‘Contributing’ Videos

  • Petya Raykovska: On Making WordPress Global

    Petya Raykovska: On Making WordPress Global

    WordCamp Cologne 2015Speaker: Petya Raykovska

    August 26, 2015 — In 2014 after the release of WordPress 4.0 international downloads of the software surpassed English downloads for the first time. This flash talk explains what lead to that and how a team of amazing WordPress contributors who translate the software in hundreds of languages made that leap possible. It clarifies the terms internationalization (i18n) and localization (l10n) and explains the benefits of writing translation-ready plugins and themes. It also gives useful tips on how to get started contributing to the WordPress Polyglots team.

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  • John Parkinson: WordPress TV

    John Parkinson: WordPress TV

    WordCamp Columbus 2015Speaker: John Parkinson

    August 17, 2015 — WordPress TV was created in 2009 as a place to feature presentations, highlights, how to’s and behind-the-scenes looks from WordCamps around the World. Now you can find all the fantastic videos from WordCamps that you could not attend. See the presentations you missed and learn about topics for WordPress beginners to seasoned developers. Recently WordPress MeetUp videos have been added for even more awesomeness. See how videos are submitted, slides inserted and videos moderated before they are published to the WPTV website.

  • Caleb Burks: The Theme Review Team – You Can Contribute To WordPress!

    Caleb Burks: The Theme Review Team – You Can Contribute To WordPress!

    WordCamp Columbus 2015Speaker: Caleb Burks

    August 17, 2015 — Have you ever considered contributing to WordPress? Likely you have, and it’s just as likely that one day you stumbled upon make.wordpress.org. But after about an hour of viewing core tickets, if you were like me, you left without contributing. Why? Because it is super overwhelming at first, and like me, you may have felt very out of place. But there are other ways to contribute! The WordPress TRT (Theme Review Team) may be the perfect fit for your contributions to WordPress.org. In this talk, we will go over what it takes to be on the TRT, and what reviewing themes is all about.

  • Andy Christian: Going Places with WordPress

    Andy Christian: Going Places with WordPress

    WordCamp Providence 2014Speaker: Andy Christian

    August 6, 2015 — WordPress allows anyone–bloggers, freelancers, businesses, and organizations–to put their message on the web, make a living, sell products, or help make a difference in the world.

    Hundreds (if not thousands) of developers, designers, and users of every skill level contribute to the WordPress project every day. From supporting new users and translating WordCamp videos to fixing bugs and adding new features to WordPress Core.

    In this session, we’ll talk about how and why anyone can give back to the WordPress project, no matter what their skill level is.

  • Frank Staude, Torsten Landsiedel: Mitmachen bei WordPress

    Frank Staude, Torsten Landsiedel: Mitmachen bei WordPress

    WordCamp Cologne 2015Speakers: Frank Staude, Torsten Landsiedel

    July 14, 2015 — WordPress – das sind wir alle!
    Wie kann ich zu WordPress beitragen, auch wenn ich nicht Programmieren kann? Angefangen bei der Übersetzung über Plugin Reviews und Kompatibilitätsangaben, bis zum Core-Patch.
    Es gibt viele Wege, bei WordPress mitzumischen. Wir zeigen ein paar davon auf, zeigen wie wir uns auf Slack organisieren und wo/wie/wann jeder, wirklich jeder, mitmachen und mithelfen kann.

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  • Michele Butcher: How To Contribute to WordPress Without Coding

    Michele Butcher: How To Contribute to WordPress Without Coding

    WordCamp Miami 2015Speaker: Michele Butcher

    July 1, 2015 — You do not have to be a rockstar at PHP, CSS, and HTML to be a rockstar contributor to WordPress. A person who is completely new to the WordPress Community can give back just as much as the coder. Come learn about the WordPress Community, The WordPress Slack, Support Forums, and how you can be a part of it all. If you can talk, type. write, or breathe, you can contribute.

  • Petya Raykovska: On Making WordPress

    Petya Raykovska: On Making WordPress

    WordCamp Cologne 2015Speaker: Petya Raykovska

    June 30, 2015 — This talk will introduce the different aspects of the WordPress project, the different teams on make.wordpress.org and will hopefully convince everyone that you don’t need to write a single line of code to be an active WordPress contributor.

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  • Pascal Birchler: Keynote

    Pascal Birchler: Keynote

    WordCamp Cologne 2015Speaker: Pascal Birchler

    June 19, 2015 — Keynote von Pascal Birchler.
    Keynote from Pascal Birchler.

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  • Nikhil Vimal: The Awesome Guide to Contributing to WordPress

    Nikhil Vimal: The Awesome Guide to Contributing to WordPress

    WordCamp Minneapolis 2015Speaker: Nikhil Vimal

    May 16, 2015 — This talk is about contributing to WordPress core, with or without code.

  • John James Jacoby: Commit to Contribute

    John James Jacoby: Commit to Contribute

    WordCamp Minneapolis 2015Speaker: John James Jacoby

    May 11, 2015 — Starting as an independent, working on WordPress.com VIP & Jetpack, living the agency life at 10up, and eventually starting my own company, the one constant has been volunteering to improve WordPress and the surrounding initiatives. I talk about how I apply what I’ve learned from these experiences, and what I hope to help WordPress, GlotPress, BuddyPress, & bbPress be in the future.


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