The Backdrop CMS community uses a handful of tools for communication.

Issue Queue: Github

The primary means of communication is the Backdrop Issue Queue, which is where all discussion happens around adding new features or fixing bugs.

Live Chat

Backdrop has an official public Gitter channel that pairs nicely with the issue queue. Drop in and say hi at

Developer Documentation

The API Website contains our list of public functions, hooks, and sub-system documentation. It also contains all the change records documenting differences between Drupal 7 and Backdrop.

Weekly Meetings: Google hangouts

Backdrop holds weekly meetings on Thursdays at 1pm Pacific Time. These are open meetings that anyone can join, follow us on Google Plus to join in.

Video archives: YouTube

All weekly meetings are recorded and published to our YouTube channel. This channel is also home to tutorial videos on contributing to and using Backdrop CMS.

Forum: Reddit

Discuss with the Backdrop community at the Backdrop CMS Subreddit.


Backdrop has an official Twitter account at @backdropcms.


Backdrop has an official Facebook page at


Backdrop has an official LinkedIn group at