How to contribute


Do you have an idea for improving the Sugar Community Edition? We encourage your feedback and are excited to take contributions that help advance Sugar Community Edition's quality and innovation. To submit a contribution for consideration by the Sugar development team:

  • Check out the latest Sugar Community Edition source code from our public SVN repository.
  • Submit a defect report or feature request in the Bug Portal. Be sure to check the "Fix Proposed" check box.
  • Use the Contribution Form below to alert us to your code contribution and to indicate that you have read and accepted the terms of the SugarCRM Contribution Agreement. Don't forget the bug number from the Bug Portal.

Contributors should consider the following guidelines for their code contributions. The closer your code adheres to these guidelines the more likely your contribution can be quickly accepted.

  • Does the change require HTML modifications?
  • Does the change require schema modifications?
  • Do any schema modifications require data transformation, possibly requiring SQL or PHP scripts to perform the transformation?
  • The proposed change must support all baseline-certified versions of PHP, and must be able to support all databases, etc.
  • The proposed change cannot contain any 3rd party software unless that software is pre-approved by Sugar
  • Does the change adversely affect the internalization/localization of the product?
  • Is the change compatible with Offline Client?
  • Are there any side-effects of the change requiring modifications to other modules? Particularly: imports, reports, ACLs, workflow, OC, OPI?
  • The change must not affect backwards compatibility.
  • Did you test your modification on all supported databases?

Contribution Form

Use the form below to contribute your improvements, projects, and bug fixes. Our engineering team reviews uploads each week, and may decide to incorporate your contribution into the product. Please provide your preferred email address so that we can share this feedback with you.

All contributions will be accepted under the terms of the SugarCRM Contribution Agreement.

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