Australian self-publishing guru Emily Craven, of E-Book Revolution, has made a wonderful video that explains how she used Pressbooks to produce the PDFs she needed to get her book into a Print-on-Demand service, meaning that her books are not just available as ebooks, but as paper books too. Here is a video she produced, walking
I gave a presentation yesterday, at the Berlin Publisher Forum, talking about the design principles behind PressBooks, and our objectives (see slides below). Three Design Principles underpinning PressBooks PressBooks should be easy for anyone to use (even me). Input text once / output in every format: EPUB, MOBI, WEB AND PRINT. The web will win
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 February, we put the code up on Google Code, and were using an SVN repository. We did this for a few reasons: while we were
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 give a quick tutorial about how to use the new PressBooks CSS editor. (Caveat: it’s not completely polished… please give us feedback). What Is CSS?
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 released as a free software/open source plugin, under a GPL v2.0 license. Details DOWNLOAD: download the plugin from our download page. LICENSE: GPL v2.0. BUG