Documentation Issue Tracker on GitHub: Submit any Documentation Team-related issues on GitHubGitHubGitHub 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. https://github.com/
Join our discussions of documentation issues here on the blog and on Slack.
End user is someone who uses WordPress mainly to create content (publish posts and pages) and modify the way website looks and behaves through admin screens, Dashboard, using themes, plugins and site options.
End user documentation is project named HelpHub. For contributing to HelpHub content you should contact Akira Tachibana (@atachibana). PingPingThe act of sending a very small amount of data to an end point. Ping is used in computer science to illicit a response from a target server to test it’s connection. Ping is also a term used by Slack users to @ someone or send them a direct message (DM). Users might say something along the lines of “Ping me when the meeting starts.”@atachibana in SlackSlackSlack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. or send him Direct Message and you’ll get further directions and all the help to get started.
As a developer you can help in several Documentation team projects. This is also a great opportunity for you to learn and grow as a developer. Regardless of the level of your experience and understanding of WordPress structure and functionality, you’ll find a lot of interesting things to do with Documentation team.
For contributing to HelpHub contact either Milana Cap (@milana_cap) or Marius L. Jensen (@clorith).
Theme and plugin development handbooks are shared effort between Documentation, Theme Review and Plugins Review teams. To help with its content contact either Jon Ang (@kenshino) or Drew Jaynes (@drewapicture).
Documentation for GutenbergGutenbergThe Gutenberg project is the new Editor Interface for WordPress. The editor improves the process and experience of creating new content, making writing rich content much simpler. It uses ‘blocks’ to add richness rather than shortcodes, custom HTML etc. https://wordpress.org/gutenberg/ is split into documentation for developers and end users (content creators). End user documentation is led by Femy Praseeth @femkreations and developer documentation is (vacant for now) in #docs channels. Check out the Documentation Issues Tracker > Good First Issues on GitHubGitHubGitHub 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. https://github.com/ for tasks to get started.