- Written by Wilco Jansen
I was going to write a post called "How to Make a Great Bug Report" but then i realized that what I was going to say is really something more general, which is "How to understand Joomla problems that come up." And I realized the same advice applies for JBS members and people building extensions.
First of all, you really need a separate testing site, because you shouldn't be doing this on a production site. You can either make a local site or just make a testing folder and put your testing install on your host. You can protect it with htaccess if you want. Make the site with the Joomla sample data. This is important because it provides a common basis for talking to other people about whatever it is you are doing. So often on the tracker we ask people to explain how to reproduce a problem with sample data. This doesn't mean you won't modify or add, but you need to work from a shared starting point.…
- Written by Elin Waring