According to GitHub's Official Forking Tutorial, "A fork is a copy of a repository. Forking a repository allows you to freely experiment with changes without affecting the original project."
A great example of using forks to propose changes is for bug fixes. Rather than logging an issue for a bug you've found, you can: 1. Fork the repository. 2. Make the fix. 3. Submit a pull request to the project owner.
In this tutorial, you will fork ubyssey.ca project
First go to our ubyssey.ca repo, and find the "Fork" button on the right
Next if you're in multiple organizations, select your own GitHub profile.
After selecting where to fork to, GitHub will start copying the files over
Afther this is done, you shold see a new copy of ubyssey.ca repo under your username!
When you clone the project, be sure to clone from your own forked repo (ex. /ubyssey.ca )
:point_right: Once you're done Follow the same instructions for Dispatch :point_left:
To learn more go to GitHub's Official Forking Tutorial