How We Work Together

Meetings Meetings

The Training Team meets weekly to coordinate tasks and review progress. We meet regularly in SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at, an online chatroom. A few times per year we hold our meeting by video conferencing.

  • Join the 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. Slack channel #training where we communicate with each other. To get up and running on Slack go to for information.
  • Attend our next weekly chat on Thursdays at 13:00 UTC on our Slack channel. That is a great way to find out what we are working on and how you can jump in.
  • Meeting agendas and recap notes are posted on our blog. Commenting there is encouraged!

When writing Agenda or Recap notes, the team has a reusable blockBlock Block is the abstract term used to describe units of markup that, composed together, form the content or layout of a webpage using the WordPress editor. The idea combines concepts of what in the past may have achieved with shortcodes, custom HTML, and embed discovery into a single consistent API and user experience. for each with important details to welcome new contributors.

Type /ag and select Agenda reusable block
Type /re and select the Recap reusable block

Then for either meeting type, convert the content to regular blocks.

To begin editing the content, select Convert to regular blocks

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Organizing Tasks Organizing Tasks

We use a shared Trello board to manage our current projects, progress, and needs. You can see what the team is currently working on and items that are available and need a hand.

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Lesson Plan Repository Lesson Plan Repository

Our lesson plans and supporting materials are written and stored in GitHub.

We use ZenHub to manage our GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can 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. repositories for pull requests and other maintenance tasks. Search ZenHub for “ Training Team” and you will find our workspace.

Check out the Using GitHub Guide for more specific information on how to work with the team’s repositories.

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