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What happened to Leanpub's Bitbucket writing mode?
What happened to Leanpub's Bitbucket writing mode?

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Written by Leanpub Support
Updated over a week ago

In January 2022, we discontinued support for our Bitbucket writing mode for all newly-created books. We prefer working with the GitHub API to what we had to do to integrate with Bitbucket.

We left the Bitbucket support around for existing books, since it was still working.

However, in February 2023, it seems that our Bitbucket integration is now completely broken.
​All existing Bitbucket books should migrate to using either GitHub or the Browser writing mode. Dropbox mode is also an option, but we find that GitHub has fewer sync issues (and the Browser writing mode has no sync issues, of course).
To switch writing modes to GitHub, Browser, or Dropbox, go to Settings > Writing Mode in the author app for your book.
In the future we may add GitLab support, assuming their API is as nice as we think it will be. If you want us to add GitLab, please email your support for this feature to and say why you prefer it to GitHub.

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