Get Involved

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StatusNet is a service for the benefit of its users. If you would like to get involved and help StatusNet succeed, here are some ideas. We could use a lot of help with this. There's lots to do; see the /doc/roadmap file for my reminders of what needs to be done. Also, check out the HackingGuide for more details on how you can help out.


Give us Feedback

  • Our flagship installation is Try it out and let us know what you think. Any feedback is welcome; send me an "@" message on Identica(i.e. send a message to @evan or @rejon) or email it to

Write detailed bugreports

  • If you find a replicable bug write a bugreport and describe it there so others can pick up from there.

Hack on Code

  • Code contributions are welcome, but please talk to us first if you're going to do something on the TODO list. It just gives some consistency of design and style.
  • Also have a look at open issues.


  • Add documentation to this wiki on how best to work with StatusNet.


Use StatusNet Software


  • Help SpreadStatusNet!
  • Use or another StatusNet-enabled site as your primary microblogging centre.
  • Invite your friends and family to check it out.
  • Add a link to your microblog from your blog or other Web pages.
  • Help keep the wiki up-to-date and clean.

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