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Annotum is a scholarly authoring and publishing platform based on WordPress.

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Annotum Final Release

I’m a little sad to write that today we are releasing the final update to Annotum, v2.1.1.1, five years to the day since the first production release of Annotum on November 22, 2011. For all of you that downloaded Annotum (260k+!), or used it as a home on for your Google Knol content, I’d […]

Annotum v2.0 is live!

Please see the release notes here, or go right to the download page on

Annotum 2.0 – RC1

We’re pleased to announce the initial release candidate for Annotum 2.0. Barring any major issues, v2.0 will be released on in the coming days. Key Features of v2.0 Entirely revamped editor with full XML validation and schema enforcement for “bulletproof” JATS-compliant XML Support for multiple-level sections and subsections Support for rich text formatting in […]

Annotum 2.0 alpha available (pre-release – use at own risk!)

We are pleased to announce the release of Annotum 2.0, alpha. Please note that this is pre-release software; it may contain bugs or corrupt data – it should not be used on a production site. Also note that for this version, you must enable the php_xsl extension on your site. The brave, foolish, or merely […]

Still working on it…

Here’s a very quick update on the progress toward fixes for Annotum 2.0 and WP 3.9+ compatibility. We are making solid progress, as you can see from the growing lists of closed issues and commits, but the downloadable version of Annotum 2.0 is still a couple of weeks away at best, and the update for […]

Annotum 1.x problems with WordPress 3.9

Important: There is a significant incompatibility between WordPress 3.9 and all released versions of Annotum, and we strongly recommend that you hold off on upgrading to WordPress 3.9 for the time being. To be clear, this is an Annotum issue, not a problem with WordPress; issues include not being able to edit the article body […]

Official Annotum v1.1.1 Themes Released

We’re pleased to announce the first official Annotum updates on the theme directory since our original launch in November 2011. Although we’ve posted a number of updates on the Annotum downloads page since then, the latest versions are now available for automatic updates within your Annotum site, directly from In addition to the […]

Annotum 1.1 Released!

We’re happy to announce the release of Annotum version 1.1, just in time for your holiday scientific publishing. Version 1.1 has a slew of fixes (now works fine with WordPress 3.5) as well as a number of improvements and ehnancements. You can read about it or download it, ask a question or post a comment […]

WordPress 3.5 – Hold on a sec…

Important: due to a slight incompatibility between WordPress 3.5 and some versions of Annotum, we recommend that you hold off on upgrading to WordPress 3.5 for the time being. In some cases, the article editor may disappear (meaning you can’t edit articles). Annotum on is unaffected; we hope to have a fix for self-hosted […]