Announcement: Earn Your Test Team Badges!

We are delighted to announce the publication of a new handbook page detailing the process for acquiring Test Team Profile Badges. The Test Team Badge serves as a recognition of your invaluable contributions to the WordPress testing team. Whether you’re an experienced tester or just beginning your journey with WordPress, these badges signify your commitment and expertise within the Test Team community.

You can find the new page added to the handbook section of Make WordPress Test site.

Test Contributor Badge

To earn the Test Contributor Badge, you must have completed one or more of the following tasks:

  • Submitted test reports for at least 1 ticket, comprising of testing instructionsissue reproduction, and/or patch testing. Acceptable reports should be submitted to TracTrac Trac is the place where contributors create issues for bugs or feature requests much like GitHub. 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., and can apply to any WordPress project area included in the Test Team duty of care.
  • Submitted unit or end-to-end tests that have been merged.
  • Contributed to a Test handbook PR that has been merged.
  • Participated in a Contributor Day as a Test 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, or have consistently made substantial contributions to the Test Team, you are eligible for the Test Team badge.

To request your badge, please follow the details available here.

Thank you for your dedication and commitment to making WordPress better for everyone. Your contributions are invaluable, and we look forward to celebrating your achievements with the Test Team Profile Badges!