Mattermost community questions

How can I contribute to Mattermost?

You can get involved and contribute to Mattermost in the following ways:

  • Contribute code

  • Find “Help Wanted” projects

  • Join the Developers channel on the Mattermost Community server

  • File bugs

  • Test new features

  • Share feature ideas

  • Get troubleshooting help

  • Help translate Mattermost

See the Get Involved section of the Mattermost GitHub for more information.

Can contributors add themselves to the Mattermost company page on LinkedIn?

Yes! If you have contributed to the Mattermost project we think you should be recognized for it professionally beyond GitHub.

To add yourself to the Mattermost page on LinkedIn, do the following:

  1. Log in to LinkedIn or create an account.

  2. Go to Me > View profile.

  3. Under Experience, select the plus symbol and specify the following:

  • Title:
    • Enter Developer if you contributed code to the open source project or created a plugin, integration, or other enhancement.

    • Enter Contributor if you’ve contributed without writing code (e.g., filed bug report, updated documentation, supported troubleshooting questions, proposed a feature, etc.).

    • Enter Translator if you’ve helped translate Mattermost products.

  • Company: Find Mattermost (you’ll see the Mattermost logo).

  • Location: Enter where you live.

  • From: Date of first contribution or perhaps month you cloned

  • Select I currently work here.

  • Update my industry: Leave unchecked.

  • Update my headline: Leave unchecked.

  • Description: Leave blank or write a sentence about what you have contributed.