Windows Live Writer is a Microsoft product that… makes it easy for anyone to tell stories like a professional blogger. You can create beautiful blog posts, and see what they’ll look like online before you publish them to your blog. Plus, you can publish your posts to any of your favorite blog service providers. It’s a desktop program that allows me to post to this site without logging in and
I am posting this from my iPod Touch, where I don’t easily see how to add links for specific topics, like a link to the WordPress iPod Touch application I’m using to create and publish this. I’m also inserting a photo (the only one on this device) of my kids to see how that works.
I wrote this 6-page guide to posting photos with WordPress (PDF) for a friend who wanted to know the basics of writing posts and uploading photos to his website with WordPress. I wrote it as I was learning it, but I think I got most of it right. It’s written for Vista PCs using Firefox, but it would likely work with other sets up too. The WordPress version is 2.9.1.
Post Is Clear is a WordPress Plugin I wrote to insert <br clear=”all”/> at the end of posts, to ensure images and objects don’t wrap into successive posts. Phillip and I were manually inserting the code, although I did hack the WordPress code to insert it, but that code is lost whenever I upgrade WordPress. This will make me millions. Download Post Is Clear.
The official WordPress site finally organized their plugin page, showing the Most Popular, Newest, and Recently Updated plugins. I’m going to spend some time perusing its wares. WordPress plugins allow you to easily add additional functionality to your wordpress site. I’ve written about the plugins I use.