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These suggestions apply to forks of both joomla-cms and joomla-platform, although the screenshots are for joomla-cms.
 
These suggestions apply to forks of both joomla-cms and joomla-platform, although the screenshots are for joomla-cms.
 
  
 
== Identify a change you want to make. ==
 
== Identify a change you want to make. ==

Revision as of 22:39, 20 October 2012

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.

Identify a change you want to make.[edit]

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Find the file you want to modify on Github[edit]

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Click Edit to open the file[edit]

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Make your change[edit]

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

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

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Click Send pull request.[edit]

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

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