We’ve run in to a bit of an issue with our documentation site. While WordPress is a great backend, and just about perfect for our main site; it doesn’t work well for documentation. Heck, even WordPress doesn’t use WordPress for their documentation site.
What we’ve decided is to start using MediaWiki, the software that runs WikiPedia, for our documentation site. This should make it easier to create and edit pages and link between them.
One of the reasons we went with WordPress to start was to give everybody the ability to comment on pages and ask questions if needed. We’ll be loading Disqus on to most of the wiki pages so the comments will still be there.
The new documentation site is still a bit light as we’re in progress, and the documentation link on the top of this page still links to the old pages. But it will be switched over as soon as we get the pages moved over.
The new site lives at docs.proofbuddy.com
Need help using ProofBuddy? We’ve just uploaded an update to our documentation pages. Feel free to look around. Every documentation page has a comment box and you should feel free to ask any questions you may come across.
These pages are also linked from within ProofBuddy. On the top right of each page in the admin side of ProofBuddy is a help link that should take you to the documentation page you need if you have a question along the way.
As we’re working on adding to the documentation for ProofBuddy 2.0 we are going to try something new. At least something new for us. We’re planning on adding screencasts to as many of the documentation pages as they’d be helpful for.
Our first was just uploaded. It’s a 62 second screencast showing how to create a new album and add images.
The video was created for the Adding Albums documentation page, but since you’re already on this page we’ll put it here as well.
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