Frequently Asked Questions 🤔
Some of these are not actually asked frequently, but they're still good to know.
Anyone! Yes, you have permission to make a new post of any kind as long as it meets our community guidelines and gets through common-sense spam filters. Your post is subject to removal at the discretion of the moderators if they believe it does not meet the requirements of our code of conduct.
Click on "Write a Post" in the top right corner of the site. Write your article, give it a title, tag it with appropriate tags, and fill out any other relevant fields. Then, once you're ready, change
published: false to
published: true in the front matter of the post and save. Your post will now be published.
The home page is selected by our editorial team. You can email us with any specific questions.
Absolutely, as long as you have the rights you need to do so! And if it's of high quality, we'll feature it.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll take care of it.
You can set the canonical_url of your post before publishing so that Google knows where to send the link juice (that precious, precious link juice).
Please create an issue on our repo.
Please email email@example.com.
For a specific comment: navigate to the comment and click the dropdown arrow to report abuse.
For a specific article: navigate to the article, scroll to the bottom and click report abuse.
In general, you can fill out the report abuse form.
If you have questions about sponsorships (i.e. how to turn off sponsor displays), visit our sponsorship info page.
Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to delete your account.
Yes, you own the rights to the content you create and post on dev.to and you have the full authority to post, edit, and remove your content as you see fit.
By posting content on dev.to, you give us a nonexclusive license to publish it, including anything reasonably related to publishing it (like storing, displaying, reformatting, and distributing it).
No ad will ever be placed next to a user's post without their consent in the matter.
cover_image: [url] in the front matter of your post. For more information on our editor, check out our editor guide.
Comments are threaded with a maximum depth, and then they become flat. You can respond to flattened-out threads by replying to the last comment in the overall thread.
We don’t disallow profanity in general, but we do have an internal policy of not boosting posts through our social channels that have profanity in the title, so you might want to keep that in mind.