Fork Project

When you fork a project, you’re creating your own copy of that project, including its history and visibility settings. This page shows you how to fork a project on WVS by using the WVS Web Client.

Fork a Project

You can fork any public project. A forked project lets you make changes without affecting the original project that it’s forked from.

  1. Go to the Community Projects page.
  2. Click the name of the project to fork.
  3. Click Fork Fork Button.

    You are taken to the Fork project page.

  4. Change the Project name to something new.
  5. Select a namespace for the Project URL.
    • Optional: You can Create a group and use that as a namespace. Creating a group lets you house several dependent projects under the same namespace.
  6. Enter a Project slug. The namespace and slug make up the URL of your project. The URL will be in this format:
  7. Fill in a Project description (optional).
  8. Choose a Visibility Level. There are three options:
    • Private - Project access must be granted to each user or member of the group the project is a part of.
    • Internal - Any signed-in user can access the project.
    • Public - The project is accessible without any authentication.
  9. Click Fork project or Cancel.
    • If you choose to fork and it’s successful, you will get this message:
      • The project was successfully forked.

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