Introducing the new rOpenSci docs server

As part of our continuous effort to improve rOpenSci infrastructure, we are rolling out a new service to automatically build and host documentation for all rOpenSci packages.

The webpages are generated using the popular pkgdown system with our rOpenSci template, and get automatically deployed to Some examples:

As we are still rolling this out, not all packages are there yet, but the majority is online now. We hope this becomes the central place to find documentation for rOpenSci packages. read more…


Great to see this @jeroenooms. Does this mean rOpenSci package maintainers should update the URLs in their packages? Also asked on Twitter:

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Yes please do! We’d love to create more awareness of our documentation pages, having the link in the DESCRIPTION and on CRAN really helps with that.

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