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lina.ceballos a6dbd39bd4 Merge pull request 'adding new graphics to RF pages' (#2548) from RFgraphics into master 2 months ago
.well-known/matrix add directions for matrix 10 months ago
about use description tag instead of deprecated meta elements 2 months ago
activities adding new graphics to RF pages 2 months ago
associates NL translation of update of Vrijschrift 9 months ago
build only create a/img element if there actually is a preview image 2 months ago
cgi-bin fetch template file locally to circumvent basic auth 2 months ago
community [ES] 8 months ago
contact NL translation of update of community contact page 2 months ago
contribute Remove DFD items from list 2 months ago
donate Update donor list 2 months ago ES Typos and new ES pages (#2087) 9 months ago
error Changes requested 8 months ago
events adding 2 Hamburg events 2 months ago
fonts fonts: extended charsets, update font versions 3 months ago
freesoftware updating version of fs pgage 2 months ago
global wrap modules in class to make them easier to edit on custom pages 2 months ago
graphics adding new RF logo 2 months ago
internal Fix typo 2 months ago
look adapt new /news style for podcast 2 months ago
news Proofreding by Francesco Florian 2 months ago
order take off pin as sales item 2 months ago
pdfreaders fix email address, language-links, and bump up-to-date text versions to 2 4 months ago
press updated FR translation of Press page 6 months ago
scripts Add a search functionality (Fixes #739) (#1635) 2 years ago
search make LibreJS happy 1 year ago
tags ES Typos and new ES pages (#2087) 9 months ago
templates Add separate fields for zip and city in order form 3 months ago
timeline Remove "FSFE" when used as prefix or suffix 2 years ago
tools convert to using small version of the image 2 months ago
.drone.yml pre-commit check for preview image ratio (#2458) 3 months ago
.gitignore Topbanner/fundraising box (#1726) 1 year ago
.htaccess redirections for separate sites in subdirectories 8 months ago
Makefile Topbanner/fundraising box (#1726) 1 year ago reflect move of texts files 2 years ago
boilerplate.en.xhtml Remove "FSFE" when used as prefix or suffix 2 years ago
default.xsl Clean up formatting of XSL files, no code change 2 years ago
fsfe.xsl Fixed Oxford comma 10 months ago
index.cs.xhtml Some Czech translations (#2134) 8 months ago replace meta-description element with separate element 11 months ago
index.el.xhtml replace meta-description element with separate element 11 months ago
index.en.xhtml Fixed Oxford comma 10 months ago ES Typos and new ES pages (#2087) 9 months ago replace meta-description element with separate element 11 months ago Fixing empower in Italian translation 9 months ago replace meta-description element with separate element 11 months ago
index.sources Fix path 2 years ago
index.xsl Update news and event feeds 2 years ago
robots.txt block SemrushBot which is spamming our logs 3 years ago
robots_test.txt add robots.txt files for and 4 years ago
sitemap.txt replace /work with /about/ourwork 2 years ago

FSFE Website

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Table of Contents

Technical information

Our web team has compiled some information about technology used for this website on the Information for Webmasters page.


Most files are XHTML files organised in a rather logical folder structure.

Important folders

Notable directories are:

  • about: Information about the FSFE itself, its team members etc
  • activities: All specific FSFE activities
  • at, de, ee etc: Folders used for the FSFE country teams
  • build: Mostly custom Bash and XSL scripts to build the website
  • cgi-bin: Our very few CGI scripts
  • error: Custom 4xx and 5xx error pages
  • events: Files for our events, ordered by year
  • freesoftware: More timeless pages explaining Free Software and related topics
  • global: Globally used data files and modules, also the static translated strings.
  • graphics: Icons, pictures and logos
  • internal: Forms used mostly by FSFE staff for internal processes
  • look: CSS and other style files
  • news: Files for news articles, press releases, and newsletters ordered by year
  • order: Our web shop
  • scripts: JavaScript files used on our pages
  • tags: Files necessary to display used tags throughout the website. Mostly automatically generated
  • tools: Contains miscellaneous XML, XSL, and SH files.

Other domains

This repository also contains the source files of other websites the FSFE hosts:


Become member of our awesome webmaster team and help improving our online information platform! The web teams wiki page contains info how to join the mailing list, where a issue tracker can be found, and how to edit the website's source code.


We adore our voluntary translators who make information about Free Software available over 30 languages, from Arabic to Turkish!

Join them to spread the message of our community in all over Europe and beyond. The translators team page will introduce you to their amazing work.


You can build the website on your own computer to make previews of single pages possible offline and without having to wait for an online website build. A dedicated wiki page tells you how to do it.