Docs Team Update for September 19, 2013

Here’s a summary of today’s Docs chat:

  • Handbooks: @hanni has adopted 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 and will be acting editor to drive progress. @sewmyheadon is editing the Theme Developer Handbook.  Both Handbooks still need lots of help.
  • Monthly Docs Meetups: WP Seattle’s Monthly Docs Improvement Meetup is this Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013 at 10am PT / 1pm ET. Not in Seattle? Participate remotely via IRC at #wordpress-sfd.  @sewmyheadon will  organize a second monthly virtual Docs Improvement MeetupMeetup All local/regional gatherings that are officially a part of the WordPress world but are not WordCamps are organized through A meetup is typically a chance for local WordPress users to get together and share new ideas and seek help from one another. Searching for ‘WordPress’ on will help you find options in your area. to speed up Handbook progress.  Dates coming soon.
  • devhub: Siobhan posted notes on this week’s meeting.
  • Codex Spam: @kimparsell posted about a rise of spam in the Codex.We need to still be vigilant about taking care of anything spammy found in the Codex.
  • Inline Docs: The Inline Docs weekly meeting yesterday addressed some workflow issues. All resolved, things should be much smoother moving forward. @DrewAPicture has been given guest commit priviledges for the Inline Docs.