Training Team Update – March 2024

The Training Team is using these updates to report on how the team is doing with its different projects. For a detailed list of new content recently published on Learn WordPress, see the latest edition of the newsletter: Learn WordPress Newsletter – April 2024.


Learning Pathways on Learn WordPress

Relaunching Learn WordPress with a new information architecture and design, with content focused on specific learning pathways, is the biggest goal and project for the Training Team in 2024. Come follow Project Thread: Learning Pathways on Learn WordPress to stay up-to-date with the progress of this work.

Content Creation Progress

Other Projects and News


Learn GitHubGitHub GitHub 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/ Repository Status

Reporting period: 2024-03-01 – 2024-03-31
(Figures in parentheses show change from previous month.)

Issues and Pull Requests

  • Issues created: 51 (-13)
  • Issues closed: 81 (+6)
  • Issues open: 510 (+38)
  • Pull requests created: 4 (-3)
  • Pull requests closed: 4 (-1)
  • Pull requests open: 13 (-/+)

Active Members

  • GitGit Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency. Git is easy to learn and has a tiny footprint with lightning fast performance. Most modern plugin and theme development is being done with this version control system. https://git-scm.com/. authors: 4 (-1)
  • Issue authors: 3 (-21)
  • PR submitters: 1 (+1)

Of these, 0 Git authors, 6 issue authors, and 1 PR submitter made their first contribution in March 2024 🎉

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Training Team Update – February 2024

The Training Team is using these updates to report on how the team is doing with its different projects. For a detailed list of new content recently published on Learn WordPress, see the latest edition of the newsletter: Learn WordPress Newsletter – March 2024.


Learning Pathways on Learn WordPress

Relaunching Learn WordPress with a new information architecture and design, with content focused on specific learning pathways, is the biggest goal and project for the Training Team in 2024. Come follow Project Thread: Learning Pathways on Learn WordPress to stay up-to-date with the progress of this work.

Content Creation Progress

Other Projects

  • The team is currently gathering a list of requirements for #2231 Testing translation plugins for learn.wordpress.org, and we invite folks to share their input directly on the GitHubGitHub GitHub 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/ issue.
  • Looking for a group of folks to help outline a contributor journey learning pathways?
  • Training Team Contributor Day Online Session
  • WordPress 6.5 release workshops

Learn GitHub Repository Status

Reporting period: 2024-02-01 – 2024-02-31
(Figures in parentheses show change from previous month.)

Issues and Pull Requests

  • Issues created: 64 (+8)
  • Issues closed: 75 (+11)
  • Issues open: 475 (-2)
  • Pull requests created: 7 (+1)
  • Pull requests closed: 5 (-3)
  • Pull requests open: 13 (-2)

Active Members

  • GitGit Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency. Git is easy to learn and has a tiny footprint with lightning fast performance. Most modern plugin and theme development is being done with this version control system. https://git-scm.com/. authors: 5 (-2)
  • Issue authors: 24 (+4)
  • PR submitters: 0 (+0)

Of these, 11 Git author, 2 issue authors, and 0 PR submitter made their first contribution in February 2024 🎉

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Training Team Update – January 2024

Starting this month, the Training Team is going to use these updates to report on how the team is doing with its different projects. For a detailed list of new content recently published on Learn WordPress, see the latest edition of the newsletter: Learn WordPress Newsletter – February 2024.


Learning Pathways on Learn WordPress

Relaunching Learn WordPress with a new information architecture and design, with content focused on specific learning pathways, is the biggest goal and project for the Training Team in 2024. Come follow Project Thread: Learning Pathways on Learn WordPress to stay up-to-date with the progress of this work.

Content Creation Progress

Other Projects


Learn GitHubGitHub GitHub 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/ Repository Status

Reporting period: 2024-01-01 – 2024-01-31
(Figures in parentheses show change from previous month.)

Issues and Pull Requests

  • Issues created: 56 (-10)
  • Issues closed: 64 (-60)
  • Issues open: 477 (-15)
  • Pull requests created: 6 (-13)
  • Pull requests closed: 8 (-8)
  • Pull requests open: 15 (-2)

Active Members

  • GitGit Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency. Git is easy to learn and has a tiny footprint with lightning fast performance. Most modern plugin and theme development is being done with this version control system. https://git-scm.com/. authors: 7 (+3)
  • Issue authors: 19 (-4)
  • PR submitters: 4 (+0)

Of these, 1 Git author, 5 issue authors, and 1 PR submitter made their first contribution in January 2024 🎉


If you would like to contribute to Learn WordPress, come complete Training’s team onboarding and join the Guide Program.

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What’s new on Learn WordPress in December 2023

In December 2023, the Training team published the following resources on Learn WordPress.

