Fork Project

Forking a Project

You can fork any public project. A forked project allows for modification without affecting the original. Forking is only done in the WVS Web App.

  1. Go to the Explore WVS Projects Page.
  2. Click the name of the project to fork.
  3. Click Fork Fork Button found to the right of the project name. 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.

Following the Quick Start Guide?

Here are the next steps:

  1. Find this forked project in the WVS Desktop Client.
  2. Clone the Project