Current Docs Projects

Codex Migration Codex Migration

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Content from the function references in the Codex is being migrated from the Codex to the Code Reference on the new Developer Hub. As of Spring 2016, all examples have been migrated and work continues to migrate and redirect remaining useful content.

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Developer Handbooks Developer Handbooks

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For the last couple of years, members of the docs team have been working on developer handbooks that largely serve to curate useful information from the Codex and supplement with new, accurate, vetted information simultaneously.

In 2014, v1.0 of the Plugin Developer Handbook was published on the new Developer Hub.

In 2016, a beta form of the REST API Handbook was released.

Work continues on finishing v1.0 of the Theme Developer Handbook.

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HelpHub HelpHub

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HelpHub is currently in the development phase and is going to be the ultimate home for all user documentation as well as the support forums.

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Inline Documentation Inline Documentation

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Inline documentation for WordPress core is an ongoing project of more technically-minded docs contributors. Work centres primarily on improving the completeness and accuracy of existing code documentation in the WordPress source code, as well as adding new docs.

Work is also being done to bring legacy inline docs into alignment with the official PHP Documentation Standards.