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Now I'd like to give people the option to financially support without having to pay for a Write.as subscription. So today I'm launching an Open Collective page for anyone who would like to support the project.

opencollective.com/writefreely

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I've been slowly splitting off from Write.as, so it can continue evolving as its own healthy FOSS project. We've been building WF-compatible API clients like our Swift library, and recently moved the code to its own GitHub org.

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We've just taken our first steps! Now you can privately reply to @write_as blog posts via email 💌

Read more on @remarkblog: blog.remark.as/introducing-pri

Also, he just started doing office hours for this API library and our iOS app, in case you've been thinking of contributing!

RT @angelostavrow: mastodon.technology/@angelosta

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New to iOS development? Want to contribute to an open-source project, but not sure where to start? Let's chat during my office hours! We can discuss the #WriteFreely codebase and find a great first issue for you to tackle. 🙂

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Hey people new to Mastodon!

Did you know that Mastodon is part of a wider network called the Fediverse?

These (and more) are on the Fediverse too:

PixelFed - an Instagram alternative (pixelfed.org)

PeerTube - a YouTube alternative (joinpeertube.org)

WriteFreely - a blogging platform like Medium (writefreely.org)

Lemmy - a Reddit alternative (join.lemmy.ml)

You can follow Fediverse accounts from Mastodon, because Fediverse platforms talk to each other.

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Users will also be able to delete their own account in the next version of #WriteFreely! Again, we could use your feedback and help testing this upcoming feature.

writefreely.org/pull/204

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The next version of #WriteFreely, v0.13, will include the ability for admins to delete user accounts from the web UI. We could use your input and help testing this out! #wfdev

writefreely.org/pull/203

Publishing with our Classic editor just got easier! Now you can add photos to your posts without ever leaving the editor.

Read more on our @updates microblog: write.as/updates/now-our-class

We've been moderating this content for a while, but today we updated our Platform Guidelines to explicitly ban pure backlink-building and other SEO activities that don't contribute anything valuable to our platform (or, really, the web in general).

write.as/guidelines

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Comments and conversations are coming to @write_as soon! Today, we just rolled out our new landing page: remark.as

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As we get ready to release the next version of #WriteFreely this month, we could use your help reviewing some open pull requests!

* Draft list paging - writefreely.org/pull/356

* Support logging out of password-protected blogs - writefreely.org/pull/444

* Always show post actions on mobile devices - writefreely.org/pull/449

* Accept general text/* files on post import - writefreely.org/pull/450

* Disable Ace editor on touchscreen devices - writefreely.org/pull/452

#wfdev

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We've moved the #WriteFreely repo on GitHub! To make things less confusing, now it belongs to the `writefreely` org instead of `writeas`

github.com/writefreely/writefr

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