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Contributing to WordPress


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Wanna contribute to WordPress? Here are some ways in which you can contribute to WordPress, even if you don't know how to code.

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Contributing to WordPress

  1. 1. Contributing to WordPress By Hardeep Asrani
  2. 2. Why contribute to WordPress? • Why should I spend my time to contribute to WordPress when I’m not getting paid? • What am I getting out of this?
  3. 3. Here’s why… • You contribute to a software which makes your work easier, so why not make it better? • You get to work with world class developers and learn from them.
  4. 4. I’m not a developer. Can I also contribute? There are many ways to contribute to WordPress, which we will discuss shortly, but it mostly consists of: • Contributing and testing WordPress core. • Making free (and awesome) themes & plugins. • Contributing to documentation & support forum. • Making WordPress available in your language. You don’t need to be a developer to contribute to WordPress, there are other ways as well. Let’s take a look at each of them.
  5. 5. WordPress Core • Contributing code to WordPress Core. • Testing new features & patches. • Reporting bugs & issues to trac. Contributing to WordPress Core
  6. 6. Themes & Plugins • Creating free plugins & themes for WordPress. • Reviewing themes & plugins for • Contributing to default WordPress themes. Themes & Plugins
  7. 7. Support & Docs • Helping other people on WordPress support channels. • Writing/improving documentation. Support & Docs
  8. 8. Polyglots • Translating WordPress to your own language. • Translating themes and plugins. • Translating documentations. Translating WordPress
  9. 9. Thank you.  • Thanks for not sleeping. Here’s a photo of a Hamster as your reward: