CKAN: The Open Source Data Portal Software
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CKAN is the world’s leading open-source data portal platform.
CKAN makes it easy to publish, share and work with data. It's a data management
system that provides a powerful platform for cataloging, storing and accessing
datasets with a rich front-end, full API (for both data and catalog), visualization
tools and more. Read more at
CKAN Documentation <http://docs.ckan.org>_ for installation instructions.
For general discussion around CKAN, you can write to the
If you need help with CKAN or want to ask a question, use either the
ckan-dev mailing list or the
CKAN tag on Stack Overflow (try
searching the Stack Overflow and ckan-dev
archives_ for an answer to your
If you've found a bug in CKAN, open a new issue on CKAN's
GitHub Issues_ (try
searching first to see if there's already an issue for your bug).
If you find a potential security vulnerability please email firstname.lastname@example.org,
rather than creating a public issue on GitHub.
.. _Google Group: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/ckan-global-user-group
.. _CKAN tag on Stack Overflow: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/ckan
.. _ckan-dev: https://lists.okfn.org/mailman/listinfo/ckan-dev
.. _archives: https://www.google.com/search?q=%22%5Bckan-dev%5D%22+site%3Alists.okfn.org.
.. _GitHub Issues: https://github.com/ckan/ckan/issues
Contributing to CKAN
For contributing to CKAN or its documentation, see
If you want to talk about CKAN development say hi to the CKAN developers on the
ckan-dev mailing list, in the
#ckan IRC channel, or on
If you've figured out how to do something with CKAN and want to document it for
others, make a new page on the
CKAN wiki_, and tell us about it on
ckan-dev mailing list.
.. ckan-dev: http://lists.okfn.org/mailman/listinfo/ckan-dev
.. #ckan: http://webchat.freenode.net/?channels=ckan
.. _CKAN Wiki: https://github.com/ckan/ckan/wiki
.. _BotBot: https://botbot.me/freenode/ckan/
Copying and License
This material is copyright (c) 2006-2018 Open Knowledge International and contributors.
It is open and licensed under the GNU Affero General Public License (AGPL) v3.0
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