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Curate the News Directly Inside WordPress with the new Storify VIP Plugin

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The new Storify VIP for Wordpress plugin allows anyone having a Wordpress account to collect stories, images and video clips appearing on social media platforms and to integrate such content into their website news section and within their blog posts.


If you are not familiar with Storify, this is a news curation platform that allows you to easily find and re-post tweets, photos and video clips coming from Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and other major social networks.


Key features include:


  • Easily embed Storify stories into your site

  • SEO-friendly

  • Formatting optimized for WordPress posts

  • Extensive API to customize the plugin’s functionality


With this new WordPress plugin you can use Storify’s popular drag-and-drop curation tools directly inside your WordPress dashboard and seamlessly post Storify stories on your blog with our plugin.


Without you having to do anything about it, Storify automatically maintains proper display and attribution of original sources, and lets you notify the people whose tweets were included in a story.


Storify stories can now be updated in real-time with new info or changing data and can be utilized for liveblogging events.


To Activate the Storify VIP plugin:
Click Plugins on your WordPress admin dashboard
Activate the Storify plugin


Free to use.


More info: http://vip.wordpress.com/plugins/storify/


http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/storify/faq/




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Jeni Mawter's curator insight, April 1, 2013 6:39 PM

Storify great for content creators using WordPress.

Therese Torris's curator insight, April 2, 2013 2:41 AM

Direct link to Storify blog about this announcement

http://storify.com/storify/storify-announces-vip-plan-partners-with-wordpress?utm_campaign=website&utm_source=email&utm_medium=email

Josette Williams's curator insight, April 5, 2013 10:17 PM

A great plugin for your WordPress site called Storify.

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Curate Your Content From Within WordPress: PageOne Curator

Robin Good: PageOne Curator is a new plugin software for WordPress which allows anyone to easily integrate images, video, news and other content coming from other sources.


PageOne Curator provides funciotnalities to easily tap into selected RSS feeds and to search directly the major content and multimedia search engines out there.


Pulling in content is as simple as clicking a button, or if you want to have full control over what you excerpt as simple as as selecting and copying and pasting what you need.


The new software is in beta and is accessible for now by invitations only. 


You can sign-up for a spot or get more info: http://www.pageonecurator.com

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Marcello Cosa's comment, March 31, 2012 4:26 AM
Grande Robin! Me lo consigli per il mio futuro sito, visto che lo vorrei realizzare su Wordpress?
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Curate Any Web Content With WordPress Default Plugin PressThis

Curate Any Web Content With WordPress Default Plugin PressThis | Content Curation World | Scoop.it

Robin Good: If you are looking for an easy and simple way to start curating content from other sources on the web, with the minimum of additional technology and expense, you may want to look into Wordpress default plugin PressThis.


PressThis is essentially a bookmarklet that can be dragged and dropped on your browser bookmarks bar and then used to capture the content of any web page you are on.


PressThis automatically captures the URL, title, and site name of the page you are on, while providing you inside an editable WordPress post, any original text you may have selected on the page.


Not only. PressThis has also two dedicated functions to capture also any image (along with the text) from any web page (you can choose the one you prefer from a scrollable viewer) as well as any video clip present.


PressThis is available inside any installed copy of WordPress inside the Tools menu.


Free to use for all WP users.


Tutorial + video: http://en.support.wordpress.com/press-this/ 


Find out more: http://codex.wordpress.org/Press_This 


(Thanks to Laura Brown and Alex Briscese for bringing this valuable plugin to my attention)

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Laura Brown's comment, April 24, 2012 11:00 AM
You're welcome. Thanks for the credit/ linkback. If you run the Link Library plugin http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/link-library/ (which doesn't come with WordPress) you can also run a bookmarklet which lets you add new links in this same, quick way. Not everyone does much with the blogroll or links now. But I still use mine. Link Library also lets you set up your links like a web directory. Though you do have a lot of background work to do for setting it up. It may not be for anyone who wants something fast and easy. But, it is a free plugin and you could just use it for adding links.
Laura Brown's comment, April 24, 2012 11:03 AM
I don't know if any of the tutorials mention this...

Once you have your PressThis loaded on your bookmark bar you can right click it and select Properties. Then change the name the button shows to anything you like. This is great if you have more than one blog you want to send content to. It helps to know which blog is which.
Robin Good's comment, April 26, 2012 2:53 AM
Thanks a lot Laura for tis additional info about Link Library and the tips on personalizing the PressThis bookmarklet.

Much appreciated indeed!
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Curate Content and News Directly From Within Wordpress: The Storify WP Plugin

Curate Content and News Directly From Within Wordpress: The Storify WP Plugin | Content Curation World | Scoop.it

Content curation tool Storify is now directly accessible to all WordPress users. A new plugin allows to take advantage of all of the powerful aggregation, search and curation features available in Storify, right inside your WordPress account.


Key features of the Storify WP Plugin include:


  • Embed stories with ease — simply paste the URL to the story, and WordPress takes care of the rest.
     
  • Easily add your stories to posts — just click the Storify button in the standard WordPress editor, and select from a list of your most recent stories.
     
  • Create new stories and edit existing ones right from your WordPress dashboard.
     
  • Adds SEO-friendly versions of your stories to each post, ensuring that your stories get properly index by search engines.
     
  • Allows users with filtered html restrictions to embed stories.
     
  • Extensive API to customize the plugin's functionality to meet your needs


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