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Building the WordPress Community - The Web Princess

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Slides from a Presentation made to the WP Melbourne Meetup May 9th 2012 by Dee Teal, The Web Princess. Listing some of the ways that people may wish to get involved in the WordPress Community.

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Building the WordPress Community - The Web Princess

  1. 1. GETTINGINVOLVEDTHE WORDPRESSCOMMUNITY PRESENTED BY DEE TEAL - THE WEB PRINCESS
  2. 2. WHAT IS THE WORDPRESS COMMUNITY? It’s us... and we are... Freelancers and Developers Bloggers Designers Administrators Supporters Opensource Enthusiasts@thewebprincess #wpmelb
  3. 3. WE’RE MAKING WordPress WHY IS IT IMPORTANT? WordPress IS MAKING THE WEB (ok not all of it, but quite a lot of it , actually) ,@thewebprincess #wpmelb
  4. 4. WordPress powers 63.06% the top 1 million sites on the web with a cms THE NUMBERS http://trends.builtwith.com/cms@thewebprincess #wpmelb
  5. 5. and 12.44% the top 1 million sites as a whole THE NUMBERS http://trends.builtwith.com/cms@thewebprincess #wpmelb
  6. 6. HOW TO GET INVOLVED CONNECT COLLABORATE CONTRIBUTE@thewebprincess #wpmelb
  7. 7. CONNECT WORDCAMP@thewebprincess #wpmelb
  8. 8. CONNECT MEETUPS@thewebprincess #wpmelb
  9. 9. CONNECT TWITTER@thewebprincess #wpmelb
  10. 10. CONNECT Support Forums WORDPRESS ORG@thewebprincess #wpmelb
  11. 11. CONNECT IRC WORDPRESS ORG@thewebprincess #wpmelb
  12. 12. CONNECT Mailing Lists WORDPRESS ORG@thewebprincess #wpmelb
  13. 13. CONNECT PRODUCT FORUMS@thewebprincess #wpmelb
  14. 14. COLLABORATE TROUBLESHOOTING FEEDBACK (SOLICITED) TESTING BLOGGING/REVIEWS/TUTORIALS WHERE CONNECTION MEETS ACTION TRAINING WORKING TOGETHER PLANNING MEETUPS/WORDCAMPS REFERRING WORK GETTING EXCITED AND MAKING THINGS@thewebprincess #wpmelb
  15. 15. CONTRIBUTE 1 MAKE THINGS • Themes • Plugins • Tools 2 SHOOT TROUBLE • wordpress.org support forumsYOU HAVE • Meetup discussion groups • Twitter/Quora/Stack ExchangeSOMETHING • Your fave theme/plugin forumsTO OFFER YES, YOU 3 TALK/WRITE/SHARE Blog • AND YOU • Review - theme-review team • Documentation AND EVEN.. YOU • Translate • Test/Bug Report - wp-testers • Speak at WordCamps/Meetups@thewebprincess #wpmelb
  16. 16. CONTRIBUTE 4 ORGANISE STUFF Meetups • • WordCamp • Twit/Chat/Skype in/G+ HangoutYOU HAVESOMETHINGTO OFFER 5 COUGH UP • Paid Plugins YES, YOU • Premium Themes • Donate/Sponsor/Subscribe AND YOU AND EVEN.. YOU@thewebprincess #wpmelb
  17. 17. WORDPRESS 1 http://codex.wordpress.org/Contributing_to_WordPress http://codex.wordpress.org/Mailing_Lists http://wordpress.org/support/forum/meetups http://wordcamp.org http://codex.wordpress.org/WordPress_IRC_Live_Help http://codex.wordpress.org/IRC WHERE TO MEETUP.COM FROM HERE? USEFUL LINKS 2 http://wordpress.meetup.com/all/ TWITTER 3 Useful hashtags - #wordpress - #wcnz #wcsyd #wpmelb #wpsyd http://tweetchat/room/wpmelb https://twitter.com/#!/wordpress/lists/memberships@thewebprincess #wpmelb
  18. 18. QA & GO AHEAD, MAKE MY DAY@thewebprincess #wpmelb
  19. 19. THANKS.FOR YOUR ATTENTION FIND ME & CONTRIBUTION http://thewebprincess.com http://facebook.com/thewebprincess

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