OpenStreetMap

Getting Help

OpenStreetMap has several resources for learning about the project, asking and answering questions, and collaboratively discussing and documenting mapping topics.

Beginners' Guide

Community maintained guide for beginners.

help.openstreetmap.org

Ask a question or look up answers on OSM's question-and-answer site.

Mailing Lists

Ask a question or discuss interesting matters on a wide range of topical or regional mailing lists.

Forums

Questions and discussions for those that prefer a bulletin board style interface.

IRC

Interactive chat in many different languages and on many topics.

switch2osm

Help for companies and organisations switching to OpenStreetMap based maps and other services.

For Organizations

With an organization making plans for OpenStreetMap? Find what you need to know in the Welcome Mat.

wiki.openstreetmap.org

Browse the wiki for in-depth OSM documentation.