# 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 also browse this site in the following languages: - [العربية](https://publish.obsidian.md/help-ar) - [Dansk](https://publish.obsidian.md/help-da) - [Español](https://publish.obsidian.md/help-es) - [Italiano](https://publish.obsidian.md/help-it) - [日本語](https://publish.obsidian.md/help-ja) - [Phéasa Khmêr](https://publish.obsidian.md/help-km) - [한국어](https://publish.obsidian.md/help-ko) - [Português](https://publish.obsidian.md/help-pt-br) - [Русский](https://publish.obsidian.md/help-ru) - [Tiếng Việt](https://publish.obsidian.md/help-vi) - [中文](https://publish.obsidian.md/help-zh) ## 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. ## Latest updates > [!todo] Update for version 1.5 > The documentation has been revised for the 1.5 desktop release, incorporating changes to the [[Language settings|interface language]]. > > Pre-1.5: **Settings** ( ![[lucide-settings.svg#icon]] ) → **About** > Post-1.5: **Settings** ( ![[lucide-settings.svg#icon]] ) → **General**. > > Mobile users are advised to continue referring to the "**About**" section in their settings until the next mobile release. ## 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 made Obsidian possible.