A checklist by WOSPM organization for project owners to measure their open source project if it is a welcoming project or not. The checklist is created based on the Open Source Guides.
Project is public.
Project has a README file.
Project has a LICENSE.
Project has a CONTRIBUTING file.
Project has a CODE_OF_CONDUCT file.
README explains what this project does.
README explains why this project is useful.
README explains how to install.
README explains how users get started.
README explains where the users can get help when needed.
README has a table of contents (ToC) at very top of the file.
CONTRIBUTING is in the root directory.
CONTRIBUTING has a welcome message.
CONTRIBUTING explains the types of contributions requested.
CONTRIBUTING explains how to set up the environments and run tests.
CONTRIBUTING explains how to suggest a new feature.
CONTRIBUTING explains how to file a bug report.
CONTRIBUTING has a table of contents (ToC) at very top of the file.
CONTRIBUTING has style guides (coding conventions) written.
Code of Conduct
CODE_OF_CONDUCT explains where the code of conduct takes effect.
CODE_OF_CONDUCT explains whom the code of conduct applies to.
CODE_OF_CONDUCT explains what happens if someone violates the code of conduct.
CODE_OF_CONDUCT explains how someone can report violations.
If your project is on GitHub
Project has a short description on version control system (e.g. description on Github).
Related topics are added to the repository.
Labels are used to highlight the issues ('good first issue' for beginners etc.).
Pull request template is created.
Issue template(s) is/are created.