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Help Documentation

It may be easy to think of help documentation as someone else's problem and not part of the real application. Fortunately, on the web, help and documentation have become a more integrated part of systems.

Help Learning with Examples

Consider jQuery's documentation below which gives tutorials and code examples to help new users get up to speed with the framework.

jquery help docs

Help Guide the Way

First time vistors to the UX Guide receive a guided tour courtesy of the jQuery JoyRide plugin.

jquery help docs

Help Show the Steps

Some workflows are complex - integrate a clear understanding of the steps into the application.

Help Point Things Out

Google Plus highlights new features as they are rolled out. Below is highlighted overlay that is presented 1x to a user. The ability to combine help into the user interface is one of the most exciting advances in this area.

Google Plus feature tour

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