Contribute

Bevry

For the most part, DocPad inherits from the Bevry Community's Contribution Guide, with the following exceptions.

Setup

To get started with developing and contributing code, you must first setup your project for development.

Setup the DocPad core for development

To setup a development environment for contributing to the DocPad core follow these steps:

  1. Fork the repository of the DocPad Core: https://github.com/docpad/docpad

  2. Clone your fork to your machine then cd into it

  3. Run npm run prepare to install any missing dependencies

  4. Run npm run compile to compile the project

  5. Run npm test to test the project

  6. Run npm link to make this development instance of the projects available to other projects (via npm link docpad)

Setup a DocPad plugin for development

To setup a development environment for contributing to a plugin follow these steps:

  1. Ensure you have DocPad setup for development, by running the DocPad core instructions above

  2. Fork the repository of the DocPad plugin you wish to edit

  3. Clone your fork to your machine then cd into it

  4. Run npm link docpad to link our local development instance of DocPad that we setup earlier to our DocPad plugin

  5. Run cake install to install any missing dependencies

  6. Run cake compile to compile the project

  7. Run cake test to test the project

  8. Run npm link to make this development instance of the project available to other projects (via npm link docpad-plugin-PLUGINNAME)

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