Contributions of any kind are greatly appreciated!

Feedback & Discussion

The Issue Tracker is the best place to post any feature ideas, requests and bug reports. This way, everyone has the opportunity to keep informed of changes and join the discussion on future plans.

Contributing Code

If you are able to contribute changes yourself, just fork the source code on GitHub, make changes and file a pull request. All contributions are welcome, no matter how big or small.

The following are especially welcome:

Quick Guide to Contributing

  1. Fork the ChemDataExtractor repository on GitHub, then clone your fork to your local machine:

    git clone<your-username>/ChemDataExtractor.git
  2. Install the development requirements:

    cd ChemDataExtractor
    pip install -r requirements/development.txt
  3. Create a new branch for your changes:

    git checkout -b <name-for-branch>
  4. Make your changes or additions. Ideally add some tests and ensure they pass by running:


    The output should show all tests passing.

  5. Commit your changes and push to your fork on GitHub:

    git add .
    git commit -m "<description-of-changes>"
    git push origin <name-for-branch>
  6. Submit a pull request. Then we can discuss your changes and merge them into the main ChemDataExtractor repository.