Category archives for Releases

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 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 […]

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 […]

PLoS: Currents / Disasters Live on Annotum

We’re happy to announce that the Public Library of Science has launched the first  PLoS: Currents section, PLoS: Currents Disasters on a self-hosted WordPress site using the Annotum platform. PLoS took the Annotum Base theme and extended both the look and feel and the functionality – it’s a shining example of what you can do […]

Annotum Feature / Enhancement Roadmap: What’s next?

Here’s a list of possible Annotum enhancements and fixes.  What’s important to you? Let us know by suggesting features at the Annotum Feedback Forum. Basic Enhancements Bug Fixes Fix all issues on the Annotum  open issues list. Author Facing Enhancements to WYSIWYG/WYSIWYAATD editing (even more elegant) edit images, edit equations, etc. add references to items […]

Preview Beta Available

For a few weeks now, we’ve been putting out (via @annotum on Twitter) links to a preview version of the Annotum Beta. We’ve decided to add a post here as well for those of you who don’t follow the Twitter stream. Please note that this preview release is for the more technically-minded and is not […]

Alpha Release

We’re pleased to announce the release of the alpha version of Annotum.  This initial release provides collaborative authoring and editorial review/workflow features in addition to standard WordPress functions such as pages, posts, and the like.  Some planned functionality, in particular the creation, import, and export of structured XML and an enhanced article editor, is not […]