Project Thread: Training Team Onboarding Paths


This post will document updates regarding the creation of new onboarding paths for the Training Team. The original proposal and related discussions can be found here: Proposal: Create a new onboarding experience to the Training Team

Project DRIsDRI Directly Responsible Individual - the people who are taking ownership or responsibility for a particular project or feature.

Project lead

Ben Evans @bsanevans

Project member

Jamie @digitalchild

Project Member

Amit Patel @amitpatelmd

Project member

Pooja Derashri @webtechpooja

(Others are welcome to join in on the efforts, too! Let us know if you’re interested 🙂)

Project Timeline

November 26th – Project launch
December 19th – Project member check-in call
January 16th – Project member check-in call, drafts ready for team review
February 4th – Review of drafts completed by Training Team
February 13th – Onboarding pages published
February 17th – 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. Asia 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 There are many teams that people can participate in, each with a different focus.

Project Details

This project will create new handbook pages that will guide new Training Team contributors to their first contribution to the team, and set them up for success beyond that. The creation of each handbook page will be tracked in the following 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. issues.