In order to publish your extension documentation, the following is required:
You need a GitHub account. If you already have an account you can use this, but if not you will need to create a new one - see https://github.com/join.
- the GitHub account must be a "public" account
- the account you use to access the CAST Extend website is not linked to GitHub and therefore if you do not already have your own GitHub account you will need to create a new GitHub account specifically to edit and create the extension documentation. You can use the same credentials (login/password) that you use for the CAST Extend website, but this is not mandatory.
Membership of the CAST-Extend GitHub organization
You need to become a member of the CAST Extend organization. At the current time, please contact the GitHub user "CASTNDO" who will be able to add you to the organization. You will receive an email from GitHub (in the mailbox used for your GitHub account) containing a link which you need to click to confirm the membership.
Create a repository on GitHub
To create a new repository for your extension documentation:
- Access the CAST Extend organization on GitHub.
- Inside the organisation, create a new repository (as shown in the screenshot below):
- Fill in the required details for the repository:
- Use the extension's "ID" for the Repository name, i.e. com.castsoftware.uc.nameoftheextension as explained in Extension description file
- Set the repository to public
- Tick the Initialize this repository with a README option
- Click the Create repository button
- In the newly created repository, click the Wiki tab:
- Create a new page that will contain the extension documentation:
- Change the title of the page:
- Now enter the documentation, using the CAST-Extend template as inspiration: https://github.com/CAST-Extend/Template/wiki/Your-Extension-Documentation:
- When the documentation is complete, you can link directly to it in the Extension Description file.