Getting started

A guide to all the ways you can get involved in the LocalGov Drupal community.

There are numerous ways you can interact with the community, including:

  • joining our Slack community
  • registering for our meetups
  • signing up to our newsletter
  • following us on social media
  • attending our working group meetings
  • reading and contributing to our documentation


  1. Read our Code of Conduct

    The Code of Conduct sets out the standards and behaviours to ensure LocalGov Drupal is a welcoming and empowering space for all. 

  2. Join our Slack community

    The best place to ask questions, learn from your peers and hear about what's going on.

  3. Sign up to our meetups

    All our meetings and meetups are now on our calendar

  4. Follow us on social media

    We post regular updates on the usual social media channels.

  5. Sign up to our newsletter

    Keep up to date with the latest happenings in LocalGov Drupal

  6. Read the documentation

    Our docs site has a wealth of guides and explanations about LocalGov Drupal and Microsites for developers, content designers, and anyone wanting to get started.

  7. Become a member of LGD on Github

    If you don't already have a GitHub account, this is a great place to start. Once you have a Github account we can add you to the LocalGov Drupal organisation on Github, which allows people to mention you in issues, assign issues to yourself and affords you more functionality on

  8. Get your organisation on LGD's page (subscribers only)

    Having an account on is useful for many reasons. The main LocalGov Drupal project is posted at We would like to list all subscribing councils and suppliers on the LocalGov Drupal project page to demonstrate the support and encourage more organisations and people to get involved. To do this, you will need to have a personal account on and an organisation page.