At WordCamp Las Vegas recent, Matt Mullenweg announced the new WordPress Handbook. I chatted with him about the future of WordPress documentation, the WordPress Codex, the online manual for WordPress Users, and this new handbook.
For those still unfamiliar with the invaluable resource for WordPress users, the WordPress Codex, the online manual for WordPress Users, it has long been the best place to find WordPress tips, techniques, instructions, guides, and technical articles. A few years ago, I wrote a A Guide to the WordPress Codex, to help WordPress users understand how the Codex works.
The new WordPress Handbook is in the early stages of conception and development. It will be based upon the successful online book, Version Control with Subversion by Ben Collins-Sussman, Brian W. Fitzpatrick, C. Michael Pilato. I covered more details and specifics in WordPress Handbook Project.
The idea behind the WordPress Handbook is not to replace the WordPress Codex but to add a core basic guide to using WordPress. [Read more…]