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Need help installing ? You can jump over to our forums to ask for help or see if anyone else has encountered the same problems.

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 This little platform is just the start.

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

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

@draft_as - collaboration on text
@jot_as - private, encrypted notes boosted boosted

I'm thinking of moving our documentation to a more purpose-built platform / site generator, instead of the custom one we have now on

Ideally, we'd switch to a tool that supports Markdown (current docs:, and allows people to search.

Any recommendations? boosted boosted

Following our last update for Tor users about moving to our new v3 onion address, we’re now redirecting all visitors from our old v2 onion site to the new address! This should make it easier for your readers to follow you over to the new, more secure onion site. boosted boosted boosted

I'm giving a talk at 12pm Eastern on how we've implemented Web Monetization in @write_as, @writefreely, and @snap_as. Come check it out! boosted

Had a chat with about @writefreely, privacy, and removing roadblocks from our tools to help you write more.

You might have noticed some issues with our :writeas: instance, particularly from this Mastodon instance ( Those should be largely fixed now!

If you still have any trouble following accounts (e.g. they don't show up in search or show "pending request"), please let us know! boosted

Continuing yesterday’s work on “outside contributors,” some new perspectives: boosted

Waited till the last minute for this, but I'm upgrading our Tor onion service to v3 now. Will share that once it's live! boosted

A view of an article I wrote about simplified web pages, as seen through @matt 's new "tiny" view of @write_as :writeas: blogs. Simple styles, no web fonts, just text. I like it. boosted

I've heard it can be a bit confusing knowing what we're up to and focused on in the short term. So I've just released an up-to-date roadmap for all of our products over the next 6 months:

Forum discussion:

Just released a new experiment with smaller, even faster-loading blogs (via @updates):

Try it out here: boosted boosted boosted

v0.13.1 is nearly ready for release!

We've updated our demo instance,, to include all our staged changes -- so please feel free to test things out there! You can join with this invite link, if you don't have an account yet:

We've also changed the editor there to the new Classic editor, so you can test out our latest fix.

Find a bug? Let us know:

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