Rebuilding FlashDecks: Empowering Learning for the Future


I'm Andy Bottman, and I'm reaching out to you today with a plea for support. We are the creators of, a website dedicated to providing the most effective online flashcard tools for creating open flashcard content. Flashcards are an intuitive and powerful learning tool that should be freely accessible to everyone. However, our current version, v1.5, is now a decade old, and some of the software has become outdated. We urgently need your help to rebuild with the latest software, ensuring we can continue our mission of empowering education worldwide.


At, our mission was simple yet profound: to offer the most effective online flashcard tools and create and share open flashcard content. We firmly believe that education should be accessible to all, which is why we have provided this service completely free of charge. Whether you're a student, teacher, or lifelong learner, is here to support your educational journey.

Features of

  • Login: Seamlessly log in using your Google account or create a new account to access all the features has to offer.
  • Create Flashcards: Our user-friendly interface allows you to rapidly create flashcards, either individually or in bulk by importing spreadsheets.
  • Share with the World: FlashDecks are open content, freely available to the entire world. Teachers can create flashcards for their students, and students can create and share their educational resources with peers, classmates, and even the global community. Sharing knowledge has never been easier.

Why We Need Your Help: has been a labor of love for us, fueled by our passion for education. However, after a decade of service, the current software architecture is showing its age. To ensure remains a reliable and cutting-edge platform, we need to rebuild it using the latest software and technologies. By doing so, we will enhance the user experience, improve performance, and introduce new features that will empower the way people learn with flashcards.

Your Contribution Matters:

Rebuilding is not a small task, especially without external support. We are seeking your assistance to make this project a reality. Your generous contribution will go towards covering the costs of software development, migration of users and content, design improvements, and the implementation of new features. With your help, we can create a seamless and engaging learning experience that will benefit countless students, educators, and lifelong learners across the globe.

Budget (aprox. $5,000-):

  • $3,000 for redeploying features from Drupal 7 to Drupal 10, ensuring a seamless transition to the latest software.
  • $1,000 for the migration of all users and flashcards, preserving valuable content and maintaining user accounts.
  • $1,000 to cover the hosting costs for the first year, ensuring a stable and secure environment for the revitalized FlashDecks platform.

Join Our Mission:

By supporting, you join a community dedicated to making education accessible to all. Together, we can empower individuals to learn, grow, and unlock their full potential. Your contribution, no matter how big or small, will make a significant impact on the future of education.

Thank You:

We sincerely appreciate your visit to and your consideration of our cause. We are committed to continuously improving and expanding our platform, and your support is vital to achieving this goal. We encourage you to explore our website, provide feedback, and spread the word about our mission. Together, we can ensure that education remains free and accessible to everyone.

Please donate today and help rebuild, ushering in a new era of open education and limitless learning. Thank you for your generosity and belief in this vision.

With gratitude,
Andy and Tim Bottman