Repository maintainers can set contributing guidelines to help collaborators make meaningful, useful contributions to a project.
Repository maintainers can review their public repository's community profile to learn how they can help grow their community and support contributors. Contributors can view a public repository's community profile to see if they want to contribute to the project.
View a public repository's community profile to check on a project's health and decide if you want to contribute.
To help your project contributors do good work, you can add a file with contribution guidelines to your project repository's root,
.github folder. Then, whenever someone opens a pull request or creates an issue, they will see a link to that file.
Adopt a code of conduct to define community standards, signal a welcoming and inclusive project, and outline procedures for handling abuse.
You can create a SUPPORT file to let people know about ways to get help with your project.
You can include an open source license in your repository to make it easier for other people to contribute.
When you add an issue template to your repository, project contributors will automatically see the template's contents in the issue body. Templates customize and standardize the information you'd like included when contributors open issues.
When you add a pull request template to your repository, project contributors will automatically see the template's contents in the pull request body. Templates customize and standardize the information you'd like included when contributors create pull requests.
help wanted and
good first issue labels to issues in your repository to highlight opportunities for people to contribute to your project.