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Write a blog post

Think about the outcome

You should have a clear outcome in mind before starting to design your blog post.

The outcome could be to share a key piece of learning, to demonstrate an interesting open source project, or to request community participation in an event or activity relating to open data.

Keep it simple, clear and fast

Content that is easier to read is more effective.

We recommend that you follow the Content Guide to help you design simple, clear and fast content.


Markdown is our preferred content format.

Submit the blog post

Please submit a pull request containing your draft blog post via GitHub.


The team will review your blog post with the following criteria in mind:

If we have feedback or changes, we will discuss these with you before publication.


Following a successful review, your blog post will be published. Congratulations!

We will let you know before and after this happens.