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Contributing to Electron

👍🎉 First off, thanks for taking the time to contribute! 🎉👍

This project adheres to the Contributor Covenant code of conduct. By participating, you are expected to uphold this code. Please report unacceptable behavior to

The following is a set of guidelines for contributing to Electron. These are just guidelines, not rules, use your best judgment and feel free to propose changes to this document in a pull request.


Issues are created here.

Issue Maintenance and Closure

  • If an issue is inactive for 45 days (no activity of any kind), it will be marked for closure with stale.
  • If after this label is applied, no further activity occurs in the next 7 days, the issue will be closed.
    • If an issue has been closed and you still feel it's relevant, feel free to ping a maintainer or add a comment!

Pull Requests

Pull Requests are the way concrete changes are made to the code, documentation, dependencies, and tools contained in the electron/electron repository.

Style Guides

See Coding Style for information about which standards Electron adheres to in different parts of its codebase.

Further Reading

For more in-depth guides on developing Electron, see /docs/development