Posts about GV Guides

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.

Taglines: What they are and how to use them

Taglines are not mandatory on GV stories, but a good one can heighten engagement in a story by arousing the reader's interest.

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.

Guidelines for first-hand reporting

While GV is mostly a second-hand reporting site, we do sometimes engage in first-hand reporting. Here are a few things to bear in mind when you're reporting a story first-hand.

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...

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...