You’ll soon be able to automatically import blogs to EBN

Last updated on 2020/08/19

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by Gasper Vozel

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Blog transfers are one of the pain points that have been on our radar for quite some time and our goal is to completely automate them. Until now blog transfers were done semi-automated. You sent us the necessary data in the spreadsheet and we took it from there. Our EBN Clone plugin helped us with..

EBN UI changes on Settings page

Last updated on 2020/08/19

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by Gasper Vozel

We are introducing more changes to the UI. This time we have touched the Settings page. We felt that there is too much information on one page so our main goal was to divide those settings into more logical sections. Now, instead of having just one “Settings” page, we have three pages: Account Settings Billing..

WordPress 5.0 update

Last updated on 2020/08/19

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by Marbe Ralozo

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The WordPress 5.0 is the biggest release of the year. With the controversy surrounding this release, we’ve decided to disable our automatic update feature until all kinks have been resolved. You can still manually update the WordPress core, at your own convenience.  What’s in the new version and will it affect EBN? The WordPress 5.0 update will..

EBN UI changes on Blog List and Activity

Last updated on 2020/08/19

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by Gasper Vozel

A few days ago we’ve pushed some UI changes to the Easy Blog Networks app. The goal of these changes was to polish the existing interface and to remove elements which we feel aren’t needed. To avoid any unnecessary confusion, we will review those changes one by one and explain our thought process behind it.

EBN System Update #25

Last updated on 2020/08/19

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by Gasper Vozel

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For the last 6 months, we’ve been working hard on making EBN source code as easy to maintain as possible. The majority of EBN is written in Python and as some of you know the End of Life for Python 2.7 has been set to 2020 (ref). I’m happy to announce that we’ve already rewritten..

New WordPress themes available when adding a new blog

Last updated on 2020/08/19

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by Marbe Ralozo

Great news! We have added 30 new themes to our list of default themes to give you more options to choose from. When adding a new blog, our system installs a random theme from this list. You can also optionally select any of these theme on the Add Blog form under WordPress Settings (optional) -> Active Theme.

EBN now has one-click Enable HTTPS

Last updated on 2020/08/19

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by Dejan Murko

Let’s Encrypt is rapidly advancing secure website encryption with their free SSL. We also see more and more EBN users requesting the certificate, so we’ve decided to create a button that will enable it for you in one-click. You can find the button above the Report Problem. Once the blog has enabled HTTPS, it will show..

EBN browser extensions for faster login to your blogs

Last updated on 2020/08/19

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by Admin EBN

We’ve just published Firefox and Chrome extensions that make it easier for you to log into your EBN blogs. All you need to do is connect the extension to your account, and then you can manage your blogs directly from your browser. Read the help article for instructions on how to install and use the extensions.

You can now install blogs with ‘www’ directly from the Add Blog form

Last updated on 2020/08/19

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by Marbe Ralozo

In the past, if you wanted to have www in the address of the blog, you needed to go through the WordPress settings dashboard. From today on, you can just add it in the domain field of the Add Blog form (without http://). This will simplify the process of adding a blog even further, making..

Restore Archive.org sites directly into EBN!

Last updated on 2020/08/19

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by Dejan Murko

One major annoyance for some EBN users has been the inability to easily restore sites from Archive.org into their EBN account. But with the help from people at Wayback Machine Downloader that has now been resolved! Wayback Machine Downloader offers easy restoration from Archive.org of any website into your EBN account. And they’re offering a..