Iceberg is a beautiful, flexible writing editor for crafting posts and pages with the WordPress block editor
Hemingway App makes your writing bold and clear.
The app highlights lengthy, complex sentences and common errors; if you see a yellow sentence, shorten or split it. If you see a red highlight, your sentence is so dense and complicated that your readers will get lost trying to follow its meandering, splitting logic — try editing this sentence to remove the red.
You can utilize a shorter word in place of a purple one. Mouse over them for hints.
There’s a $20 desktop version that can publish to WordPress and Medium.
Possibly missing for a full editor experience: the ability to add images.
As a sample, I tried putting in some prior writing. Apparently I overuse adverbs. It said I was writing at grade 13 and I should aim for grade 9! (It was something I had already attempted to “dumb down”.)
During the 2017 State of the Word address, Matt Mullenweg announced the availability of the Classic Editor plugin for site owners who are not ready to adopt Gutenberg when it makes its debut in Wor…
Social media WYSIWYG platforms like SnapChat, Twitter, Facebook/Instagram, et al. have become a problem as they’re not allowing us the control, flexibility, and privacy we would all like to have while they pursue their own agendas.
In these terms, the general mission of the IndieWeb movement is to be the proverbial simple text editor meant to give everyone increasingly easier, direct control over their own identity and communication on the open internet.
hat tip: Greg McVerry
Teaching ’em early to avoid the Wysiwyg pic.twitter.com/DPY3LNZHPh
— Greg McVerry (@jgmac1106) May 13, 2018
An inside look at the inner workings of a technology you may take for granted
h/t Jorge Spinoza