This is October, so many people want to contribute to an Open Source Project, especially with the #hacktoberfest challenge. But when you start, it's difficult to understand how to do it. That's why I decided to write this post.
Do you want to contribute to an open source project? Here's how!
If you already did it, you are lucky, if not, READ IT! It is called
If you have a feature idea, just create an issue to describe the feature and don't forget to say that you can code it!
If not, take a look at the issues, maybe you can fix something.
All the things you have to do are written in the CONTRIBUTING file. Read it carefully. You have chosen your project! You are very happy and you want to contribute!
You just have to click on the little button at the right corner of the repository page. Example :
You'll need to learn how to use Git -> Git Learning Guide
Then clone your project.
Add your modifications.
- Now, you have to commit your modifications.
Then, click on the Pull request button on the official repository page :
New Pull Request and then click on
Create pull request
Give your pull request a title and a comment (According to the CONTRIBUTING file)
And finally, click on
Create Pull Request.
You made your first Pull Request !!!
I hope it will help you ^^
Thanx to Quantum Sheep