New Directions for Drupal Documentation

Time slot: 
March 9th, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Room: 
Sheraton 1
Track: 
Drupal Community
Experience: 
Beginner

Drupal has a large documentation infrastructure around it, and a team of volunteers maintaining that documentation. In this session, one of the leaders of the Drupal Documentation effort will talk about:

  • The different audiences for Drupal documentation (site builders, content maintainers, themers, coders, business decision makers)
  • What kind of documentation is needed for each audience
  • How the current Drupal documentation fulfills and fails to fulfill these needs
  • Strengths and weaknesses of the current Drupal documentation ecosystem
  • Plans for the future of Drupal documentation
  • How the Documentation Team is organized
  • How everyone can help improve Drupal documentation

Video on archive.org.

Intended audience: 

Everyone in the Drupal community, especially people interested in improving Drupal documentation.

Questions answered by this session
Question 1: 
Who are the audiences for Drupal documentation, and what kinds of documentation does each audience need?
Question 2: 
How well does the current Drupal documentation system fulfill the needs of the Drupal community?
Question 3: 
What are the future plans and goals for the documentation team?
Question 4: 
How is the Drupal documentation team organized?
Question 5: 
How can Drupal community members with different skills and abilities help in the documentation effort?
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