• Today we launched a brand new plug-in system for Micro.blog. Manton has an introduction on his blog, plus there’s a new help page with details for web developers. This is going to open up a lot of new possibilities to make Micro.blog-hosted blogs better.

  • We’ve rolled out a fix for importing from WordPress blogs. Recently, the import was missing some posts. It should work much more reliably now.

  • We fixed saving drafts on the web today, plus a handful of under-the-hood improvements in Micro.blog. Photos in the timeline are now proxied through Micro.blog for better security and privacy. See any problems? Let us know to @help.

  • The downtime was mostly the result of a networking issue at our hosting provider, but there is more we can do to make this more resilient in the future. @manton will be blogging about it. Everything is back online.

  • We’ve had some significant downtime since the early morning CST. Things are starting to come back online, but still waiting to hear from our hosting provider before the problem can be completely resolved. Very sorry for the downtime.

  • Micro.blog was slow or down for a few minutes today. We also have a new status page at status.micro.blog to check if there are major problems with the Micro.blog servers.

  • Micro.blog has been updated with several improvements this week to make posting from the web easier. Better support for video uploads, photo preview before posting, a new progress bar for uploads, and showing the title field for podcasts.

  • While our hosting provider works on some emergency network maintenance, we’ve had to turn off profile photos in the timeline. You’ll see gray placeholder icons instead until everything is back online.

  • Upgrading a server this morning has introduced a glitch with publishing new blog posts. It should be fixed soon. Any recent posts will make it to your blog without re-publishing.

  • A server error tonight may have caused some new posts or photos to not appear on your hosted blog. It has been resolved now, and anything on your blog that hadn’t updated yet should appear shortly. Thanks for your patience.

  • There was an outage at our hosting provider that also impacted Micro.blog. Sorry for the downtime! Everything is back online now.

  • Over the weekend I’ll be upgrading a couple servers. I don’t expect any downtime, but always feel free to reach out to help@micro.blog if you notice any problems. Thanks for using Micro.blog!

  • Today we launched a new subscription for teams in Micro.blog. It’s designed for anyone who wants a blog with multiple people. Great for podcasters, small businesses, families, and schools.

  • A server failure today caused some recent uploads to be temporarily unavailable. It is fixed now and any photos or audio files should appear shortly if they are not already live.

  • We added 2 new help pages recently: updating your profile photo when using multiple blogs, and handling redirects.

  • Micro.blog for iOS was updated today with several bug fixes. You can download it in the App Store.

  • There’s an update to Micro.blog for macOS available with better window resizing and fixed Instagram import.

  • We’ve updated the Micro.blog cross-posting to support LinkedIn again. If it stopped working for you, try disabling it and adding it back under Account → Edit Feeds & Cross-posting.

  • Interested in having your own podcast? @macgenie has a new series where she and @manton talk about getting started in short, 5-minute episodes.

  • There was a server failure in the middle of the night (US-time) that affected hosted blogs. Everything is resolved now. Sorry for the downtime!

  • We’re now offering teachers 6 months of free hosting on Micro.blog. For blog posts, podcasts, or short videos as schools adjust to moving lesson plans and classes online.

  • Today we released an update to Micro.blog for iOS with several bug fixes. Over the weekend, we also announced that all plans get free podcast hosting for the rest of March and April.

  • We are monitoring an issue that is preventing some sign-in or newsletter emails from being delivered this week. Thanks for your patience. Hope to have it resolved today.

  • Sorry for the unexpectedly Micro.blog downtime. There was a server glitch that has now been fixed, although blogs hosted on Micro.blog were fine during the downtime. Thanks for your patience.

  • We’re going to take parts of Micro.blog down for an upgrade tonight, 11pm CST. Shouldn’t last more than 5-10 minutes. Your hosted microblogs will remain online.

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