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Tutorial: How to Contribute to WordPress

Are you interested in becoming more involved in WordPress? There are various ways in which the extreme coding extraordinaire, or even the most amateur of bloggers, can be a part of WordPress.

What is Your Interest?

Your choices are as follows:

By selecting one of the teams above, you’ll see a blog that pertains to that topic and the opportunities listed in the top portion of that post (if available):

Screen Shot from WordPress.org with links and options of how to contribute to WordPress.

To join the Core Team to help with the development of the site, you must start by reading the Core Contributor Handbook, and following the instructions to ensure you’re qualified to apply.

There are many options that you could contribute to any of the teams. Not only do you have the possibility of diving in and getting your hands dirty, but you can also attend  weekly meetings hosted via Slack , or simply just subscribe to the posts.

Beside each recent post, there will be an option to subscribe and receive email updates each time a new post is published on that topic:

Screen shot of blog in WordPress.org under Core opportunites.

Opportunities are just a click away, depending upon how involved you’d like to be.

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What is Make WordPress?

You may have come across or heard about Make WordPress and wondering what exactly this is. In general, Make WordPress is where you can become a part of the WordPress.org team and get involved with various areas of WordPress.

It is important to note that there are two forms of WordPress (WordPress.com, which is maintained by the company and staff of WordPress.com and Automattic, and WordPress.org, representative of the self-hosted version of WordPress).

To join the volunteers and contributors in the WordPress Community on Make WordPress, you need to be registered with WordPress.org with your own account. Once you have that taken care of, you can get started! Continue reading What is Make WordPress?