Questions about writing and publishing web blogs from your desktops. Web-based blogging interfaces, such as Blogger, belong on Webapps.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (2)

9
votes
6answers
403 views

Is there a software that performs a textual analysis on blogs?

My company is looking to create a PivotViewer visualization of a client's Wordpress 2 blog posts for the last 11 years. To do so, however, we need to edit the somewhat haphazard, incomplete, and ...
7
votes
1answer
2k views

How do I add captions to a picture in windows live writer?

I just started to use Windows Live Writer and love the interface especially with the drag and drop pictures. However I cannot seem to be able to add captions below the images... How do I do this? Is ...
6
votes
4answers
1k views

How do I copy a word document with pictures into a blog post?

I am trying to copy a word document with some formatting (e.g. bulleted lists) and pictures to a blog post using Google's Blogger. When I do direct copy/paste, everything seems to copy over ...
6
votes
2answers
738 views

Is there a way to use markdown in Microsoft Live Writer?

I love the coding that Super User and all of the other StackExchange sites uses for editing/created questions and answers... markdown. It's easy to use. I'm wondering if there is a way to enable the ...
6
votes
2answers
306 views

dasBlog alternative

I've been using dasBlog for almost two years now, but I've recently upgraded my server. As you'll see if you click that link, the first page can take an unacceptably long time to load. It would take ...
5
votes
8answers
1k views

How to save useful information found online

I bookmark and favorite at least 20 pages of useful information a day on stackoverflow, blogs and the web in general. I'm sure some of the advice and information I find online will be indispensable ...
5
votes
3answers
427 views

Firefox addon for managing text width

While reading, I prefer that the text width is "reasonably" small and centered in the middle of the window (just to make an example, pick a blog post layout or the layout of SuperUser itself, which I ...
4
votes
2answers
539 views

How to track blog changes without a feed?

Some of the blogs like the one from Datameer don't have any feeds, but still I would like to get the changes to the blog in Google Reader. Google Reader used to support this feature, but it no more ...
4
votes
1answer
46 views

How do RSS readers interact with advertisements?

Ok, I'm gonna start by saying I love RSS feeds, and I use my RSS reader to keep up with just about everything I read. Lately I've been wondering though, if the feeds are totally ad-free, am I actually ...
4
votes
3answers
1k views

How to backup blog running on posterous.com

I'd like to backup content of my blog which is powered by posterous.com. I'd like to save all texts and images to the local disk. Ability to browse it offline is a plus. What I've already tried: ...
3
votes
4answers
174 views

Is there any online/desktop tool to keep up with blogs?

Is there any tool that can help to keep up with 10 blogs? I want to be able to check from one place which blog has a new post. Instead of manualy check them one be one. Operating System: Windows 7
3
votes
4answers
107 views

What Kind of Spam is This? Testing Blog Comment Limits

I received this comment on one of my blogs today (on blogger.com): Easily I agree but I about the post should acquire more info then it has. It's the third in a series. Before there was: I ...
3
votes
3answers
168 views

Looking for blog platform to write something about developement

I'm not sure if this is a suited topic asking here, but I really need it. Which blog platforms provide formatting code feature like this forum? What I've used doesn't catter for my needs. Thank ...
3
votes
1answer
254 views

Which machine to get for a home server?

I want to have a server at home. Mainly for few projects, blog(wordpress) and maybe other web resources. I want to have it very low power consumable, so I am thinking getting Acer Aspire Revo 3600, ...
3
votes
1answer
100 views

Installing Wordpress in Apache

So, I've installed Wordpress in Apache and have it working, i.e. I can browse to it on my hosting server via localhost and it displays my blog, all good and well. But when (anyone) browses to it from ...
3
votes
2answers
304 views

Why doesn't Firefox show any kind of a feed presence indication when there is are RSS/Atom feeds associated with the page? [duplicate]

For example I've came to a webpage having the following tag inside its <head> tag: <link rel="alternate" type="application/rss+xml" title="A blog feed" ...
3
votes
1answer
907 views

Good Vim Blogs? [closed]

I have used vim for near a one-year, but I think I have a great deal to learn. Does anyone know of any good blogs for vim? EDIT: An example of what I mean with good blogs is Dialy Vim. Actually I am ...
2
votes
7answers
258 views

Is there a blog engine that handles computer code highlighting well?

