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Opened 14 months ago

Closed 12 months ago

Last modified 11 months ago

#50058 closed task (blessed) (fixed)

Improve the local development environment docs

Reported by: johnbillion Owned by:
Milestone: 5.5 Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 5.3
Component: Build/Test Tools Keywords: has-dev-note
Focuses: docs Cc:


The bundled local development environment is quite new, so its docs aren't very mature. This ticket is for tracking various improvements to those docs.

Patches welcome for further improvements to any of the docs or other user-facing information relating to the local development environment.

Change History (7)

#1 @johnbillion
14 months ago

In 47743:

Build/Test Tools: Add more comprehensive instructions to the readme for the local development environment.

See #50058

#3 @johnbillion
14 months ago

This readme file is shown as the welcome page on the GitHub mirror, therefore:

  • Should we expand the intro to provide more info about the project or is it okay to direct users to the handbook for that?
  • Is there any other technical information that would be useful to include or reference?

#4 @johnbillion
14 months ago

  • Keywords dev-feedback added

#5 @johnbillion
14 months ago

In 47752:

Build/Test Tools: Further enhancements to the local development environment readme.

Props desrosj, donmhico

See #50058

#6 @johnbillion
12 months ago

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

#7 @desrosj
11 months ago

  • Keywords has-dev-note added; dev-feedback removed

This received a call out in the Miscellaneous Developer Changes in 5.5 dev note: https://make.wordpress.org/core/2020/07/29/miscellaneous-developer-focused-changes-in-wordpress-5-5/.

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