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A straw poll widget to add CNN-style polls on one's own website or blog [closed]

Wufoo.com is very nice (maybe overkill with the features) but it's missing one thing I really want for a simple straw poll: when you answer the straw poll question, the question itself should ...
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Automatically cleaning up Google Reader for now defunct blogs [closed]

I am having hundreds of feeds in my Google Reader. Some of the feeds have ceased to work (technically) or have not received new posts for years. Would there be some kind of automatic way to clean-up ...
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Tumblr: how to provide a description or preview for a post (like WordPress)

I would like to put the contents of my Tumblr posts on my website through the API, but not the entire post, just a preview/description. Can I manage to do that and if so, how would I do it?
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Can I use Syntax Highlighter by Alex Gorbatchev with Windows Command Prompt commands in Blogger?

I use Syntax Highlighter by Alex Gorbatchev in my blog on Blogger. It perfectly works with all the programming languages I use. Recently I needed to highlight Windows Command Prompt commands and I ...
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How should I format the HTML of my blog posts in Blogger?

For convenience, I write all my blog posts in bare HTML. Everything seems to be working, but I see that sometimes, Blogger's WYSIWYG editor wraps everything up in a <div> and uses <p> ...
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Registered a GoDaddy domain through Blogger

I just registered the domain www.yannbane.com for my Blogger blog (which is at http://yannbane.blogspot.com/). I used this tool to do it: Well, this lead me to a Google page where I needed to ...
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View number of readers on Tumblr blog

I am new to Tumblr and don't know how to tell if someone has read my blog, or how many. How can I see this info?
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How hard is it to manage a TypePad blog? Should I host it myself or get hosted service?

I have had difficulties in the past using Wordpress and have been thinking about moving to Typepad. How difficult is it to manage a Typepad installation? Should I just install it myself on a shared ...
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Blog site with existing domain name

I would like to have a blog site, though I have created my own by writing the code. Huhhh... hosting cost is killing me. I have my domain name with me and I just wanted to get the blog where I can use ...
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Changing messy Tumblr URL

On Tumblr we keep getting really messy URLs generated for our blog posts. Is there any way that this can be changed? For instance, in the example bellow, the blogs title is ‘Playing with scale and ...
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How do you remove Disqus “comments” from Tumblr pages?

How do you remove Disqus "comments" link from Tumblr pages? I've managed to remove the Disqus comment box from all pages, so it only appears after posts. I used the following code: ...
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Blogging advice, source code [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to post source code in Blogger? I try to blog in blogger.com. it's ok for text and images, but every time I want to put source code, it's a pain... Here in ...
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Bilingual blog: Wordpress, Tumblr, or Blogger?

I'm helping a Korean artist setup an internet blog to showcase her work. Since her goal is to have her blog in both English and Korean, my question is: which of these platforms better supports ...
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Hosting SyntaxHighlighter on Dropbox

I decided to host SyntaxHighlighter myself and uploaded files to my DropBox and configured my blog accordingly. I am able to see the code properly highlighted. What I want to know is, would hosting ...
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Most suitable blog for private statuses & photos [closed]

Since the birth of my daughter I have been looking for the most optimum way of sharing events and photos in her life with my family. But I am struggling to finding a blog tool that fulfils all my ...
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How do I import an external HTML file's text into a page on my Blogger blog?

I want to include an APA-style reference list as an unordered list in a Page on my Blogger blog (now called Google Blogs?). I do not want to type it directly on the Page, for several reasons: I want ...
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Web resources for specific types of funny pictures? [closed]

No, not lolcats. And I'm not really looking for a specific site, either. I have often wished that I had some funny picture to illustrate a presentation, a website, a post, an email, or something ...
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Disabling a blogspot/blogger blog after losing access to the owner e-mail account

I need to remove a blogspot (AKA Blogger) blog from the Internet. I made it over five years ago, and I no longer have access to the e-mail account that it was created with. As a result, I have no way ...
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My Tumblr blog disappeared

Did something like that ever happen to anyone ? My Tumblr blog disappeared (http://blog.gitwatcher.com). I've already emailed the support, but no response at all. (last) UPDATE ... in responce ...
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How to move from Graffiti CMS to blogger?

