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mantisbt:contributing [2010/01/27 05:23]
rolfkleef removed the Mantis Job Board, just is a useless list of job listing sites (domain expired and taken over by an advertising company?)
mantisbt:contributing [2014/10/07 11:58]
pflugervillian Corrected the tense.
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-====== Contributing to Mantis ====== 
  
-**Author:** Victor Boctor 
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-===== Talent and Time ===== 
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-One of the greatest ways to contribute to Mantis is to contribute your talent and time.  For Mantis to keep growing we need such support in all areas related to the software development cycle.  This includes: [[role_business_analyst|business analysts]], [[role_developer|developers]], [[role_web_designer|web designers]], [[role_graphics_designer|graphics designers]], [[role_technical_writer|technical writers]], [[role_globalization|globalization developers]], [[role_translator|translators]], [[role_tester|testers]], [[role_super_user|super users]], [[role_packager|packagers]] and [[role_users|active users]].  If you would like to contribute in any of these capacities please contact vboctor -at- users -dot- sourceforge -dot- net. 
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-Q: Why are some roles in Red and others in Green? A: The roles in green are well defined and described at the end of the link. Those in red are not defined yet. 
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-===== Recommend Mantis to Others ===== 
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-It feels great when we get feedback from the user community about how Mantis had a positive effect on their personal experience, made them more productive, and benefited their organization.  A lot of the feedback I get is via email, some on mailing lists, and some on forums.  I would encourage such users to blog about it, write their story in the [[mantisbt:success|Mantis Success Stories]], tell their friends about Mantis, and recommend Mantis to other organizations.  Mantis is driven by it's community, the greater the community, the greater the ideas, the greater of a product it becomes. 
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-===== Blog about Mantis ===== 
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-If you have a blog, then blog about Mantis, review it's features and help us spread the word. 
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-===== Link to Mantis Website ===== 
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-  * Download the following button and add it to your website: 
-{{http://www.mantisbt.org/images/mantis_logo_button.gif}} 
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-  * Link to it using HTML code like the following (src should be updated as appropriate) 
-<code html> 
-<a href="http://www.mantisbt.org/" title="Free Web Based Bug Tracker"><img src="images/mantis_logo_button.gif" width="88" height="35" border="0" alt="Mantis Bug Tracker"></a> 
-</code> 
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-  * If your website or Mantis installation links to mantisbugtracker.com, please [[mantisbt:link_to_new_website|update it]] to refer to [[http://www.mantisbt.org]]. 
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-===== Integrate with Mantis ===== 
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-If you have a product that can be integrates with Mantis to provide a value for Mantis users, that would be a great place to contribute and benefit both your project's community and the Mantis community.  A great examples in this area are integrations with content management systems (e.g. *Nuke, Xoops), project management ([[http://www.phprojekt.com/|PHPProjekt]]), and [[http://testlink.sourceforge.net/docs/testLink.php|TestLink]] for Test Management.  Mantis can easily be integrates with projects in any programming language whether it is hosted on the same webserver or anywhere else in the world.  This can be achieved through it's [[http://www.futureware.biz/mantisconnect|MantisConnect]] PHP webservice which is built on top of the Mantis API.  MantisConnect also comes with client libraries and samples in languages like PHP, .NET, Java and Cocoa. 
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-===== Registered in Mantis Users Directory ===== 
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-Join the [[http://www.mantisbt.org/directory.php|Users Directory]] by going to it and click Submit.  While entering your company or project details you will be able to write up a testimonial about Mantis which will then be included in the [[http://www.mantisbt.org/testimonials.php|Testimonials]] page. 
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-===== Donate Money ===== 
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-Use the PayPal donate buttons that you will see around the website.  For example, see the footer of the Wiki pages or under the left side menu of the [[http://www.mantisbt.org|website home page]].  You can donate using your credit card even if you don't have a PayPal account.  Donations is a very easy way for the Mantis community to give back to Mantis.  The donations can be as small or as big as you or your organization want it to be. 
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-===== Sponsor Mantis ===== 
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-[[http://www.mantisbt.org/sponsors.php|Mantis Sponsors]] are organizations that have realized the benefit brought to their business by using Mantis and would like to protect such investment and always push it forward via sponsorship.  Please take a moment to visit our sponsors page and contact me for further information.  If you would like more information about becoming a sponsor, please contact vboctor -at- users -dot- sourceforge -dot- net. 
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-===== Advertise on Mantis ===== 
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-**Coming Soon** - Soon Mantis will offer companies the ability to advertise on Mantis website via Banner Ads.  At the moment Mantis website receives around 400,000 hits per month. That is about 13,500 hits per day! This provides our advertisers with great exposure.  If you would like to express your interest in advertising please contact vboctor -at- users -dot- sourceforge -dot- net. 
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-===== Donate Products and Services ===== 
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-If your company offers a product that would be useful in the Mantis development (including documentation, graphics design, web design, internet services, SEO, etc) or a product that would be useful for the team as a personal tool and you would like to donate licenses of such product, please contact vboctor -at- users -dot- sourceforge -dot- net. 
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