I’ve finally released my first plugin into the WordPress repository, the Author Avatar Grid Widget! It creates a grid of Gravatars for users on your WordPress site based on criteria defined within the widget settings.
It isn’t anything special. It isn’t groundbreaking. But it did meet a need I had so maybe someone else will find it useful 🙂
But that is how I’ve been approaching my contributions to the WordPress community. I’ve become more of a thoughtful user. My Codex contribution was for a function that I was using but there hadn’t been a page created for it yet. My contribution to WordCamp was volunteering where the organizers stated a need. Contributing just means stepping out of your comfort zone and meeting needs when you see them.