How To Run A News Site And Newspaper Using WordPress And Google Docs. This is why I love saying “scripting is the new literacy.” A bit of scripting glue can tie together Big Projects like WP and Google Docs to create something completely novel.
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Neat technical trick but… They made Google Docs an essential part of their workflow? o_O For a business? Talk about lack of foresight.
We’re using Google Docs because it is the best right now for real-time collaboration. If it becomes a problem we’re prepared to re-evaluate.
Thanks for sharing this b/c I want to have my site as a sports newspaper online and I think this may be the ticket. Thanks again for sharing this!
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Thank you for sharing that article. As I love WP i am finding it very useful.
Very cool concept, just a bit bummed to see this at the top of their plugin code –
We did that to bootstrap WordPress in so we could set up a cron job — we’ve decided to eschew WP Cron at the BDN for performance reasons.
So rad. So great to see these platforms interacting. How’s that?! WP, Google and Adobe flowing like a stream… okay thinking bigger, steppin it up.
As for “scripting is the new literacy”
Hey man, thanks for the backgrounder on how this project got up and running. I think this really may start to level the playing field for us little guys who really want to project a bigger image when it comes to reporting news. Understanding workflow for content generation really helps!
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