Our GitHubGitHubGitHub 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/ project boards
The Training Team consists of general contributors and Faculty Members. Faculty Members act as guides in the team by mentoring new contributors (like you!), organizing the team’s work, and making sure the team meets the targets it has set.
You can find the list of current Faculty Editors on the Faculty Program page. You can reach out to any of these people if you ever need assistance completing editor tasks.
Quiz – See if you can answer these questions 💡
Question 1: Name three Faculty Editors you can pingPingThe act of sending a very small amount of data to an end point. Ping is used in computer science to illicit a response from a target server to test it’s connection. Ping is also a term used by Slack users to @ someone or send them a direct message (DM). Users might say something along the lines of “Ping me when the meeting starts.” when you have questions about editor tasks.
Question 2: Name one Faculty Editor who lives in the same region as you.
When reaching out to a Faculty Administrator, you can also mention the @faculty-editorsSlackSlackSlack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. group in the #training channel in Slack. By mentioning this Slack group, you get the attention of all Faculty Administrators at once, and whoever is available will be able to respond to you. Here is an example Slack message you can modify and use.
Hi @faculty-editors 👋🏼 I was looking at the handbook page about ABC, and I couldn’t move past step 2 because XYZ. Could you help me with this please? Thanks!
The Training Team keeps a list of active contributors so that we know who is available to help out with team tasks. You can request your name to be added or removed at any time! If you enjoyed your first contribution and would like your name to be added, please fill out the form below.
Now that you’ve completed your first contribution, here is a list of other tasks you can complete as a team editor. Remember, if you ever have questions, feel free to reach out to @faculty-editors in the #training Slack channel 😊