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Last updated: 2021-01-27 12:33 UTC
Description: Pressbooks is a web-based book editing and production system that exports in multiple formats: ebooks, webbooks, print-ready PDF, and various XML types. The system is built on top of Wordpress, but makes significant changes to the admin interface, presentation layer, and export routines to for web, ebook, and print formats. Pressbooks is widely used in the open textbook and open educational resouces community.
Hosting: self-hosted, hosting (SaaS) available through
Pricing: free to self-host, managed hosting pricing not available
Adoption level: Significant
Readiness level: TR9
Governance: Not Classified
Business Form: Commercial Vendor
Status: Actively Maintained
Categories: Application
Functions: Authoring / Editing, Format Conversion, Dissemination
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