Articles of documentation

How to incorporate Documentation into wordpress?

I am building a site, and I would like to have my documentation built into the site. For example if I use JSDoc to generate documentation for javascript, I get the auto generated files, I can just change the template to only output the content. I would like to generate WordPress pages for these automatically. […]

User Training Materials

Does anybody know of any good publicly-available WordPress training materials (videos, manuals, etc.) that could be used to give content editors a basic overview of WordPress. We have a a handful of blogs on a WordPress server and I’d really like to be able to automate training some more.

where is the documentation for add_action() parameters?

I am reading the source of a plugin (gallery to slideshow plugin) to make it behave like i want and it is using an action add_action( ‘the_posts’, array( &$this, ‘have_gallery’ ), 10, 1 ); I want to know what those extra parameters (10,1) mean but i cant find the documentation of this action. Please help

WordPress plugin for authoring technical documentation?

We’d like to use WordPress to author the technical documentation for our software product. We’ve used plain-old WordPress pages, arranged then hierarchically, and it works ok, but it’s not great. The problems: The WordPress page editor is dog slow. You can’t drag and drop pages around to change the hierarchy Nothing maintains section numbering, like […]

WordPress documentation – WP_Query arguments

I’ve been looking for a list all WP_Query arguments. This looks obvious, but http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/WP_Query isn’t helpful at all, “post_type” is mentioned only in an example, and arguments like “posts_per_page” aren’t even there.

Workflow and best practice for documentation

We have been creating a bunch of templates that are very custom and change from time to time but also have a bunch of similar parts from theme to theme. I am looking to streamline the way we create our documentation to pass off to users and was looking to the WPA community to see […]

Styling readme.html in plugin?

I am making readme.html file for a plugin with some detailed setup instruction that need to include screenshots. As rest of UI I want it be consistent with WordPress style and so I looked at its own readme.html. It includes stylesheet with relative path: <link rel=”stylesheet” href=”wp-admin/css/install.css?ver=20100228″ type=”text/css” /> So for a plugin file I […]

WordPress objects class reference

In WordPress we have several objects defined through classes that are enough documented. These are the WP_Query, WPDB, WP_Post and other. There are other objects however that are actually created at runtime, usually converting an array to a standard object, or reading from the DB. For instance, the taxonomy object you get from get_taxonomy() function. […]

Javascript WP Object Documentation?

I was working on implementing the media library within one of my plugins/themes. I found a nice tutorial (http://mikejolley.com/2012/12/using-the-new-wordpress-3-5-media-uploader-in-plugins/) that showed me how to do this using the JS object ‘wp’ I can’t seem to find any documentation on this in the codex or when Googling. How does one learn this object and its methods?

WordPress training materials

Are there any good publicly-available WordPress training materials (videos, manuals, etc.) that could be used to give content editors a basic overview of WordPress? We have a handful of blogs on a WordPress server and I’d really like to be able to automate training some more.