Four Types Docs

There are four types of documentation:

* learning-oriented tutorials
    - #mw(eg. getting started docs)
* goal-oriented how-to guides
    - #mw(eg. how to publish wordpress using lightsail)
* understanding-oriented discussions
    - #mw(eg.
* information-oriented reference material 
    - #mw(eg. api docs)

Source: Write the Docs

  • NOTE: in the image below, explanation is equivalent to discussions

4 types of documentaiton

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