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Publii hotfix 0.27.2 released with extra SEO and GDPR options

The latest release in our run towards the full release of Publii is now available for download, and includes some small but helpful additions to your site's SEO options, along with a bunch of new improvements and fixes to keep the app running silky-smooth. For developers, you'll also find a couple of new helpers that allow for fine-tuning of your…

Publii hotfix 0.26.4 released, fixes app instability

Fourth time's a charm! We're in week four of our hotfix updates for Publii, and Publii version 0.26.4 is ready for download. The most important inclusion this time around is a fix for a random app crash that some of our users have been experiencing when saving settings; if you've run into this issue make sure to grab the update as…

Publii hotfix 0.26.3 now available, includes free GDPR cookie consent popup

The hotfix release on our way to moving out of beta is now ready for download; to update, download the latest installation package from the Publii frontpage and run it, and Publii will take care of the rest. And if you prefer to know what you're getting into before downloading, you'll find full details of what's been added below! The…

Publii hotfix 0.26.2 brings bugfixes, adds custom HTML and CSS searches

The Publii dev team went into hiding for a bit while we were working on getting Publii revamped, but with the biggest changes implemented we're now pushing forward towards pulling Publii kicking and screaming out of beta and into the first full release. The main thing we need to do before the initial stable release of Publii is to get…

Publii hotfix 0.26.1 released; squashes bugs and improves navigation

The recent revamped update to Publii was the biggest change to the app's core since its inception, so it was inevitable that a few bugs would rear their ugly heads. Thankfully, our helpful users have kept us updated of any issues that they discovered, allowing our team to get their swatters out to crush the bugs and release this hotfix…

Creating an email newsletter subscription form with GDPR compliance

By having a subscription form on our website, we will of course be collecting personal data from our subscribers. With the new rules being introduced via the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) this May, we must obtain explicit consent from our users to process their data and send them our newsletters, and to send them any other materials. A simple, effective…

How to make your website GDPR compliant

The deadline for implementation of the new General Data Protection regulations (GDPR) is fast approaching, which expands the requirements that all economic entities that process personal data within the EU must meet. Businesses have until the 25th May 2018 to make any necessary changes to their processes. Given how extensive the terms of the GDPR is, it is not our…

Publii bugfix stop-gap release

It's been a while since our last release, but we're going to have to ask our users to hang on for just a bit longer! Since the release of the last Publii beta at the end of 2017, our team have been hard at work making some major changes to how Publii works internally. More specifically, we've been rewriting Publii's…

Photoswipe galleries, a new file manager and improved themes

Christmas is so very nearly upon us, but still the Publii team are hard at work like Santa's elves, adding the finishing touches to the latest beta release, which coincidentally is now available! Tucked away in this release is a new gallery feature, a completely revised file manager, plus some pretty awesome new customizations for experienced users including script embedding.

Inline editor toolbar, Internal Link Functionality, WordPress Importer additions

Publii keeps on moving forward, and with the new beta release that's now available for download you'll find a few new functionalities, fixes and optimizations that'll make using the app better than ever. In this beta we've got expanded options in the WordPress Importer tool, revised internal link generation and some fresh changes to accessing your app settings. As always,…

Experimental WordPress import, a new theme and expanded editor functionality

The new Publii beta, has been made available to download. This time around we're getting experimental with the first implementation of WordPress import tools, plus there's a brand new theme and some extra functionality for the editors Publii uses, among plenty of other features, fixes and other little additions to make using Publii better than ever. You know the drill…

Big speed increases, improvements to the overall app UI

Beta number 0.18.2 for Publii is here, and after the bigger feature additions of the last few releases this time it's all about what's going on under the hood, with plenty of renderer updates that provide some pretty incredible boosts to the app, making it even more convenient. Plus there's new error message displays and other little additions that'll make…

Managing your Publii static website on multiple computers

When the first Publii beta dropped, it was surprisingly complete considering it was, y'know, a beta. Right from the start it was possible to pick a theme, create posts, tags and author pages using the built-in text editor, and create a functional static website with virtually no hassle. This was good for beginners like me who just wanted to get…

SEO-friendly URLs & a Starter theme for theme developers

The next Publii beta, version 0.17.4, has been released, and as always there's a lot of cool new features to try out. URLs has been a big focus this month, with pretty URLs and prefixes added. We've also got plenty of help for theme developers, with in-depth Developer Documentation now up on the main Publii site, and a new Starter…