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Free60 wiki - archive

Build and Deploy pages-build-deployment

Free60 MediaWiki archive.

Python framework mkdocs is used to render the Markdown documentation.


Contributions are very welcome. Here's how you can help:

  • Add / correct / expand technical information
  • Improve documentation style
  • Correct spelling / grammar
  • Fix links


  1. Fork this repo
  2. Make changes
  3. Verify your changes are formatted properly
  4. Send a Pull Request

Step by step instructions

NOTE: The following instructions are targeted towards Unix OS' - needed steps on windows may vary. NOTE 2: You need python3 and python3-venv installed. Please look at your OS' package manager to find the correct packages.

  1. At first: Fork the repository to your account!

  2. Clone the forked repository (change to your actual username)

git clone<username>/wiki.git


git clone<username>/wiki.git
  1. Prepare your python virtual environment and dependencies
# Navigate to the cloned repo
cd wiki/

# Create a python3 virtual environment in your cloned repository
python -m venv venv

# Activate the virtual environment
source venv/bin/activate
  1. Install needed python dependencies using python package manager -> pip
pip install mkdocs mkdocs-material
  1. At this point, load up the clone repository in a text editor that has live-markdown preview function.
  1. When you are done, use the following steps to build & preview the documentation / changes locally.

Build the documentation

make build

Serve the documentation

make serve
  1. Once you are happy and the added changes are looking proper, you are ready to submit your work.

Add modified files for commiting

git add docs/<edited_file>.md
git add docs/<edited_file_2>.md

Create a new commit

git commit

# Now in the upcoming editor, describe the changes you made.

Push the changes to your forked repository

git push
  1. Send a Pull Request :)