Write for the Community


About the Program

+30K Readers Every Month

The program offers a platform to reach over 30K readers every month.

Open-Source Community With +54K Stars on GitHub

Make an impact in the Strapi community, which has over 54K stars on GitHub.

Get Paid Up to $350 for Each Article

Writers can earn money for each article they write; check more in the FAQ.

What is the Write for the Community program?

Thank you for your interest in contributing to the Strapi Blog! We welcome everyone in the Strapi community to share their experiences, insights, and expertise with fellow developers worldwide. By writing for us, you can educate, inspire, and engage other Strapi users worldwide.

How Does it work?

Step 1

📋 Apply to the program by filling out the form at the bottom of this page.

Step 2

🔗 Join our Discord channel. We have the WFC channel and Open Office hours where writers can come to ask questions and get good ideas for articles.

Step 3

💭 Choose or submit a new topic. If you are a first-time writer for the Strapi blog, the Strapi team will provide you with potential topics. New topics will only be accepted from more experienced writers.

Step 4

🔍 You must read the Article Submission Guidelines thoroughly to get started.

Step 5

✅ Upload & publish your content following the guidelines.

We usually have a lot of requests, so please be patient with us. It may take 15-30 days for us to review your topic.

Step 5

🚀 Get paid. Once your article is reviewed and published on our blog, you can submit your invoice to get paid. To issue and submit your invoice, please check the FAQ section on this page.

Every writer should fill out the vendor form once. Please submit this form before getting started on articles to ensure we can pay promptly.

Step 6

🤝 Provide Support. Once your blog post is published. Please click on the discussion at the end of your post, register here:, and click on “watching” to receive a notification automatically once a new comment is made. We rely on you to monitor the comments and support the community.

Review the Article Submission Guidelines BEFORE working on your first draft. Then go over our FAQ section in this page to learn more about the submission process.

Frequently Asked Questions

Before I start writing, are there any writing guidelines that I should follow?

Yes, you must follow these article guidelines. Articles that do not follow our guidelines will not be published on Strapi.

Every writer should fill out the vendor form once. Please submit this form before getting started on articles to ensure we can pay promptly.

How much do I get paid?

You get paid for articles published on the Strapi Blog, and the article will be published under your name, along with a profile picture and a link to your Twitter profile.

We follow these criteria to compensate our writers.

Note: we are currently not accepting new articles until January 1st, 2023, since we have enough articles in the cue. Please note the new pricing will go into effect starting January 2023.

Beginner Articles / Tutorials< 1300 words$100
Beginner Articles / Tutorials> 1300 words$150
Intermediate Articles / Tutorials< 1300 words$200
Intermediate Articles / Tutorials> 1300 words$250
Advanced articles / Tutorials< 1300 words$300
Advanced articles / Tutorials> 1300 words$350

For article or series of tutorials updates, check this page. You can also get paid with Open Collective gift cards or Amazon gift cards.

All WFC members must fill out this form before submitting a draft/outline to allow us to process payments.

What does each expertise tag mean?

Beginner: A beginner tutorial or article shares with users what are the fundamentals of Strapi, best practices of native features, the basics of Strapi combined with other technologies, general use cases, and guides explaining the basics of the ecosystem (e.g., “What is JavaScript?”). This type of blog post answers questions like “what is” and “how-to’s” that include one or two technologies diving into getting started with Strapi with other frameworks.

Intermediate: An intermediate tutorial or article that dives into Strapi’s customization capabilities, implementation best practices, and development using Strapi with other technologies. This type of blog post answers questions like “how-to’s” that include diving into a more complex development of Strapi back-end customization and deployment.

Advanced: An advanced tutorial or article that dives into more extensive expertise on Strapi’s customization, building blocks/primitives. This type of blog post introduces users to complex concepts and provides different solutions to uncommon scenarios.

Note: The Strapi team will assign a tag during the outline process and confirm on the article draft submission that it is still in line with the label given.

Not sure what to write about? Here are some requested topic ideas.
  • Strapi customization Front/Backend
  • Intermediate examples of Dynamic Zones and Components
  • Deployment options and strategies
  • Extensions / adding features
  • Plugins and custom fields development
  • Strapi testing
  • Intermediate/Advanced GraphQl usage
  • Cashing
  • Structuring your content types/database
  • Intermediate to Advanced topics covering
    • Routes
    • Middlewares
    • Policies
    • Controllers
    • Services
    • EntityService
    • DB Queiring with strapi.db.query
    • using knex with strapi.db.connection
    • Topics around population and filtering
My blog post is published, how do I submit an invoice?

Once your blog post is published on our blog, please follow the below guidelines to submit your invoice:

  • Fill out the "Vendor Form". This form should be filled only after writing your first blog post.
  • The invoice should use this template and must include the URL of your blog post. Please duplicate it before editing the template content.
  • Invoice sent should be in PDF format.
  • Invoice file name should follow this format "firstname lastname month blog post title".
  • Payments are issued twice a month (1st and 3rd week every month) and require 10 working days. Your bank account should be able to cash in USD.
  • Submit your invoice by filling the following form
Can I write in languages other than English?

Unfortunately, content published on our blog is currently in English only.

Can I publish a post to the Strapi Blog that I have on another website?

No, we only publish original content to our blog. Submitted content must pass a plagiarism checker.

What rights does Strapi claim over the blog post?

Strapi claims the blog post piece as our own after it is published and you have been compensated. You can however publish it on your & Hashnode account as part of Strapi organization using a canonical link pointing to the Strapi post.

How can we contact you?

If you'd like to ask a question that isn't covered here, please reach out on Discord (Paul) or send an email to or

Writing for Strapi has been a great way to learn about the headless CMS, and about other modern web development tools, and develop myself in the process.

Chidume Nnamdi, Software Developer

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