Contributing to Grafana

Jumping into Grafana can be daunting, but there are plenty of ways to contribute. Creating and chiming in on issues is a great way to let you voice be heard and shape feature development.

Then it’s time to start contributing code. Unless you’re a seasoned pro, it may be a bit scary at first, but you’r e in good hands. The Grafana team is an approachable bunch and we love help.

Some other easy ways to start.

Dashboard Sharing
Dashboard Sharing

The fastest and easiest way to spread the love is to share a dashboard on Grafana.com. Show off how awesome your dashboard skills are while helping another Grafana user get smarter.


Creating apps, panels and data sources
Creating apps, panels and data sources

Plugins are a powerful way to extend Grafana to accommodate new data sources, visualizations and applications. Get started by reading our two-part guide to creating a plugin in Grafana, or our detailed breakdown.

Getting started with plugins
Documentation!
Documentation!

Often last to be written and first to be noticed, documentation is critical to any project. See a typo? Describe a feature better? Any and all contributions are helpful. Get started here and submit a PR.

View the Docs Repo