Cover live a sport event with Live Blog

Broadcast news as it happens
with Live Blog

Live Blog is the fast and intuitive live blogging platform for news professionals.

Cover live events and breaking news with ease

Live Blog is an open source blogging platform for moment-by-moment live coverage of breaking news, made for professional journalists. Give your readers minute-by-minute updates with all types of social and rich media snippets. On site, on the ground, in real time.


Get there first

When news breaks your tools should never slow you down. Live Blog is fast, intuitive and flexible, letting journalists do their best when they arrive on the scene.

Make the most of your live coverage

Live coverage drives big audiences to your site. Grow your revenue with native and automated advertising opportunities and gain insight into your reach with comprehensive metrics.


Collaborate and succeed

Election ahead? Place your live coverage at the center of a regional, national or global content network through Live Blog’s syndication feature. Collaborate with other news organisations and succeed together.

How Live Blog works

Start your liveblog coverage in seconds

Breaking news? Name your blog, invite a team of editors and contributors. Copy the embed code of your blog into your CMS. That’s it. Nothing to download, nothing to configure.

Highlight and pin posts

Ongoing coverage? Keep key moments pinned at the top and highlighted for clarity. With the Live Blog timeline, readers can catch up on your coverage anytime.

Include Social Media

Big event? Enhance your live coverage with likes, tweets, photos and social media posts. Just drop the links or embed codes into the editor and watch as user-generated content integrates seamlessly with your liveblog.

Deliver a multimedia experience

Live coverage? Add image slideshows, video streams and other types of multimedia to your feed. With our live blogging platform, you’ll always have the latest technology to engage your audience.

Engage the news community

Real time coverage? Live Blog’s commenting function lets you incorporate direct feedback in real time – including eyewitness reports. Inform your readers as the story evolves.

You’re in good company

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  • “With Live Blog we have found a robust, open and flexible tool for live coverages and with Sourcefabric a reliable development partner, who knows how to turn journalistic business models into future proof technology.”

    Christoph Dernbach

    - Christoph Dernbach, Editor-in-chief of Netzwelt and Managing Director of dpa-Infocom

  • “We were very happy to discover Sourcefabric Live Blog.”

    Pihla Lehmusjoki

    - Pihla Lehmusjoki, head of media services, STT-Lehtikuva

  • “Sourcefabric has developed a brilliant and super flexible live blogging platform that allows us to experiment with different ways of sharing information in real time. Being able to embed and pin live video is awesome!”

    Jenni Sargent

    - Jenni Sargent, First Draft News

  • “We are a weekly publication that is in need of methods to increase our audience, influence and revenue, Live Blog is the tool we need to be more in daily contact with our readers.”

    Miguel Mora

    - Miguel Mora, founder and editor-in-chief of

See how it all connects

Our live blogging platform is built by journalists for journalists. Learn all about it in two minutes.

Simple monthly or annual plans – No contracts

Special introductory offer:

Start your Live Blog with a 7-day free trial – plus, get 50% off your first month.

It´s a B2B product. All prices are exclusive of VAT where applicable. Live Blog has no setup fee or costs per view.
It can take up to 24 hrs (Mo-Fr) for your Live Blog instance to be set-up.

Whatever subscription level suits you best – you will always benefit from the full feature set of Live Blog for one, three or an unlimited number of active blogs. Blogs are “active” as long as you are updating them. As soon as your last post has been written you can archive the blog and create a new one.

Live Blog news from the Sourcefabric team

Start your own live coverage success story.

“We were very happy to discover Sourcefabric Live Blog.”

— Pihla Lehmusjoki, head of media services, STT-Lehtikuva

That’s not all…

Discover all of our features and learn how to use them by downloading our user manual.

Social media posts


Image slideshows

Rich media posts

Native ads

Score cards

User comments


Theme manager

Mobile app

Video streams

Custom post types

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