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Tools ‹ Ted Perlmutter’s Instructional Blog — WordPress

WordPress has develope a new bookmarklet called

Press This

Press This is a bookmarklet: a little app that runs in your browser and lets you grab bits of the web.

Use Press This to clip text, images and videos from any web page. Then edit and add more straight from Press This before you save or publish it in a post on your site.

Drag-and-drop the following link to your bookmarks bar or right click it and add it to your favorites for a posting shortcut.

via Tools ‹ Ted Perlmutter’s Instructional Blog — WordPress.

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How to add a # search on Twitter into your WordPress Widget

The correct format, i.e, the one that I used to get my genocide prevention #genprev feed to work on this site is:

http://search.twitter.com/search.atom?q=%23genprev

If you substitute your search term for “genprev”, it should work.

A tip of the hat to Robin Parduez, SEO Campaign Director @ LBi at Quora for indicating how this should be done.

Trying Windows Live as an offline blog-writing platform

It is supposed to be an easier mode for handling images and text on the Windows platform..  You can also set post dates.  For a favorable review, see

Blogging on Windows Live Writer 2011 [Review]

 

WLW is a blog-publishing application featuring WYSIWYG and media editing. One of the greatest strengths of WLW is that it integrates with your blog, so when you are editing a post or creating a new one it does not feel like you are using an alien application. The newest version of WLW incorporates Microsoft’s much lauded ribbon feature which dynamically changes as you select different items on the page.

If you have any experience with using this program, please comment.

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Using FeedBurner to add a read in your email option…

12/15/2009 1 comment

If you subscribe to Google’s Feedburner service, it is easy to make it possible for your viewers to subscribe to your blog posts via email.  Set up a Feedburner account, which takes all of about 30 seconds on a bad day, and then go to

Offering Email Subscriptions to your WordPress blog (WordPress.com or self-hosted)

And finally post the code you find on the FeedBurner site into a Text widget on your WordPress site.  And now you can get the technically averse or the badly connected to follow your words of wisdom.