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< h1 align = "center" >Welcome to Forgejo < / h1 >
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Hi there! Tired of big platforms playing monopoly?
Providing Git hosting for your project, friends, company or community?
͡ʒe.jo/ inspired by forĝejo the Esperanto word for – *forge*) has you covered with its intuitive interface,
light and easy hosting and a lot of builtin functionality.
Forgejo was [
created in 2022]( https://forgejo.org/2022-12-15-hello-forgejo/)
because we think that the project should be owned by an independent community.
If you second that, then Forgejo is for you!
Our promise: **Independent Free/Libre Software forever!**
## What does Forgejo offer?
<!-- If you want to know what Forgejo is like,
you can check out public instances,
If you like any of the following, Forgejo is literally meant for you:
- Lightweight: Forgejo can easily be hosted on nearly
Running on a Raspberry? Small cloud instance? No problem!
- Project management: Besides Git hosting, Forgejo offers issues,
pull requests, wikis, kanban boards and much more to
**coordinate with your team**.
- Publishing: Have something to share? Use
**releases** to host your software for download,
or use the
**package registry** to publish it for docker, npm and many other package managers.
- Customizable: Want to change your look? Change some settings?
There are many
**config switches** to make Forgejo work exactly like you want.
- Powerful: Organizations
& team permissions, CI integration, Code Search, LDAP, OAuth and much more.
If you have
**advanced needs**, Forgejo has you covered.
- Privacy: From update checker to default settings: Forgejo is built to be
**privacy first** for you and your crew.
- Federation: (WIP) We are actively working to connect software forges with each other through
and create a collaborative network of personal instances.
Read more]( https://codeberg.org/forgejo/forgejo/src/branch/forgejo/CONTRIBUTING/WORKFLOW.md#federation-https-codeberg-org-forgejo-forgejo-issues-labels-79349)
## Learn more
Subscribe to releases and blog post on [
our website]( https://forgejo.org), < a href = "https://floss.social/@forgejo" rel = "me" >find us on the Fediverse </ a > or hop into [ our Matrix room]( https://matrix.to/#/#forgejo-chat:matrix.org) if you have any questions or want to get involved.
## Get involved
If you are interested in making Forgejo better, either by reporting a bug or by changing the governance, please [
take a look at the contribution guide]( CONTRIBUTING.md).