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Blogger: New user interface and mobile themes

Sep 6th, 2011 | By
Blogger: New user interface and mobile themes

Well, Blogger catches on! They just announced a brand new user interface. The last significant upgrade of Blogger was way back in 2007. Even though they added a new template designer and added a new preview function just one year ago, the basic user interface remained unchanged and archaic. Not so with the latest changes. (…)

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How I moved 350,000 blogposts from Tumblr to WordPress

Jan 31st, 2011 | By
How I moved 350,000 blogposts from Tumblr to WordPress

I had seven blogs on Tumblr which aggregate news. Using a technique I described earlier, they take RSS feeds from over 1,000 carefully selected websites and blogs, filter them, clean them up, and feed them into the different Tumblr blogs. I used the unique feature built into Tumblr to convert RSS feeds into posts. All (…)

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How to enable a mobile theme on your WordPress blog in one minute

Jan 18th, 2011 | By
How to enable a mobile theme on your WordPress blog in one minute

Accessing a standard website from a mobile phone is a pain. If the site does not support a mobile theme, it will cramp the pages, which normally barely fit on a laptop screen, onto a teeny-weeny mobile phone screen. Microscopic fonts, impossible to navigate, or to click links, etc. Bummer! Nevertheless, the amount of visitors (…)

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Automatic mobile themes for your blogs

Jun 6th, 2010 | By
Automatic mobile themes for your blogs

More and more people browse blogs from their mobile devices. While you can view any website from your iPhone or Blackberry, the pages will appear with a very small font, and the whole thing will look very cramped, unless if the website supports a mobile theme. Only then, the site will appear suitable for easy (…)

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Posterous for mobile devices

May 16th, 2010 | By
Posterous for mobile devices

I wrote before about Posterous, the plain-vanilla blogplatform I use mainly as alternative to Twitpic on one of my blogsites “Shot From the Hip: I take a picture with my iPhone, and mail it to my Posterous account with the subject as the title. Less than a minute later, the post appears. Including the location (…)

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Posterous as an alternative for TwitPic

Dec 9th, 2009 | By
Posterous as an alternative for TwitPic

Update: In 2012, Twitter bought Posterous, and killed it one year later. I am now using Tumblr as an alternative. Works just as good. Until one of the big boys will buy Tumblr of course… One of the great many things one can use Twitter for, is to share pictures “on-the-fly” with your social community: (…)

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