few recommendations that we should consider before incorporating them into the handbook.

If you would like a badge on your 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/ profile that acknowledges your contributions to the Test Team, the following criteria must be met:

Test Contributor Badge

To earn a Test Contributor Badge, you must have completed at least one of the following:

  • Submitted a test report comprising at least 3 tickets for testing instructions, issue reproduction, or patch testing either on WordPress or GutenbergGutenberg The Gutenberg project is the new Editor Interface for WordPress. The editor improves the process and experience of creating new content, making writing rich content much simpler. It uses ‘blocks’ to add richness rather than shortcodes, custom HTML etc. https://wordpress.org/gutenberg/. Please note that reports can be submitted, whether it’s on TracTrac Trac is the place where contributors create issues for bugs or feature requests much like GitHub.https://core.trac.wordpress.org/. or 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/.
  • Reported an issue on Core Trac or the Gutenberg GitHub repo which has been fixed and merged into a WordPress release.
  • Submitted unit or end-to-end tests that have been merged.
  • Contributed to a Test handbook PR that has been merged.
  • Participated in ZIP package builds or default theme tests during a #core <release-party>.
  • Participated in a 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/. (as a table lead, providing technical support, or assisting with onboarding).
  • Suggested a thoughtful idea aimed at improving testing processes in any way, which gets implemented.

Test Team Badge

If you have served as a Test 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. or Test Lead in any major releaseMajor Release A set of releases or versions having the same major version number may be collectively referred to as “X.Y” -- for example version 5.2.x to refer to versions 5.2, 5.2.1, and all other versions in the 5.2. (five dot two dot) branch of that software. Major Releases often are the introduction of new major features and functionality. of WordPress, you are eligible for the Test Team badge.

How to Request a Test Team Badge?

If you meet the criteria mentioned above, you can request a badge using this link. You will have to include details that demonstrate you have met the criteria mentioned above.

Upon request, a Test Team Rep will confirm your contribution(s) and assign you a badge. There will be a monthly review of contributions, and badges will be awarded at that time. The Test Team will post updates on newly awarded profile badges on the Test Team blog.

Call for feedback.

What do you think of the suggested criteria? Please leave your thoughts on this post by Friday, 22 March 2024.