Finding Your Place in the WordPress Community

Finding Your Place in the WordPress Community

The WordPress community is big - very big. Whether you're new to the community, or you've been around for a while, it can be tough to find a place where you feel comfortable. Let's have a look at what the WordPress community is all about and how you can find your place within it.

This talk was given as part of the Great WP Virtual Summit: https://summit.wpvirtualsummit.com/

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Hugh Lashbrooke

August 22, 2019
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  1. Finding Your Place in the WordPress Community

  2. What does open-source mean? Let’s talk about cake

  3. What does open-source mean? Let’s talk about cake

  4. What does open-source mean? Let’s talk about cake

  5. What does open-source mean? Let’s talk about cake

  6. What does open-source mean? Let’s talk about cake

  7. Where do I fit in? I like cake open-source! How

    can I make it contribute?
  8. Where do I start?

  9. Where do I start? make.wordpress.org

  10. Where do I start? Building Core / Design / CLI

    / Accessibility / Test / Mobile
  11. Where do I start? Extending Themes / Polyglots / Plugins

    / Tide
  12. Where do I start? Supporting Community / Support / Documentation

    / Training / TV
  13. Where do I start? Operations Meta / Marketing / Hosting

  14. How do I start?

  15. How do I start? Join Slack: make.wordpress.org/chat make.wordpress.org/meetings

  16. How do I start? Team Handbooks: make.wordpress.org/core/handbook make.wordpress.org/polyglots/handbook make.wordpress.org/community/handbook make.wordpress.org/tv/handbook

    etc...
  17. Jump in and have fun!

  18. Hugh Lashbrooke @hlashbrooke hugh.blog automattic.com make.wordpress.org