In the spirit of open-source software, you can contribute as little or as much as you like: bug reports, patches, full components or documentation are all equally appreciated. The following section describes contributing to Zend Framework.
So, you've found what you think might be a bug. Before you file it, we'd ask that you ensure that what you have is indeed a bug, by doing a little due-diligence (which also is good information to add to the bug report):
You don't have to do all of those, but by doing a few of them, it helps ensure that your bug report is complete and will get tended to.
When you're finally ready:
By and large, this framework is built and maintained by the community. This means that process for submitting something back, be it a patch, some documentation, or new feature requires some level of community interaction. We proudly host our code on GitHub.
If you're not already familar with git or GitHub, take a moment to read through our CONTRIBUTING.md. The steps to create a patch are:
In March 2017, we launched a contributor newsletter!
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