Google Web Stories is a free open-source system that converts content into bite-sized, easy-to-digest formats for mobile devices. If you’re wondering what this looks like, think Instagram, Facebook, and most recently LinkedIn. Stories were originally made famous by Instagram and were later adopted by other social media platforms. Google Web Stories essentially provides a similar format to those social stories features — a mix of images, video, text, and animations to create a more immersive storytelling experience without requiring too much effort from the end-user. https://wordpress.org/plugins/web-stories/ …and that’s not all… Google Web Stories Plugin Launches Its First Big Update Google is rolling out the first major update to its Web Stories plugin for WordPress which comes with three useful new features. Google’s Web Stories for WordPress version 1.1 gives site owners the ability to:
- Add GIFs to Web Stories via integration with Tenor.
- Create Web Stories with a greater variety of typography options.
- Add captions to Web Stories with video content.