About the Team

What is the Themes Team?

The themes team is a group of volunteers who maintains the official
theme review handbook, the theme unit test Data, theme sniffer plugin, and the theme check plugin.

The team reviews and approves themes submitted to be included in the official WordPress theme directory.

The team also help build and maintain the default themes.

It also engages and educates the WordPress Theme developer community regarding development best practices.

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How to get involved?

Are you interested in joining the Themes Team? Great! The team is open to anyone who wants to help out, just reach out via 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/., -see the details below.

If you would like to join the Themes Team as a reviewer, please see becoming a reviewer.

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The main form of communication is through our blog and also through Slack. You can join the slack channel #themereview – to find out more about Slack visit here. This is the best way to contact the team.

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We also have several meetings a month in #themereview:

  • Team meeting, second and fourth Tuesday of the month @ 15:00 UTC

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