Members of the Drupal community write and edit all sorts of Drupal documentation:
- Community Documentation pages on Drupal.org
- Programming API reference on api.drupal.org
- Communication and marketing pages on Drupal.org
- Help pages within the core Drupal software
- Documentation embedded in and distributed with contributed modules and themes
- Externally-hosted documentation (blog posts, etc.), some of which gets posted to Planet Drupal
You can be part of this effort! By writing and reviewing documentation, you will:
- Learn more about Drupal
- Share your knowledge with other Drupalists
- Gain experience in technical writing and editing, with friendly mentoring
- Build your reputation
- Help the Drupal open-source community by improving the documentation
... and there are many other reasons people write free documentation.
We especially welcome the contributions of Drupal beginners! In fact, beginners have a distinct advantage over the experts, because they can more easily spot the places where documentation is lacking.
A great place to get started is with the Contributing to documentation FAQ.
Looking for documentation?
Sometimes people come to this page through a search... If you are looking for documentation about the Drupal CMS framework/project, start at the main Community Documentation page.