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This status is based on the adopt-this-plugin label on the plugin wiki page. Plugin pages are labeled adopt-this-plugin manually, so it's likely a mistaken assumption that your plugin is unmaintained. If you remove the label from its wiki page, it'll disappear from the list again.

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I want to help

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! How can I find a plugin to maintain?

Check out the list of plugins up for adoption at the bottom of this page. If you see a plugin you like, visit its wiki page as it may contain additional information about the adoption request.

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I know which plugin

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I want to help with, what should I do now?

Once you've chosen a plugin, review the documentation on plugin maintainership in the Jenkins project. This is especially important if you're not currently a plugin developer.

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Email the Jenkins Developers mailing list and request to be made a maintainer (which usually means commit access to the plugin repository and being made default assignee for newly reported issues in JIRA). It's possible that handling your request takes a few days and may include an attempt to exist previous maintainers, so be patient.

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can I mark a plugin for adoption?

First, make sure the plugin is not being actively maintained. Even in actively maintained plugins, there may be periods of lower developer activity. Don't misinterpret failures to respond to questions or requests as the plugin being unmaintained!

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This message will replace the default Want to help improve this plugin? text in the note.

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Which plugins are currently up for adoption?

The following is a list of plugin pages with the adopt-a-plugin label.

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