Pressbooks Blog

PressBooks is now on Github

The PressBooks open source plugin for WordPress has moved to GitHub. You can find us here: https://github.com/pressbooks. When we launched the open source version of the PressBooks WordPress Plugin in

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PressBooks New Feature: Customize Your CSS!

Today we are launching the feature that really reveals the real power of PressBooks: our CSS editor. In this post I’m going to tell you why this is exciting, and

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Askmen’s Emma McKay on Ebook Analytics

Askmen, the online magazine for men, uses the PressBooks Publisher Platform as the production and management tool for their ebook publishing program. I sat down with Emma McKay, managing editor

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Opening the Book: CBC Radio Documentary

The CBC Radio show Ideas has produced a documentary, called: “Opening the Book,” featuring James Bridle, Bob Stein, Kylie Mirmohamadi, Sue Martin, and me: The book has stayed pretty much the same

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Japanese Ad for Book: A Futurist’s Manifesto

Book: a Futurist’s Manifesto, built on PressBooks and published by O’Reilly, has a new Japanese publisher: Voyager Japan. They’ve released a Japanese version of our book. And here is their

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PressBooks News: New Features, New Press, and Open Source

It has been one busy month at PressBooks worldwide HQ, here’s a quick summary: 1. PressBooks is now open source The big news: we released the PressBooks plugin as free software.

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Pressbooks Plugin Now Open Source

Free at last! The Pressbooks plugin is now free/open source software. We’ve been promising this for a while, and today it is a reality: PressBooks, the CMS for books, is

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Two Lovely Reviews of PressBooks

We recently got two lovely reviews of PressBooks from a couple of different kinds of users: Moultie Creek Gazette, a blog which focuses on the writing of local and family

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An API for Books – Presentation at Tools of Change

I recently presented a workshop at the Tools of Change conference entitled: An API for Books. My co-presenter was Alistair Croll, my good friend and a frighteningly smart big data

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PressBooks 2.0 – Out with the Old in with the New

Dear PressBookers, We may have been quiet, but we have been extremely busy at PressBooks worldwide HQ. Since November, PressBooks has been completely rebuilt, and we turned over the switch yesterday. For

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