WordCamp Europe Contributor Day 2023 Recap

Original plan: WordCamp Europe Contributor Day 2023

Below are the notes of what the team did today. These notes may be revised with more details in the near future.

  • Onboarded 6 new contributors to the training team
  • Worked on triaging new Learn.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/ website issues
  • Reviewed of some existing tutorial and course content
  • Had some informative feedback from a WordPress beginner, as they tried to navigate the Learn WordPress site to find tutorials, which has been logged as Content Feedback
  • Gathered feedback from one who instructed WordPress at a college/university level on the support needed for training materials and official standards
  • Had some great discussions around how to build learning content, especially how we can look at breaking the process of tutorial creation into more manageable, collaborative tasks
  • Helped a training team contributor with setting up a local development environment using the wordpress-develop 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. https://github.com/ repository
  • Added training team reps to the wptrainingteam org in GitHub
  • Met with Polyglots Multilingual Community around translation efforts across Docs, Training, WPTV, and more. Discussed GlotPress for sites and working in unison for Phase 4 multilingual. 
  • Participated in New Contributor Mentor program for how Training can support the efforts with courses AND highlighted the Training Team Locale Ambassador initiative