Contributions are made via pull requests to the GitHub repository. Changes can be authored via the GitHub web interface (easy) or in a local repository using your favorite
git client (recommended).
If your changes modify non-Markdown files, it is strongly recommended to work on a local clone of the repository rather than within the GitHub web interface.
GitHub Web Interface
On the bottom of all documentation pages, there is an "Edit this page" link.
Simply click the link, make your changes, and select the "Create a new branch for this commit and start a pull request." option at the bottom of the page.
For supported Markdown features, please refer to the Docusaurus documentation.
Local Git Repository
- Git (the below instructions assume you are using the CLI, though GUI clients will also work!)
- Code editor (Visual Studio Code is recommended)
Cloning the Repository
You will first need to fork the repository.
Then, creating a local clone of the repository is as simple as:
git clone https://github.com/<your_github_username>/resoto.com.git
This will create a directory named
resoto.com in your current working directory.
Next, add a remote pointing to the upstream repository (as opposed to your fork) named
git remote add upstream https://github.com/someengineering/resoto.com.git
We will now create a new branch from
main (it is recommended to give your branch a meaningful, descriptive name):
git checkout -b <branch_name> main
Starting the Development Server
We are finally able to get to the fun stuff! 🥳 Install dependencies and start a local development server:
You will notice that
http://localhost:3000 has been opened in your browser, where you can see your changes reflected live.
Testing Your Changes
Pushing Your Changes
When you are ready to submit your changes for review, commit them to your local repository:
Then, push them to your fork:
git push --set-upstream origin <branch_name>
Pull request titles should follow the Conventional Commits specification.
However, do not worry too much about getting this right, as we will make any necessary adjustments prior to merging your changes.
Keeping Your Branch Up-to-Date
If there are new commits to the
main branch of the repository, you can update your branch by rebasing from your
git fetch upstream
git rebase upstream/main
To update the branch in your fork, you will then need to force push:
git push -f origin <branch_name>