Technical Guides

These documents explain specific technical details of our processes and how to get things done with Global Voices sites and services we integrate.

Facebook Instant Articles Guide

This page explains how we use the Facebook Instant Articles (iA) system in conjunction with our WordPress sites at Global Voices. The guide is intended for technical staff site administrators to…

Debugging HTTPS Problems

Now that Global Voices is going HTTPS-only we have a new problem that will crop up: HTTPS errors and warnings. Note: This page is for background on the subject and to…

GV Quotes

NOTE: Quotes are essentially disabled on Global Voices sites as of March 2017, this guide is for reference to how the feature was used in the past and to aid…

Author Application Form

This guide explains how our Gravity Forms-powered author application system works.

WordPress Posting Guide

Welcome to the Global Voices Posting Guide. This is designed to help you with the more technical side of creating GV content. If you are not a Global Voices contributor…

WordPress Shortcodes

This page should document all major set up to work on Global Voices sites. What's a shortcode? Shortcodes are words wrapped in square brackets that you put into a post,…

GooglePlus

This article is about setting up your Global Voices WordPress profile to integrate with your Google+ account if you have one. If you don't use Google+ there's no obligation to…

Geo-Bombing

Geo-bombing is one of the techniques that can be employed to enable more effective dissemination of your YouTube videos campaign through Google mapping applications like Google Maps and Google Earth.

Disqus

Disqus is a hosted comments platform that can be inserted into WordPress sites to take over the management of comments. We use it on many Global Voices sites because it…

Using Gravity Forms on GV

This guide will only be interesting to users that administrate a WordPress site for Global Voices, like Lingua site managers and special project managers. It explains how to use the…

Mailchimp Setup for GV Sites

This guide explains how to set up a Mailchimp email newsletter and how to integrate it with a GV site that uses the standard GV theme. It is intended for…