Posts about GV Guides
Global Voices is on Mastodon (and back on Tumblr)!
In light of recent events, we've been working to make sure you can find our international stories wherever you are!
Dealing with the WordPress Text Editor Jumping Around
This bug probably drives you crazy, learn how it works and maybe you'll feel less crazy!
Design Update: No-Sidebar article display
After testing a clean new post design that's centred without a sidebar, we liked the results, and are making this change live across all GV sites.
Special Categories Temporary Guide – With video!
Learn about the new system that replaces "Special Coverage Pages".
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.