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Why Join the Program

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Get paid

Get paid for articles and tutorials you write that we publish on our blog.
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Be recognized

Your details will be featured on the Strapi repository and on the website.
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Learning

Learn, and share your knowledge with our community of developers worldwide.

What is the Write for the Community program?

This program is for Strapi enthusiasts who want to contribute to our list of Jamstack tutorials, deep-dives, and reviews and make other developer's life easier by helping them learn through hands-on examples. We're looking for writers who are developers first.

How it works?

Step 1

πŸ“‹ Join the Write for the Community Program by filling the form at the bottom of this page.

Step 2

πŸ”— Join our Discord channel. We have a dedicated space for the "Write for the community" for news & updates and introduce yourself

Step 3

πŸ’­ Propose a topic and an outline. Pitch your article/tutorial idea to us or select an existing issue in our community content GitHub repository.

How to Get Started

1- Have your own topic or tutorial? Create a new issue and include an outline of what you have in mind. Submit your own article proposal

2- You can also browse and select any existing topic labeled with "looking for an author". Add a comment to show your interest and include a short summary and a detailed outline. Write about topics / tutorials requested by our community

Step 4

βœ… Once you submit you proposal, our team will review, approve your request and assign you the article in Github.

Step 5

✍️ 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.

Step 6

πŸš€ 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 in this page.

Step 7:

🀝 Provide Support. Once your blog post is published. Please click on discussion at the end of your post, register here: https://forum.strapi.io and click on "watching" to receive automatically a notification once a new comment is made. We rely on you to monitor the comments and support the community.

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.

Where do I share my article?

After the approval of your submitted topic and outline. You can start writing your draft. We use Dropbox Paper to submit and review drafts. Include a link to the code repository, add the word count at the bottom of your article (all content excluding code) - Make sure sharing permissions provides view & edit access to anyone who has the dropbox article link in order to avoid any delays as multiple members of our team will be checking the article. Here is an example of a submitted article that you can duplicate.

How much do I get paid?

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

We follow this criteria to compensate our writers Articles (< 1000 words β€”> $100) Articles (> 1000 words β€”> $150 ) Tutorials (< 1300 words β€”> $120) Tutorials ( > 1300 words β€”> $200)

NOTE: ALL CONTENT CREATED BEFORE THE RELEASE OF V4 (IN AUGUST & JULY) SHOULD BE UPDATED BY THE AUTHOR AFTER THE RELEASE.

My blog post 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:

  • The invoice should use this template and must include the URL of your blog post.
  • Invoice sent should be in PDF format.
  • Invoice file name should follow this format "firstname lastname month blog post title".
  • Payments are issued every Tuesday 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 type of content can I submit?

You can submit your own content ideas or select an issue raised by our community to write about. You can submit either technical or non technical content, covering the following topics: Headless and CMS, jamstack, javascript, open source, and Strapi tutorials, guides, and How-tos.

How many articles can I submit each month?

There is no limit, but not every submitted article will be published.

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 after a month, publish this as long as you have 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 (Shada Wehbe) or send an email to Shada.wehbe@strapi.io

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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
Chidume Nnamdi, Software Developer

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