Posts about Design

GV Design Refresh 2020 – With Video!

We're launching some small but poignant design changes for Global Voices! In this post you can learn what they are as well as the thinking behind them.

Global Voices Test Post: Formats

A test post demonstrating various post styles and formats, used to ensure everything looks like it should.

Embedding Tweets on GV: Tutorial video and updated guidelines to stop making translators sad!

Embedding tweets can be confusing but I've created a video tutorial and updated the official Twitter guidelines in the WordPress Posting Guide to make sure it's clear!

New Feature: Post Validation Checklist!

This is a quick post to introduce a new feature being added to the GV WordPress sites: Post validation! Learn how the new system ensures consistent post settings.

Global Voices and the #10YearsChallenge

How did Global Voices look ten years ago? Find out with the #10YearsChallenge.

Using Personas to Gain Understanding and Focus

Global Voices is asking its community to engage in defining its future path. Are we a community? Are we news? Are we media? All of the three? Something we have...

GV is Preserving the Web in Amber and Why That's Great News

TL;DR: Amber will make sure that when we link to something on GV, it will be available for readers in the future via. Archive.org, even if the original URL stops...

New GV Feature: Contributor Achievements!

Hi GV Community, we're launching a small new feature on the GV sites and I wanted to send out a warning because the feature will be sending you email and...

Facebook Sharing Woes: Using the URL Debugger to fix post metadata

When a post looks wrong when shared on Facebook or Twitter, use the Facebook Sharing Debugger and Twitter Card Validator to reset the metadata to fix the display!

Instagram Embeds on GV: Updated Guides

Hi all, quick post to point out that I've reviewed and updated the Instagram embedding guidelines for GV sites. It's nothing too wild, but there has been some confusion and...