Pressbooks Alternatives

    Pressbooks is described as 'Easily create ebooks for any device, webbooks for accessibility and promotion, and PDFs for printbooks and print-on-demand. Use our distribution services to get your books into Kindle, Apple iBooks, Nook and other retailers — or do it yourself' and is an website in the News & Books category. There are five alternatives to Pressbooks, not only websites but also apps for Self-Hosted solutions and Wordpress. The best alternative is bbPress, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to Pressbooks are ForumWP (Paid, Open Source), Papyrus (Free), Anthologize (Free, Open Source) and Tome Press (Free).

    This page was last updated Jul 19, 2019

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      bbPress is forum software with a twist from the creators of WordPress. Its focused on web standards, ease of use, ease of integration, and speed. bbPress will try to keep things as small and light as possible while still allowing great add-on feature possibilities.
    1. ForumWP is a modern forum plugin for WordPress.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      Papyrus is a simple online editor to create ebooks.You can edit the cover using a simple drag and drop cover editor, import content from the web, or create new content as easily as writing a blog post.

      Discontinued

      YourStory acquired Papyrus Editor on 2015
      https://yourstory.com/2015/11/yourstory-acquires-papyrus-editor/

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    2. Anthologize is a free, open-source, plugin that transforms WordPress into a platform for publishing electronic texts. Grab posts from your WordPress blog, import feeds from external sites, or create new content directly within Anthologize.
    3. Digital academic writing poses new opportunities and challenges. While there is no substitute for good writing, digital formats affect the ways we write and read on screens. Can long, scholarly arguments be sustained online?
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