Google Season of Docs 2019

From Joomla! Documentation

Welcome to Joomla Google Season of Docs 2019

The Joomla Project is pleased to announce its application to participate in this year's Season of Docs.

This page will aim to be a general informational page for technical writers, mentors and others interested in Joomla's Google Season of Docs.

Joomla GSoD Admins:

What is GSoD?[edit]

The goals of Season of Docs are to give technical writers an opportunity to gain experience in contributing to open source projects, and to give open source projects an opportunity to engage the technical writing community. Visit the Google Season of Docs website to learn more.

What is Joomla?[edit]

The Joomla CMS is a PHP based application that powers about 3.2% of the web, 7% of all CMS based websites, as well as many intranets.

The Joomla project has hundreds of contributors, organized in a set of working groups and teams, and a leadership group. These are coordinated by the Joomla Departments.

The Joomla CMS is a community driven FOSS projects developed and maintained by an international community encompassing over 150 countries. Joomla is used by millions of websites and web applications ranging from the hobbyist, professional web developer, to large enterprises, for both the World Wide Web and intranets.

The Joomla Project is a community effort which strives to engage contributors from diverse backgrounds and varying interests and skills in building and supporting great software together. The Joomla Mission vision and values of the Joomla Project reflect this.

A team of experienced people drawn from many areas of the project will manage the 2019 GSoD project for Joomla.

GSoD Project Ideas[edit]

GSoD 2019 will be focused on providing technical documentation about Joomla 4, the next major version of the CMS, to be released at the end of 2019.