Docs Meetup Roundup – Dec 5, 2013

Howdy folks,

This week, like last week, was relatively quiet in the chat, due largely to the US Thanksgiving holiday.

Here’s a recap of todays chat:

1. Docs Sprint

There’s another Docs Sprint this Saturday, Dec 7th @ 10am Pacific and you can join us on IRC at #wordpress-sfd.

2. Admin Screen Updates

With the scheduled release of WordPress 3.8, which includes a makeover of the WordPress Admin, we need to work on updating the Administration Screen pages in the Codex.

@kimparsell will post a list of pages that need to be reviewed and updated on  Please help by grabbing one (or more) pages and updating.

3. WordPress 3.8 Codex Page

@DrewAPicture could use some help updating the Codex page for WordPress 3.8.

Drew usually combs through all of the change sets to find what’s new, changed, etcetera and it’s quite time-consuming.

If you can help, please leave a comment on this post and @DrewAPicture will help provide direction.

4. DevHub

Still making progress on 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.  There are some tickets filed and some things attached to them.

5. Make/Docs SidebarSidebar A sidebar in WordPress is referred to a widget-ready area used by WordPress themes to display information that is not a part of the main content. It is not always a vertical column on the side. It can be a horizontal rectangle below or above the content area, footer, header, or any where in the theme.

@DrewAPicture also updated and consolidated the Weekly IRC Chats widgetWidget A WordPress Widget is a small block that performs a specific function. You can add these widgets in sidebars also known as widget-ready areas on your web page. WordPress widgets were originally created to provide a simple and easy-to-use way of giving design and structure control of the WordPress theme to the user. in the sidebar of

That’s it for this week. Have a great weekend and hope to see you at the Docs Sprint on Saturday.