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 * '''Website''': http://www.debian.org/devel/website/
 * '''Documentation''': http://www.debian.org/devel/website/desc
 * '''Website''': https://www.debian.org/devel/website/
 * '''Documentation''': https://www.debian.org/devel/website/desc
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   * /srv/www.debian.org/ on www-master.debian.org http://www.debian.org/: [[http://git.debian.org/?p=mirror/debian.org.git|debian.org metapackage]] [[http://anonscm.debian.org/gitweb/?p=mirror/dsa-puppet.git;a=blob_plain;f=modules/roles/templates/apache-www.debian.org.erb|apache conf]]    * /srv/www.debian.org/ on www-master.debian.org https://www.debian.org/: [[https://anonscm.debian.org/cgit/mirror/debian.org.git/|debian.org metapackage]] [[https://anonscm.debian.org/cgit/mirror/dsa-puppet.git/plain/modules/roles/templates/apache-www.debian.org.erb|apache conf]]
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 * '''Read the docs first''': http://www.debian.org/devel/website/  * '''Read the docs first''': https://www.debian.org/devel/website/
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So, if you want to join the webteam the first step is subscribe our [[http://lists.debian.org/debian-www/|mailing list]] and join the team IRC channel [[irc://irc.debian.org/debian-www|#debian-www]] at irc.debian.org. So, if you want to join the webteam the first step is subscribe our [[https://lists.debian.org/debian-www/|mailing list]] and join the team IRC channel [[ircs://irc.debian.org/debian-www|#debian-www]] at irc.debian.org.
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Here's some easy bugs (if you have not experience on how to manage bug reports, please read [[HowtoUseBTS|this tutorial]] and the documentation on the website, like http://www.debian.org/Bugs/Developer): Here's some easy bugs (if you have not experience on how to manage bug reports, please read [[HowtoUseBTS|this tutorial]] and the documentation on the website, like https://www.debian.org/Bugs/Developer):
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  * Bug [[https://bugs.debian.org/363496|#363496]]: contact authors of book listed at http://www.debian.org/doc/books, collect year of publication/last edition of each book and add it to the page   * Bug [[https://bugs.debian.org/363496|#363496]]: contact authors of book listed at https://www.debian.org/doc/books, collect year of publication/last edition of each book and add it to the page
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  * Bug [[https://bugs.debian.org/317140|#317140]]: add in http://www.debian.org/doc/books the license for each book   * Bug [[https://bugs.debian.org/317140|#317140]]: add in https://www.debian.org/doc/books the license for each book
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  * Bug [[https://bugs.debian.org/381555|#381555]]: add a link to md5sum and/or SHA1SUM and SHA1SUM.sign files at http://www.debian.org/distrib/netinst   * Bug [[https://bugs.debian.org/381555|#381555]]: add a link to md5sum and/or SHA1SUM and SHA1SUM.sign files at https://www.debian.org/distrib/netinst

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(!) ?Discussion


Infrastructure

Most of the stuff regarding webmaster work is described at the aforementioned web site and all prospective editors are highly recommended to read it.

Interacting with the team

Usual roles

All work is shared in two teams:

  • people in the debwww group - particular webmaster-only stuff
  • people in the webwml group - everything reachable via webwml CVS

The webwml CVS/group does the bulk of the editing. The debwww Unix group handles the bits necessary for webwml to propagate onto the web site, CGI scripts, and similar intricate details.

You can request CVS commit access through the alioth project, please fill in the comment box with a reasoning.

Get involved

You are skilled in design/CSS or coding/Perl, know about the firebug/webdeveloper toolbars, are ready to understand required constraints of debian.org websites and want to make them clearer and improve navigation? Join us, there are plenty of bugs to solve and improvement to be achieved.

Even if you don't see yourself in the above mentioned skills, you still can help the web team in various ways: People working on the content of specific subparts (like events pages, users or consultants subareas) are also very welcome. You don't need much knowledge about the above mentioned parts, just being willing to dig into stuff and invest a bit of time every now and then.

So, if you want to join the webteam the first step is subscribe our mailing list and join the team IRC channel #debian-www at irc.debian.org.

Below you can found a list of tasks to be done, in order of difficulty: take a look and feel free to submit a patch. :)

{*} Easy tasks

Here's some easy bugs (if you have not experience on how to manage bug reports, please read this tutorial and the documentation on the website, like https://www.debian.org/Bugs/Developer):

{*}{*} Medium tasks

  • Help with the update of the list of users of Debian: more info in WhoUsesDebian wiki page; 2014 update task in bug #766923

  • Help with the update of the list of children distros: more info in ChildrenDistros wiki page; 2015 update task in bug #783670.

{*}{*}{*} Difficult tasks

  • Help fix bug #388141: contact Debian website contributors for relicensing.

More stuff

Spam Clean: coordinating the cleaning of spam from the debian-www mailing list

TODO: a TODO page for the team

New site's design

Meetings: past and next meetings of the team.