Essential Blogging: Selecting and Using Weblog Tools Epub

Essential Blogging: Selecting and Using Weblog Tools Anyone can run a blog an online journal From personal diaries to political commentary and technology observations, bloggers are making their voices heard around the world Essential Blogging helps you select the right blogging software for your needs and show how to get your blog up and runningYou ll learn the ingredients of a successful blog, and then get detailed installation, configuration and operation instructions for the leading blogging software Blogger, Radio Userland, Movable Type, and Blosxom After showing you how to acquire, set up, and run these leading software packages, Essential Blogging takes you through the advanced features, so that by the time you finish, you ll be up and blogging with the best of them Essential Blogging covers the important components of a blog and a blog post installing and configuring the tools a survey of desktop blogging clients advice and experience from real world bloggers hosted blogging with Blogger and Blogger Pro desktop blogging with Radio Userland server blogging with Movable Type posting, editing, and deleting blog entries adding pictures to blog entries syndicating your stories with RSS consuming RSS feeds with Radio Userland customizing the appearance of your blog with templates managing and customizing archives of blog entries adding comments to your blog self hosting your blog vs using a blog hosting service going under the hood with the Blosxom blogging system Written by prominent bloggers and authors of blogging tools, Essential Blogging is a no nonsense guide to the technology of blogging

About the Author: Cory Doctorow

Cory Doctorow is a science fiction author, activist, journalist and blogger the co editor of Boing Boing and the author of the YA graphic novelIn Real Life, the nonfiction business bookInformation Doesn t Want To Be Free, and young adult novels likeHomeland,Pirate Cinema, andLittle Brotherand novels for adults likeRapture Of The NerdsandMakers He is a Fellow for the Electronic Frontier Foundation and co founded the UK Open Rights Group Born in Toronto, Canada, he now lives in Los Angeles.

10 thoughts on “Essential Blogging: Selecting and Using Weblog Tools

  1. says:

    I should preface this review by pointing out that this book was published back in 2002, back before social networking and before blogging went mainstream In fact, the book was written and released before Google bought Blogspot and before WordPress was even launched, both of which happened in 2003.Sure, the authors are all active in the blogosphere in

  2. says:

    So much has changed with blogging tools since this was written, but it was nice to flip through and I did get some suggestions and insights out of it that will change the way I go about blogging.

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