Core Contributor Handbook Chat 30th January Summary

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We had a great discussion about the CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. Contributor Handbook this evening. Here’s what we covered:

1. Status update

We went over what we’ve done, and reviewed the Table of Contents.

2. Actions Decided

@raggedrobins to put together a style guide & writing guidance
Create ToC for the handbooks
Look for source material that we can incorporate into the handbook
Start writing additional articles for the handbook

3. Other CCH items discussed

We discussed using some of the functionality that is used in the bbPressbbPress Free, open source software built on top of WordPress for easily creating forums on sites. and BuddyPress codices for author attribution and last updated, date created. See here.

Totally off topic but we discussed creating a better code reference for The community site where WordPress code is created and shared by the users. This is where you can download the source code for WordPress core, plugins and themes as well as the central location for community conversations and organization. than we currently have in the Codex. We can return to this discussion at a later date.

The next CCH chat will be on Wednesday 13th February at 2200 UTC.

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