Contributor Day Recap – WordCamp Asia 2023

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. started on 17 February 2023, 9 AM at ICONSIAM, Bangkok, Thailand. The day started with our Table Leads Benjamin Evans (@bsanevans) and Chetan Prajapati (@chetan200891) introducing the Training Team to attendees. Around 20 people joined the Training table that day, with more than a dozen new contributors joining the team for the first time. Here’s what we achieved:

  • New members completed the team’s onboarding program, and then went on to continue contributing to Learn WordPress in their interest areas.
  • Destiny Kanno (@piyopiyofox) hosted a Training Team Contributor Day Online Session and 5 people attended.
  • New content translations were started for Japanese, Arabic, and Khmer.
  • New reviewers for Tamil content translation were recruited.
  • 2 training page handbook pages were updated.
  • The Individual Learner Survey was promoted both individually and with Marketing.
  • The team hosted its second brainstorming session for Training Team 2023 Goals Setting. Notes from this session include:
    • Create a dev road map for the Learn siteLearn site The Training Team publishes its completed lesson plans at which is often referred to as the "Learn" site..
    • Get involved with the redesign work happening on Learn.
    • Figure out a method to manage localized content translation.
    • Nurturing the Locale Ambassadors program (making sure people who show up have people they can connect with).
    • Create a Learn newsletter for learners.

Here is a summary of folks who attended, and some other contributions they worked on:

We are thankful to 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 organizers, our 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. Pooja Derashri (@webtechp​​ooja) who also attended, and especially all contributors who participated that day – both in-person and online.


Bonus: Here are 5 past and current Training Team reps who were able to catch a group photo together!

5 past and current Training Team reps

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