Everything You Need to Get Up and Running With Directus

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User Guide

If you're completely new to Directus or want a non-technical overview to help you get the most out of Directus – look no further.


API Reference

A comprehensive blueprint of every API endpoint & parameter. The ideal reference for connecting projects to the Directus datastore.



Looking for help with something in particular? We have articles and step-by-step guides to help with most common tasks on Medium.


Application Docs

Written for admins wanting to get the most out of their setup, and engineers interested in learning more about the codebase.


API Docs

Specifically tailored for developers looking to configure or extend the Core API, these docs house all technical details for the back-end.



If visual learning is more your thing, check out the growing number of video walk-throughs and demonstrations available on YouTube.


Join our growing community. We believe in community-driven development and support. Check out these different social resources to get help or connect with our core team.

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Downloads, Bug Reporting, and Feature Requests. This is an excellent resource for engineers to find technical resources or let us know about any bugs you might come across.

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Shout-outs, Status Updates, and Sneak Peeks. Our Twitter account is a great way to get the most timely updates on new versions, career opportunities, and Directus meet-ups.

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Community News, Contributor Discussions, and Team Chat. If you're looking to connect with our Core team or other members of the community, then this is the place to reach out.

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Community Support, Knowledgebase, and Help Archives. If you're self-hosting the open-source version of Directus, this is where you'll go to post questions and look for answers.

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Our roadmap consistently extends one year out. Features are carefully selected from the community-driven feature request list and prioritized based on votes.

  • 2019–Q1

    • Directus Cloud DBaaS
    • Split Layout Extension
    • Map Layout Extension
    • Calendar Layout Extension

Brand assets & style guide. We believe that our branding accurately conveys the simplicity and elegance of Directus. Below are resources to help maintain our identity's integrity.

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  • Shine
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  • Mark
  • Lightest
  • Lighter
  • Light
  • Gray
  • Dark
  • Darker
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  • Accent

Our primary typeface is Roboto, an open-source font by Christian Robertson. Our wordmark consists of the rabbit logo with “Directus” either to the right or below, set in Roboto Thin or Light weight. The Directus logo and wordmark are trademarks of RANGER Studio.