[theme-reviewers] Contribution day pack and resources for theme reviews

Mario Peshev mario at peshev.net
Sat Jun 21 10:55:27 UTC 2014

I've set something like that for WordCamp Porto last year:

I was also looking for some starters guide that's acceptable for new
contributors - having the gist of everything plus handy links around.

Mario Peshev
WordPress Architect and Consultant

On Sat, Jun 21, 2014 at 12:43 AM, John Wilson <mail at johnwilsononline.com>

> Hi Tammie,
> I agree. I've only managed a couple of reviews so far and have kind of
> being winging it as I go along. I've made a couple of errors along the way,
> part of the learning curve I guess, like closing tickets too soon. Luckily
> this has been cleared up in recent messages so know what I'm doing now.
> I didn't think it was easy to find details of how to get started, the
> process and the correct format reviews should be delivered when first
> starting out. I relied (and still do) on Chip's write up from 2011. This
> said to close the ticket, not mentioning allowing for a developer response,
> hence my mistake first time around.
> I think there's great help out there if you can find it, but an up to
> date, central hub for the theme review process and some solid guidelines &
> resources would really help, especially on Contributor days so new theme
> reviewers can quickly & easily get to grips with the process in the few
> hours they have together with other reviewers.
> Once I have a few more reviews under my belt, I would happily volunteer
> some of my time to help work on such a resource alongside any other
> volunteers.
> See you at the Manchester WordCamp & contributor day hopefully.
> John
> Sent from my iPad
> > On 20 Jun 2014, at 19:29, Tammie Lister <karmatosed at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > I've now lead a few contribution days for themes and I think one thing
> that would really help would be some kind of pack and resources. I may be
> totally off track and not seeing this somewhere, if I am wrong and this
> exists please let me know as that would be great.
> >
> > From what I can see, the information is around it's just in a lot of
> places.
> >
> > Things we may want to have on hand are also a collection of themes
> people could jump into. Some way that this can happen without a reviewer
> present. Just thinking out loud, I'm sure there are a number of things we
> could have ready as a pack for contribution day.
> >
> > What do people think of having a resource / section dedicated to this?
> >
> > Regards
> > Tammie Lister
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