How to contribute
Our community welcomes all people interested in open source cloud computing, and encourages you to join the OpenStack Foundation.
The best way to get involved with the community is to talk with others online or at a meet up and offer contributions through our processes, the OpenStack wiki, blogs, or on IRC at
We welcome all types of contributions, from blueprint designs to documentation to testing to deployment scripts.
If you would like to contribute to the documents, please see the OpenStack Documentation Contributor Guide.
If you would like to contribute to the development of OpenStack, you must follow the steps in this page:
If you already have a good understanding of how the system works and your OpenStack accounts are set up, you can skip to the development workflow section of this documentation to learn how changes to OpenStack should be submitted for review via the Gerrit tool:
Pull requests submitted through GitHub will be ignored.
Bugs should be filed on Launchpad, not GitHub: