You should work on updates and new features on your own fork of the Well-Architected Labs repository, make the edits and then submit a Pull Request to be merged back into production. A local fork will be your local copy of the Well-Architected Labs repository.
You will create a local copy of the Fork to work on, and make the required edits, his allows you to work locally and view the changes.
git clone firstname.lastname@example.org:(username)/aws-well-architected-labs.git
You must configure a remote that points to the upstream repository in Git to sync changes you make in a fork with the original repository. This also allows you to sync changes made in the original repository with the fork git instructions
After creating your local Fork verify locally
Navigate back to the
aws-well-architected-labs parent folder
Serve the content locally:
hugo serve -D
Open a browser and navigate to http://localhost:1313/
See the GitHub docs