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4x faster content editing with publication overlays

Here are some exciting updates to Prepr. First, speedy publication linking that dramatically improves how you edit related publications. And second, a preview of our upcoming automation tool. Let's dive in and see what that means for you and your team.

Dramatically speed up editing of related publications with publication overlays

A publication in Prepr is often related to another publication. For example, an author linked to an article. Previously, it took an average of a whopping 12 clicks to add a new author to an article and change the data. The development team has found a solution for this: publication overlays.

Publication overlays allow you to add and edit related publications directly from the parent publication. So when you write an article, you can directly add an author and change his or her details without leaving the article. You now only need three clicks!

And the great thing is that you can do this endlessly. So no matter how deeply linked your publications are, you can always easily click through and change the data. With publication overlays, managing your content in Prepr has become simpler than ever before.

Oh, and you can add roles and permissions to this function as well. For example, you can only allow editors to add a new article and edit existing articles.

How does it work?

  1. Click 'create new item,' and the publication overlay will appear
  2. Name your publication and add the rest of the content
  3. Save & close the publication
Boom! You just added a publication in a parent publication four times faster than you used to do.

Coming up: Built-in automations

Here's a quick peek at next month when we introduce automations. With automations, you can automate repetitive actions in Prepr, saving you much time.

You can set up an automation by selecting a trigger and linking a specific action to it. For example, you can automatically delete publications when they are archived. Or let's say you want to create a tweet or a notification automatically when you make a publication. This is all possible with automations. But keep it quiet for a while, next month we will officially launch it ;-)

And that's it for now. See you next month.

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