A week ago I watched a great TED talk about how Git(hub) is changing the world as we know it. Yes, I said world. I remember watching it and wondering how some of Clay Shirkey’s point could find its way to WordPress. We’re one week later and what do you know, Ben Balter was already busy creating just that and released a plugin today; a mix of Git and WordPress Posts. I’m really excited about this because of the possibilities it opens. From the site:
WordPress Post Forking allows users to “fork” or create an alternate version of content and in doing so, sets out to foster a more collaborative approach to WordPress content curation. This can be used, for example, to allow external users (such as visitors to your site) or internal users (such as other authors) with the ability to submit proposed revisions.
[Read more…] about The future of contributing content is here – Post Forking in WordPress with Git.