While the WordPress plugin repository offers a number of useful sections under each plugin's page to host important information, including its description, FAQs, screenshots and support forums, a number of developers prefer to move documentation, FAQs, and even support to their own website. This allows them to create more feature-rich content for these sections and to create a more customized brand experience, especially in the case of plugins that offer free and premium versions.
This recipe shows how to add menu items that will lead users to external web pages.
You should have already followed the Creating a multi-level administration menu recipe to have a multi-level menu in place in your administration interface and the resulting plugin should still be active. Alternatively, you can get the resulting code (
Chapter 3/ch3-multi-level-menu/ch3-multi-level-menu.php) from the downloaded code bundle.