I am looking for a (free) blog engine (WordPress...) that handles sections of code well. That is, I could just markup a portion of my entry as code and it would indent/format appropriately, much like ...
2
votes
5answers
211 views

What tools do you use to aggregate your Internet activities?

With the explosion of the Social Web in the last couple of years, I find myself producing more and more narcissistic, inane, self congratulatory content all over the place. What do you use to ...
2
votes
2answers
79 views

Some ways to write blog entry with screenshots in Mac OS X?

I would like to ask you some efficient ways to write blog post with the screen shots from a Mac laptop. In Windows, I would do something like: create a new page in OneNote, start to write the entry, ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Open Source Java Based Blog Software

I am looking for an open source java blogging software that is easy to use and customise. I am looking a blog application that (preferably) has the following features: Enable me to tag my post with ...
2
votes
1answer
151 views

Desktop blogging software for Blogger

I'm using Blogger for my blog platform. I notice when I do a post that my layout looks totally messed up in IE, but also that Blogger is adding a lot of weird extraneous code. Can anyone recommend a ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Equivalent to Windows Live Writer for Linux?

Is there any Linux equivalent to Windows Live Writer? I've got the Wordpress for iPhone app on my iPod and Windows Live Writer on Windows. These programs are much easier for stuff such as adding ...
2
votes
4answers
334 views

Portable Wiki which stores .txt or HTML files

I know there are TiddlyWiki but I need one which stores HTML or even .txt files. I want to use this Wiki like a personal blog, i want to log my life (probably cringy to you) and things I've done, ...
2
votes
1answer
241 views

How can I get the latest N posts from blogger RSS feed?

How can I get the latest N posts from blogger RSS feed, using the URL in a browser, or some javascript? Which parameter do I have to use?
2
votes
1answer
168 views

URL incorrect in Octopress on subdomain

I followed the instructions to the best of my ability, as layed on on the Octopress website, but for whatever reason, things aren't correct. When I followed the instructions, I expect my URLs to look ...
2
votes
1answer
101 views

TextMate blogging bundle: real sync between blog and project?

I'm looking for a solution to sync between a blog and a project or any other folder for that matter. Alternatively, any other Mac app would help which allows to sync an xmlrpc.php with a folder. The ...
1
vote
3answers
114 views

How to post a blog without public access [closed]

I want to keep a blog with pictures and videos of my kid growing up but I don't want it to be open to the public. I just want me and my wife to be able to post to it and then share with grandparents ...
1
vote
14answers
438 views

Saving blog items as pdf's

I know of FireShot, a firefox extension, for saving up whole pages of images. And I love it. Great idea, and a very good implementation. But unfortunatelly, often on this kind of sites, you have ...
1
vote
3answers
113 views

putting blog posts under version control

Is there any way to version control blog posts? I don't mind running subversion on my server, but I want my buddies to make changes to what I write and commit to svn, then update the blog post. Has ...
1
vote
2answers
105 views

How do I link directly to a specific PART of a blog post or online article? (e.g. to a paragraph or heading)

I want to link to some really cool PART of an article, like this blog post announcing the card ageing power-up in Trello, amongst other things. What can I use, using Google Chrome, or in any browser ...
1
vote
2answers
45 views

Queuing up blog posts from offline

I have a Blogger blog and I will be going for long periods of time when I can only access the web via dial-up for short periods in the middle of the night (much like the so-called "flash sessions" ...
1
vote
2answers
152 views

Source code Formatter for Windows Live Writer

I have just downloaded the Windows Live Writer software for blogging purposes but it contains nothing for formatting source code. I have installed many plugins like code snippet, insert code etc. but ...
1
vote
1answer
44 views

blogging without having to manually upload pictures

I want to blog on a Wordpress account, without having to upload pictures manually. I'm looking for a program that allows you to edit text + simple formatting + pictures, and lets you publish it to ...
1
vote
1answer
321 views

