Customizable and skinnable social platform dedicated to (open)data.

We split the documentation given your profile (help us to improve it if you do not feel comfortable with those!):

I want to launch the project to play with it locally

The prefered way to test udata is to use the docker images to easily have an up and ready udata instance.

I’m a regular developer of the platform

Install system dependencies and then read the Developping sections starting with Development environment. Once the project is up and running, it’s time to customize it! Take a look at our advanced documentation on adapting settings, creating a custom theme, testing your code, adding translations and so on.

I want to use it for my country

The project is currently in production in France and in Luxembourg. We can help you to set up your infrastructure, you can contact the team via a Github issue or through Gitter to chat directly.

Take a look at the governance section to know how we deal with contributions from the community.

To perform a full installation for production purpose, follow the System dependencies and installation sections.

I found a bug or I want to propose an improvement

For a bug, please report it directly as a Github issue following the proposed template. We’ll answer you as soon as possible.

For a contribution as an enthusiastic citizen, check out our contributing guide. It’s good to have you on board!

For any question, feel free to send an email to