Development Quickstart

Searx loves developers, just clone and start hacking. All the rest is done for you simply by using make.

git clone

Here is how a minimal workflow looks like:

  1. start hacking

  2. run your code: make run

  3. test your code: make test

If you think at some point something fails, go back to start. Otherwise, choose a meaningful commit message and we are happy to receive your pull request. To not end in wild west we have some directives, please pay attention to our “How to contribute” guideline.

If you implement themes, you will need to compile styles and JavaScript before run.

make themes

Don’t forget to install npm first.

sudo -H apt-get install npm