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🚀 New docs site coming May 27!

Heads up! On May 27, the legacy IPFS docs site will be deprecated and this page will be replaced by its equivalent on the new docs site. Pages will automatically redirect, but you may wish to update your bookmarks or links after May 27.

There are several IRC channels on Freenode dedicated to IPFS, and it’s a great place for live chat:

For longer-lived discussions and for support, please use the discussion forums at https://discuss.ipfs.io instead of IRC! It’s easy for complex discussions to get lost in a sea of new messages on IRC.


If you’re new to IRC, there are lots of mobile and desktop clients for working with it. Here are a few to get you started: