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I've heard it can be a bit confusing knowing what we're up to and focused on in the short term. So I've just released an up-to-date roadmap for all of our products over the next 6 months:

Forum discussion:

Just released a new experiment with smaller, even faster-loading blogs (via @updates):

Try it out here: boosted boosted boosted

v0.13.1 is nearly ready for release!

We've updated our demo instance,, to include all our staged changes -- so please feel free to test things out there! You can join with this invite link, if you don't have an account yet:

We've also changed the editor there to the new Classic editor, so you can test out our latest fix.

Find a bug? Let us know: boosted

We've started bringing code for email subscriptions from @write_as to ! It's still very much a work in progress, but it'll land in v1.0. boosted

Just a heads-up: tomorrow's WriteFreely office hours are being moved to the same time on Wednesday, June 22nd.

Details here boosted boosted

I've been wanting to theme my blog, and is going to make that much easier. 😍 boosted

If your photos weren’t showing up with the correct rotation, that issue is now fixed! Any new uploads should work great 🖼️ We wrote a bit more about this on the forum. boosted

Developing themes for @write_as / @writefreely has always been a bit of a pain. I've gotten used to working around the limitations, but I always wanted to make the process accessible to more people.

Today I'm finally releasing 🐴 CSShorse, a tool for editing themes and previewing your work in real-time, with your real blog. (Based on @htmlhouse.) boosted

We just had a month of project hosting paid for directly from community donations! A huge thanks to everyone who's contributed so far. boosted

Today is the last day to get our official app for iPhone and iPad at a big discount (66% off)! boosted boosted

Coil blogs are migrating to, and to help set folks up for the transition, the WriteFreely app is on sale until June 2nd! boosted boosted

We recently made some API changes to support a migration on @write_as, so once I bring that over to , we'll release v0.13! That'll likely happen on Monday.

Everything seems to be looking pretty good in v0.13 Release Candidate 1 -- but if you'd like to help debug, please join our demo instance ( or grab the latest pre-release: boosted

Writing a newsletter? Now you can let readers respond directly to you via email! Read more about this on the blog. boosted

We now support custom domains with Unicode characters, so sites like “canopé” work perfectly. (Thanks to @mathuin for the report and help with testing this!) boosted

Wondering what one of our featured topics, , is about? Now there's a bit more information about it on the topic page:

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