‘Contributing’ Videos

  • Keanan Koppenhaver: Contributing to WordPress: From Beginning to Closed Ticket

    Keanan Koppenhaver: Contributing to WordPress: From Beginning to Closed Ticket

    WordCamp NYC 2017Speaker: Keanan Koppenhaver

    February 15, 2018 — In this talk, we’ll look at the progression of a bug ticket from beginning to end and see how the software we use every day is continually improved.

  • Rahul Bansal: How contributing to the WordPress core helps ?

    Rahul Bansal: How contributing to the WordPress core helps ?

    WordCamp Ahmedabad 2017Speaker: Rahul Bansal

    January 24, 2018 — We often hear that everyone should contribute to the core.In this talk, He will cover how contributing to the core helps an individual as well as a Business.

    He will also try to address concerns and insecurities businesses have when encouraging their team to WordPress core.

    The goal is to motivate people to contribute to the WordPress core and other areas of WordPress and open-source at large!

  • Lawrence Bahiirwa: Contributing To Open Source community with WordPress

    Lawrence Bahiirwa: Contributing To Open Source community with WordPress

    WordCamp Kampala 2017Speaker: Lawrence Bahiirwa

    January 23, 2018 — Continuation on contributing to the Open Source Community with WordPress

  • Michael Nelson: Five Unspoken Rules For Contributing To Open Source Software

    Michael Nelson: Five Unspoken Rules For Contributing To Open Source Software

    WordCamp Seattle 2017Speaker: Michael Nelson

    November 28, 2017 — Contributing to open source software can be frustrating for developers accustomed to working in isolation. That’s because you’re no longer just dealing with software, but with people who have their own biases, emotions, and agendas.

    Some difficulties new contributors encounter include: not knowing when to contribute vs write companion software; not communicating meta information; disregard for etiquette; impatience regarding discussion; and ignorance of what makes contributions hard to accept for project maintainers.

    This presentation will help illuminate some of the unspoken rules of contributing to open source software that will help you be a better contributor.

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  • Laura Byrne-Cristiano: Contributing To WordPress — It's Not Just For Programmers

    Laura Byrne-Cristiano: Contributing To WordPress — It’s Not Just For Programmers

    WordCamp Lehigh Valley 2017Speaker: Laura Byrne-Cristiano

    October 17, 2017 — Whether you’re a budding developer, a pixel-perfect designer, or just like helping out, the WordPress community is always looking for people to help make WordPress even better. Hear how you can contribute to the WordPress community, even if you aren’t highly skilled.

  • Josepha Haden: Contributing Without Code

    Josepha Haden: Contributing Without Code

    WordCamp Omaha 2016Speaker: Josepha Haden

    August 6, 2017 — Josepha comes from a long line of writers and was raised to be a life-long learner. She has a passion for language and storycrafting, a skill she practices on starsandthemoon.com. Josepha has over a decade of experience using SEO, data analysis, and content marketing to bring success and visibility to clients all over the world. Since 2010, she’s been working in her hometown of Kansas City to increase digital literacy and get more women in technology. Josepha works at Automattic as a community organizer for the WordPress open source project and can be found on Twitter as @josephahaden.

  • Nirmal Desai: Contributing to WordPress.tv

    Nirmal Desai: Contributing to WordPress.tv

    WordCamp Udaipur 2017Speaker: Nirmal Desai

    July 19, 2017 — Having earned the moderator level on WordPress.tv, Nirmal works as a Business Manager at Multidots. His passion lies in contributing to WordPress and in his words – he loves increasing the fan base of WordPress.

    In words of Nirmal – “In India and around Asia, we have very few contributors. As we know that, WordPress.tv is the only platform to publish the official WordPress videos. As moderator at WordPress.tv from India, I feel that if we have more and more contributors from India then we can have more larger community of WordPress.tv too”.

  • Rahul Bansal: How Translation Sprints Helps Bring In New Contributors!

    Rahul Bansal: How Translation Sprints Helps Bring In New Contributors!

    WordCamp Europe 2017Speaker: Rahul Bansal

    June 21, 2017 — Rahul is the founder and CEO of rtCamp – the only WordPress.com VIP Partner from Asia.

    He said in his talk Whether you’re a budding developer, a pixel-perfect designer, or just like helping out, we’re always looking for people to help make WordPress even better.

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  • Pantip Treerattanapitak: How I Contribute To WordPress

    Pantip Treerattanapitak: How I Contribute To WordPress

    WordCamp Bangkok 2017Speaker: Pantip Treerattanapitak

    March 23, 2017 — ถ้าคุณคิดว่า WordPress Community ต้องการ Developer เท่านั้น?
    คุณคิดผิดแล้ว! จะเป็น Blogger หรือ Designer หรือ Web developer ฯลฯ
    ทุกคนก็มีส่วนร่วมกับ WordPress Community ได้
    Session นี้จะเล่าประสบการณ์การ Contribute ใน WordPress
    เพื่อเป็นข้อมูลให้กับผู้ที่อยากจะเข้ามามีส่วนร่วมใน Community แต่ยังไม่รู้ว่าจะเริ่มอย่างไร
    และสิ่งที่เราได้เรียนรู้จากการ Contribute

    You think the WordPress Community just for developers? WRONG! Everyone can contribute to the community.
    This session will give you an overview of how to begin and be a part of WordPress Community and what I learn by doing that.

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  • Peter Wilson: Contributing to WordPress Core

    Peter Wilson: Contributing to WordPress Core

    WordCamp Sydney 2016Speaker: Peter Wilson

    February 3, 2017 — Almost everyone will have heard the phrase “don’t hack WordPress core” before, what’s less known is that it’s only the start of the saying. Don’t hack WordPress core, without contributing the hacks back.

    Contributing to WordPress core is like riding a bike, it takes a little effort to get started but once you learn it’s a skill you’ll never forget.

    You will be given a jump start on contributing, from how to use the bug tracker all the way to contributing a patch and getting your first props.

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