Project List

This is a list of all active open source software projects that Creative Commons maintains.

Please read the Contributing Code page for general information on how to get involved. Contribution guidelines specific to an individual project can be found in the README and the CONTRIBUTING files in the root folder of every repository. If you have any questions, don't hesistate to reach out to us through one of our community forums or open a GitHub issue.

All Active Projects

This is a complete list of active Creative Commons software projects. Archived projects are not documented here and can be found on the CC Archive GitHub organization.

# Name Description Language License Links
1
.github
Default templates and guidelines for Creative Commons GitHub repositories. MIT License Github
2
candela-utility
Candela helper plugin to manage additional config and bootstrapping, used on CC Certificates website PHP GNU General Public License v2.0 Website Github
3
cc-license-chooser
Creative Commons JavaScript license selector in the form of a JavaScript widget XSLT GNU General Public License v2.0 Github Slack
4
cc-licenses
New license infrastructure for Creative Commons Python MIT License Github
5
cc-licenses-data
HTML Not specified Github
6
cc-link-checker
Automated link checker for legalcode and license URLs Python MIT License Github Slack
7
cc-resource-archive
Collection of resources on CC tools and other open topics MIT License Website Github
8
cc-wp-theme
WordPress theme used on creativecommons.org Hack GNU General Public License v2.0 Github
9
cc.api
Legacy API to integrate the Creative Commons licensing engine into third party applications Python MIT License Website Github
10
cc.engine
Python app that runs part of the license engine on CC's website HTML MIT License Website Github
11
cc.i18n
Localization data for CC's deeds and license chooser Python MIT License Github
12
cc.license
Python app that runs part of the license engine on CC's website Python MIT License Website Github
13
cc.licenserdf
RDF describing Creative Commons licenses Python MIT License Website Github
14
cccatalog
Note: Project is discontinued. Mapping the commons towards an open ledger and cc search. Python MIT License Github Slack
15
cccatalog-api
Note: Project is discontinued. The Creative Commons Catalog API allows programmatic access to search for CC-licensed and public domain digital media. Python MIT License Website Github
16
cccatalog-dataviz
Data visualizations of CC-licensed works across the internet. HTML MIT License Website Github Slack
17
cccatalog-frontend
Note: Project is discontinued. CC Search is a search tool for CC-licensed and public domain content across the internet. Vue MIT License Website Github Slack
18
CCID-cas
RubyCAS customizations for CCID (Creative Commons ID) HTML Other Website Github
19
CCID-MediaWiki
Script to add CCID users to MediaWiki PHP GNU General Public License v2.0 Github
20
ccos-scripts
Scripts used to maintain various pieces of CC's open source presence. Python MIT License Github
21
ccrel-guide
A guide to using the Creative Commons Rights Expression Language (CC REL) HTML MIT License Website Github
22
ccsearch-browser-extension
Cross-Browser extension to search, filter and use images in the public domain and under Creative Commons licenses. JavaScript MIT License Website Github Slack
23
certificates-landing-page-theme
Theme for CC Certificates website landing page CSS GNU General Public License v2.0 Website Github
24
certificates-themes-plugins
Themes and plugins for the Certificates WP site. CSS Other Website Github
25
chooser
[WIP] The new and improved CC license selection tool. JavaScript MIT License Website Github
26
commoners
Creative Commons Global Network website PHP GNU General Public License v2.0 Website Github
27
creativecommons-base
Base WordPress theme for Creative Commons websites. PHP MIT License Github Slack
28
creativecommons-certificate
WordPress theme for the CC Certificate Website PHP MIT License Github
29
creativecommons.github.io-source
Source files for CC Open Source website HTML MIT License Website Github
30
creativecommons.org
Website parent project, legalcode and translations, and GitHub Issues for public help and support HTML Other Website Github
31
data-science-playground
Jupyter Notebook MIT License Github Slack
32
faq
Creative Commons FAQ page HTML Other Website Github
33
image-crawler
A polite image crawler that can thumbnail and extract metadata from images at scale Python MIT License Github
34
legaldb
CC Legal Database: curated repository of Case Law and Scholarship data from around the world in a Django based website. HTML MIT License Website Github Slack
35
licensebuttons
Creative Commons badges, license Buttons, etc. Python MIT License Website Github
36
magical-pony
Helper tool for staging CC license legalcode translations before they are officially published HTML Other Github
37
mp
Documentation for CC integration into user-generated content platforms HTML MIT License Website Github
38
new-creativecommons.org
Primary Creative Commons website PHP GNU General Public License v2.0 Website Github
39
new-www-plugin
creativecommons.org various custom plugins for content types, mostly PHP GNU General Public License v2.0 Website Github
40
new-www-theme
creativecommons.org theme, to make it look lovely SCSS GNU General Public License v2.0 Website Github
41
og-image-generator
An open graph image generator for Creative Commons projects. TypeScript MIT License Website Github Slack
42
open4us.org
open4us.org website PHP MIT License Website Github
43
openpolicynetwork.org
OPN Website PHP MIT License Website Github
44
primary-site-includes
Build creativecommons.org primary site includes (scripts, styles, navigation header, and navigation footer) based on WordPress REST API Python MIT License Github
45
rdfadict
Python MIT License Github
46
reversionary-rights
International reversionary rights resources site. HTML MIT License Github
47
rubycas-client-rails
Rails plugin for the RubyCAS-Client Ruby MIT License Github
48
scholars-addenda
The scholars addenda system. Python MIT License Website Github
49
search
Legacy Creative Commons Search, no longer under development CSS MIT License Website Github
50
sre-salt-prime
Site Reliability Engineering / DevOps SaltStack configuration files SaltStack MIT License Github
51
sre-wp-pull
Creative Commons Site Reliability Engineering WordPress Data Pull Shell MIT License Github
52
taaccct
Profiles of exemplary workforce training programs supported by the U.S. Department of Labor TAACCCT program. JavaScript Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Website Github
53
team-open
Collection of stories documenting the power of open licensing Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Website Github
54
termination-of-transfer
Termination of Transfer tool JavaScript GNU Affero General Public License v3.0 Website Github
55
vocabulary
A cohesive design system & Vue component library to unify the web-facing Creative Commons JavaScript MIT License Website Github Slack
56
wp-plugin-cc-global-network
PHP MIT License Github Slack
57
wp-plugin-creativecommons
Official Creative Commons plugin for licensing your content. With Creative Commons licenses, keep your copyright AND share your creativity. PHP GNU General Public License v2.0 Website Github
58
wp-plugin-vocabulary-blocks
WordPress Plugin that provides Vocabulary component blocks JavaScript MIT License Github Slack
59
wp-theme-cc-chapter
Creative Commons Chapter site theme (including chapter sites setup, taxonomies, and widget code) PHP GNU General Public License v2.0 Github
60
wp-theme-cc-commoners
PHP MIT License Github Slack
61
wp-theme-cc-sotc
WordPress theme for the State of the Commons CSS GNU General Public License v2.0 Github
62
wp-theme-cctoolkit
Creative Commons - Business Toolkit WordPress theme PHP GNU General Public License v2.0 Github
63
wp-theme-creativecommons.org
New WordPress theme for Creative Commons website PHP MIT License Github
64
wp-theme-openglam
[WIP] WordPress theme for openglam.org PHP MIT License Github Slack
65
wp-theme-summit
PHP MIT License Github Slack