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Very happy to have made the leap to a @write_as pro plan.
Today I needed help with a problem with the username and the url of the @snap_as service and they solved it very quickly.
It's time to move the rest of the content from Blogger / Wordpress and customize blogs
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#WriteFreely is a free open federated blogging platform. It has a minimalist approach so that readers concentrate on the text.

It federates with #ActivityPub so you can follow blogs through Mastodon etc.

Existing Write Freely instances you can sign up at:

Installing your own instance:

Fully managed hosting, if you want your own instance without doing techy stuff:

#AlternativesAtoZ #Blogging

Here are some more customized sites that have been built with /

Love seeing what people have been able to do with a simple layout and a bit of CSS.

Put together a comprehensive guide for contributing to — everything from documentation to code. This will be an evolving document for outlining our current processes, communication channels, places the project needs help, etc.

Any questions still? Anything I missed?

Wrote an article for about starting a community with :

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I was getting increasingly doubtful of Medium as a blogging service for my devlog, so I'm happy to have migrated over to @write_as

It's looking pretty clean!

You can even technically follow the blog on the fediverse, although I'm not entirely sure of the use at this stage.

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We published an announcement via @write_as from #Florence

You can follow @florence to always receive updates!

Does Mastodon Spark Joy? No. -- meet Florence:

Just launched Labs, a section of the platform for experimental new features, available to all Pro users. We'll be using this corner of the platform to try out different ideas, gather feedback, make improvements, and then bring the feature into the core product (including ), if it makes sense.

Our first feature is an alternative web-based editor with a more traditional UI for publishing to -- the Classic Editor.

Try it out now on Labs: boosted

Rediscovered this talk today, and just realized how much it ended up influencing me and what I've been doing over the past several years. boosted boosted

‘German Regulators Just Outlawed Facebook's Whole Ad Business’

“Facebook will no longer be allowed to force its users to agree to the practically unrestricted collection and assigning of non-Facebook data to their Facebook user accounts…”

Also on our forum:

I'm looking to feature some instances on If you're running a permanent instance and want to be included, let me know! boosted

Ajouter un logo à son blog avec Write Freely et

Il est assez facile d’ajouter un logo à son blog publié avec Write Freely ou hébergé sur Il suffit pour cela d’utiliser la fonction « custom CSS » intégrée, qui permet d’ajouter des définitions de styles personnalisées. Voici quelques exemples de code pour commencer à jouer avec le design de son site.

#writefreely #writeas @write_as

Updated our instances page to show a bit more information, like how many blogs are allowed.

With the next WF release, we'll also be able to see if your instance has a public reader enabled, and if so, will display a direct link to it on this page. boosted boosted

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