Squarespace adds the ability to publish content in the Apple News Format

Squarespace — a content management system/website builder/blogging platform/hosting service — says, as of today, it’s the only platform to have built an Apple News integration directly with Apple. Customers can publish their content in Apple News Format directly from their Squarespace blog.

The content is automatically optimized for both the iPhone and iPad. What’s more, you can create your own branded Apple News channel that’s discoverable in-app. Starting today, you can publish the following media-rich content to Apple News: images and galleries; videos; audio; text; markdown, Twitter and Instagram embedded content; and a link back to your Squarespace site.

To publish content from Squarespace to Apple News, you must first sign up for News Publisher and obtain Apple News API [application programming interface] credentials from Apple. For more information about Apple News and News Publisher, check out this link.