Participate in Hacktoberfest 2022: 7 Open Source Projects to Contribute to

Participate in Hacktoberfest 2022: 7 Open Source Projects to Contribute to
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Hacktoberfest is one of the most popular annual events that many developers gear up for to contribute to their favorite projects and win some cool swag.

If you’re interested in participating but you’re not sure which projects to contribute to, we’re listing 7 open source projects that you can contribute to this Hacktoberfest and help out the community that uses them.

1. Medusa

Medusa is an open source composable commerce platform that has a growing community behind it. As Medusa is made up of different components, there are many elements you can contribute to.

You can contribute to its core, storefronts, admin, and more!

No-code and low-code contributions are also available by contributing to Medusa’s documentation. You can either check available issues or report any issues you find in the documentation.

Here are some resources to help you start contributing to Medusa:

  1. Good-First Issues. Those include contributions to the core of Medusa and the documentation.
  2. Engineering Contribution Guidelines.
  3. Documentation Contribution Guidelines.

2. Strapi

Strapi is an open source headless CMS platform with over 48K stars on GitHub. Strapi makes it easy to create a customizable CMS backend, and integrate that backend to any frontend framework.

You can contribute to both Strapi’s core and documentation.

Some resources to help you get started:

3. Forem

Forem is an open source software that can be used to build communities. It’s famously known for power Forem is a project that is highly valuable to developers as it allows sharing of insights, experiences, and tutorials on platforms powered by it.

You can contribute to both Forem’s core and documentation. Although there aren’t many documentation issues on their GitHub repository, you can always open issues or send PRs if you find issues in their documentation.

Some resources to help you get started:

4. Redoc

Redoc is an open source tool to generate API reference documentation websites from OpenAPI definitions.

Redoc powers many projects’ API reference documentation, including DigitalOcean,, and Medusa.

Some resources to help you get started:

5. Rocket.Chat

Rocket.Chat is an open source communications platform that can be used for team collaboration, omnichannel support, chat engine, and more!

Some resources to help you get started:

6. Meilisearch

MeiliSearch is an open source search engine that can be used in websites, mobile apps, and workflows. MeiliSearch integrates with many other services and tools, including Medusa.

Some resources to help you contribute to MeiliSearch:

7. Docusaurus

Docusaurus is an open source framework for building documentation websites. Using Docusaurus, you can build a documentation website for any type of software with great features such as localization, customization, a variety of plugins, and more.

You can contribute to both Docusaurus’s core and its documentation.

Some resources to get you started contributing to Docusaurus:

More Projects to Contribute to

The list of open source projects to contribute to is endless! You can find repositories that are open to contributions during Hacktoberfest under the Hacktoberfest topic on GitHub.