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The success of an open source project is strongly tied to the community that supports and contributes to it. Our community management articles explore common problems, solutions, and tactics to create vital, productive open source communities.

A template for creating awesome contributor guidelines

Open source contributor guidelines should be easy to read, thorough, and friendly.
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In this two-part series, we examine the question, "What happens when selling a site means selling a...
diverse and inclusive communities

Gem Barrett takes a look at what makes the community behind web app architecture Hoodie tick.
5 keys to project success on GitHub

How do you engage the open source community? RethinkDB's Michael Glukhovsky shares tips.

When I talk to college students who are working on their first open source projects, the message I...

Measuring open source community project activities and contributors is vital for maintaining a...

The Fedora Badges system is interoperable with Mozilla's Open Badges Infrastructure. Learn more...
shapes of women and men illustration

Jesus M. Gonzalez-Barahona shares a helpful tip for determining where an open source community...