The Well-Architected labs are open source and we welcome feedback and contributions from the community. If there are errors or you wish to make improvements to the labs, you can perform a pull request. To do a pull request follow the steps below.
You will create a fork to work on, make the edits and then submit it to be merged back into production. A local fork will be your local copy of the Well-Architected Labs repository.
This is effectively your own version of the labs, stored on GitHub
You will create a local copy of the fork to work on, and make the required edits, his allows you to work locally and view the changes.
Create a directory on your PC to hold the local repository
Change that to directory
Replace the repository name (username)/aws-well-architected-labs below with your repository name, and clone it:
git clone firstname.lastname@example.org:(username)/aws-well-architected-labs.git
It will download the repository
You now have your local copy setup & have your own GitHub repository to push to
Make the required updates to the content, test and verify locally
Change to the labs directory aws-well-architected-labs
Navigate to the content folder and make the required edits
Navigate back to the aws-well-architected-labs parent folder
Serve the content locally:
hugo serve -D
Open a browser and navigate to http://localhost:1313/
Verify the change you made was correct and there were no problems introduced
Push your changes to GitHub, so that they are stored and backed up by GitHub. Use the following commands:
git add -A git commit -m "your comment here" git push
All your changes will be in the remote repository in GitHub, which can now be merged into the Well-Architected Labs repository.
All the changes are now in your remote repository, lets do a pull request to merge it into the public Well-Architected Labs repository:
The W-A team will receive a notification of the pull request, will review & include the changes.
Clean up your local and remote repositories, delete them if there is not additional work.