Preview of the Multi-Author Extension (Great for Publishers!)

Novelist is designed for authors websites. The assumption is that you – the site creator – are the author of each book that’s added into the system. But I recently spoke to a designer who was creating a website for a publisher. This publisher wanted an author directory that an archive of  several authors, and each […]

Display Your Book’s Purchase Links Twice

One author approached me asking how to display the purchase links twice on a book page. She wanted them listed at the beginning of the page, and again at the end. This feature isn’t built into Novelist, but I whipped up a quick plugin that allows her to do just that. This add-on plugin adds […]

How to Use Images for Your Book’s Purchase Links

The Novelist plugin allows you to set up purchase links for your books. Each purchase link has a template associated with it. Here’s the default template for Amazon: <a href="[link]" target="_blank">Amazon</a> This is an HTML link. On your public book page, it just looks like plain text. But with a little tweak of the template, we […]

How to Disable the Novelist Genre Archives

Novelist allows you to assign genres to your books. Each genre then comes with its own archive page that shows all books listed under that genre. When you view your book page, each genre links to its associated archive. But not everyone wants these archive pages, particularly because the format of these pages depends on […]