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Code review is at the heart of our development process. Any software contribution to MediaWiki or any other Wikimedia hosted project is reviewed and approved at before being merged to our Git repositories. The tool we use to handle code reviews is Gerrit.

All Gerrit users can review contributions. Maintainers have the special rights to approve or reject contributions.

Prerequisites[edit source]

If you are a novice developer, read How to become a MediaWiki hackerHow to become a MediaWiki hacker. Learn how to contribute to MediaWiki development and how to set up a functioning pre-configured development installation of MediaWiki.

If you are an experienced developer, visit the Developer hubDeveloper hub instead.

Getting started[edit source]

Tutorials and help on Gerrit[edit source]

For code contributors / authors[edit source]

For code reviewers[edit source]

For project owners / administration[edit source]

Download code without a Gerrit account[edit source]

If you only want to get the code and do not plan to propose changes:

See also[edit source]