1. This looks great. I tried it out and it works well. I would love to see this reference data be made available via an API of sorts. Then it could be integrated directly into IDE’s and other WP help apps

    1. Mitch

      Boom … What he said!

    2. It goes without saying that all of this information is coming directly from the WordPress source code. We’re literally parsing the information out into a code reference.

      Most modern IDE’s are already privy to most of this information, though some of the specialized things, like hook documentation, may be a little ways off. I believe PhpStorm 8 will be shipping with some integrated WordPress functionality.

      All that said, both the WP-Parser plugin and theme are open source.

      You can find and contribute to WP-Parser here: https://github.com/rmccue/WP-Parser
      And you can find a basic copy of the theme here: https://github.com/rarst/wporg-developer , though development has moved to meta.trac.wordpress.org.

  2. This is an awesome tool for developers… Really great way to quickly search core and find the info you are looking for. I feel like 9 times out of 10 the full codex page is overkill for me. I’m usually just looking to see if a function already exists, or how to modify it. I also think this will help developers discover new functionality in WordPress because of the results a simple search returns. In the long run this will definitely contribute to better written code by plugin & theme authors.

    I didn’t even know I wanted this, and I already can’t live without it.

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