From Zero to WordPress Hero

Created by Ben Lobaugh / @benlobaugh
Image proudly stolen from http://wallydavid.com/

It started with a dream...

And turned into reality

You can do it too!

Find your local
community

Meetup.com

Meetups around the world

WordCamps

Find the greater
community

Awesome events

#BeachPress

Twitter Lists

https://twitter.com/wpbeginner/wordpress-experts/members

Facebook Groups

Advanced WordPress

irc.freenode.net #wordpress

Don't just follow

Get Involved

Strut your stuff

  • wordpress.org/plugins
  • wordpress.org/themes
  • wordpress.org/showcase
  • github.com
  • Your-website.tld

http://make.wordpress.org

  • Core
  • UI
  • Testing
  • Mobile
  • Polyglots
  • Accessibility
  • Support
  • Themes
  • Documentation (Handbooks, Codex)
  • Plugins

Write blog posts!

Speak at an event

Create your own meme

Be available

Additional Resources

Speaking

  • Toastmasters - toastmasters.org
  • Meetups for public speakers - meetup.com
  • Google - google.com

Reading - Books

  • Foundation list - wordpress.org/about/books
  • WordPress on Amazon - amazon.com (932)

WordCamp/Meetup Videos

wordpress.tv

Marketing

  • Chris Lema (@chrislema) - chrislema.com

How about you?