Being a Good Citizen

in the WordPress Community

WordCamp Oklahoma City 2016

WordCamp OKC, 2016

Aaron D. Campbell

Aaron D. Campbell – – @AaronCampbell

What is a Good Citizen?

Welcome to 4th Grade

10 Ways to be a Good Citizen

  1. Be informed about the world around you.
  2. Follow rules and laws.
  3. Volunteer to be active in your community.
  4. Respect the rights of others.
  5. Respect the property of others.
  6. Be honest and trustworthy.
  7. Be compassionate.
  8. Take responsibility for your actions.
  9. Be a good neighbor.
  10. Protect the environment.

Know the Community


Decisions are by Consensus

The Community is Large

With many moving parts

  • Core
  • Support
  • Design
  • Polyglots
  • Accessibility
  • Documentation
  • Mobile
  • Themes
  • Plugins
  • Community
  • Meta
  • Training
  • Flow
  • TV

Be Active

It’s like it filters by heart!

– Maile Ohye, Developer Programs Tech Lead, Google

Treat People with Respect

Grandpa and Grandma

People you may have dealt with in 2012

People you may have dealt with last year


Three Ways to be a
Good WordPress Citizen

  1. Know the Community
  2. Be Active
  3. Treat People with Respect

Q & A

Aaron D. Campbell – – @AaronCampbell


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