Contributing on the WordPress Community Team

Learn what the WordPress Community Team is and how it contributes through education, connection, and support. We’ll tell you about WordPress events, working groups, and contributor roles. Highlight the importance of our Diversity and Inclusion programming. And share with you how anyone can get involved with the community team!


Learning outcomes

  • What the Community Team does for the WordPress open source project
  • What WordPress events contribute to the project
  • The importance of the 5 Good Faith Rules for WordPress meetups and the Code of Conduct which extended to all events in the program
  • The importance of Diversity and Inclusion
  • How you can contribute to the WordPress Community Team

Comprehension questions

  1. What is the Community Team responsible for?
  2. What are the 5 good faith rules for Meetups?
  3. Who organizes official WordPress events?
  4. What working group holds training sessions for members of underrepresented groups?
  • Length 18 mins
  • Topic Community Team, Contributing, WordPress
  • Language English
  • Captions English

You must agree to our Code of Conduct in order to participate.

Courtney P.K.
Courtney has been an avid WP user since 2004. She has been a community organizer for the WordPress open source project as part of Automattic’s Five for the Future since 2016. She loves to figure out which dish to cook and which cocktail to mix for you. Courtney currently resides in Portland, Oregon, with her spouse and two rascally kittens.
Cami Kaos
Cami lives, works, and parents in the rainy city of Portland, Oregon. She’s had a love of WordPress and WordCamps since the last century, when she happened to stumble upon the first WordCamp Portland. Since 2013, she has worked at Automattic, as a community organizer for the WordPress open source project. In that role, she gets to work with WordCamps and their organizers from around the world, every day. She continues to write on an irregular basis at where she explores concepts from the plight of modern parents to mental health to marveling at the seemingly mundane. Cami is active on a number of social platforms but can be most readily found as @camikaos on Twitter.