General

Catch all category if your questions or thoughts don't fit anywhere else.

Instance Admin

A place for instance admins to discuss running a service, future feature ideas (before lifting it over to GitHub).

Development

Category for focused-work discussions in regards to development. The further sub-categories will help focus this work even further. Find your specialization. This is a way for us to encourage and foster groups of expertise to work on or help us develop ideas for features etc.

Site Feedback

Discussion about this site, its organization, how it works, and how we can improve it.

Feedback

All and any feedback about the Mastodon Software / Project. There are difference between the Software and the Project, there's differences between the software and the mastodon.social instance. However, until we provide any other categories this one will cover all feedback.

Apps

It's all about Mastodon-related apps. Ideas for apps you want to develop, or show off an app you have developed. Also for app-support.

Translation

This is a category that aims to contain all the discussions about translating Mastodon and other related projects (joinmastodon.org, apps, articles, patch notes etc.etc). Both localization (l10n) and internationalization (i18n)

Updates

This is the place where Staff are going to be publishing updates and news which are relevant to share.
See this as our blog for mastodon development, and mastodon.social.