Kindle Publishing Guidelines: Updated
Amazon has just released a new edition of their Kindle publishing guidelines, version 2015.3.
Page 2 of the Guidelines contains a revision history. Briefly,
- there’s news about using KindleGen to create your mobi file;
- some updates to image guidelines, an area that’s changing rapidly;
- bi-directional footnotes are now possible;
- there’s information about testing Kindle books (always test ebooks for Kindle — and every platform — on devices, not just in previewers or simulators).
Here’s a link:
The Publishing Guidelines are easily accessed: I download them from within Kindle Previewer (after checking that I have the most recent version of Previewer). This way I’m assured of having the most up-to-date information.
Bi-directional footnotes have been possible for a long time… years, actually. Not sure why it’s not been in the spec until now.
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