Docs Team Update for March 6, 2014

The following is a summary of the topics that were discussed during our weekly Docs chat.

1. DevHub: Work continues on fixing parser-related issues. @samuelsidler said volunteers are needed to help with the handbook theme. If you have HTMLHTML HTML is an acronym for Hyper Text Markup Language. It is a markup language that is used in the development of web pages and websites./CSSCSS CSS is an acronym for cascading style sheets. This is what controls the design or look and feel of a site./theming skills and would like to help with the theme, leave a comment on this post, or come to the weekly IRC chat on Tuesdays at 15:00 UTC.

2. Docs Issue Tracker: @otto42 added the ability to create issue types for the tracker. @siobhan suggested that we keep the terms list to a reasonable amount. The team will discuss what terms are needed.

3. AH-O2P2 P2 or O2 is the term people use to refer to the Make WordPress blog. It can be found at @jazzs3quence presented 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 proposal at the Featured Plugins Chat on 3/4/2014, and said there were some concerns voiced about the implementation they used. Their next weekly meeting will include reviewing the plugin’s goals, and brainstorming new ideas. If you would like to be part of this effort, please attend the meeting on 3/10/2014 at 18:30 UTC. (3/3/2014 team meeting summary)

4. Handbooks: Progress is being made on both handbooks. The Plugin Developer Handbook focus is on creating the content for sections 5, 6, and 12. @philiparthurmoore is working on the outline for the Theme Developer Handbook intro. He and @sewmyheadon talked on Wednesday, and @philiparthurmoore will be working on the intro this weekend.

5. Docs Sprints: The Seattle Docs sprint last weekend went very well, with 13 people contributing. @sewmyheadon wrote a short recap of the sprint, along with the information for the April sprint.

6. Inline Docs: @DrewAPicture said the hook docs initiative surpassed the 80% complete mark this week, with less than 30 files to complete. If you would like to help, you can claim one of the remaining files.

7. Codex: The 3.9 version page has been created, and some information has already been added. The page is marked as a stub – volunteers are invited to contribute by updating the page. Contact @DrewAPicture if you have any questions.

You can read the chat logs here.