If you are into the online publishing space, chances are that you have used or heard ‘WordPress’. Yes, the very same publishing platform is providing a plugin which is based on the blockchain tech.

The news came into light when the WordPress team made an official announcement of rolling out plugin named – ‘Newspack’. This initiative is intended to help small- and medium-sized news organizations and also purported to be an inexpensive platform for publishers.

Notably, this project is backed by Google News Initiative with a $12 million investment. The other prominent supporters include Consensys which backs venture studio Civil Media –  $ 350,000. The Lenfest Institute for Journalism and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation invested $400,000 and $250,000, respectively.

Also, the ConsenSys-backed Civil Media is providing newsrooms through which Newspack can be accessed and will be offered the option to use blockchain-based features.

The benefiting feature in this product is that newsrooms can permanently archive content on a decentralized network, which will be installed as a plugin on the WordPress platform.

The motto behind starting Newspack

As quoted earlier its affordable plugin which will help entrepreneurs to focus on their editorial and business operation rather than thinking about tech behind it.

Beyond any doubt blockchain is entering every space we can imagine and transforming the digital world.

If you are WordPress user and interested to give a try on this new plugin, then visit newspack blog. Let us know what do you think about this product in below comment section

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