List of Helpful Mastodon Resources
- Adam Douglas
Mastodon is growing by the day, and there seems to be many people that are seeking help in some form or another. So I thought it may be of help to list what I’ve come across in my travels reading about Mastodon.
If I’m missing a good resource, or you think I should remove a link, then please consider contacting me.
How To Use Mastodon
- 10 Quick Mastodon Tips by Per Axbom
- A Look Inside Mastodon by James Gayfer
- Add Mastodon Link Verification for Gitea by Adam Douglas
- Adding alt text (and more) to images in Mastodon by Clint Lalonde
- Come Join Me On Mastodon, Folks by Clive Thompson
- Complete guide to Mastodon for beginners by eGPlearning
- Confusion In The Land of Mastodon Features by Adam Douglas
- Everything I know about Mastodon by Danielle Navarro
- Fediverse Guide - An accessible guide to federated, decentralized services
- Fedi.Tips An unofficial guide to Mastodon and the Fediverse.
- Getting Started with Mastodon by Kev Quirk
- Guide To Mastodon by Noëlle Anthony
- How Does Mastodon Work? by Kev Quirk
- How to Join Mastodon, the Ad-Free Social Network Billionaires Can’t Buy by Dell Cameron
- How to switch to Mastodon, the best Twitter alternative by Jon Henshaw
- How to write an image description by Alex Chen
- Mastodon 101 (video) by Ryan Kawailani Ozawa
- Mastodon Basics by Paul Brown
- Mastodon documentation
- Mastodon for writers/readers by Robert Kingett
- Mastodon Guide
- Mastodon Profile Setup by Adam Douglas
- Mastodon Wiki by Daniel Schuman
- Migrating From Twitter to Mastodon by Mike Rockwell
- Moving a Mastodon account to another server by Fabrizio Musacchio
- New to Mastodon? These 10 minutes are very important by Ru Singh
- Twitter alternative: how Mastodon is designed to be “antiviral” by Clive Thompson
- Twitter Quitter? Here’s How to Get Started on Mastodon by Max Eddy
Find an Instance
Curated list of instances by categories.
Visualize networks and communities by finding instances within the fediverse.
Official instance directory that can be filtered by region, and topic.
Search for an instance by using a wizard or a list.
To The Fediverse by Ayush Sharma
Search or browse by category, software, language or by domain.
Curated lists of academics on Mastodon.
Find people you follow-on Twitter for possible Mastodon accounts.
Join the Fediverse in 5 easy steps.
Interesting accounts to follow on Mastodon and the Fediverse.
Followgraph for Mastodon GitHub
Find new people to follow by looking up your follows’ follows.
Find journalists on Mastodon.
- Trunk for the Fediverse
Find and follow your Twitter friends on Mastodon
- Deploying a tiny Mastodon server on DigitalOcean by Tom Royal
Fully managed Mastodon hosting provider.
- Notes on operating fediverse services (Mastodon, Pleroma etc) from an English law point of view by Neil
- On Running a Mastodon Instance by Tobias Kunze
- The Best Fediverse Servers to Create Your Own Online Community by David Rutland
Connect your website to Mastodon, and the fediverse directly or cross posting.
List of custom emojis by instance.
Automatically parses RSS feeds, identifies new posts, and posts them on Mastodon.
Backup your statuses, favorites, and media using Mastodon API (application programming interface).
Embedded Mastodon feeds for blogs, websites, etc.
- Mastodon scheduler
Link your Mastodon account to Twitter.
- Search Mastodon tools
Mirror your favorite Twitter accounts in the Fediverse, so you can follow on the desired instance or migrate to the Fediverse using a Twitter archive.
Fediverse stats database for instances (servers) on user count, status count, software version, etc.
Another database for viewing stats of user count, up and down times, network traffic speed, etc. Additionally, a visual map to list each instance, and also helps to find an instance close to you.
Fediverse stats database for instances (servers) with graphs, user count, status count, software version, etc.
A bot that counts, and posts every hour the total users on all known instances.
Curated, collaborative list of awesome Fediverse resources.
Curated list of Mastodon related stuff.
Curated list of awesome Mastodon-related stuff.
- Create a Mastodon bot to forward Twitter and RSS feeds to your timeline by Fabio Manganiello
- Fediverse Glossary
- Mastodon apps
- Mastodon Brand Toolkit
- Mastodon Fediverse.party
- Mastodon icon - Font Awesome
- Mastodon logos - SVG Repo
- Mastodon logos - Wikimedia Commons
- Mastodon mascot - Wikimedia Commons
- The Definitive Guide to Creative Botmaking
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