 Lesson Plans

Lesson plans are teaching guides ideal for MeetupMeetup All local/regional gatherings that are officially a part of the WordPress world but are not WordCamps are organized through https://www.meetup.com/. A meetup is typically a chance for local WordPress users to get together and share new ideas and seek help from one another. Searching for ‘WordPress’ on meetup.com will help you find options in your area. organizers and trainers to use when facilitating a WordPress learning session.

 Online Workshops

Online Workshops are free live events that cover a wide variety of topics relating to WordPress. These are safe spaces where attendees can ask questions, exchange theories, and develop new ideas. You can sign up to an upcoming Online Workshop, or watch a recording!

December stats:

  • 11 Online Workshops facilitated
    • Of which 1 were Japanese
  • Average of 20 attendees per workshop (49 being the highest)

Topics included:


 Projects

In addition to creating content, the Training Team also work on projects to advance the Learn WordPress site’s presence in the WordPress community. Here are projects the team worked on in December


 Contribute

These resources are available to use and promote. If you would like to contribute to Learn WordPress, come complete our team onboarding and join an upcoming meeting.

  • Post compiled and reviewed by @piyopiyofox

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What’s new on Learn WordPress in November 2023

In November 2023, the Training team published the following resources on Learn WordPress.

 Online Workshops

Online Workshops are free live events that cover a wide variety of topics relating to WordPress. These are safe spaces where attendees can ask questions, exchange theories, and develop new ideas. You can sign up for an upcoming Online Workshop, or watch a recording!

October stats:

  • 11 Online Workshops were facilitated. One was in Japanese.
  • An average of 45 attendees per workshop.

Topics included:

 Lesson Plans

Lesson plans are teaching guides ideal for MeetupMeetup All local/regional gatherings that are officially a part of the WordPress world but are not WordCamps are organized through https://www.meetup.com/. A meetup is typically a chance for local WordPress users to get together and share new ideas and seek help from one another. Searching for ‘WordPress’ on meetup.com will help you find options in your area. organizers and trainers to use when facilitating a WordPress learning session.


 Projects

In addition to creating content, the Training Team also works on projects to advance the Learn WordPress site’s presence in the WordPress community. Here are projects the team worked on in November.


 Contribute

These resources are available to use and promote. If you would like to contribute to Learn WordPress, come complete our team onboarding, join our guide program, and join an upcoming meetings.

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What’s new on Learn WordPress in October 2023

In October 2023, the Training team published the following resources on Learn WordPress.

 Lesson Plans

Lesson plans are teaching guides ideal for MeetupMeetup All local/regional gatherings that are officially a part of the WordPress world but are not WordCamps are organized through https://www.meetup.com/. A meetup is typically a chance for local WordPress users to get together and share new ideas and seek help from one another. Searching for ‘WordPress’ on meetup.com will help you find options in your area. organizers and trainers to use when facilitating a WordPress learning session.

 Online Workshops

Online Workshops are free live events that cover a wide variety of topics relating to WordPress. These are safe spaces where attendees can ask questions, exchange theories, and develop new ideas. You can sign up for an upcoming Online Workshop, or watch a recording!

October stats:

  • 16 Online Workshops were facilitated. One was in Japanese.
  • An average of 25 attendees per workshop

Topics included:


 Projects

In addition to creating content, the Training Team also works on projects to advance the Learn WordPress site’s presence in the WordPress community. Here are projects the team worked on in October


 Contribute

These resources are available to use and promote. If you would like to contribute to Learn WordPress, come complete our team onboarding and join an upcoming meetings.

#learnwp, #training

What’s new on Learn WordPress in September 2023

In September 2023, the Training team published the following resources on Learn WordPress.

 Lesson Plans

Lesson plans are teaching guides ideal for MeetupMeetup All local/regional gatherings that are officially a part of the WordPress world but are not WordCamps are organized through https://www.meetup.com/. A meetup is typically a chance for local WordPress users to get together and share new ideas and seek help from one another. Searching for ‘WordPress’ on meetup.com will help you find options in your area. organizers and trainers to use when facilitating a WordPress learning session.

 Tutorials

Tutorials are short, standalone videos ideal for on-demand direct learners. They can also be shown in Meetups and other WordPress events.

For WordPress users:

For WordPress Developers:

 Online Workshops

Online Workshops are free live events that cover a wide variety of topics relating to WordPress. These are safe spaces where attendees can ask questions, exchange theories, and develop new ideas. You can sign up to an upcoming Online Workshop, or watch a recording!

September stats:

  • 26 Online Workshops facilitated
    • Of which 1 were Japanese
  • Average of 9 attendees per workshop (22 being the highest)

Topics included:


 Projects

In addition to creating content, the Training Team also work on projects to advance the Learn WordPress site’s presence in the WordPress community. Here are projects the team worked on in September


 Contribute

These resources are available to use and promote. If you would like to contribute to Learn WordPress, come complete our team onboarding and join an upcoming meeting.

