Welcome to the official home of the WordPress documentation team.
This team is responsible for coordinating all documentation initiatives around WordPress, including the Codex (moving to HelpHub and DevHub), handbooks, parts of developer.wordpress.orgWordPress.orgThe 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. https://wordpress.org/, admin help, inline docs, and other general wordsmithing across the WordPress project.
Want to get involved?
There are many ways in which you can help the Docs team. Every small contribution counts and helps! You can report an issue or typo you found in the docs, or even help us write new documentation for parts that are still missing. These are some helpful links to find out more about what we do and how to collaborate:
Block Editor Handbook: An overview of documentation contributions of BlockBlockBlock is the abstract term used to describe units of markup that, composed together, form the content or layout of a webpage using the WordPress editor. The idea combines concepts of what in the past may have achieved with shortcodes, custom HTML, and embed discovery into a single consistent API and user experience. Editor / 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/
Documentation Issue Tracker on GitHub: Submit any DevHub/HelpHub/”Doc Team Handbook” Docs-related issue on GitHubGitHubGitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can 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.
Use radio button only in in developer documentation and for a technical audience.
In general, emphasize on the task to be accomplished, rather than how the user should interact with the UIUIUI 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. element. Refer to a radio button by its label. If you have to use a descriptor, use option or option button.
Don’t use we recommend or WordPress recommends. Instead, use recommended.
Warning:Not recommended: We recommend to use PHPPHPPHP (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. http://php.net/manual/en/intro-whatis.php. version 7.4 or greater.
Warning:Not recommended: WordPress recommends to use PHPPHPPHP (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. http://php.net/manual/en/intro-whatis.php. version 7.4 or greater.
Tip:Recommended: It’s recommended to use PHPPHPPHP (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. http://php.net/manual/en/intro-whatis.php. version 7.4 or greater.
Use a lowercase x between the numerals in the dimensions, with no space between the numerals and the x. You can also use the multiplication sign (×). Use a space before and after the multiplication sign.
Don’t use right as a directional term by itself. Instead, use a term such as upper right, lower right, rightmost, or on the right side of. When you use right to modify a noun, insert a hyphen, as in upper-right corner.
Don’t use right-hand as a modifier.
In general, avoid using directional language such as left, right, up, down in instructions to locate UI elements or other content. Directional language proves to be difficult for accessibility or for localization. People with cognitive impairments, as well as people using assistive technologies such as screen-reading software and might have difficulty interpreting directional language. If a particular UI element or other content is difficult to convey, include a screenshot or illustration.