# How to contribute to BTCPay Server?

BTCPay Server is built and maintained entirely by volunteer contributors around the internet. We welcome and appreciate new contributions, whether you're a developper, a five language speaking individual or an average Joe or Jane that want's to help in any way possible.

# Developers

If you're a developer looking to help, but you're not sure where to begin, check the good first issue label, which contains small pieces of work that have been specifically flagged as being friendly to new contributors.

Contributors looking to do something a bit more challenging, before opening a pull request, please create an issue or join our community chat to get early feedback, discuss best ways to tackle the problem and to ensure there is no work duplication.

We are actively looking for developers who can take on and resolve GitHub issues and help with development. If you would like to help us, but need some guidance, the #dev channel on Mattermost is the place to ask questions.

If you are interested in getting started as a developer or tester of the software behind BTCPay Server, check out the local development guide.

# Community

You can help BTCPay Server even if you're not a developer.

The easiest way is to use the software as a business or individual, provide feedback and report any bugs or issues you or your customers encounter. Another great way is to join the community and help others troubleshoot by sharing information you may have from your experience using BTCPay Server.

Consider helping newcomers like the community helped you.

# Translations

Find out how you can help Translating BTCPay Server into your language.

# Documentation & Blog

Helping us keeping the present Documentation up-to-date is an important contribution because BTCPay Server evolves at each release.

Beginners can view the following video on how to contribute to the BTCPay Server documentation:

Writing articles on our Blog helps spread the word on new features being implemented, or provides tutorials on how to use them.

Both can be done by anyone, tech-savvy or not.

# Video & Graphics

Making videos that promote some features or that show how BTCPay Server works is a great way to help.

# Hosting Providers

The BTCPay Server community is looking for more VPS hosting providers to implement 1-Click BTCPay Server deployment and make the deployment of software more accessible, decentralized and widely-available.

# Spreading the word

You like BTCPay Server, what it stands for and what it offers ? Spread the word ! It's the easiest way to contribute and help the community.