Pressbooks Custom CSS, Languages, GitHub

Here’s our latest newsletter:

We hope the writing is going well, we’ve been working hard at PressBooks trying to make publishing easier. Some quick news from us:

Sell Your Book Through BookBaby
Would you like to get your book into the Kindle store, Apple iBooks, Etc? Our partner BookBaby can do it for $99 (10% discount for PressBooks users), you keep 100% of royalties. More info.

Customize the Look of Your Books
Do you want to customize PressBooks export themes? Now you can, using CSS. More info.

Languages: Português, 日本語, Français, Español, 中國(繁體)
We’ve added new languages to the PressBooks interface, including: Chinese, Portuguese, Spanish, French and Japanese. All of our non-English language interfaces are works-in-progress. Please contact us if:
a) you can help improve our existing language/translations
b) you would like to translate PressBooks into another language for us.
More info.

PressBooks is on Github
Are you a developer and want to experiment with the PressBooks plugin? We’ve made it easier, we’re now on GitHub. More info.

Upcoming Events & Travel: Toronto, Berlin, Ottawa
We will be present/speaking at the following events in the next few weeks, please contact me if you’d like to meet up:

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