Stories about Design

March 16, 2017

GV Has Taglines On Posts Now?

Here at Global Voices Tech HQ (my apartment) we try to avoid overloading the editing process for GV posts with a million steps and processes because we don't want you to...

February 24, 2017

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

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...

July 14, 2016

Useful new WordPress and Lingua features

Hello, I'm Jeremy the lead developer for Global Voices. We just updated all sites to use the latest version of WordPress (4.5.3) and I wanted to demo a few cool...

February 19, 2016

Every language in the world: Introducing Wikitongues

Wikitongues is a movement for human rights. Together with speakers and signers of every language in the world, we’re building the most inclusive cultural archive ever made, raising awareness about...

December 10, 2015

Lingua Tech: Multiple authors per-post is here!

As promised in my last post about changes to credits display on Lingua, today we are launching a whole new feature across GV: The option to set more than one...

November 20, 2015

Lingua Tech: All your posts on all your sites!

Hi GV! I'm Jeremy the Tech Director of Global Voices. Along with our coding contractor Carl, I've been working on a really big update to the plugins that control the...

August 14, 2015

Brand New Lingua System Feels Pretty Much The Same

Hi everyone! Today we're launching an update to the Lingua Translation system used on GV sites that I've been working on for many months now. To make the transition easy...

June 30, 2015

Geolocating Global Voices: Add your stories to the map!

The geolocation feature has been working on this site (GV Community) since we launched it, but has been notably missing from the rest of the GV family of sites. The...

May 2, 2015

We Are Advox! Re-Branding Global Voices Advocacy

Advox IS our brand. Now how do we show that? Check out some sample logo designs and vote on your favorite!

April 9, 2015

Vagina Art, Penis Pictures, and the Internet: How Do We Handle Sex and Nudity on GV?

Are there limitations to the type of art we're willing to publish on Global Voices?