What is the best way to archive (spider) a site that is going to be removed? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I download an entire website Three different blogs that I read have recently announced that they are going to be discontinued and removed from the web. Although ...
1
vote
2answers
266 views

RSS Comment Feeds from SharePoint 2007 Blog

Is there any way to subscribe to RSS comment feeds from a SharePoint 2007 blog? Or to include comments in the standard RSS feed? Some easy way to be notified or new comments to a thread via RSS?
1
vote
1answer
89 views

Dot net Blogging Engine that supports workflows? (Like MOSS)

Is there a Dot Net Blogging Engine that supports worflows. What I need is a way to automatically send an email to an editor when a new post is written, then once the post is edited, the author has to ...
1
vote
2answers
52 views

Best way to blog while locally editing files?

I want to blog while editing my files locally. Requirements: Edit the files locally only (on my computer, using my text editor), in some clean format (say, Markdown). Have the files viewable ...
1
vote
0answers
181 views

Is there an up-to-date “Blog this in windows live writer” in any of the modern browsers?

I want to select text (and images) in the browser, right click, and have it added to my blog post draft in windows live writer? The one I could find seems to be for old versions of Firefox (10 ...
1
vote
0answers
126 views

Upload URL & source URL for blogging from Microsoft Word (with Blogspot default image host)

I want to do blogging with BlogSpot and Microsoft Word and found this, but http://blogspot.com or http://mysite.blogspot.com doesn't allowed. anyone know which url should I enter here for using ...
1
vote
2answers
904 views

How to define template for org-mode HTML export?

I am using org-mode to generate html pages from my notes. I used Publishing Org-mode files to HTML to setup blog system. I have defined an export template. But to use it I have to add following line ...
1
vote
0answers
110 views

opening existing blog post using microsoft word 2007

Whenever I open "existing blog posts" using Microsoft Office 2007, I am presented with last 25 posts. How to open the old posts using MS office?
1
vote
1answer
69 views

Visual Studio RSS Subscription not working

I'm trying to set a new RSS feed in Visual Studio. I had changed it from the default to the Silverlight blog and now I'm trying to change it to the Google Code blog. Only thing is that it wont load ...
0
votes
5answers
536 views

Twitter Like Software for Corporations [closed]

Is there microblogging software that companies can host internally? I think I remember Joel Spolsky mentioning that Fog Creek uses one. I can't remember what the name was or find what other software ...
0
votes
3answers
398 views

Any coolosxapps.net alternative? (New OS X Software Blog) [closed]

I remember I used to almost religiously hit the coolosxapps.net website to find newly available freewares (mostly) for OS X. Now that the site was sold and is not available, I'm having trouble ...
0
votes
2answers
36 views

Is there any programming-related blog website that i can read on my pocket pc?

i googled but didn't find any, anyone kindly tell me some?
0
votes
1answer
54 views

Feed reader - blog subscriptions

Lot of times you will find a team writing good set of blogs, and if you are not interested in the content from one or more blogger in that group, is there any feed reader that allows me to unsubscribe ...
0
votes
1answer
37 views

Get a weekly email containing all new content from a list of blogs

I would like to receive a weekly email containing any new content from a list of blogs that I'm interested in. I searched Google for "get weekly email updates from a list blogs", "program for ...
0
votes
1answer
13 views

Feature to find out keywords used in Wordpress blogs

In wordpress blog, are there any feature or tool available to find out which are the keywords used to search in blogs? E.g. If anyone has used words like sam, flowers, college etc in blogs I have ...
0
votes
1answer
194 views

Error using Httrack for download a blog from a blogger site

I am traying to donwload one my blogs using Httrack. Every time I tried I got this error message: **MIRROR ERROR!** HTTrack has detected that the current mirror is empty. If it was an update, the ...