Team Profile Badges

This page provides detailed information on Training Team Profile Badges and the process of requesting badges on your 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/ profile.

Team onboarding is the primary and required step before acquiring any badge. Please complete the 30-60 minute onboarding program from Training Team – Getting Started.

The onboarding program will lead you down one of 5 paths corresponding to 5 “areas of contribution” in the Training Team. Regardless of which path you choose, you will be guided through:

  • The Training Team’s mission
  • Creating a WordPress.org, 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/., and 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/ account and understanding what each are used for in the Training Team
  • Completing your first contribution (quick tasks that can be completed within 30-60 minutes)
  • Further contribution opportunities beyond onboarding
  • Introduction to team meeting times

At the end of each path, there is a Google form inviting you to leave your name to show your interest in further contributions to the team.

There are a total of 2 badges in the training team. 

Training Contributor Badge

Training Contributor badge

To get a Training Contributor Badge, you must have completed at least one of these:

  • Recap Notes: You have written 3 Recap Notes.
  • Writing – You should develop at least 3 lesson plans or 3 tutorials or one course from scratch or completely rewrite one that was outdated and approved by faculty members. Your efforts should move the content from the “Drafts in Progress” stage to the “Review in Progress” stage on Github.
  • Copyediting/Reviewing – You should copyedit or review at least 3 lesson plans or 3 tutorials or one course. You should successfully move a lesson plan, tutorial and course from the “Review in Progress” stage to the “Published or closed” stage in Github.
  • Auditing – You have audited 3 lesson plans or 3 tutorials or one course. Or you have surveyed the team’s Learn WordPress GitHub Reposrepos The Training Team uses GitHub for working copies of lesson plans. You can find them at https://github.com/wptrainingteam. and created 5 GitHub issues for any needed functionality changes.
  • Testing – After using a lesson plan in an event, you should complete a testing feedback form and update the GitHub card with any suggested changes.
  • Online Workshops – You should facilitate at least 3 online workshops or co-host at least 5 online workshops. 
  • Code Contribution to the Learn website – You have created or reviewed at least 3 pull requests, either bug fixes or enhancements, to be merged into the Learn WordPress codebase. These pull requests need to have also been reviewed and approved by at least one member of the Training Team Faculty or the WordPress MetaMeta Meta is a term that refers to the inside workings of a group. For us, this is the team that works on internal WordPress sites like WordCamp Central and Make WordPress. team.
  • Content Translation – You have successfully reviewed and/or published 3 translated pieces of content on the Learn website.
  • Other – The team may choose to award the badge for other contributions or a combination of the above at the team’s discretion.

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Training Team Badge

Training Team badge

If you are currently in the “Performing” step of our contributor ladder and have been involved in the Training Team for the past twelve months, you are eligible for a Training Team Badge.

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Requesting a profile badge

If you meet the criteria above, please request a badge from the buttons below. Please include any links to resources that show you have met the criteria above.

A Training 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. will confirm your contribution and assign you a badge. There will be a monthly review of contributions and badges will be awarded at that time. The training team will post updates on new profile badges awarded on the Training Team blog.

In case you want to check your contributions using GitHub filters, follow this link to review all assigned issues you have been working on as well as issues that mention your name.

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