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README.md

gci16.fossasia.org

Join the chat at https://gitter.im/fossasia/gci16.fossasia.org [Build Status] (https://travis-ci.org/fossasia/gci16.fossasia.org)

The student site for GCI 2016 Students.

Contributing

Read thoroughly our contributing guide before sending in your Pull Requests. Happy Contributing !

Adding yourselves to student section

To add yourself to student section you need to open the file students.yml in _data folder and please maintain the following format to enter a student:

- name: Your name
  github: Your github username
  image: your_image
  twitter: Your twitter id
  facebook: Your facebook id
  bio: Some bio about yourself
  lat: Your latitude
  lng: Your longitude

Important: All images must be optimized before uploaded to the repo via commit or PR, you may use any image optimizer of your choice. Also the images should be 240x240 pixels Adding facebook, twitter, github, image are not needed but you may provide it and never provide empty fileds like facebook: . To find your lattitude and longitude go to the official FOSSASIA geolocation website https://fossasia.github.io/geolocation.

Please avoid changing the whole file just to add yourself. Line endings should not change.

Please avoid using contractions such as can't, don't, etc. If you must do it, such as your name has one...put double quotes (") around that part.

Also try to use abbrivation in your name wherever possible. Try to restrict your name in 13 letter (including spaces) otherwise your name might be truncated automatically. However, your name will be displayed completely when hovered.

Blog Post

To add your blog post, you need to open the file blogs.yml in _data folder. Maintain the following format to enter your blog in this website.

- name: Your name
  blog: https://yourbloglink.com
  blog_img: your_image
  article: Article title
  article_link: https://yourarticlelink.com

Important: The image should be added inside blogs folder which is in the images folder, and your_image should be the file's name, for example 'mypost.png'. Make sure that the images are in 16:9 aspect ratio. Also adding article and article_link is optional, unless your task recommends it.

Adding Logos

To add your logos, you need to open the file logos.yml in the _data folder and please maintain the following format to enter your logo in this website:

- author: Your name
  img: your_image

and place your logo in /images/logos folder and your_image should be the name of your file.

Please resize your image to 400px x 400px (w x h) OR in relative proportion before uploading. We don't want image of high dimensions or of big file size for logo. The students uploading the images of dimensions below those mentioned above, would also not be aceepted as they would disturb the UX of the site. Please make the logo in the proportion to the dimensions mentioned above, and crop/resize using any preferred softwares or online tool and then upload and do PR.

Adding a mentor

To add a mentor open the file mentors.yml in _data folder and please maintain the following format to enter a mentor:

- name: Mentor's name
  github: Mentor's github username
  image: mentor's_image
  twitter: Mentor's twitter id
  facebook: Mentor's facebook id
  lat: Mentor's latitude
  lng: Mentor's longitude

Important: All images must be optimized before uploaded to the repo via commit or PR, you may use any image optimizer of your choice. Also the images should be 240x240 pixels Adding facebook, twitter, github, image are not needed but you may provide it and never provide empty fileds like facebook: . If you really want to add them and you don't know please ask a mentor.

Adding a slide

The website shows an ism slider which has slides, to input another slide please go to slides.yml' in the _data` folder and maintain the following format to enter a new slide.

- caption: main_heading
  img: image_of_the_slide
  exp-1: First sentence explanation
  exp-2: Second sentence explanation
  exp-3: Third sentence explanation

Important: Put the image in /images/ folder and enter the name here.All images must be optimized before uploaded to the repo via commit or PR, you may use any image optimizer of your choice. Adding action and actionURL are not needed but you may provide it and never provide empty fileds like action: . Only provide action and actionURL together.

Finding Support

Probably the easiest way is to comment in the Task page for any kind of help, but as you should understand that it is not easy for mentors to stay available 24/7 to reply to every comments. Therefore they have have managed various chatrooms for us to take part in. This doesn't only make contacting mentors easier but also allows us students to help each other. Here are few links to chatrooms where you could join for support.

  1. Slack
  • Visit here to get invitation to join the chatrooms of FOSSASIA in slack.
  • Once you get the invitations in your mail, sign into the slack and join the #gci chatroom.
  • And now you can share your queries with all the mentors and students of FOSSASIA
  1. Gitter
  1. Google Groups
  • Visit here and join the mailing list.

You can find more information about different mailing lists and chatrooms for different projects (here)[http://labs.fossasia.org/#projects]