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Some exciting additions coming in today's v0.6 release, including support for SQLite, and an optional public timeline for your instance, à la @readwriteas.

Just opened a pull request for SQLite support on , meaning no more hassle setting up a separate database to run it. Would love any help reviewing and testing this big change!

Heh, this is pretty much what I imagined the "local timeline" on WF being -- a cross between a directory of users who wanted to be listed on it, and a stream of the most recent posts from them.

Want to start a WriteFreely instance? boosted

Threw together a guide on how to quickly get started on / , including formatting text, organizing posts, and answers to some common questions.

Anything still missing from this?

Interested in starting a WriteFreely instance? boosted

Got the Instances list up and running on the site. If you have an instance, you can add it here!

Do you use Emacs Org mode? Check out WriteFreely.el, a library from @dani that lets you publish your Org-mode files to any instance!

Have been so caught up with development that I forgot to mention some of the improvements and fixes recently deployed on

- Federation with works now 🎉
- Fixed RSS feeds for "Novel" formatted blogs
- Fixed em dashes and some other glyphs in the default font, Lora
- Moving an anonymous post to a federation-enabled blog now federates that post
- The API now accepts a `created` value when publishing a post -- great for maintaining post dates while importing posts

It's Release Monday! A new version, 0.3, is out now!

This includes a ton of stability improvements, as well as new features like an admin dashboard.

Read more about it on our @writefreely blog: boosted

Hey, do you use @write_as ?

Do you want a comment box for your blog?

Good thing I wrote a tutorial on how to embed one, eh?

You can read it here: boosted boosted

Re-opened registrations on our demo instance,, for anyone who wants to try it out!

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