How to contribute

For, we use hugo, a static site generator. Blog posts are created as markdown documents. If you want to create your own post for please use the template below. The so called frontmatter defines metadata for your post, such as title, publish date, header image, category and tags. If you are unsure about a suitable category or tags, or any other field just ask us, we are happy to help. Please provide a header image for your post. It should be at minimum 678 pixel wide and in landscape format. Your image should not exceed 500kb.

Optionally, you can provide us with a 512x512 pixel image for the “upcoming event” section on the top right of the blog.

Send you blogpost, header image and optionally the upcoming events image to


# add a title for your blogpost. do not add this title to the content of your post.
title: '<title of your blogpost>'

type: post

# set the date for your blogpost. 
# please only set the date, as there is no support for specific times yet.
# if the date is in the future, the post will be published in the morning of that day, otherwise it is published 
# immediately.
# format: yyyy-mm-ddT00:00:00
date: {{ dateFormat "2006-01-02" .Date }}T00:00:00

# set a cover image for your post. choose one from /static/media/ or upload your own there. omit the '/static' directory 
# in the path here.
# if you dont want to use a cover image (not recommended), add a # in front.
Cover: /media/rc3_welcome_to_rc3_nowhere.png

# add a category for your post, most likely it will be the event your post is related to.
# see for a list of categories
# examples: 36c3, rC3-2021
  - rC3-2021

# OPTIONAL: add one or more tags for your post.
# see for a list of existing tags
# examples: cfp, angel
# please do only invent new tags if there is a good reason. tags are no stickers!
#  - CfP

Add a link to the english version of your blogpost. Use a unique ID, a good example is #<category><title>-en, for
example "#rc3-2021-maps-workshop-en".
[English version below](#<link to english version>)

Add german version of your post here

Use the ID you used for the english version link without the leading # here!
<hr id="<link to english version>" />


Add english version of your post here