About the Team

What is the Themes Team?

The Themes Team is a group of volunteers who reviews and approves themes submitted to the official WordPress theme directory and maintains the Theme Developer Handbook.

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

The Themes Team:

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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.

There are many ways to contribute to the team. If you would like to join the Themes Team as a reviewer; a volunteer who helps theme authors add their theme to the official theme directory; please see Become a Reviewer.

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The main form of communication is through our blog and also through WordPress Slack. You can join the Slack channel #themereview. Find out more about Slack via this link. This is the best way to contact the team.

The team’s email address is themes@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/.

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The Themes Team has several meetings a month in the #themereview Slack channel:

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

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