Interested in contributing to #WriteFreely but don't know where to start? We have some open issues in the repo that would be great first tasks for anyone looking to help. Check them out here:
We just published more documentation for #WriteFreely that's focused on the writer's perspective - everything from adding excerpts & creating static pages for your blog to organizing posts & using drafts. Feel free to recommend & contribute documentation - the more the merrier!
For the upcoming #WriteFreely version 0.12 release we're going to put out a release candidate. We're looking for instance admins who'd want to try it out and give feedback. Let us know if you're interested!
The second theme uniquely takes the home page and turns it into a minimalist posts index, creating a clean look for your blog:
Check out the @themes blog for more. As always we'd love to get your feedback and suggestions for new themes!
Making private instances more streamlined with a recent #WriteFreely pull request. When logged out, the "Log in" page becomes the default landing page and the "Reader" is hidden in the footer (screenshot attached) - perfect for teams and organizations with private instances.
Check out the pull request for full context: https://writefreely.org/pull/274
We'd love to get your feedback, especially with how we can make the private instance experience better.
We're updating our #WriteFreely Contributing Guide for developers and want to know what you think! Is anything still missing? Anything still unclear?
Preview the new guide here: https://github.com/writeas/writefreely/blob/update-contributing-guide/CONTRIBUTING.md
Let us know your feedback on our open pull request: https://writefreely.org/pull/267
And while I mentioned some of our features that are exclusive to Write.as today, of course you can get the same writing experience with the free and open-source software behind it all, #WriteFreely.
Find a federated instance to join here: https://writefreely.org/instances
Start your own instance here:
New Year Sale
We're doing a final sale for the year on our annual Pro subscription, from now until December 31st: get 20% off the normal subscription price, locked-in for as long as you keep the subscription.
This is a great time to set yourself up for a year of writing freely on the web -- and to support #WriteFreely development at the same time ♥️
Write.as Cyber Monday sale
We're doing something a little different this year — trying to encourage more people to start a blog with a #CyberMonday sale on Write.as Pro. For all of tomorrow, you can get a year of Pro for 25% off our normal price — just $45 per year.
Besides giving you all the features we offer, your subscription helps directly fund #WriteFreely development. Just upgrade between 12:01am and 11:59pm UTC to lock in this price permanently.
Want to talk about federation on #WriteFreely? No need to sign up for our forum -- we'll also be hanging out on SocialHub:
Feel free to stop by and ask questions or start conversations!
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