Behind the Scenes Stories About Online Publishing and Writing a Blog People Love

XML Sitemaps

One of the most important aspects of any blog is its discoverability. When you write a post, it's usually because you want someone to read it! For this reason, making your content search engine and social network friendly is extremely important. Two months ago we added custom post meta to Ghost by default so that…

Ghost Labs

Since we announced that we were going to be speeding up our release cycle back in August; we've released new stuff 7 times. We're also planning on 2 more releases coming before the end of the year. Today we're adding a small feature that should let us move even faster: Ghost Labs. Labs is a…

Getting Started with Ghost: The Book

It happened at the beginning of this year, but feels like it was only yesterday that Packt Publishing reached out to let us know that they were looking to create the first book about Ghost. Today, that book exists IRL! (and we've got copies to give away) What's Inside The book is a collaborative effort…

Ghost Acquires Roon.io

Damn that’s beautiful. Where did this even come from? Those were my thoughts last year when a new service called Roon.io popped up out of nowhere. It was only a few months before Ghost was going to be released for the first time. Sam Soffes and Drew Wilson had collaborated - seemingly overnight…

Structured Data for Your Posts

As of today, Ghost automatically generates rich meta tags to allow your content to look fantastic when embedded within social networks. We've added meta tag output for Schema.org, Twitter Cards, and Open Graph. This means that any of your posts shared on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter or Google+ will now have rich content associated with…