The MDN Web Docs project

MDN Web Docs is free-to-use resource on which we document the open web platform. Our mission is to provide developers with the information they need to easily build projects on the web platform.

This is the landing page for the MDN Web Docs project itself. Here you'll find guides on how the site works, how we do our documentation, the guidelines and conventions we adhere to, and how you can help.

We invite everyone to help! MDN Web Docs is an open-source project and accepts contributions. There are many different tasks you can help with, from the simple (proof-reading and correcting typos) to the complex (writing API documentation).

To find out how to help, visit our Getting started page. If you want to talk to us and ask questions, join the discussion on the MDN Web Docs chat room on Matrix.

Community guidelines

These guides help you get started with contributing to MDN Web Docs. They also cover topics such as how you can help with tasks and issues, open discussions, and suggest content. If you need help or want to contact us, you'll find the information here.

Writing guidelines

These guides provide all the information about how to write for MDN Web Docs. They outline the policies for the type of content we write and the type of content we don't write. You'll also find our writing style guide here, how-to guides to perform various content tasks, and also information about the structure of our different pages.

MDN Product Advisory Board

The MDN Product Advisory Board's mission is to build collaboration between Mozilla, its documentation team, and the key collaborating organizations that help the MDN community collectively maintain MDN Web Docs.