WordPress: Contributor Day – Ode A

Contributor Day

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We all know the WordPress motto

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But it’s not just programmers who can contribute to the success of [wp].

Here are some ideas for how you might be able to help.
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15 verses of the new poem by Herb Miller, of bobbing wide’s oik-plugins,
entitled “Contributor Day” but spelt wrong.

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(C) Copyright Herb Miller 2015


For the 2016 version…

Extra verses that didn’t make it into the Lightning talk at Wordcamp Birmingham.

Mobile

If using your phone is a trial - 
it doesn't often make you smile -
then why not go that extra mile
and make it work right on mobile.

For Americans we could try rhyming with cell,
I’ll be a bit of a fudge…
but I also understand Scots prefer tablet to fudge.

Accessibility

If there are things that make you cry
like access-i-bil-i-t-y

then don't be timid, don't be shy
become a one two three a11y

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Handbook

If you often advise 
"don't leap before you look"
then you could improve a Handbook

TL;DR

Development planning

Another role that oft needs manning
is labelled "De-vel-op-ment planning"

The next release is getting near
Help flesh out that great new idea.

Accessibility

If there are things that make you cry
like access-i-bil-i-t-y

then don't be timid, don't be shy
become a one two three a11y

[bw_link make.wordpress.org/accessibility]