Sorry about, maybe my questions are too silly, but I did not find the answer at the web. I am thinking about using Writefreely to an scholar blog, and I need to know if some features are suported…
-Are there multiple authors access?
-Can be used images in the post?
-Comments in post are allowed?
-In a fresh installation, can I import post from another CMS (Blogger)?
Thanks in advance.
April 4, 2023, 4:52pm
Pricing — Write.as for teams
Same link to see Pro / Teams both offer image hosting with
on the roadmap
@kxra replied with Write.As’s support for your features, but for WriteFreely self hosted:
multiple authors/accounts: yes
images: links to, but WF doesn’t have any inherent image uploading/hosting capabilities, unlike Write.As’s Snap.As counterpart. IF you self-host and have access to your server, there IS a bit of a hack way to host images from your WF server using WF’s static resources folder. I cover that in “Setup WriteFreely to Host Images” here:
Federated Blog: WriteFreely - How To Self-Host On A Potato — Third Spruce Tree On The Left
no comments; the limit of Federation really is that WF posts propagate to any ActivityPub accounts that “follow” your blog. Unlike Write.As (via Remark.As), or WordPress’s ActivityPub plugin, there’s no feedback or commenting on WF posts - yet.
there IS an import/export feature, so if you have some script-fu you could probably mung posts from one format into the Markdown that WF supports.
These and a few other questions, see:
What To Know About WriteFreely: The FAQ — Third Spruce Tree On The Left
May 24, 2023, 11:14pm
It seems this may change in the future
While I’m going to continue building in this direction as it makes sense for our hosted tools, I’m more focused on a new approach, particularly for WriteFreely as a product: having a unified platform.
It’s become clear over time that in order to make WriteFreely (and Write.as) as useful as it can be, it needs to have a much more unified experience.