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Meet the Scrapy community

Scrapy has a healthy and active community. Check the places where you can get help and find the latests Scrapy news.

Scrapy will be in GSoC 2015, check the ideas and participate!

Getting involved
and contributing

If you want to get involved and contribute patches or help documenting, start by reading Contributing to Scrapy. All development happens on the Scrapy Github project.

Mailing list and
IRC Channel

Feel free to subscribe to our mailing list:

You can also join #scrapy IRC Channel at Freenode to chat with other Scrapy users& developers, via browser or any IRC client.


There is a healthy community providing Scrapy help on Stack Overflow, along with the core developers. The scrapy tag has around 2,7k questions. If Stack Overflow is your preference, ask your question there.

The Scrapy Wiki

The Scrapy wiki contains a compilation of many community resources such as articles, blog posts, video & text tutorials, slides and talks.

Code snippets

Snipplr is very popular for sharing useful Scrapy code snippets. Check out the scrapy tag on Snipplr.

Scrapy tweets

Follow Scrapy on Twitter to be notified of project progress, people using it, blog mentions, job offers, and other Scrapy news.