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discuss.write.as/c/writefreely

Discussing the project in a public place like this helps our small team (@matt) save time answering common questions, and makes it so more people can benefit from / join our conversations.

And if you want to support the project, please feel free to help others in the community. Any help you can offer is welcome and appreciated!

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We're working to build a suite of tiny, focused tools that all work together, and share the same simplicity and privacy-awareness of Write.as. This little platform is just the start.

Now you can along with each of them right here in the fediverse:

@readwriteas - stories from Write.as
@snap_as - photo and album hosting
@htmlhouse - HTML hosting

Future:
@draft_as - collaboration on text
@jot_as - private, encrypted notes

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Can anyone rec me some Plume/Write.as/"Article"-federating blogs, about activism, social justice, gender stuff, neurodiversity, media reviews, community managing, DIY stuff or anything else I might be interested in?

My current Plume feed is only people from my own instance and the other accounts there don't follow people outside the instance either lol

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Now you can (finally) include an email subscription box on any Write.as post! (Including a static page, like this one: write.as/matt/subscribe)

Read more about this change on the forum:
discuss.write.as/t/new-in-labs

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We're going to phase out our Casual plan for new users next month, as we move towards a focus on our apps and helping more instances get started.

Read more on @intheopen: write.as/intheopen/casual-phas

We like to talk about how lightweight is by saying it's "light enough to run on a Raspberry Pi." But to actually do that, you'd need to go through the work of compiling everything yourself.

Well, not anymore. Now we'll be releasing ARMv7 builds that can run on a Raspberry Pi, starting with WriteFreely v0.10.

Download that build here:
github.com/writeas/writefreely

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#Writefreely for #YunoHost has been upgraded to version 0.10.0

Detailed Fixes: github.com/writeas/writefreely

Major Features:
* Fully Private Instances
* Landing Page Customization

Upgrade with the following command:

$ yunohost app upgrade writefreely -u github.com/YunoHost-Apps/write

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GOSH I love reading full articles from @write_as in the new single-column view.

The attached screenshot is after clicking through a "read article" link, one of the features of my new Mastodon fork, Hometown. I hope to have documentation and release notes ready to go by the end of the week!

github.com/hometown-fork/homet

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Done! All instances are now up-to-date on #WriteFreely v0.10.0 :writefreely2:

This update brings plenty of fixes, instance-wide privacy, and the ability to customize your landing page!

Read the full list of changes on the @writefreely blog: blog.writefreely.org/version-0

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My @365-rfcs blog where I read one RFC for each day of 2019 is back after a several month hiatus! You can subscribe directly on fedi at the above account

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@write_as #writefreely v.0.10 is out with two pull requests by me: #Lithuanian translation and LESSC fix on #CentOS 😊 Thanks for mentioning 😊 For those who build from source here's quick upgrade guide: fedi.dev/gytis/update-writefre @matt @writefreely #fediverse

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Looks like the linux kernel people finally found something to replace their hardcore love of Google+ after it died, people.kernel.org/. its using @write_as as its backend which is awesomely open and federated with activity pub.

Coming in v0.10: more control over your home page! As the admin of a multi-user instance, you'll be able to:

* Change the content of the home page (as seen here: pencil.writefree.ly)

* Change the default page that non-users land on (e.g. instead of the home page, it could be your About page, or a specific blog)

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Today a user encountered our automated spam filter on Write.as and alleged that we were providing shelter to hate groups. That couldn't be farther from the truth -- enough said.

Still, we've written more about this and how our spam filters work over on the forum: discuss.write.as/t/how-spam-fi

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