User Support

Post to this category if you need help understanding output produced while running QIIME 2. Examples of this include help understanding plots labels, techniques that are used in QIIME 2, etc. Posts in this category will be triaged by a QIIME 2 Moderator and responded to promptly.

Technical Support

Post to this Category if you are experiencing a technical difficulty while running QIIME 2. Examples of difficulties include installation errors, help deciphering error messages, etc. Posts in this category will be triaged by a QIIME 2 Moderator and responded to promptly.

Community Plugin Support

Post to this category if you have a question about a community plugin (bug report, technical detail, etc.). Community plugins are plugins not distributed in the QIIME 2 Core Distribution. Please note, in the future we are planning on moving away from the notion of a “Core Distribution,” where all plugins will be “Community plugins”. Posts in this category will not be responded to by a QIIME 2 Moderator.

General Discussion

Post to this category if you have a general question about microbiome science, bioinformatics, or other general questions, ideas, or topics to discuss. Examples of posts include study design, paper discussion, etc. Posts in this category will not be triaged by a QIIME 2 Moderator.

Developer Discussion

Post to this category if you are a developer and have a questions, idea, or suggestion. Posts in this category will be triaged by a QIIME 2 Moderator and responded to promptly.

Community Contributions

Post to this category if you have a contribution related to QIIME 2. Examples include tutorials, plugins, doc translation, etc. Posts in this category will not be triaged by a QIIME 2 Moderator. Please do not post any questions in this category.

Announcements

Announcements related to QIIME 2 releases, publications, workshops, etc.

Other Bioinformatics Tools

Post to this category if you have a question about a bioinformatics tool that is not related to QIIME 2. Examples include phyloseq, mothur, etc. Posts in this category will not be triaged by a QIIME 2 Moderator.

Ideas and Suggestions

Post to this category if you have idea, or suggestion for changing or improving QIIME 2. Posts in this category will be triaged by a QIIME 2 Moderator and responded to.

Misc

This category contains miscellaneous subcategories that do not fit in anywhere else on the Forum. Posts in this category will not be triaged by a QIIME 2 Moderator. Please do not post any questions in this category.