New! Customize Textbox Colors, Table Captions, and Other Improvements to Pressbooks

We’ve made a few tweaks and improvements to Pressbooks that we think you’ll be happy about! Collapsible sections First, the following themes now have an option to collapse subsections within a chapter in the webbook: Asimov Clarke Jacobs McLuhan This will be particularly useful for books in which chapters contain many large subsections. With subsections

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Enhanced Interactivity (Video, Audio & More) Now Available in Pressbooks

We’re happy to announce some major improvements to interactivity in Pressbooks books. Previously, if you wanted to include a video (or other embedded content) in Pressbooks, there were three ways to do it. The first was to include a link to the video, which worked well on the webbook, but not anywhere else. Uploading the

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Meet New Pressbooks Team Members Daniel, JC, and Phil

As most of you know, we’re a small team at Pressbooks. So we’re thrilled to announce that our small team is finally getting a little bigger. Please welcome Daniel Fernandes, JC Guan, and Phil Nelson. Daniel Fernandes is working on converting our 20 themes to be more user-friendly, standardizing the CSS and adding the new

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You Are Going to Love These Improvements to Pressbooks

We’ve made some big changes to Pressbooks that we hope will make your workflow easier. Here’s what’s new. At Long Last, a Save Button We heard your pleas for a clearer way to save your chapters. It’s here! (In the past, the “save” button was named Update, Publish, or other variations based on the status

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Reminder! Update Your Custom CSS in Pressbooks

Note that the below changes are for those using Pressbooks.com and ingramspark.pressbooks.pub. If you are on a different Pressbooks network, such as a Pressbooks EDU instance, changes to your network will differ, and you will receive a separate communication with specifics.  As we mentioned in early January, we’ve got some major improvements coming to Pressbooks.

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New Themes for Textbooks & More for Pressbooks EDU Enterprise Networks

NOTE: This post is specific to Pressbooks EDU enterprise networks. If you are interested in Pressbooks.com changes, you can find those in this post.  Happy New Year! Here’s a sneak preview of some improvements coming to Pressbooks soon. New Themes, Webbook, Home Page & Catalog Page Later this month, we’ll be introducing two new themes

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Changes to Pressbooks Themes in New Books at ingramspark.pressbooks.pub/

Note: The changes detailed here are specific to ingramspark.pressbooks.pub/. If you are using Pressbooks.com, go to this post to see changes.  We’ve been working on some major improvements to Pressbooks, and we’ll be releasing a few of them very soon. We’re excited to share that all of your favorite themes are soon going to be easier

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Changes to Pressbooks Themes in New Books on Pressbooks.com

Note: The changes detailed here are specific to Pressbooks.com. If you are using any other Pressbooks network, more info will be provided to you shortly. We’ve been working on some major improvements to Pressbooks for a long time, and we’ll be releasing a few of those very soon. To start with, all of your favorite

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Maintenance Notice for Pressbooks.com (Monday, Nov. 6, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.)

We’ve been making some long-awaited changes to improve Pressbooks’ infrastructure. There will be a brief period of downtime at Pressbooks.com as we migrate to new servers. We have done our best to schedule this maintenance window in a way that will minimize impact to most users. Pressbooks.com will be unavailable for scheduled maintenance for up

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