Contributor orientation

Thank you for your interest in contributing to WordPress.

This tool was created by the WordCamp Europe Organising Team and it can help you decide which team to join at any WordCamp Contributor Day in less than 1 minute.

In fact, you can use this orientation tool to help you choose how to contribute to WordPress, it doesn’t even need to relate to at specific Contributor Day.

We do not collect or store any data from this form. It is completely anonymous and purely informative. This means that you can use it any time and as many times you want. Only you will know your results and these results are, by no means, obligatory for you to join the recommended teams.

Please note that this survey will not register you for any Contributor Day. You need to register separately to attend Contributor Day. For more information, please visit the WordCamp site you are planning to attend and/or contact its Organisers.

  • Step 1 : Use of WordPress 1
  • Step 2 : Passionate 2
  • Step 3 : Experience 3
  • Step 4 : Done! 4

What do you do with WordPress?

What are you passionate about?

Are these areas you have experience with or are eager to try?

Based on your answers, we recommend that you join some of teams below:

Answering a question in the support forums or IRC is one of the easiest ways to start contributing. Everyone knows the answer to something!

Learn more about Support »

If you’re interested in organizing a meetup or a WordCamp, the community blog is a great place to get started. There are groups working to support events, to create outreach and training programs, and generally support the community.

Learn more about Community »

WordPress is used all over the world and in many different languages. If you’re a polyglot, help out by translating WordPress into your own language. You can also assist with creating the tools that make translations easier.

Learn more about Polyglots »

The training team creates downloadable lesson plans and related materials for instructors to use in a live workshop environment. If you enjoy teaching people how to use and build stuff for WordPress, immediately stop what you’re doing and join our team!

Learn more about Training »

Our vision for the Marketing Team is to be the go-to resource for strategy and content for other WordPress teams.

Learn more about Marketing »

The TV team reviews and approves every video submitted to WordPress.tv. They also help WordCamps with video post-production and are responsible for the captioning and subtitling of published videos. Reviewing videos is a great way to learn about WordPress and help the community: experience is not required to get involved.

Learn more about TV »

The core team makes WordPress. Whether you’re a seasoned PHP developer or are just learning to code, we’d love to have you on board. You can write code, fix bugs, debate decisions, and help with development.

Learn more about Core »

The Meta team makes WordPress.org, provides support, and builds tools for use by all the contributor groups. If you want to help make WordPress.org better, sign up for updates from the Meta blog.

Learn more about Meta »

The Theme Review Team reviews and approves every Theme submitted to the WordPress Theme repository. Reviewing Themes sharpens your own Theme development skills. You can help out and join the discussion on the blog.

Learn more about Themes »

Good documentation lets people help themselves when they get stuck. The docs team is responsible for creating documentation and is always on the look-out for writers.

Learn more about Documentation »

The design group is focused on the designing and developing the user interface. It’s a home for designers and UXers alike. There are regular discussions about mockups, design, and user testing.

Learn more about Design »

The mobile team builds the iOS and Android apps. Lend them your Java, Objective-C, or Swift skills. The team also needs designers, UX experts, and testers to give users an smooth experience on every device.

Learn more about Mobile »

The a11y group provides accessibility expertise across the project. They make sure that WordPress core and all of WordPress’ resources are accessible.

Learn more about Accessibility »

Tide is a series of automated tests run against every plugin and theme in the directory and then displays PHP compatibility and test errors/warnings in the directory.

Learn more about Tide »

Please note that this is not Contributor Day registering form. This is just an orientation tool and results represent recommendations based on your answers. You still need to register for Contributor Day if you are planning to attend one.


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