  • Post compiled and reviewed by @piyopiyofox

Icons from Twitter Emoji Twemoji Set, reused under the MIT License.

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What’s new on Learn WordPress in August 2023

In August 2023, the Training team published the following resources on Learn WordPress.

Courses

While no new courses were published this month, applications to join the first course cohort were opened, with 64 people applying to join.

Selected applicants will be learning to develop their first WordPress 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. over the course of 6 weeks, starting on September 4th. The cohort includes weekly synchronous social learning times, as well as asynchronous self-guided learning material.

 Lesson Plans

Lesson plans are teaching guides ideal for MeetupMeetup All local/regional gatherings that are officially a part of the WordPress world but are not WordCamps are organized through https://www.meetup.com/. A meetup is typically a chance for local WordPress users to get together and share new ideas and seek help from one another. Searching for ‘WordPress’ on meetup.com will help you find options in your area. organizers and trainers to use when facilitating a WordPress learning session.

 Tutorials

Tutorials are short, standalone videos ideal for on-demand direct learners. They can also be shown in Meetups and other WordPress events.

For WordPress users:

For WordPress developers:

For WordPress contributors:

 Online Workshops

Online Workshops are free live events that cover a wide variety of topics relating to WordPress. These are safe spaces where attendees can ask questions, exchange theories, and develop new ideas. You can sign up to an upcoming Online Workshop, or watch a recording!

May stats:

  • 31 Online Workshops facilitated
    • Of which 1 was in Japanese
  • Average of 15 attendees per workshop

Topics included:


 Projects

In addition to creating content, the Training Team also work on projects to advance the Learn WordPress site’s presence in the WordPress community. Here are projects the team worked on in March

  • Looking for feedback: Learning pathway outlines – The team is looking to launch dynamic, user-centric learning pathways tailored to diverse learner profiles. Anyone is welcome to leave feedback on any of the first three pathways drafted for users, designers, and developers.
  • Introducing the Training Team Guide Program! – An optional program that connects new contributors with experienced contributors, setting them up for success contributing to the Training Team.

 Contribute

These resources are available to use and promote. If you would like to contribute to Learn WordPress, come complete our team onboarding and join an upcoming meeting.

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What’s new on Learn WordPress in July 2023

In July 2023, the Training team published the following resources on Learn WordPress.

 Lesson Plans

Lesson plans are teaching guides ideal for MeetupMeetup All local/regional gatherings that are officially a part of the WordPress world but are not WordCamps are organized through https://www.meetup.com/. A meetup is typically a chance for local WordPress users to get together and share new ideas and seek help from one another. Searching for ‘WordPress’ on meetup.com will help you find options in your area. organizers and trainers to use when facilitating a WordPress learning session.

 Tutorials

Tutorials are short, standalone videos ideal for on-demand direct learners. They can also be shown in Meetups and other WordPress events.

For WordPress users:

 Online Workshops

Online Workshops are free live events that cover a wide variety of topics relating to WordPress. These are safe spaces where attendees can ask questions, exchange theories, and develop new ideas. You can sign up for an upcoming Online Workshop, or watch a recording!

July stats:

  • 35 Online Workshops were facilitated. One was in Japanese.
  • Average of 25 attendees per workshop

Topics included:


 Projects

In addition to creating content, the Training Team also works on projects to advance the Learn WordPress site’s presence in the WordPress community. Here are projects the team worked on in July


 Contribute

These resources are available to use and promote. If you would like to contribute to Learn WordPress, come complete our team onboarding and join an upcoming meetings.

#learnwp, #training

What’s new on Learn WordPress in June 2023

In June 2023, the Training team published the following resources on Learn WordPress.

 Lesson Plans

Lesson plans are teaching guides ideal for MeetupMeetup All local/regional gatherings that are officially a part of the WordPress world but are not WordCamps are organized through https://www.meetup.com/. A meetup is typically a chance for local WordPress users to get together and share new ideas and seek help from one another. Searching for ‘WordPress’ on meetup.com will help you find options in your area. organizers and trainers to use when facilitating a WordPress learning session.

 Online Workshops

Online Workshops are free live events that cover a wide variety of topics relating to WordPress. These are safe spaces where attendees can ask questions, exchange theories, and develop new ideas. You can sign up to an upcoming Online Workshop, or watch a recording!

June stats:

  • 27 Online Workshops facilitated
    • Of which 1 were Japanese
  • Average of 29 attendees per workshop (159 being the highest)

Topics included:


 Projects

In addition to creating content, the Training Team also work on projects to advance the Learn WordPress site’s presence in the WordPress community. Here are projects the team worked on in June


 Contribute

These resources are available to use and promote. If you would like to contribute to Learn WordPress, come complete our team onboarding and join an upcoming meeting.

  • Post compiled and reviewed by @piyopiyofox

Icons from Twitter Emoji Twemoji Set, reused under the MIT License.

#learnwp, #training