# Welcome! We're so glad you're thinking about contributing to a U.S. Government open source project! If you're unsure about anything, just ask -- or submit the issue or pull request anyway. The worst that can happen is you'll be politely asked to change something. We love all friendly contributions. ## How to contribute to code-gov-web - We want to ensure a welcoming environment for all of our projects. Our staff follows this [Code of Conduct](CODE_OF_CONDUCT.md) and all contributors should do the same. - Report bugs and request features via [Github Issues](https://github.com/GSA/code-gov-web/issues). - If you are not sure that the issue is related to the website you can [create the issue in our general repository](https://github.com/gsa/code-gov/issue/new): [code-gov](https://github.com/gsa/code-gov) - Join the [mailing list](http://code.us15.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=57dec439b29289fc14396b8db&id=a317168ea7) and stay up to date with our latest news. - [Share your ideas](mailto://firstname.lastname@example.org) for how to improve code-gov-web. We're always open to suggestions. - Create a [Github pull request](https://help.github.com/articles/creating-a-pull-request/) with new functionality or fixing a bug. - Improve or create documentation for code-gov-web. - Help us improve our unit and integrations tests. - Triage tickets and review patches triaging-tickets created by other users. ## Public domain As noted in [LICENSE](LICENSE.md), this project is in the worldwide public domain (in the public domain within the United States, and copyright and related rights in the work worldwide are waived through the [CC0 1.0 Universal public domain dedication](https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/)). All contributions to this project will be released under the CC0 dedication. By submitting a pull request, you are agreeing to comply with this waiver of copyright interest.