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PressForward provides an integrated workflow for curating content aggregated from the web.

PressForward is a free plugin that provides an editorial workflow for content aggregation and curation within the WordPress dashboard. It is designed for bloggers and editorial teams who wish to collect, discuss, and share content from a variety of sources on the open web.

PressForward helps you:

  • Collect content from the web via a feed reader and a bookmarklet
  • Discuss content through a collaborative editing interface
  • Share content using best practices for attribution and citation


  • Aggregate content using RSS/Atom feeds
  • Capture any web content with a bookmarklet
  • Import full text, image, video content, and post metadata
  • Batch add feeds using OPML files
  • Integrate standardized content with Readability


  • Discuss content internally with private commenting
  • Count nominations from teams of contributors and editors
  • Expose item metadata, including the name of the source and method of nomination


  • Allow contributors to send items directly to their own Twitter account
  • Attach full content, attribution link, canonical URL, and metadata to WordPress Posts as Draft
  • Republish any content type supported by your theme (text, image, quote, snippet, etc.)
  • Optional auto-redirect back to original source
  • Export an RSS feed that combines all content from site's feed list

Instructions for use are found in our GitHub Wiki.

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The PressForward Plugin is developed and maintained by the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason University as part of the PressForward Project, generously funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Our developers include Aram Zucker-Scharff, Boone B. Gorges, and Jeremy Boggs. PressForward is free to use and modify under a GNU GPL2 license.

Detailed information about our code can be found on our GitHub Wiki.

Requires: 3.0.1 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.7.2
Last Updated: 2 months ago
Active Installs: 1,000+


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