WordPress Contribution Guide

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WordPress is a user-driven project, and all developments and enhancements depend on users like you! Please consider contributing to the project and the WordPress Community in one or more of the ways outlined below. Contributions from users like you keep the project vibrant, alive, and on the path of progress.

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Table of Contents

Why should I contribute?

What are the ways (Channels) to contribute

Core

Meta 

Polyglots

Accessibility

Support

Plugins 

Design (Coming soon)

Mobile  (Coming soon)

Documentation (coming soon)

Themes (Coming soon) 

Community (Coming soon) 

Training (Coming soon) 

Test (Coming soon) 

TV (Coming soon) 

Marketing (Coming soon) 

CLI (Coming soon) 

Hosting (Coming soon) 

Tide (Coming soon) 

Openverse (Coming soon) 

Photos (Coming soon) 

How to Get Started as a WordPress Developer

Prerequisites for starting contributing to the WordPress community.

Detail Contribution Guide for Each channel

Core

How to contribute to WordPress Core?

How to create a ticket in WordPress core?

How to find tickets in core to solve?

How to create a patch in the core?

Gutenberg

How to set up Gutenberg in your local environment?

How do you find issues, solve issues and create issues?

How to create a Bug report?

How to create a Bug Report (Mobile)?

How to create Feature requests?

How to create Patch in Gutenberg?

Benefits of contributing to Core and Gutenberg.

Meta

How to contribute to WordPress Meta?

How to create a ticket in WordPress Meta?

How to find tickets in meta to solve?

How to create a patch in the meta?

Benefits of contributing to meta.

Polyglots

How to contribute to WordPress Polyglots?

How to be a Project Translation Editor?

How to be a General Translation Editor?

How to be a Local Manager?

Benefits of contributing to polyglots.

Accessibility

How to contribute to Accessibility?

How to find accessibility issues on a site?

How to create a ticket?

How to create a patch?

Benefits of contributing to accessibility.

Support

Types of the support forum

How to contribute to a support forum?

Benefits of support contribution.

Plugins

Detailed Plugin Guidelines

How to Planning, Submitting, and Maintaining Plugins

Benefits of plugin contribution

Why should I contribute?

Before starting the contribution, the first thought in my mind is like, WHY should I contribute?

So, the answer is by contributing to WordPress, you can help the whole community, you can make your WordPress profile stronger, get the knowledge of the latest technology they are using in upcoming updates, etc.

WordPress is a user-driven project, and all developments and enhancements depend on users. WordPress has a huge community of developers that continuously contribute and release new versions.

You can also be a part of this huge development community. There are many channels in WordPress to contribute.

If you are using WordPress and you are a developer, then you can easily contribute to WordPress. 

By contributing to WordPress, you will get the knowledge/working of WordPress file structure and WordPress’s other core functionalities. 

Not only get the knowledge of WordPress, but you also get an understanding of GitHub workflows. WordPress is a vast community. So WordPress is using GitHub for contributions.

WordPress is the best for you if you dream of contributing to an open-source project. 

For detailed information about the contribution, visit this page link. This page gives all the channel’s information in detail.  

If your contribution gets accepted, you will be rewarded with the badge of the channel to which you contributed.

So by this way, you can build your WordPress profile. This WordPress profile will display your contributions. And if you want to become a WordPress developer, then this profile will be helpful for your job profile as well.

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