Docs Team Update: September 11, 2014

The following is the status of our current projects:

1. DevHub:

All DevHub-related issues with the parser have been identified.

The workflow has been implemented for editing parsed content in the code reference. Parsed content has been moved to metadata to allow the post editor to be used for curated content.

The content migrationMigration Moving the code, database and media files for a website site from one server to another. Most typically done when changing hosting companies. workflow from the Codex was discussed. A style guide for the content will need to be written. Redirects will need to be put into place for all content that has been moved.

(9/9/2014 chat summary)

2. Handbooks:

The Seattle Documentation Sprint was very productive. 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 made considerable progress – several pages were completed, reviewed, and are now marked at 100% for content. There are still 6 sections that need to be completed. The Theme Developer Handbook also made progress during the sprint.

If you would like to help out with the handbooks (writing content, editing, proofing, testing), please contact @samuelsidler, @blobaugh, or @sewmyheadon.

(9/10/2014 chat log)

3. Docs at WCSF:

The team discussed what project should be the focus of the 2-day team 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. after WCSF during the 9/11/2014 team office hours. We reviewed the projects listed in @siobhan‘s post. Completing the developer handbooks is the project far enough along that the team could finish them during the meetup. @samuelsidler will work up a plan with both handbook editors for completing the content this week.

(9/11/2014 chat log)