Creating self-help kiosk app with Helpinator and PhoneGap / Cordova

Disclaimer: since Helpinator is a Windows desktop app we will set up Windows 10 environment for this task. Helpinator allows to generate so called MobileHelp output. It is based on JQuery Mobile framework and by design was intended to provide online help capabilities for mobile apps, and since it is html/css/js-output it is cross-platform by […]

Publishing GitHub Pages from Helpinator

GitHub has a nice feature called “GitHub Pages” that allows you to create a nice looking static website from markdown files in your repository. Helpinator allows to generate required markdown files so you can publish your project end user documentation using GitHub pages in a matter of seconds. In this tutorial we will create and […]

ReadTheDocs.org (reStructuredText) and Helpinator

ReadTheDocs.org is a cool service for delivering your online documentation to end users. It is based on reStructuredText, a plain text markup language that have a lot in common with Markdown. But, instead of learning yet another markup language to use the power of ReadTheDocs, you can just export all required files in reStructuredText format […]

WordPress for Online Documentation: How To Use Helpinator plugin and documentation themes

If you missed the post about setting up your own local testing environment for WordPress check it out before reading this one: https://www.helpinator.com/blog/2019/08/27/setting-up-xampp-to-test-wordpress-site-on-windows/ Upon completion of WordPress setup you get to the Dashboard. Go straight to the “Plugins” section, we need to install 2 plugins: Helpinator Quick Publish plugin – extends WordPress XML RPC API […]