Team On-boarding

To join the Training Team and help make contributions, we ask that you please do the following:

  1. Complete the contact form at
  2. Join the #training channel in SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at To get up and running on Slack go to:
  3. Leave a message in Slack and request to be added to the TrelloTrello Project management system using the concepts of boards and cards to organize tasks in a sane way. This is what the team uses for example: board and the 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. organization.
  4. Read through the Getting Started information at
  5. Become familiar with the lesson plan template and repo structure (see
  6. Become familiar with the teams tools: Trello, GitHub, and ZenHub. You should install the ZenHub browser extension or visit the team’s ZenHub workspace (you must be logged into GitHub to see it).
  7. Become familiar with the team’s lesson plan workflow.
  8. Understand the various channels of communication (i.e., Slack, Trello card comments, GitHub issues) and know when and how they should be used (see
  9. Attend our next weekly chat Tuesday 1700 UTC or  Friday 1100 UTC in on our Slack channel. That is a great way to find out what we are working on and how you can help.

These steps are also required if you would like to be eligible to receive the Training Contributor badge on your 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. profile.

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