Getting Started

What is the WordPress Training Team? What is the WordPress Training Team?

The training team creates lesson plans and related materials for instructors to use in a live workshop environment.

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How do I join? How do I join?

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How can I contribute? How can I contribute?

Below are the ways you can contribute to the training team.

  • Writing – Create lesson plans.
  • Copyediting – Check lesson plans for grammar, spelling and punctuation and make sure it aligns with our style guide.
  • Testing – Help run tests of beta lessons at Meetups or workshops and let us know how it went.
  • Auditing  – Check content for accuracy with the current version of WordPress
  • Connecting – Group lesson plans that together would coordinate for a workshop
  • Reviewing – Screenshots to compare with current appearances

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How can I start working? How can I start working?

  1. Choose a lesson you are interested in writing. You may also pick up an abandoned lesson.
  2. Read Anatomy of a Lesson Plan and our Style Guide to get oriented with how lesson plans are structured and formatted.
  3. Check out the Child Themes lesson for an example of a complete lesson.
  4. Attend our weekly chat Thursday 19:30 UTC  on our Slack channel or fill out our contact form and let us know what lesson you are interested in creating. We can get you set up from there.