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Spearhead your career by contributing to the WordPress community

Spearhead your career by contributing to the WordPress community

WordCamp Montreal presentation, June 30, 2013

christine rondeau

June 30, 2013
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  1. Spearhead your Career by Contributing to WordPress Christine Rondeau @bluelimemedia

  2. WHY •Learn/teach •Connect •Get/give referrals •Make friends •Say thanks It

    raises your status inside the community which is helpful, because it’s a very tight-knit community, and a lot of your business links are going to come from there. A lot of your potential partners on ventures and projects are going to come from within the community. And by contributing and staying close to the tight-knit group, you keep your connections alive. -- Mark Jaquith WHO •Developers •Designers •Writers •Organizers •Teachers
  3. MAKE WORDPRESS Core, UI, Accessibility, Plugins, Themes, Support, Mobile, Polyglots

  4. CONTRIBUTE TO CORE http://make.wordpress.org/core/handbook/

  5. SUBMIT A PLUGIN

  6. REPORT BAD PLUGINS Plugins that have malware or are in

    violations of the terms and conditions can be reported at: plugins@wordpress.org
  7. HELP WITH APPS

  8. RELEASE A THEME

  9. JOIN THE THEME REVIEW TEAM

  10. RATE/REVIEW PLUGINS & THEMES

  11. TRANSLATE WORDPRESS

  12. EDIT THE CODEX •Fix typos •Update info •Add info

  13. ADOPT A CODEX PAGE

  14. EDIT THE HANDBOOKS

  15. PROVIDE SUPPORT Everyone knows something

  16. GET INVOLVED •Participate •Speak •Volunteer •Organize •Sponsor central.wordcamp.org www.meetup.com

  17. THE ARE TONS OF WAYS TO CONTRIBUTE How To Contribute

    To WordPress by Siobhan McKeown
  18. DON’T TRY TO DO IT ALL

  19. QUESTIONS? Special thanks to Mark Jacquith Mika Epstein Siobhan McKeown

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