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Thank you for considering contributing to Mastodon 🐘
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You can contribute in the following ways:
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- Finding and reporting bugs
- Translating the Mastodon interface into various languages
- Contributing code to Mastodon by fixing bugs or implementing features
- Improving the documentation
If your contributions are accepted into Mastodon, you can request to be paid through [our OpenCollective](
## Bug reports
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Bug reports and feature suggestions must use descriptive and concise titles and be submitted to [GitHub Issues]( Please use the search function to make sure that you are not submitting duplicates, and that a similar report or request has not already been resolved or rejected.
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## Translations
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You can submit translations via [Crowdin]( They are periodically merged into the codebase.
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## Pull requests
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Please use clean, concise titles for your pull requests. We use commit squashing, so the final commit in the master branch will carry the title of the pull request.
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The smaller the set of changes in the pull request is, the quicker it can be reviewed and merged. Splitting tasks into multiple smaller pull requests is often preferable.
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**Pull requests that do not pass automated checks may not be reviewed**. In particular, you need to keep in mind:
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- Unit and integration tests (rspec, jest)
- Code style rules (rubocop, eslint)
- Normalization of locale files (i18n-tasks)
## Documentation
The [Mastodon documentation]( is a statically generated site. You can [submit merge requests to mastodon/docs](