An IndieWeb engine for a self-hostable website.
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Koype is a server-side Web service that provides people with the ability to own their data and interact with social media platforms - on their own terms. The mission of Koype is that everything you post is your data and you are your own source of truth.

Code Location

The canonical source is at For the sake of community engagement, the code’s mirrored to GitLab and GitHub. Please aim to refer to the canonical source or GitLab for discussion.


Koype is under heavy development and should not be used in a production environment where servers or users are shared.


Installation of Koype to a machine can be done in a few different ways. For more information, check out INSTALL.


Learn how to self-host and use Koype by reading our documentation.

For more information, see the Koype page on the IndieWeb wiki.


Koype is a free and open source software project. For guidelines on contributing to the project as a developer, artist, translator, or however you wish to offer your time and skills, please read the CONTRIBUTING document.

Participation in this project means adhering to our Code of Conduct.


Koype is licensed under AGPLv3. The complete license text is available in the repository here.

Financial Support

This project is used in publicly open projects by Become a backer on Patreon or Liberapay to support this project financially. Anything helps!