Docs Chat: Feb. 27, 2014

Thank you to everyone who came. For anyone unable to attend, you can read the logs here.

The following is a summary of the topics that were discussed.

1. DevHub: @Rarst is working on fixing parser-related issues. @nlarnold1 is working on resolving issues with the handbook theme. (2/26/2014 team meeting summary)

2. Docs Issue Tracker: @otto42 unveiled the alpha version of the issue tracker earlier this week. The Docs team is providing feedback, and work continues to implement those suggestions.

3. AH-O2P2 P2 or O2 is the term people use to refer to the Make WordPress blog. It can be found at @jazzs3quence said there were some minor UIUI UI is an acronym for User Interface - the layout of the page the user interacts with. Think ‘how are they doing that’ and less about what they are doing. fixes merged in this past week, and work continues on refactoring the overview. Current needs are writers to assist with tooltip creation, and people to test the plugin, and provide feedback. (2/24/2014 team meeting summary)

4. Docs Project Landing Pages: The landing pages are now complete for all four projects: Codex, Devhub, Handbooks, and Inline Docs.

5. Handbooks: Good progress was made on the PluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the Plugin Directory or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party Developer Handbook. The new outline is finished, and @hanni and @blobaugh completed migrating the existing content into the new structure. @sewmyheadon and @philiparthurmoore will be working together to get the intro completed for the Theme Developer Handbook, and begin work on the new outline. (2/27/2014 team meeting summary)

6. Contributor Events: There are two contributor events happening this weekend: the Monthly Docs Sprint at the Seattle WordPress MeetupMeetup All local/regional gatherings that are officially a part of the WordPress world but are not WordCamps are organized through A meetup is typically a chance for local WordPress users to get together and share new ideas and seek help from one another. Searching for ‘WordPress’ on will help you find options in your area. group, and the WP Contributor Day in the UK. Both events are on Saturday, March 1. If you aren’t located near either event, you can join in via the #wordpress-sfd IRC channel, and participate virtually.