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  https://make.wordpress.org/training/getting-started/contact/.
  2. Join the #training channel in 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/.. To get up and running on Slack go to: make.wordpress.org/chat/.
  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 make.wordpress.com/marketing team uses for example: https://trello.com/b/8UGHVBu8/wp-marketing. 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. https://github.com/ organization.
  4. Read through the Getting Started information at https://make.wordpress.org/training/handbook/getting-started/.
  5. Become familiar with the lesson plan template and repo structure (see https://github.com/wptrainingteam/repo-template).
  6. Become familiar with the teams tools: Trello, GitHub, and ZenHub.
  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 https://make.wordpress.org/training/handbook/getting-started/how-we-work-together/).
  9. Attend our next weekly chat Thursday 13:00 UTC 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 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/ profile.