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Lasso is a new commercial plugin developed by Nick Haskins, founder of AESOP Story Engine, that adds a front-end editor to WordPress. After activating Lasso, users are greeted with an introduction that explains an article CSS class is needed. This class is typically used to house the content within a (more…)

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The creator of Aesop Story Engine, Nick Haskins, wants to know if there is any interest in a WordPress plugin that would provide a project status page. After browsing the WordPress plugin directory and coming up empty, Haskins is developing his own solution in the form of a plugin. He (more…)

Build Stories Using Multimedia With The Storyteller WordPress Theme

Storyteller is an interesting concept by Katharina Brunner. It’s a WordPress theme that when combined with the AddQuickTags plugin, provides the ability to build multimedia stories. Once activated, you’ll need to import a special JSON file into AddQuickTags. This file automatically adds alignment code to the Storyteller specific quicktags making (more…)

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In this episode of WordPress Weekly, Marcus Couch and I are joined by three gentleman who have gone through the crowdfunding experience. Scott Kingsley Clark is a Senior Web Engineer at 10up. He’s also the lead developer of the Pods Framework and a number of other WordPress plugins. He used (more…)

Aesop Story Engine Launches Commercial WordPress Themes

Shortly after New Year’s, Nick Haskins caught the eye of WordPress publishers with his open source story telling plugin. The prospect of building feature-rich, interactive stories within WordPress, without having to touch any code, was so promising that the project’s Crowdhoster campaign was fully-funded by the end of January. The (more…)

Aesop Story Engine Now Available On WordPress.org

The Aesop Storytelling Engine was created to empower the art of digital storytelling by making it easy for WordPress publishers to create interactive, feature-rich posts. Before Aesop came on the scene, these types of long-form storytelling posts often required quite a bit of code and were not easy for your (more…)