Version 31.1 by Simon Urli on 2020/01/03 13:52


Welcome to the XWiki community! We're very happy to see you here emoticon_smile

This page will help you getting started as a member of the XWiki Community and start contributing to the project.

It's organized in the form of Tasks that you should perform to get familiar with the various tools and practices.

Since there are various domains where you could contribute, we've organized them in Tracks.

Become part of the community

First things first, let's actually join the community communication channels.

The XWiki community uses various tools to communicate:

  1. Register on https://www.xwiki.org (Hint: click the Drawer icon in the top right corner of the screen)
  2. Register on https://forum.xwiki.org using your XWiki.org account (see Discuss for more details) and introduce yourself by creating a post in https://forum.xwiki.org/c/Other
  3. Register on https://riot.im/app/, access the #xwiki chat room and say hello (see Chat for more details)

If you are interested in the development part of our community, you should also: 

  1. Create an account on our issue tracker, in order to report and fix issues.
  2. Have a GitHub account, if you want to make a pull request to our source repositories.
  3. Subscribe to our development mailinglists

Getting to know XWiki

  1. Track: Understand XWiki concepts of XClass & XObjects
  2. Track: Extend your application
  3. Track: Styling XWiki

Start contributing

  1. Track: Report or find an issue
  2. Track: Contribute to the core

Future tracks to document:

  • Track: Interactivity in XWiki (JSX, WebJars, Special CSS classes, Front-end Resources)
  • Track: Contribute to an existing extension
  • Track: Contribute a new extension
  • Track: Add translations

Other resources:

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