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Taipei's new mayor writes a GitBook

Taipei’s (Taiwan’s capital) newly elected mayor, Ko Wen-Je, used gitbook to successfuly publish his campain’s official “whitebook”.

Introducing the GitBook WebEditor

After the native editor for GitBook, we are now releasing a web editor fully integrated with the GitBook platform and GitHub.

Contact authors directly from GitBook

Readers can now contact authors directly from their books’ homepages.

Landing page for books: Themes and Domain names

Authors can now customize their book’s homepage with personalized branding and custom domain names.

Notification messages for readers

Authors can now create automated messages that will be sent to every new reader of a paid book.

Math in your ebooks using KaTeX

GitBook (1.1.0) now supports KaTeX as a replacement to MathJax, giving you beautiful pre-rendered math that is eBook compatible!

PayPal brings worldwide payments to GitBook

GitBook now accepts PayPal in addition to credit cards for books purchases and authors can now withdraw their profits through PayPal.

It's now easier to create a book on GitHub

GitHub just makes it easier and much faster to set up a GitBook when creating a repository.