Blogging

  • Word 2013 not ready to replace Live Writer

    Windows Live Writer is an amazing, free blogging application and ships as part of the Live Essentials package, for now. Microsoft is moving to end the Essentials products with the vision of transitioning people from Windows Live Writer to Word to blog. While this isn’t yet enforced, I decided...
  • WP Pinner plans to autopost WordPress to Pintrest despite API limitations

    Millions of bloggers run WordPress blogs, millions of users use Pintrest, so naturally we’d want to connect the two. It turns out Pintrest made a change to their API a few months back that prevents third parties from doing this. My go-to automation service is IFTTT.com and when they...
  • SquareSpace v6 delayed

    ‘The secret behind exceptional websites’ Squarespace has had a new version in the works for a long time now. Back in May SquareSpace teased us with the upcoming changes to the platform. A number popular internet celebrities Like Kevin Rose and Leo Laporte have made mention that they have...
  • WordPress 3.2 available now, drops IE6 support

    Once again its time for WordPress administrators to upgrade, this time to the latest 3.2 release. In this release WordPress finally drops support for IE6, given its 10 years, its about time. There’s also a new requirement on the back end to be running PHP 5.2.4 and MySQL 5.0,...
  • WordPress 3.0 released !!

    Time for one of the biggest upgrades to WordPress – version 3.0 There’s lots of changes.. check out the video below for all the details. I’ll be upgrading techAU to 3.0 very shortly.. hopefully plugin authors move quickly to make them 3.0 compatible. Major features include: Merging of WordPress...
  • Mac blogging applications

    For a while now I’ve been in search of a decent blogging application on the Mac. In Windows I use Windows Live Writer, which is free, but I’ve been unable to find a free solution on the mac side. If I’m going to pay, for a blogging app, it...
  • New Windows Live Writer – tech preview ads a bunch of new features

    There’s a new version of the blogging application Windows Live Writer. Currently in the ‘Technical Preview’ stage, there’s a bunch of new features: Tabbed views – Edit / Preview / Source Image cropping and rotating (can’t use this if you copy + paste an image into a post, only...
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