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What’s in the Garden for Q1?

This Spring Brings a New Export Page, Progress Bars, and More The Pressbooks 5.7.0 core release is here! As the snow has melted away, the flowers have started to bud, and days have grown longer, we’ve been growing something too. Read on to hear about new and improved features on Pressbooks, including our redesigned export

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More Theme Improvements on the Way!

We’ve got a big series of changes to Pressbooks book themes coming up. Depending what stage your book is in, you may want to take action. Read on for details. Why the changes? The Pressbooks team has been working on developing better, standardized, more user-friendly book themes for almost a year now. If you’ve been

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LTI and CAS Integrations Now Available on Pressbooks Networks

This week, we’re releasing two new features that will make Pressbooks systems even more powerful for use in education. These include the V1 releases of our learning tools interoperability (LTI) and Central Authentication Service (CAS) secure sign-on plugins. LTI V1 Over the past year or so, we’ve received numerous requests to integrate Pressbooks with universities’

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Updates and Bug Fixes to 5 Themes Coming Soon!

Note: This communication applies to Pressbooks.com, Ingramspark.pressbooks.pub, and a handful of private networks (you will have been notified by email if this applies to you). If you are on a PressbooksEDU network, go to the Pressbooks.education blog post for information relevant to you. We’ll be releasing some improvements and bug fixes to five themes (McLuhan,

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New Look for Pressbooks Web Books & Other Big Changes

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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Pressbooks Major Release Scheduled Feb. 28

As we mentioned last month, we’ve been working hard on some improvements to Pressbooks. The major release is scheduled for later this month. Here’s a heads up of the changes that are on the way. Most of the improvements are under the hood. However, there are a few big changes we would like to call

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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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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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Improved CSS Customization in Pressbooks

If you use custom CSS in Pressbooks, we’re making the experience better for you! You will now be able to add custom styles to your book without needing to inherit, search and edit the entire stylesheet for your theme, making things easier and more reliable over the long term. This improvement will: Make it easier

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