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WordPress by Michael McCallister, Bud E. Smith

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B. WordPress Documentation

Finding Your Way Through the Online Documents

It’s fair to say that WordPress is fairly well documented and supported. It’s also fair to say that WordPress is not very well documented and supported.

Huh? Right about now, you might be thinking of the old saying that you can’t have it both ways.

Let’s start with the optimistic view. For an open source project, WordPress is quite well documented. (Many open source projects lack any end-user documentation at all.) The level of support for WordPress is also good, in a sense, compared to other open source projects—there is some!

The pessimistic view is that even expert WordPress users often complain about how long it can take to find information or get an answer to their ...

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