Various Teams Core Design Mobile Accessibility Polyglots Support Documentation Themes Plugins Community Meta Training Flow TV
Core Team MISSION ROLES SKILLS To maintain the • Core Committers • Project Management WordPress project’s code • Guest Committers • Documentation base • Core Component • Programming Maintainers • Core Contributors • Release Leads • Release Deputies
Design Team MISSION ROLES SKILLS The Design Team • Designers • Graphics Design maintains the user • User Experience • User Experience experience and branding Designers Design aspects of WordPress in • Testers • Wireframing WordPress.org, Core and beyond.
Mobile Team MISSION ROLES SKILLS Maintains the mobile • Mobile Developer • Swift (iOS) apps that interact with • Tester • Java (Android) WordPress Core.
Accessibility Team MISSION ROLES SKILLS To create an accessible • Core Accessibility Basic Understanding of web and to spread deeper Maintainer Accessbility understanding into • Theme Accessibility Keyboard Testing accessibility Reviewer Basic knowledge of assistive technologies such as screenreaders
Polyglots Team MISSION ROLES SKILLS The polyglots team is • General Translation • Language Capabilities responsible for ensuring Editors WordPress is available in • Project Translation dozens of languages and Editor many more regions. • Translation Contributors • Leads
Support Team MISSION ROLES SKILLS Through the use of • Administrators Knowledge in various support channels, • Moderators • Simple Trouble ensure that WordPress • Support Liaisons Shooting Skills users get the help that • CSS they need • HTML • PHP • WordPress • Server Setup And being nice
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Documentation Team MISSION ROLES SKILLS This team is responsible Admins Knowledge on for all things In-line Documentor documentation practices documentation, including Docs Contributors General WordPress the Codex, handbooks, Knowledge developer.wordpress.org, admin help, inline docs, and other general wordsmithing across the WordPress project.
Theme Review Team MISSION ROLES SKILLS To curate the themes Key Reviewers WordPress Code available and uploaded Reviewers Knowledge onto the WordPress.org PHP Knowlwedge repository HTML Kmowledge CSS Knowledge Security Knowledge
Plugins Team MISSION ROLES SKILLS The team manages the Plugin Reviewer Knowledge in WordPress Plugin Security Directory which provides WordPress a safe place for all PHP WordPress users - from the non-technical to the developer - to download plugins that are consistent with the goals of the WordPress project.
Community Team MISSION ROLES SKILLS This team oversees official Deputies People Skills events, mentorship Mentors Project Management programs, diversity Meetup Organisers initiatives, contributor WordCamp Organisers outreach, and other ways of growing our community.
Meta Team MISSION ROLES SKILLS To create and maintain Comprised of people who Programming tools for the have ownership over Project Management WordPress.org & components on WordCamp.org family of WordPress.org & sites WordCamp.org Meta Component Maintainers & Committers
Training Team MISSION ROLES SKILLS Facilitates open source Writers, Writing, education, via lesson Testers, Topic Knowledge, plans for instructors to Reviewers WordPress Knowledge use in live workshops, at WordCamps, and by the WordPress community at large. Writing, editing and reviewing WordPress lesson plans
Flow Team MISSION ROLES SKILLS The flow team patrols Flow Patrollers Ability to answer tickets flow across the entire Have some mobile devices WordPress ecosystem on every device we have at hand. We test, document, and report on the WordPress user experience.
TV Team MISSION ROLES SKILLS We approve and publish Video Editing Very basic video editing all videos on WordPress.tv Subtitle & Caption Editor Simple text editing as well as help WordCamps with video post-production and captioning and subtitling of published videos.
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2011 – Still into Zikula, ezPublish. Thought WordPress was a blogging platform
Tried it out but faced issues
Needed help immediately and went to IRC
• Level of understanding: Looking through Codex
Talked to some guy who I forgot
Asked a few more silly questions on the Forums
Got comfortable enough to start answering some questions on IRC
Joined Support Forums & Documentation meetings
Answered a few questions on the forums
Got bumped up to Moderator
Got bumped up to Admin
Got invited to WordPress Summit
Met a bunch of really cool people
Talked about my experiences
Joined the Theme Review Team
Took over the Helphub project
Became a Core Component Maintainer
Took over the Theme Handbook project
Ran WordCamp Singapore 2016
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