Community-led development "The Apache Way"
You can help improve the
If you have changes to propose to this top-level ASF documentation (/foundation/ and /dev/), please send patches using the Infra issues tracker. (Do not reveal obviously sensitive information, such as the name of any private mailing lists.)
Note: PMC chairs are responsible for ensuring that the portions of the website which relate to their PMC are up to date.
The source code for this website is in the GitHub repository
https://github.com/apache/www-site. Everyone has read access. All ASF committers have write access, although
you should only commit changes to areas you are responsible for.
This website uses Markdown files and supports Github Flavored Markdown (GFM).
The project name for the ASF website (
www.apache.org) on GitHub is
If you have commit permissions, the page updates automatically. Otherwise, the system opens a pull request which someone with commit permissions will review.
These changes will be mirrored worldwide within a few seconds.
apache.org homepage is built from a number of different
information sources and tools.
index.html combines static content and a shell that pulls in content
The Featured Projects section is built dynamically, and rotates to show a different set of three Apache projects each time the file is checked in. To correct data in this section, ensure that every Apache project has:
VP, Marketing and Publicity is the formal owner of the homepage, and
can be reached at
apache.org website provides overall information about the ASF
and some technical information about the systems and
tools that Apache projects use to build their independent software products.
Some useful starting points are:
The documentation at
/dev/ is the top layer of overall Infrastructure documentation. The next layer, infra.apache.org, has information committers and PMCs may need to get the best use out of Apache's infrastructure. The third layer, the infrastructure wiki, holds lists, detailed scripts, and instructions mainly of use to the Infra team.
There are three main purposes for this documentation: