Second Round of PressForward Microgrants Announced

With the generous support of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the PressForward Project invites applications for a second round of microgrants, in amounts of up to $1000, awarded to fund science communications projects. PressForward publications aggregate content from the web at large, sharing the most relevant work published online and fostering conversations within and across […]

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Using PressForward as a Graduate Student

The ability to discuss and nominate content in PressForward makes it a valuable tool for groups producing collaborative online publications, but PressForward can also come in handy for individuals working on their personal websites. I use the plugin on my own WordPress site (most prominently in a section I call “DH Reads”), so I’m sharing […]

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PressForward Testing Protocol

Here at PressForward, we’ve seen the number of developers that want to adapt PressForward to meet their own needs increase. In order to aid that development, we’re making our basic PressForward testing protocol available so that anyone can test the plugin’s basic functions in a systematic way. Running through the testing checklist provides an easy introduction to PressForward’s […]

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Announcing PressForward 4.3

The PressForward team is excited to announce the release of PressForward 4.3. This release includes a number of bug fixes and performance enhancements. Most notably, the release includes updates to the Nominate This Bookmarklet. Enhancements will resolve a longstanding issue with Reclaim and HostGator hosting services. If you are experiencing issues with the Nominate This […]

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PressForward in Librarianship Journal

FILE: /main/production/doc/data/assets/site/ir_journal/ir_breadcrumb.inc Last month, Collaborative Librarianship published an article about PressForward and the communities that utilize the plugin. Learn more about the history and applications of PressForward and stay tuned for upcoming pieces about the technology behind the plugin and our current projects.   Read More: “Pressing Forward in Scholarly Communities”

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Using Custom Fields with PressForward and WordPress

One of the questions that the PressForward team gets repeatedly is how publications can use custom fields to automatically print data about a post once it is published. Publications often wish to display a generic name, such as “The Editors,” on a post rather than the name of the user who published the post. On […]

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Announcing PressForward Microgrants

With the generous support of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the PressForward Project invites applications for microgrants of up to $1000 to fund science communications projects. PressForward publications aggregate content from the web at large, sharing the most relevant work published online and fostering conversations within and across disciplines, institutions, and classrooms. PressForward is developed […]

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PressForward 4.2: Announcing the Addition of PressForward API Endpoints

In PressForward 4.1 we announced the first step toward a set of PressForward API endpoints in conjunction with the WP-API. In 4.1 we added PressForward metadata to the post endpoint and today we’re excited to announce the addition of several new endpoints that expose PressForward metadata about feed items, feeds, and folders. As we previously […]

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Announcing the Addition of PressForward Data to the WP API with PressForward 4.1

Today the PressForward team is pleased to announce the release of PressForward 4.1, an update to our WordPress plugin that enables the aggregation of RSS / ATOM feeds and the curation of web publications. Version 4.1 of PressForward serves as the first step toward the release of a complete PressForward Application Programming Interface (API). The […]

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Big Performance Upgrades with PressForward 4.0

Today we’re excited to announce the release of PressForward 4.0. Our newest release continues our move toward a dependency injected structure and brings significant performance upgrades as well as several feature enhancements. Updates to the Open Graph library, the methodology for building nominations in the Nominate This Bookmarklet, and changes to how post meta is […]

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