What, Why, How

I’m thinking the #WordPress Codex and Theme Review guidelines would benefit from a “what, why, how” approach to documentation:

  • What: describes the function or requirement
  • Why: why is it this way? Best practice, performance, security concerns?
  • How: a simple and clear code example of how to use or implement what is being discussed

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Kirk Wight

I am a Code Wrangler at Automattic, helping make WordPress.com the best it can be. Pender Island, British Columbia, Canada is where I call home. Lover, not a fighter.

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