Frequently asked questions

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These are the most Frequently Asked Questions about IssueHunt

  • What is IssueHunt Fest 2018 all about?

    Online sponsorship event for open-source projects organized by IssueHunt. The month-long online event will take place every year in May and December.

  • How do I get started?

    Create an account on https://issuehunt.io/ with Github. Submit a PR to any public GitHub repository listed on IssueHunt. Browse open issues labeled IssueHuntFest for inspiration.

    • Maintaining repo?

      Create issues labeled IssueHuntFest on your GitHub projects to help new contributors know what to work on.

    • Bounty hunter?

      Earn stickers by sending more than 3 PRs on IssueHunt. Earn stickers and T-shirt by becoming top 10 contributors with most rewards. If any of the above conditions apply, we will contact you via email.

  • Who is sponsoring the event?

    Many amazing corporations including Microsoft, LINE Corporation, Framgia, and CryptoeconomicsLab are sponsoring the event. Learn more

  • For project owner: How do I earn money from the bounty on IssueHunt Fest 2018?

    1. Add OSS projects to IssueHunt,
    2. Requests for funds on IssueHunt. We will check these requests and fund issues ASAP. We will also check issues with label 'IssueHuntFest' and 'Help Wanted' on GitHub issues, so please use it to collect funds! (Disclaimer: We might reject funding requests if the repository is for private purpose.)
  • For contributor: How do I earn money from the bounty on IssueHunt Fest 2018??

    After submitting a pull request through Github, please submit the pull request's URL to IssueHunt as well. You will get paid when the repository owner confirms your pull requests!

  • For sponsor: How can I become sponsor?

    Anyone can become a sponsor by funding open issues listed on IssueHunt. Your money will be distributed to the owner and contributors.

  • How do I get prizes?

    Earn stickers by sending more than 3 PRs on IssueHunt. Earn stickers and T-shirt by becoming top 10 contributors with most rewards. If any of the above conditions apply, we will contact you via email.

  • I have filled out my mailing address. When will my prizes be shipped?

    We will start shipping the prizes on mid-January 2019.

  • What happens if I complete fewer than 3PRs by 25th Dec?

    Unfortunately you will have to submit at least 3 PRs in order to get prizes.

  • Do PRs made for my own repositories count?

    Yes, but we strongly recommend you to make contributions to other repositories.

  • Do PRs to issues/repos that are not listed on IssueHunt count?

    No. Only the open source projects listed on the IssueHunt count.

  • Do PRs have to be merged?

    No, but they will still count unless they are spam, irrelevant, or tagged as invalid.

  • Do you accept cryptocurrencies as payment?

    No. We only accept fiat currency.