IPFS is home to a vibrant, diverse community of thousands of contributors and participants from all over the globe! Here's how to get help, support, or just hang out with other folks who are helping to build the distributed web.
# IPFS newsletter
Sign up for the IPFS Weekly newsletter to get project updates, community news, event details, and more. In your inbox every Tuesday. Subscribe now! (opens new window)
# Ways to contribute
No matter your area of specialty or level of expertise, there are many ways to contribute to IPFS and make a real difference in the IPFS community at large.
# IPFS forums
The official IPFS forums (opens new window) are the primary home of IPFS-related discussion. Join the conversation on https://discuss.ipfs.io (opens new window) for everything from technical questions, project brainstorming, talk on IPFS use cases, and more.
IRC fan? Here are all our channels. New to IRC? There's getting-started advice for you here, too.
# ProtoSchool workshops
ProtoSchool isn't just home to interactive tutorials on the decentralized web — it's also a vibrant community of makers and doers around the globe! Community groups worldwide host ProtoSchool workshops (opens new window) regularly, offering you the opportunity to complete our interactive tutorials with the support of local mentors.
IPFS meetups are also all over the world. Find one close to you (opens new window) ... or contact IPFS Community on Meetup.com (opens new window) to start your own in your area!
# Social media
We're in a lot of places. Here's how to find them all for your favorite platforms.
# Awesome IPFS
Get inspired by Awesome IPFS (opens new window), a catalog of community-built projects using IPFS for everything from image sharing to decentralized archiving. Have a project of your own to add to Awesome IPFS? Make a PR in the repo! (opens new window)