If your blogging software doesn’t support Trackbacks, no need to worry. Simpletracks will send Trackback pings for you. Just enter the Trackback URI, your blog name, entry title, entry URI, and an excerpt of your entry. Click ‘Send Ping’. Your done.
Memeorandum combines a synopsis of the latest headline news and combines it with relevant blog entries, combining weblog commentary with traditional news reports. It’s a pretty unique idea. How does Memeorandum decide which weblog entries to include in its news reports? First by relevancy, then by timeliness. The only thing I couldn’t find was how […]
Alex King has 10 suggestions for new bloggers.
The NY Times has an article on blogging addictions or obsessions as the NYT’s calls it. Blogging is a pastime for many, even a livelihood for a few. For some, it becomes an obsession. Such bloggers often feel compelled to write several times daily and feel anxious if they don’t keep up. As they spend […]
Ecto is a feature-rich desktop blogging client for MacOSX. Features include support for multiple weblogs and servers, customizable with spellcheck, syntax-coloring, and find-replace, and send notifications by email. The Windows version is now in beta stage.
This is a WordPress powered weblog photo album called Pictorialis. Some of the features include: – XHTML compliant code – Simple once click addition of photos, auto thumbnail and resizing – Extraction of EXIF information from original photo and saved as meta – Easy installation, as easy as installing WordPress – Simple, clean design and […]
This plugin at Sillyness Spelled Wrong Intentionally provides a new admin page that reports total hits, projected hits, total posts, total comments, total categories, listing of drafts, post dated entries, latest posts, contents of comment queue, and latest approved comments.
Count each entries unique views with this plugin. If you prefer all views counted you can use a switch to total views. The only down-side is it only counts new posts after the plugin was installed.
Huddled Masses has a newly written plugin giving your WP weblog a next and previous links to add anywhere on your index page. Supports search engine friendly URI’s too once you’ve added some mod_rewrite code to your .htaccess file.
This introductory article discusses five essential elements of a weblog posting. Element one is use a catchy title, because as the author points out, some aggregators only display the title in the feed. The title should tease readers into wanting to read the article. The second element is to consider using an excerpt from a […]