Contribute To Certbot
Want to help Certbot?
There are lots of ways to contribute to Certbot.
For many of them, you’ll want to come chat with us on the Certbot channel in EFF’s Mattermost instance for its open source projects as described below.
You can get involved with several of EFF's software projects such as Certbot at the EFF Open Source Contributor Chat Platform.
Use of EFFOSCCP is subject to the EFF Code of Conduct. When investigating an alleged Code of Conduct violation, EFF may review discussion channels or direct messages.
Below are the main ways ways we’d appreciate help.
Help us help new users
We could always use help with answering questions on the community forum.
Help us keep our materials up to date
We have a list of hosting providers that the Let’s Encrypt community has been updating. We would be grateful for assistance in curating and maintaining this list. For more information, go to our Mattermost (see above) or check out tips for successfully editing the hosting providers list.
Chat with us about where we need help
If you’re a software developer, come talk to us on Mattermost (see above). The team focuses on a few issues at a time, so it’s best to check in with us.
Chat with us about an idea you’re excited to implement
If you have a particular feature in mind that you’re excited to implement, come talk to us on Mattermost (see above) before submitting a pull request on Github.
Found a bug?
If you’re having trouble with your setup, check out the community forums. If you’re reasonably sure that you’ve found a bug in Certbot code, post an issue on our Github.
If you love this project, we’d appreciate the help. Certbot is a free and open source project from the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
Want to learn more about what makes Certbot tick?
Read the Certbot documentation
The Let’s Encrypt and Certbot community have contributed to this documentation on Read the Docs.
Check out the Certbot source code
The Certbot source code is available on GitHub. Come talk to us on Mattermost (see above) before submitting a pull request on Github.