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Ghost is a design-lead open source project. Everything we do is about creating a great user experience for writers, publishers and journalists. Design is one of our most important core values and a defining characteristic of what we do.
Lessons Learned Building an Open Source Product from $0 to $350,000/year in 12 months Just a year ago we launched our Ghost(Pro) hosted platform to allow people to easily deploy and run Ghost blogs. We’ve come a long way.
As is becoming more and more common these days, Ghost is a fully distributed team. We have no office, no headquarters, and no fixed working hours. Our registered business address is a virtual office in central London. Nobody works there. Instead: We’re all over the world. The freedom is awesome, but it’s also challenging.
Those were my thoughts last year when a new service called Roon.io popped up out of nowhere. It was only a few months before Ghost was going to be released for the first time. Sam Soffes and Drew Wilson had collaborated – seemingly overnight – and shipped a beautifully designed, Markdown powered, modern blogging platform.
That can’t be right… – I muttered. +1,000% conversion How could that possibly be right? A 4-digit increase? I checked and re-checked the data; but there were no mistakes. Having read countless books and blog posts, I’d heard about the paradigm from other startup case-studies.
Today we’re introducing auto-save for Ghost. From now on your posts will always be automatically saved in the background while you’re writing. Saving occurs in 60 second intervals, or whenever you stop writing – whichever comes first. You won’t notice anything happening, magic poltergeists take care of everything behind the scenes.
Starting today, you can now add cover images to all of your posts. Open your post settings menu, drag and drop an image in, and you’re all set! For anyone who is using the default theme, this will work right away.
Today we are releasing Ghost 0.5 – a massive technical progression and an exciting step forward for the Ghost blogging platform. This release represents a total of 616 commits across 471 issues from 61 incredible contributors all over the…
My stomach lurched, one final time, as I stared at the draft Kickstarter Campaign on the screen before me. I scrolled up and down the project description vigorously, checking that everything was there. Pictures, check. Rewards, check. FAQs, done. Six months of preparation came down to this moment.
I arguably spend more than 90% of my workday working in my text editor. Knowing how to become faster and more proficient in Sublime Text has saved me a great deal of time and headache every day. In this guide I’ve outlined the resources needed to make the most out of using Sublime Text.
Traditionally in a maintenance release the only changes are essential bugfixes. But… Pre-1.0 some flexibility is common to allow for a fast pace of development. So today’s release contains a little bit more than you might be expecting!