Welcome to the CC Developer Community! This is where you'll find all about the technologies and software products that CC uses to push forward our mission to maximize digital creativity, sharing, and innovation.

Get Involved

All of the projects developed at Creative Commons are open source software, and just like most open source projects, outside involvement is key to its success. But you don't have to be a software developer to join us--we'd love to have you in the discussion if you're a user researcher, designer, translator, or just interested in the topic.

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Coming soon: public team meetings, and other ways to engage.


A Creative Commons homepage with your content
Google Summer of Code 2013
Ideas and more.
Find out how to help the Creative Commons community with translations.

Core Technologies

Standard for adding machine-readable statements to web pages.
Language for adding licensing information to web pages.
Language for describing educational resources on the web.
Library for embedding licensing metadata into files of various formats. (note: now somewhat out of date!)