Simple Documentation, a free WordPress plugin makes things really easy for your website users by allowing to display a list of reference material to access in admin area. In simple words, this plugin helps webmasters/developers to provide documentation through the WordPress dashboard because you are on a stage where dashboard widgets are nothing and you don’t even look at them but there are many other users, specially the beginners, dashboard widgets are the first thing where they start looking up for the solutions or you can say answers.
Simple Documentation enables you to share 4 types of content:
- “Link” It is a simple link with a custom title and url which will open in a new tab
- “Video” Allow you to put an embed code from websites like Youtube, Vimeo, ScreenR (all the ones which gives you iframe based code)
- “Quick Note” This a short text which intend to help by giving a short tip! (for longer content use Links!)
- “File” Upload a file to the wordpress installation and display the link. (The file link can be filled manually if you upload content by FTP).\
It enables site admins to add, edit or remove content, you can choose the number of items displayed per page in the widget, the targeted backend user role and customize the widget title and welcome message. Backend Users and Administrators can pin items to highlight them.