Realities of contributing to open-source

Open-source Contributing Realities 

Open-source software is where the source code is freely available and may be redistributed and modified.

Freedoms

Use

Modify

Redistribute

Distribute Modifications

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What makes open-source special?

Community

Innovation

Continuance

Security

Open

Open-source software is free but...

how is the development funded?

Raise your hand

Who has contributed to open source before?

Who wants to contribute to open source?

Who wants to learn where to start?

Community

Support & Documentation

Polyglots

Theme Review

Core & WP-CLI

Design & Testing

Accessibility

Training & Marketing

WordPress.tv

Meta

Mobile & Hosting

Hurdles

Everyone

Frustration

Communication

Motivation

Profit

  1. Freedoms of Open-source

  2. Everyone can contribute

  3. Dealing with frustration

  4. Communicate positively

  5. Find your motivation 

  6. Profiting from contributing

Support each other to contribute!

Reality of contributing to open source - #WCBKK

By Ulrich Pogson

Reality of contributing to open source - #WCBKK

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