Devhub is the project name for, which was deployedDeploy Launching code from a local development environment to the production web server, so that it's available to visitors. and is still under active development. A full project specification is available on the Make/Meta blog.

Devhub is a new home for developer documentation 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. It comprises:

  • an auto-generated code reference
  • targeted handbooks for developers

The project requires the following types of contributors:

  • PHPPHP PHP (recursive acronym for PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor) is a widely-used open source general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited for web development and can be embedded into HTML. developers
  • front-end developers
  • designers and UXers
  • anyone who wishes to provide feedback

What needs to be worked on

  • improvements to WP-Parser
  • enhancements to the site, including upvoting and commenting
  • improvements to the theme, including the code reference and handbooks
  • testing and feedback

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To get involved

You can get involved in the following ways:

  • join the #meta-devhub channel on Slack
  • find a ticket on the Developer Hub tracTrac Trac is the place where contributors create issues for bugs or feature requests much like GitHub. component or an issue in the Developer Resources GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner. repository
  • submit a pull request to WP-Parser on Github
  • read up on the devhub tag on make/docs

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Setting up your development environment

To develop on you will need to set up your local development environment. Visit the Developer Resources GitHub repository for instructions.

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Handbook Setup

Handbooks are updated using cron and so it may be beneficial to install a 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 such as WP Crontrol that allows viewing and running jobs in the WordPress admin.

Alternatively, jobs can be run as needed using WP CLICLI Command Line Interface. Terminal (Bash) in Mac, Command Prompt in Windows, or WP-CLI for WordPress..

wp cron event run devhub_blocks_import_all_markdown

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