Contributing to Threema
You can contribute to the Threema apps through pull requests on GitHub. Please follow the steps below:
If you want to make a larger change to the Threema apps, we recommend that you contact us first via e-mail to email@example.com to explain your plans. This way, we can give you early feedback about your idea, before you spend the time to actually implement the change.
Please mention the following:
- What you would like to implement
- How you would like to implement it
2. Sign the CLA
We require all contributors to sign our Contributor License Agreement (CLA) for non-trivial contributions. Please ensure that you have signed it before submitting a contribution.
Note that at all times you retain full ownership of your contributions. We only require a copyright license, not a copyright transfer.
3. Apply Your Changes to a Branch
Fork and clone the git repository you wish to modify.
$ git clone firstname.lastname@example.org:<your-user>/threema-<platform>.git
Create a new branch.
$ git checkout -b my-feature-or-fix
Apply your changes, test, and commit them.
4. Send a Pull Request
Once you are done, push your branch to GitHub and open a pull request.
Please understand that we cannot guarantee that we will accept your contribution. A bug may have already been fixed in our development version, a contribution may conflict with another contribution, or we may have other plans for Threema’s development. Nevertheless, you will hear back from us.