Hopping back and forth between screens to edit and preview content will soon be a thing of the past. Many WordPress plugin developers have taken a shot at improving the editing experience and there’s even a team of core contributors working on a front-end editor for a future version of WordPress. The big news today is that the folks at Barley CMS are throwing their hat in the ring with the release of Barley for WordPress.
In a nutshell, Barley for WordPress allows you to edit content directly inline without ever needing to see the admin. The team decided to break the Barley Editor out of the Barley Content Management System, a CMS built on top of CodeIgniter. The Barley Editor can now be licensed by third parties to use in their apps. Barley CMS customers loved the editor so much that the team decided to port it over to WordPress, and here’s the result: (more…)