# Obsidian Help Welcome to the official Obsidian Help site, where you can find tips and guides on how to use [Obsidian](https://obsidian.md). For API documentation visit the [Obsidian Developer Docs](https://docs.obsidian.md/). You can browse this site in several languages: <select class="dropdown select-location"> <option value="">English</option> <option value="https://publish.obsidian.md/help-ar">العربية</option> <option value="https://publish.obsidian.md/help-da">Dansk</option> <option value="https://publish.obsidian.md/help-es">Español</option> <option value="https://publish.obsidian.md/help-it">Italiano</option> <option value="https://publish.obsidian.md/help-ja">日本語</option> <option value="https://publish.obsidian.md/help-km">Phéasa Khmêr</option> <option value="https://publish.obsidian.md/help-ko">한국어</option> <option value="https://publish.obsidian.md/help-pt-br">Português</option> <option value="https://publish.obsidian.md/help-ru">Русский</option> <option value="https://publish.obsidian.md/help-vi">Tiếng Việt</option> <option value="https://publish.obsidian.md/help-zh">中文</option> </select> ## Getting started If you're new to Obsidian, learn the basics of note-taking with Obsidian using our guides: 1. [[Download and install Obsidian]] 2. [[Create a vault]] 3. [[Create your first note]] 4. [[Link notes]] 5. [[Import notes]] From here, you can build your own custom experience by enabling additional features through _plugins_. Explore the [[Core plugins]] that ship with Obsidian, or any of our [[Community plugins]]. Customize the look and feel of Obsidian using [[Themes]] and [[CSS snippets]]. ## Add-on services - [[Introduction to Obsidian Sync|Obsidian Sync]] - A safe and secure way to synchronize your notes across any device and OS. - [[Introduction to Obsidian Publish|Obsidian Publish]] - Publish your notes as a wiki, knowledge base, documentation, or digital garden. ## Contribute If you find any mistakes or missing information on this site, you can contribute improvements and translations via [the GitHub repo](https://github.com/obsidianmd/obsidian-docs/). If you want to support Obsidian financially, consider a [[Catalyst license]], which offers early access to beta versions of Obsidian. See the [[Credits]] to get to know all the amazing people who make Obsidian possible.