Thank you for helping with the WPI VIEW lab website. The easiest way for you to contribute to the website is to edit the file you want to change, directly in your browser. What will happen behind the scenes after you’re done with an edit is that GitHub will automatically create a “pull request” from your edit, which will let us know that you would like to update some of the content. Here is a simple guide to editing files in another user’s repository.

How to change an existing page

The easiest way to suggest a change is to go on the bottom of the page you want to change and click on “file a bug”. You will be taken to the GitHub website where you can describe the problem.

The best way to suggest a change is to go on the bottom of the page you want to change and click on “suggest a fix”. You will again be taken to GitHub. For this one you will be asked to log in to a GitHub account. After you do so, you will be shown an interface that looks like this:

After you’re done making the edits, you’ll go to the bottom of the page where there’s this:

After you click on “Propose file change”, you’ll be taken to something that looks like this, where you can click on “Create Pull Request”:

After you click on that, we get both a bug report and a proposed change:

If the change is simple, we will approve it shortly. If the change requires reviewers, we can ask for people to comment on the thread. After everyone says OK, we merge the change and then we will be able to push it.