New: WordPress Plugin for Facebook Instant Articles

By Chris Ackermann, Partner Engineering

A few weeks ago, we announced that Instant Articles will be open to all publishers—of any size, anywhere in the world—by Facebook’s F8 conference, taking place on April 12, 2016.

We’re always looking for ways to make it easier for publishers to share their content on Facebook, so we’ve partnered with Automattic, parent company of WordPress.com VIP, to build a free plugin for Instant Articles, which simplifies the process of generating and publishing Instant Articles from WordPress. The open-source WordPress publishing platform now powers more than 25% of sites on the web, so we are excited to help millions of publishers all over the world bring the Instant Articles experience to their readers.

We’ve worked with a small group of publishers on WordPress to beta test the plugin as a seamless way to adapt web content for the Instant Articles format, with a built-in suite of interactive tools that help stories come to life on mobile. Continue reading “New: WordPress Plugin for Facebook Instant Articles”