What the 'hack' is Hacktoberfest, you ask? Let's find out!

Hacktoberfest 2021

Are you ready to take part in this year's Hacktoberfest?

Upcoming events:

šŸ“… Hackathon hosted by Umbraco (check out last year's)

*Stay tuned - more events to come*

What is Hacktoberfest?

Hacktoberfest is quite simply, a celebration of Open-Source!

The initiative is a cooperation between Digital Ocean and Github, to encourage contributions to open-source projects, each rewarded by exclusive Hacktoberfest swag.

The event takes place every October - hence the name - and Umbraco has taken part since 2018. Previous Hacktoberfests have broken records for Umbraco contributions - who knows what the future will bring?

Why get involved?

Plant a tree and help the environment šŸŒ³

...for every contribution, we'll plant a tree in our Umbraco Ecologi forest!

(psst, if we get the same no. of contributions as 2020, that'sĀ 134 trees!)

Free, exclusive Umbraco Hacktoberfest swagĀ šŸ‘•

...whether it's a sticker to add to your laptop collection, or a t-shirt to show off on UmbracoTeeDay - here's a chance to get your hands on some Umbraco swag!

Know that you're contributing to something big!Ā šŸ™Œ contributing to the open-source Umbraco project, you're both improving and leaving your own mark on a CMS used by 700k sites worldwide!