There’s been a lot of discussion around John O’Nolan’s Ghost today. And there should be. It’s a beautiful, blog focused reimagining of the WordPress dashboard that provides an alternative to what they’ve done with the dashboard on

A lot of the discussion is about how John would like to do this as a fork of WordPress. And while I think his efforts and ideas might help the WordPress UI Team more than a fork would, I’m really hoping that someone picks up and runs with his editor idea.

Ghost Editor

Maybe that’s influenced by the fact that I’ve been working in Markdown more and more lately. Still I really like the idea of a quick, split paned writing area with a live preview.

So, uh, mind making that happen, LazyWeb?



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