# Introduction

This is the documentation of n8n (opens new window), a free and open fair-code (opens new window) licensed node-based Workflow Automation Tool.

It covers everything from setup to usage and development. It is still a work in progress and all contributions are welcome.

# What is n8n?

n8n (pronounced n-eight-n) helps you to interconnect every app with an API in the world with each other to share and manipulate its data without a single line of code. It is an easy to use, user-friendly and highly customizable service, which uses an intuitive user interface for you to design your unique workflows very fast. Hosted on your server and not based in the cloud, it keeps your sensible data very secure in your own trusted database.

# Getting started

# Install n8n

Jump right in with the n8n Quickstart guide, or see the Installation section to learn about the available option to get started with n8n.

# Learn the basics

Before you start automating workflows with n8n, learn its key components and concepts.

# Create workflows

Create your first workflow and get inspiration for various use cases from our blogposts, videos, and community tutorials.