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WP The Right Way

Tom J Nowell
February 07, 2015

WP The Right Way

Tom J Nowell

February 07, 2015
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  1. WP The Right Way

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  2. I’m Tom J Nowell
    Automattic, VIP Wrangler

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  3. So I Had a Problem

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  4. “OMG WE
    HAVE TO
    DO THIS”
    Jenny Wong

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  5. Markdown
    # This is a Header
    This is a paragraph, with
    **some bold text**
    A way to write formatted text that can still be read

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  6. Gitbook.io
    Online hosting for books

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  7. Contributing

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  8. Making Changes
    1. Visit the GitHub Page
    2. Click the fork button
    3. Make changes
    4. Click the Pull Request button
    Pull Requests easy, and always welcome

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  9. Advice
    And problems encountered

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  10. Don’t Announce Early
    Make sure you’ve actually started first

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  11. Trademarks
    Don’t register domains with WordPress in the URL

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  12. Examples & Slippery Slopes
    1. Vagrant
    2. Mamp
    3. XAMPP
    4. ….etc etc
    Be careful making recommendations

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  13. Translations
    Plan translations before they happen

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  14. Licenses
    Having one is a great idea

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  15. $£€
    Commercialising
    State your intentions clearly or people get anxious

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  16. Don’t be afraid to ask
    No change is too small

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  17. Current Status

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  18. 67,000+ pageviews

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  19. 15 Active Contributors
    And many more

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  20. Most Popular Country: Spain

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  21. wptherightway.org

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  22. I’m Tom J Nowell
    www.tomjn.com @tarendai

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