WooCommerce has introduced a 24-hour digital contributor day that may occur on April 19, 2023. Contributors can be engaged on the WooCommerce Core and WooCommerce Blocks repositories. To offer higher protection over time zones, organizers can have two kickoff instances (0 UTC and 12 UTC).
WooCommerce hasn’t had a WooConf in-person convention since 2017, opting as an alternative for digital occasions like WooSesh the place folks can attend and watch shows totally free. The open supply venture has centered extra on digital communication channels to assist contributors keep related, corresponding to the brand new monthly chat focused on WooCommerce block extensibility. This digital contribution day would be the first of its variety for WooCommerce.
“We’re asking for at least 4 hours of your time to dedicate to a curated checklist of points,” WooCommerce developer advocate Stephanie Pi mentioned. “These points have been chosen primarily based on the trouble wanted to unravel them –we’re solely together with points that we consider might be solved throughout the day.
“Any points picked up and labored on throughout contributor day can be merged earlier than the following launch. We’re dedicated to creating positive this occurs as a result of we wish to honor the time our group is dedicating to this occasion.”
The digital occasion can be a extra intense, centered time than what one would possibly expertise at a WordCamp contributor day, with key WooCommerce determination makers current to assist maintain issues shifting.
Organizers can be creating new channels within the WooCommerce Community Slack, that can be devoted to the totally different points they plan to work on through the 24-hour occasion. This features a channel for serving to contributors get arrange with a improvement setting. These to attend can look ahead to updates within the #bulletins channel.