What's new in Astro - May 2024

Sarah Rainsberger

Some exciting news from around the Astro ecosystem this month. Letโ€™s dive in!

Updates from Mission Control



Astro wouldnโ€™t be what it is without its community. From Discord support, to documentation improvements, to translations, to code contributions, Astro welcomes it all.

Astro Team News

Welcome to our newest Astro maintainers @Jumper and @Atharva! The crew just keeps getting larger, and we are happy to have you aboard!

Community Awards April

These are some of the people who went above and beyond last month to make all our lives just a little (or a lot!) better:

  • ๐ŸŒŸ $500 to @egpereira for exceptional contributions to Astro Docs.
  • ๐Ÿพ $250 to @martrapp for continued contributions to view transitions development, support, and education.
  • ๐ŸŽˆ $250 to @liruifengv for contributing to several repos with translations, reviews, maintenance, and updates.
  • ๐ŸŽŠ $250 to @adaliszk for being a welcoming, helpful member of support.

Check them out and learn more about the Astro Community Awards on our community website.



Hereโ€™s what caught our attention this month:

Because you can never get tired of watching and reading Astro Content, hereโ€™s even more community content!

โ€ฆ and donโ€™t miss the latest tips from Astro Tips such as Dynamic imports in module scripts and tutorials from Lexingon Themes such as How to create a drag and drop with Tailwind CSS and JS

Tips & Tools

The latest community-built utilities and integrations to help you build with Astro.

Themes & Templates

Several new Astro themes were added to the Astro theme directory this month. Try them out!

Also check out:


Sites of the month:

  • SquiggleConf, a web developer tooling conference, is using Astro for their conference website!
  • See a QR Code generator built with Astro.
  • Add a new daily puzzle game to your routine: node_shift is built with Astro DB!

Looking for some inspiration? See all the community member websites submitted to our Discord #showcase channel and featured on community calls this month.

Starlight in the wild

Want to be on this list next month? Post your Astro websites, projects, apps, tools, blog posts, demos, and videos in our #showcase channel in our Discord!