[wp-hackers] Contributing Patches to WordPress

Austin Matzko if.website at gmail.com
Thu Jan 3 18:30:13 GMT 2008

On Jan 3, 2008 12:46 PM, Hans Engel <engel at engel.uk.to> wrote:
> I'd like to start contributing to WordPress development, but the Wiki
> page is a little confusing. I have a checkout of the latest SVN on my
> computer. So when I want to change something, I go and edit the file.
> How do I contribute my change to the SVN from here? I know I need to
> patch the file, but no information is given on what patch format, how to
> post a patch, etc.

Welcome to WordPress hacking, Hans!

The basic answer to your question is that you upload the patch to a
WordPress trac ticket here: http://trac.wordpress.org/

At the bottom of that page you'll see links to tips on how to create
patches using SVN tools.

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