This repository contains the documentation website code and Markdown source files for docs.github.com.
GitHub's Docs team works on pre-production content in a private repo that regularly syncs with this public repo.
Use the table of contents icon on the top left corner of this document to navigate to a specific section quickly.
See the contributing guide for detailed instructions on how to get started with our project.
We accept different types of contributions, including some that don't require you to write a single line of code.
On the GitHub Docs site, you can click the make a contribution button at the bottom of the page to open a pull request for quick fixes like typos, updates, or link fixes.
For more complex contributions, you can open an issue using the most appropriate issue template to describe the changes you'd like to see.
If you're looking for a way to contribute, you can scan through our existing issues for something to work on. When ready, check out Getting Started with Contributing for detailed instructions.
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We use GitHub Discussions to talk about all sorts of topics related to documentation and this site. For example: if you'd like help troubleshooting a PR, have a great new idea, or want to share something amazing you've learned in our docs, join us in the discussions.
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That's how you can easily become a member of the GitHub Docs community. :sparkles:
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