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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

Just a quick heads up: we'll be moving the #WriteFreely repo on GitHub to its own organization (

Now it's easier to keep your password-protected blogs private. When you're done reading, just click "Log out" 🔒

That's why the support we've seen from our users and contributors means the world to me and everyone on our small team. We couldn't have gotten this far without you.

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We launched this long-term subscription last year, to look to our next 5 years of building a calm, independent company that'll still be here decades from now.

After other VC-funded companies have come and gone, we'll still be here, answering only to the people who use our software -- because they're the ones who help keep our lights on.

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Birthday discount on Pro 🎂 

Today is the last day to grab a 25% discount on our 5-year Pro plan! This deal lasts until 11:59pm Eastern.

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Thanks for bringing in our 6th year with us this month! 🎂

We just released some improvements to Post Signatures!

* Signatures are automatically hidden on pinned posts
* You can manually hide signatures by using a new shortcode: <!--nosig-->

Also, Post Signatures are now included in our Team plan at no additional cost (along with eBook Exports). boosted

A new #WriteFreely pull request brings some improvements to Post Signatures:

* Signatures are automatically hidden on pinned posts
* You can manually hide signatures by using a new shortcode: <!--nosig--> boosted
I’m just loving @write_as. It’s beautifully minimalistic and sleek. Perfect for focusing on writing without all the cruft of Wordpress 👌

for iOS v1.0.4 is out now! This update fixes just a few tiny bugs.

As always, if you enjoy the app, we'd love to hear your thoughts in an App Store review! boosted

In case you had trouble logging in or signing up on our forum ( with your account before, those troubles should be gone! We just fixed the login issue on our end.

Extending our 6th birthday sale 

Who says you can't have a birthday month? 🎂

We're now extending our 6th birthday celebration (and sale on Pro) until the end of February.

Learn more in our latest newsletter: boosted

Just released a new feature for Pro users: rich media embeds!

Now you can simply paste a URL into your post and it'll automatically turn into rich media -- photos, videos, and more.

Learn more on the forum: boosted

Tonight I managed to setting up #Emacs to publish blog articles written in #orgmode on @write_as
Thanks to Writefreely.el !

The authentication token is encrypted using #GnuPG

I am going to enjoy the next article...!

Sale on our long-term Pro plan 

There are a few hours left on our 6th birthday to grab a long-term Pro subscription at a discount 🎂

Sale on our 5-year Pro plan 

Finally, to celebrate our birthday and set us up for the future, we're doing a one-day sale on our five-year Pro plan!

Until 11:59pm Eastern, you can get 25% off this long-term subscription, and settle in without worrying about monthly or yearly charges.

Besides giving you everything on and a permanent home for your writing, this is one of the best ways to support all of the work we do.

With our eye on this next milestone, we have a few goals for our 6th year:

🎥 Helping people get the most out of our platform through documentation, tutorials, etc.
🚛 Helping people migrate from other platforms
🚧 Patching any "potholes" we've come across

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