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  • Annotating Washington with Exhibit Image Annotation
    I’d like to take a moment to introduce you to a new plugin which will be of particular interest to those of you who work heavily with visual sources: Exhibit Image Annotation. This plugin allows you to add a content block to exhibit pages in which you can annotate an image. While you can only annotate one image per block, you can have multiple image annotation blocks per page. Curious about how it works? Read on: When the Exhibit Image Annotation plugin was ready for serious testing, I wanted to find an image to annotate which could give the plugin a meaningful test drive. I had already created a testing exhibit focusing on the works of Gilbert Stuart, an early American painter, which led me …
  • Major Milestones for the Omeka Team
    Major Milestones for the Omeka Team I couldn’t be more pleased to announce that the Omeka team is releasing the first major point release for Omeka S: 1.0! It is available for download today. We are also revealing a redesigned,, which represents a major undertaking of effort that has happened at the edges of all other pressing design, development, and outreach work. Omeka S 1.0 One year following the Beta, the release of Omeka S 1.0 demonstrates the stability of the platform. Created with funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Institute of Museum and Library Services, Omeka S is engineered to ease the burdens of administrators who want to make it possible for their us …
  • Refreshed and Renewed
    Today marks the launch of a new look for, and many new benefits for users. Now is the time to sign up for an account to take advantage of our new pricing structure, enhanced functionality options, and additional storage. We’ve reduced the prices for our most popular plans: Plus Plan is now $35 a year Silver Plan is now $75 a year Silver, Gold, and Platinum plans now include a number of new plugins that include text and image annotation, and a way to provide editorial feedback on online exhibit drafts, and themes designed specifically to support image-centered work. Finally, all plans now include twice as much storage as before. offers a range of plans to fill many web pub …
  • New bug fixes for Omeka Classic (2.5.1)

    A new release of Omeka Classic 2.5.1 is available for download. It contains a number of small bug fixes.

    As always, many thanks to the community of developers who help keep Omeka going strong!

  • Come play in the Omeka S Sandbox
    Have you been intrigued by the posts and tweets about Omeka S but haven’t quite got around to installing it? Or have you just found out about Omeka S and are wondering what, exactly, it does? We have good news for you! We are happy to announce the Omeka S Sandbox, a space to explore, play, and test out the functionality of Omeka S! We have pre-populated the sandbox with items, item sets, resource templates, and a few sites. The sandbox includes many of the modules and themes currently available. Feel free to play around with the existing content or add your own. The site’s content will be reset every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday. We have three demo accounts for you to use – log in w …

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