A federated blogging application

Project status

Currently, Plume developers have less time and Plume is not actively maintained. New features may take time to be implemented. Could you consider similar purpose software: WriteFreely, WordPress with ActivityPub plugin and so on?

Write once, publish everywhere

Plume is not just a single website, but an entire interconnected, yet independent network of what we call instances. You write content from your own instance, but anyone else on any other Plume instance can enjoy your stories too.

Social blogging

When we write, it is, most of the time, to share something with other people. Plume has many features that allow the exchange between writers and readers to be bi-directional from the get-go.

Collaborative writing

Plume also makes it easy to collaborate on an article. Since blogs are not limited to one author, many people can write on the same blog and improve each other's work, to get to the best final result.

Find an instance

Enter the Fediverse

Not just Plume

Plume instances form one part of a huge network, collectively called the Fediverse. It is made up of many instances - servers with different orientations, purposes and policies, each one running a specific application. It does not always have to be Plume.

This means that, for instance, Plume is able to communicate with microblogging apps like Mastodon, or Pleroma. Even other blogging apps which support federation, such as WriteFreely can also communicate with Plume! It means that you can comment on, share and like Plume articles from any of these other platforms too.

Learn more about the Fediverse

Great diversity

Each instance is hosted and moderated by different peoples across varied locations of the world, resulting in diverse rules, thematics and ambiance that it focuses on. Thus one given instance can suit you better than another, depending on your opinions and interests.

And if no existing instance makes you feel at home, you can very well set up your own, if you are a bit adventurous.

Find your dream instance

A solid network

Because the Fediverse is mostly backed by volunteers, and not investors, it is resilient to economic problems. And because of its decentralized nature it is also harder to censor than traditional platforms.

And even if one instance happens to go down, the rest of the network will continue to work uninterrupted.

Open to everyone

Plume is a libre software, based on open standards, like ActivityPub and Microformats, which means you can help making it better.

We are not only welcoming coders, but really anyone who wants to help: translators, user experience designers, people with communication skills, or anybody else who feels like they can offer something to move the project ahead!

Discover how you can help