Contributing Guide

The Crossplane Contributing Guide is for anyone interested in contributing to the Crossplane documentation.

Information on contributing to the Crossplane software project is in the Crossplane file.

Code of conduct

Crossplane follows the CNCF Code of Conduct.

Taken directly from the code:

As contributors and maintainers in the CNCF community, and in the interest of fostering an open and welcoming community, we pledge to respect all people who contribute through reporting issues, posting feature requests, updating documentation, submitting pull requests or patches, and other activities.

We are committed to making participation in the CNCF community a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of level of experience, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, personal appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, age, religion, or nationality.

Reporting violations

To report violations contact the Crossplane maintainers at or the CNCF at

All the information needed to contribute to the Crossplane documentation is here.

  • Read contributing to the docs for information about the docs repository, cloning and local development.
  • The writing style guide describes the guidelines for language, spelling and language style.
  • The code styling guide covers the Crossplane guidelines specific to including code blocks in docs to provide the best reader experience.
  • Styling features describes the features Crossplane documentation uses to improve on traditional Markdown. This includes how to optimize images, use tabs and hiding long outputs.
  • The infrastructure section provides technical information about the documentation infrastructure. This includes how Crossplane documentation uses the Hugo static site generator, CSS layouts and JavaScript.


The Crossplane documentation is under the Creative Commons Attribution license. CC-BY allows reuse, remixing and republishing of Crossplane documentation with attribution to the Crossplane organization.

Issues and feature requests

Open an issue to report a problem or request documentation content.