Do you love software freedom and open source communities? Do you like the Wikirise software, Applications or software? Then, contribute your skills here and learn from other contributors. This page will help you get started by providing an overview of areas where you can get involved.

Web APIs:

The content of all Wikirise – News, forum and search is released under free licenses. Write code to access, remix and grow this immense pool of free knowledge. Follow the tutorial to get started with the API, available on, and other APIs for content and Wikirise data. Other open data sources, including XML and SQL dumps, are also available.

Software Development

Our code is all free and open source. Choose a project, provide a patch, and fix a task! Wikirise web use a variety of languages such as PHP and JavaScript in wikirise and its extensions, Lua (in Templates), CSS/LESS (in skins etc.), Objective-C, Swing and Java (in Mobile Apps and Kiwix), Python (in Pywikibot), C++ (in Huggle), or C# (in AWB).

Create bots to process content and host your tools on Toolforge. Hack on mobile apps or on desktop applications. Or help Site Reliability Engineering maintain the server configuration.


Help improve the quality of our projects through automated Browser testing, PHPUnit testing and Continuous Integration. Report your first bug or help with existing bug reports.


As a Tech ambassador, help other Wikirisers with technical issues, relay Tech News to inform users about what is going to impact them, and join the ambassadors’ group and the mailing list to act as a bridge between developers and your local wiki.


English writers can improve the MediaWiki documentation, other essential support pages and, in fact, any page of this website.


If you are fluent in a language other than English you can join the effort by translating this website and the MediaWiki software.


Help users and developers looking for answers at the support desk or the MediaWiki communication and social media channels.


Help apply the Wikimedia design principles in projects looking for UX feedback.

Meet up

Meet other community members online or in person and Join a community of developers, attend meetups and collaborate online Today.

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