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Talk About WordPress For Comics

WordPress is a great blogging tool and I've seen two efforts to adapt it to comics (technically 3 as Tyler Martin has crafted two versions of ComicPress.): ComicPress and stripShow.

Brad Hawkins of Monkey Law created stripShow and Tyler Martin of Wally & Osborne created ComicPress. Tyler's got a call out for requests for the next version of CP so if you've got a wish list for comics code go contribute.  ComicPress is here (official forum), and stripShow is here (official forum).

More generally, I thought we could try to share WordPress tips applicable to comics here so that we can all learn from each other.

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Unityflow's picture

OK, I could see them using firefox, but on the old version of internet explorer (6) I have to use at work, the arrows are mis-aligned and are actually to the left and right of where they should be, making them pretty hard to see.

So, I take it back, the navigation's good too.

  Visit The Flowfield Unity - www.theflowfieldunity.com – it's OK.

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Unityflow's picture

I've been a big advocate of wordpress/comicpress combination for webcomics. It just makes it easy so that you can spend less time fiddling about and more time drawing comics.

By far the biggest advantage of wordpress is the sheer number of plugins available that cover pretty much every function you could ever wish for.

Harris, I do like your site, but maybe I'm just being dumb... I can't seem to find any navigation buttons for previous and next.

Visit The Flowfield Unity - www.flowfieldunity.transplantcomics.com

  Visit The Flowfield Unity - www.theflowfieldunity.com – it's OK.

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I can see the buttons okay - they're the white arrows just above the cartoon.

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I also use Wordpress for my comic, and do not use stripshow or comicpress, but I think my solution works well. I have previous and next images, a random comic, tags for comics, archives. What do you think?