Here you can find instructions on how to setup your own local copy of DEV, how to navigate the code, how to contribute, and how to troubleshoot issues, among other things.
DEV's documentation is built with GitDocs NodeJS library.
The first step to running the documentations it locally is to install the
GitDocs package globally.
npm install gitdocs -g
Alternatively, you can use Yarn:
yarn global add gitdocs
Once installed, you can run
gitdocs serve from the root of the dev.to project or from the
This will start a server where you can browse the documentation: http://localhost:8000/
When you add new markdown pages or rename existing ones, you'll have to restart the server before you notice any changes.
If you're looking for more information on contributing, check out the Contributing article.