Last updated May 17, 2013.
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- Skills needed
- Detailed steps
- Background and reference information
- Next steps: moving beyond this task
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Review a patch (software fix) for an issue in the Drupal Core project.
- Install Git on your computer, if it is not already installed. See the installing git page for more information.
- If you don't have a Drupal site to test on, set up a local server. You probably do not want to use a live, production web site for this task.
- Find issues for Drupal core.
- Use the advanced search to choose an issue marked "Needs Review" and tagged with the "Novice" tag.
- Review and test the patch, following the steps in the guide to Reviewing patches.
- Add a comment to the issue with your review.
Background and reference information
- Git handbook (Git is the version control system that the Drupal project uses)
- Drupal project coding standards
- Drupal project code documentation standards
Next steps: moving beyond this task
- Revise the patch to fix issues that you found.
- Review more issues in the Drupal Core project, following the same steps as above.