JavaScript Mastodon

Open-source JavaScript projects categorized as Mastodon

Top 12 JavaScript Mastodon Projects

  • pinafore

    Alternative web client for Mastodon (UNMAINTAINED)

    Project mention: Native Windows client | /r/Mastodon | 2023-01-25

    For Windows, Whalebird is your go-to since it's in the MS Store. Most of the stuff I've found online as suggestions for Windows are web apps like or Personally, I just use the advanced web view. I need the columns.

  • postmarks

    a single-user bookmarking website designed to live on the Fediverse

    Project mention: Social bookmarks in the Fediverse | | 2023-09-11

    Postmarks runs on Glitch - or, anywhere else you can stand up a Node.js / Express app. Personally I love Glitch, and I've been using it for many years now for hosting demos and trying out different projects - in fact, my main links page runs on Glitch. The Postmarks developer Casey Kolderup works there, and Casey has made it really straightforward to remix directly on Glitch, or import from GitHub there or to another service of your choice - it has very few dependencies.

  • Amplication

    Amplication: open-source Node.js backend code generator. An open-source platform that helps developers build backends without spending time on boilerplate & repetitive coding. Including production-ready GraphQL & REST APIs, DB schema, DTOs, filtering, pagination, RBAC, & more.

  • mastodon-simplified-federation

    Simplifies following and interacting with remote users on other Mastodon instances.

    Project mention: Reddit permanently bans account of user advocating Lemmy migration | | 2023-06-06

    For #2 this exists:

  • instances

    Mastodon instances list

    Project mention: How do I find more niche, smaller mastodon servers? | /r/Mastodon | 2023-08-28
  • mastotron

    A different interface to mastodon, and other experiments in social media

    Project mention: Mastotron: A Different Interface to Mastodon | | 2023-02-13
  • BBCMicroBot

    Runs your toot on an 8-bit computer emulator

  • mastodon-redirector

    View Mastodon profiles on your Mastodon instance

    Project mention: Mastodon RSS url generator | /r/Mastodon | 2023-06-30
  • Appwrite

    Appwrite - The open-source backend cloud platform. The open-source backend cloud platform for developing Web, Mobile, and Flutter applications. You can set up your backend faster with real-time APIs for authentication, databases, file storage, cloud functions, and much more!

  • share-to-mastodon

    Browser extension for sharing links and tabs to Mastodon

    Project mention: Share to Mastodon: Browser extension for easy link sharing | /r/Mastodon | 2022-12-23

    I'm the extension's developer, there's no Safari version because Apple makes that really difficult (you have to use their Xcode IDE, last I checked, and sign up for their $99/year dev program). I did make a bookmarklet version that is pretty similar and works in any browser, though:

  • mastodon-tools

    Making Mastodon easier to use.

    Project mention: Poll: Have you ever made a donation to a fediverse server admin? | /r/Mastodon | 2023-05-07

    You could also try a browser plugin I made that lets you easily switch between servers when viewing a post:

  • federike

    Web app to manage your mastodon account

    Project mention: a web app to help you organize your mastodon lists | /r/Mastodon | 2022-12-17

    Hmm that's weird, if it's not too much problem could you fill a issue on Github? and a screenshot would be helpful.

  • fbmastodon

    Import script to mirror Facebook pages to Mastodon

    Project mention: Crosspost from Facebook page to mastodon | /r/Mastodon | 2022-12-20

    I don't have an "easy" solution for you, and I haven't personally tested this, but

  • mastodon-webhook

    Create a webhook to cross-post your Contentful entry to Mastodon

    Project mention: I am fully using Mastodon at this point, there are a few Tweeter accounts that I want to follow, any solution to add them to Mastodon? | /r/Mastodon | 2023-04-26

    Create a bot with RSS and webhooks for Mastodon, a Twitter alternative

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2023-09-11.

JavaScript Mastodon related posts


What are some of the best open-source Mastodon projects in JavaScript? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 pinafore 1,022
2 postmarks 327
3 mastodon-simplified-federation 237
4 instances 223
5 mastotron 129
6 BBCMicroBot 107
7 mastodon-redirector 93
8 share-to-mastodon 49
9 mastodon-tools 15
10 federike 15
11 fbmastodon 6
12 mastodon-webhook 2
Updating dependencies is time-consuming.
Solutions like Dependabot or Renovate update but don't merge dependencies. You need to do it manually while it could be fully automated! Add a Merge Queue to your workflow and stop caring about PR management & merging. Try Mergify for free.