How to use Trac

The WordPress project uses the Trac ticket tracking software to manage all tickets related to WordPress Core. However, Trac presents a lot of information, and is often overwhelming for new and experienced contributors alike.

This video will teach you everything you need to know about creating, updating, and browsing tickets so that you can effectively contribute to WordPress using Trac.

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Learning outcomes

  1. How to create a new ticket.
  2. How to update existing tickets.
  3. Understand what the various ticket information fields mean.

Comprehension questions

  • What are the difference between components and focuses?
  • What does the version field represent?
  • What is the milestone field used for?
  • Length 20 mins
  • Topic WordPress
  • Language English

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Jonathan Desrosiers
I’m passionate about WordPress, open source, and the web!