Category Topics


Questions, asking for help, and general discussion: how to use OpenRefine and extensions.

News and Announcements

OpenRefine’s official project announcements are posted in Project announcements. Feel free to post your own news and updates in the Community announcements category.

OpenRefine documentation

Topics and discussion related to documentation about OpenRefine; of course including OpenRefine’s own manual at

Using this forum

For any feedback about the structure of this forum and any suggestions to change its configuration.

Teaching OpenRefine

Many of us teach OpenRefine to newcomers and to more advanced users. Share resources, tips and best practices, and ask your fellow OpenRefine teachers for advice.

Development & Design

This category is for developers and designers to discuss the development of the OpenRefine software and extensions.

Day-to-day project operations

The day-to-day project operations for OpenRefine include: website, communications, social media, staff, budgets, … all the practical things to run the ‘office’ side of things.

Community Feedback

If you have feedback (positive or negative!) on how the OpenRefine community works, including feedback on this forum, please post and discuss here