But that doesn’t happen. There’s always a place to contribute. Nobody comes out to bite when you create a ticket, nobody slaps your code down. In fact, the community loves when a new face appears on Trac with any type of activity.
The patch was eventually committed and I felt amazing. On the contributors list for 3.4!
This is where the train starts moving. Once I was past that hurdle, a whole new world opened up. I wanted to contribute!
Great post by Jeremy Felt about his path to contributing to WordPress, joining the community and how you too can do the same.