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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Pilot Partner Profile: HABRI Central

Mission Statement HABRI Central is an online platform that strives to promote understanding of the human-animal bond by providing access to human-animal bond scholarship, contextualizing that information and its implications, and engaging those who are in positions to make use of that knowledge. Publication HABRI Central HABRI Central connects a diverse group of researchers, practitioners […]

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Pilot Partner Profile – College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at UW-Madison

Mission Statement While several programs on campus offer support to students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds, the STEM Diversity Network is a place designed to help all interested in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers specifically. This network exists to aid the academic and social advancement of students (undergrad, grad, postdocs) in STEM […]

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Pilot Partner Profile: Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL)

The Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) is dedicated to scientific discovery – exploring fundamental biology, understanding marine biodiversity and the environment, and informing the human condition through research and education. Founded in Woods Hole, Massachusetts in 1888, the MBL is a private, nonprofit institution and an affiliate of the University of Chicago. Publication The Well: MBL […]

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