Contributor Day Info

THANK YOU for wanting to help the WordPress Training Team during this 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 https://make.wordpress.org/ There are many teams that people can participate in, each with a different focus. https://2017.us.wordcamp.org/contributor-day/ https://make.wordpress.org/support/handbook/getting-started/getting-started-at-a-contributor-day/.!

We hope you take an interest in the team’s work and continue to bring your skills and passion to the team by joining us in our #training Slack channel and attending the weekly meetings.

What you need to know to get started What you need to know to get started

Check out the information on our Getting Started page.

Please register for a WordPress.org account.

  • Get lesson plan & Workshop to create 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/ account

Create a WordPress 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/. Account.

  • Get the lesson plan to create a Slack account
  • Log in with your WordPress.org account on this link.
  • Scroll on that page to “Joining WordPress team on Slack” and enter your email address.
  • If you can, make your Slack and WordPress.org Usernames the same.
  • After you sign up for WordPress Slack, the email associated with your Slack username will be [wporgusername]@chat.wordpress.org. This is important if you forget your password.
  • Find the #training channel in Slack and join.
  • Bonus points for uploading a photo so people recognize you.

We use TrelloTrello Project management system using the concepts of boards and cards to organize tasks in a sane way. This is what the make.wordpress.com/marketing team uses for example: https://trello.com/b/8UGHVBu8/wp-marketing. to manage tasks and lesson plans.

Everyone is welcome and encouraged to join in, comment on posts, and participate in meetings and on projects.

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How you can contribute today How you can contribute today

There are several ways that you can contribute to the team today, your Contributor Day Coordinator will present these to you on the day. You can also visit our current priorities.

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How you can contribute after today How you can contribute after today

Everyone is welcome and encouraged to join in, comment on posts, and participate in meetings and on projects.

  1. Join our Slack channel training. To get up and running on Slack go to make.wordpress.org/chat/.
  2. Attend our next weekly chat Tuesday 1600 UTC or office hours Friday 1000 UTC on our Slack channel. That is a great way to find out what we are working on and how you can jump in.
  3. Continue with the activities you started today.
  4. Make comments on our blog.
  5. Help with testing lesson plans by using them in meetups and/or workshop.
  6. Help with other team activities not listed here today, see our
    1. Training team content roadmap
    2. Learn functionality roadmap
    3. Learn WordPress issue log

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