Jer Clarke · February, 2017

I am a human web developer from Montreal and the the technical lead for Global Voices. I am responsible for developing and maintaining our various sites, which mostly run on WordPress.

I've been building websites since 2003 and have spoken about web development and WordPress at events like WordCamp (San Francisco, NYC, Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa) and ConFoo (Montreal).

My rarely updated blog is at, my photos are on Flickr and my cats are very very soft.

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Latest posts by Jer Clarke from February, 2017

Facebook Instant Articles Are Live on GV: What you need to know

  February 24, 2017

Greetings Earthling Voices!  As we promised in our format test post Facebook Instant Articles, the nebulous publishing tool that makes our posts ultra fast for mobile Facebook visitors, is now active and working on the English Global Voices and Advox sites! We'll be rolling out the setup onto all the...

GV Will Have Instant Articles – A Test Post

  February 2, 2017

This is a sassy test content article that also goes over the custom styles supported by GV for storytelling and how they will look in Instant Articles. Please see the Facebook Instant Articles Guide for a technical overview of how to use them. (italic)  Do you think Global Voices should implement Facebook's...