Paul Sutton


Write_As instances

If you would like an easy to use, hassle free blogging platform that respects your freedoms then Write_as may be useful for your needs.

Write_as is software that has lots of features to help you set up a small, lightweight blog, supports multiple blogs from one user account. It also supports ActivityPub to facilitate federation.

You can either self host or join an one of many existing instances:-

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WriteAs uses Markdown to add styles to the pages, e.g to make text bold, underlined or add pictures. You can also embed HTML code blocks. This is how this page displays the video below.

There is a video below, hosted on Peertube, to explain more.

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SnapAs : Adding photos to WriteFreely Blogs

As this blog is powered using WriteFreely, I have just found another service that is designed to complement adding pictures to blogs, making this process very simple.

SnapAs allows you to drag and drop a photo and provide the markdown code so that you just copy / paste in this to your blog.

There used to be a tutorial, but this is no longer available, there may be others on peertube.

The video is hosted on Peertube which is a federated and decentralised video sharing platform. There is a video here to explain more about this.

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