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Contributing to RIPE Labs

RIPE Labs is a platform designed by the RIPE NCC for network operators, developers and industry experts to showcase, test and discuss innovative Internet-related tools, ideas and analyses that can benefit the RIPE community and RIPE NCC members.

It's the place to showcase new and interesting things. Anyone can:

  • Present research
  • Showcase prototype tools
  • Share operational experience
  • Exchange ideas

Below you can find how you can create an account and submit an article.
And please don't hesitate to contact us at any time at labs _at_ ripe _dot_ net

Create a RIPE NCC Access account

Update your account subscriptions

Under your profile subscription settings, make sure that the RIPE Labs option is checked.

Activate your account on RIPE Labs

While logged in, add your personal information to your RIPE Labs profile.

How to create an article

    • Navigate to your member folder on the RIPE Labs site. This can be found underneath the username link displayed at the top of the page.
    • Click "Add New" and select "Page"

    • This will set up a default page for you.
    • Please add a title, a short summary and then the text for your article. If you have an image associated with the article, please add this as the "lead image" (if there is more than one image available, you can choose which one you want to have as the lead image). The "lead image upload" option can be found under the summary box.
    • You can also upload images within the document using the "image" icon at the top of the editing window.
    • Your article can be as formal or informal as you wish and the length can be as long as you wish.
    • Once you are happy with the page, please click "Save".
    • You must then submit your article for publication.

  • The editor will contact you once the document has been published, or if they have any comments about your article.

Please contact if you have any questions, and thank you for contributing to RIPE Labs!