Now you can point your.domain and www.your.domain to Write.as, and if the former is your preferred blog URL, we'll automatically redirect the www- version to it.
Just got the postcards we'll be handing out at our TechDay booth in NYC next Thursday 😍
If you need a domain name without a lot of overhead, check out iwantmyname. Besides being simple and easy to use, you can connect your domain to your Write.as blog in one click 👍
And if you use this link, any domain you buy helps support us without any extra cost to you!
Besides wanting a simple online space to write, I started building Write.as to have a place where I could write privately.
In a web of ubiquitous tracking and surveillance capitalism, we need more user-friendly tools that come with privacy and user freedom by default — and I'm happy to build a model for this with a platform being used by more people every day.
On that note, we're now on PrivacyTools.io, where you can find many tools for fighting digital #surveillance.
Man, I glad I got this off my chest: I've really been disturbed about how the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica debate has led to Facebook taking *more* control of its users' personal data, not less.
Just sent out a small fix for RSS feeds that should prevent extraneous characters from showing up in certain readers like Feedly.
This adds syntax highlighting, easy indentation, and helpful messages that point out any errors.
Snap.as photo albums are live!
Just open the uploader and click the "Create photo album..." button to learn more, including what's coming next. If you'd like to unlock photo albums, it's just $10 -- a one-time purchase that will include all updates to this early feature.
I'm excited to launch this to everyone, and if you try it out I'd love to hear what you think so far!
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 #blogging platform is just the start.
Now you can #follow along with each of them right here in the fediverse:
Migration complete! Not as smooth as we imagined, but we shouldn't ever have to do that again.
You can now upload photos again -- and please let us know if you notice anything weird happening with your account.
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The current US government seems to be doing everything in its power to undermine digital #privacy.
Pro users will now find a 30-day visitor overview on their blog's Stats page!
Just fixed a bug that popped up when toggling the editor theme, caused by Chrome extensions like Google Voice.
We also learned that Grammarly really messes up the editor. While we wait for them to (hopefully) fix it, here's how to disable the extension while you're on Write.as. https://support.grammarly.com/hc/en-us/articles/115000091612-Disable-Grammarly-extension-on-one-or-more-websites