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Recommended Publishing Platforms

Write Freely

Write Freely

Write Freely is a blogging service like Medium where the focus is on the text itself, with a clean uncluttered aesthetic.

The site is open source and extremely privacy-friendly, collecting the absolute minimum amount of information needed for it to work.

Write Freely has just started federating using the ActivityPub standard, so you can follow Write Freely blogs through e.g. Mastodon account.


Plume

Plume

Plume is an open source federated blogging platform, which lets you create a federated blog. This means it can be followed from Mastodon and other social networks powered by the ActivityPub standard.


WordPress Federated

WordPress Federated

If you run a blog powered by WordPress, you can add a plugin that makes it federate with Mastodon and other social networks using the ActivityPub standard.

There are currently a couple of plugins available, one simply called “ActivityPub” and another called “Pterotype”.