Participate and Contribute
Help improve BuddyPress documentation by writing articles or updating existing material.
Our documentation is volunteer led and is driven by community contributions, articles and guides to using BuddyPress written by users for users. We greatly encourage everyone to get involved and help improve our documentation and all members may contribute or edit pages on the codex.
To prevent spam in the codex, we manually add users as Authors or Editors. This is largely a formality, so please contact anyone from moderation team and we’ll grant you the access you need. The simplest way to do this is via the support forums with a new topic requesting access and @mention’ing one of the following people:
We do have a few Standards and Guidelines we try to adhere to as far as content, tone, approach, etc… Please review and consider them before making changes and publishing content.
+ Inline Documentation initiative – includes the list of files and how to contribute to this project
The BuddyPress Trac allows you to create a new ticket and work on created tickets, as well as taking a look at the source code of BuddyPress and all the changes throughout versions.
Never written a bug report? The WordPress Handbook has an excellent guide on what to do before you report a bug and how to write a good bug report.
Become a Translation Editor and select BuddyPress. Choose your preferred language e.g. German. Then select ‘Stable (latest release)’ or ‘Development (trunk)’. The translation needs to be 100% complete to be approved for the Stable/Dev languages.
Update: BuddyPress dev chats have moved from IRC to Slack.com as of 10/28/2014. Please set up your account for wordpress.slack.com per details provided at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/ to access the #buddypress channel.
The BuddyPress Development Blog is at bpdevel.wordpress.com.