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'''NOTE: For pull requests for joomla-platform, the 'base branch' on the left must be set to staging (not master).
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== Click Send pull request.==
 
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Revision as of 18:56, 1 June 2013

Github has a simple web interface that makes it very easy to propose a simple change to code. You do not need to install any software or do anything beside register for a git hub account.

These suggestions apply to forks of both joomla-cms and joomla-platform, although the screenshots are for joomla-cms.

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Identify a change you want to make.

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Find the file you want to modify on Github

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Click Edit to open the file

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Make your change

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Scroll down and click the Propose file change button (add a note if you want).

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Fill in any additional information in the pull request including a reference to the joomlacode issue.

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NOTE: For pull requests for joomla-platform, the 'base branch' on the left must be set to staging (not master).

Click Send pull request.

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Make a note in the joomlacode issue with any a link to the pull request.

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