Summary for Docs Team Meeting March 29, 2021


@kenshino, @atachibana, @mkaz, @chaion07, @tacitonic, @noyeomhou, @estelaris, @deadpool76, @themiked, @milana_cap, @justinahinon, @timothyblynjacobs


Monday, April 5, 2021, 14:00 UTC

Project Updates

@estelaris is updating and reviewing 170+ articles. She is making some suggestions and flagging links (404s, old content, etc). Last week, she asked the coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. team if we could get some help, still waiting on someone from the French docs team to reach out. Also, she has to follow up with the support team to see who can help reviewing articles (links and content). She will write up a P2P2 P2 or O2 is the term people use to refer to the Make WordPress blog. It can be found at  on the update of the docs review we are doing.
@estelaris signed up for the quarter update call with Matt and Josepha.

No update for 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.

@tacitonic had completed  19/28 articles in the Word list and usage dictionary for the Style Guide. Also he wrote a report for the project. Already the hosting team reached out to apply the Style Guide to their handbook. 

Ratifying additional team leads

@kenshino wrote the article to recommend that @milana_cap and @atachibana to the Doc Team Leads with him for a “more hands make light work” approach. There’s no objection and approved.

Full Site Editing Documentation

@estelaris will consider FSE as a new categoryCategory The 'category' taxonomy lets you group posts / content together that share a common bond. Categories are pre-defined and broad ranging. of HelpHub restructuring and build it in the proposal.

@tacitonic suggested that FSE docs could be implemented as a Season of Docs project if possible.

@themiked suggested that dev notes release stage is too late. @kenshino wants to suggest a way to fill in the process gap. We might talk more about this in the next meeting. @estelaris suggested that we write end user documentation at the same time as dev notes are being developed. She will ask in core if we can try this out and see if she can write at least one article for end user doc.

New Member Mentoring

@tacitonic reported that we have 7 new members joining the #docs team since 22 March 2021. Please join me in welcoming
@jahidulhassan@Cynthia Peter@Keith L@Javid Hussain@deborahtrez12@Nikema Prophet, & @chraebs.

Google Season Docs

@justinahinon posted last week –

Already, those projects were submitted, but we can still edit the project list post and add/remove projects as needed. @justinahinon will explore it if there are any that should be lower priority or any that we missed.

Open Floor

@themiked said “I was doing some work on the weekend and long story short it appears that is_admin() will not only return true when viewing an admin page12:07if you are editing a BG page for example, it will return true at least once, but will also return false multiple times”.
… and, follow the discussion.