I currently use Graffiti CMS for my blog. I am experiencing a lot of issues lately so I am thinking of moving to Blogger. How can I move all my posts from Graffiti CMS to Blogger?
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How to visualize data online?

I want to be able to do visualization of some raw data, be able to draw different kinds of graphs etc, and be able to post an interactive drawing on my map. I know that Tableau Public does just ...
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Blog + forum CMS? [on hold]

I need a fast, scalable PHP/MySQL solution that would have two main sections: a basic blogging tool, so that the site maintainers can write articles about upcoming events to be posted on the front ...
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App for live blogging from Blackberry to WordPress

I'm looking for an app that will let me post content to single WordPress post, inserting each new "post" either at the top or bottom of the article, with a timestamp. I know there's already an WP app ...
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Creating duplicate posts from my WordPress blog over to Posterous [closed]

How do I set up my WordPress blog to also post those entries at Posterous? I have the RSS feed from the WordPress site and would like to have it replicate over to the Posterous one without having to ...
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Is there a bookmarklet that will let me email a selection from a website and its corresponding URL?

I use Posterous for blogging, and do all of my posting through Mail.app I do a lot of kottke-sullivan-style posts in this format: The New York Times reports: Blah blah blah Interesting. But what ...
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PostRank alternative [closed]

postrank.com was a site that allowed you to filter an RSS feed by popularity, but unfortunately after they were acquired by Google they no longer offer the feature. does anyone know of an ...
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Facebook “share link” feature feature for Blogger, Google Buzz, or other Blogs?

Facebook has a nice share feature to share links. When I share a link on Facebook, I paste a URL into the status box (The box which says "What's on your mind?"). Facebook will automatically populate ...
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Adding skin variables to Blogger template [closed]

I'm creating a Blogger template. I have an external CSS file that handles the bulk of the styling. However, I want to be able to color my blog post titles easily through Blogger's Template Designer. ...
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How to add friends on Ultranet?

My Government Primary school where I am a student, has just given us Ultranet and I was wondering how do I add friends on it so that I can see their blog posts and their wall or just at least see ...
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Blog reading and following for busy people

There are lots of RSS readers out there, but they just flood you with a big list of all the posts from the site to date. For those of us who are time-starved, but still like to keep in touch in a ...
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Multiple podcasts

I'd want to set up a blog that has 3 podcasts on different topics that you could subscribe to. I would like to add episodes to each of these podcasts as I create them. So, I set up a blogger account ...
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Multi User Photo Blog

I am looking for an open source web app like pixelpost with multi user support. Any suggestions?
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Blog/Wiki Hybrid? [closed]

I want to start a blog that has public editing rules, like a wiki. Is there such a thing? Edit: That is also hosted (like Blogger) or a method I can host it on a web space (such as Google Pages)
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Can I automatically post something I write for one blog to my other blogs?

I write a blog at some site. When I write a new post to that site, is there a way to automatically post it to my WordPress and Blogger blogs as well?
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How can I link two Tumblr accounts to one facebook?

I have two Tumblr accounts and I would like them to be link to my personal Facebook account so when I update content there it will also update my profile. Until now I have been able just to link one ...
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Cannot find Diigo “Send to blog” button

I'm looking at this diigo site and love to use the button. But I cannot find the buttons as they mention in the site. Do you have the same situation like me? Please share.
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Easiest way to have an RSS feed with group contributions?

Our development team regularly sends each other links to read. Email isn't the best format for this; we'd like for all of us to be able to contribute to an RSS feed that we can all consume via Google ...
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how to create blog for free? [closed]

I want to create a blog for non programmer + non technical person. requirements are: It should be free It should be easily maintainable. custom designing should be one of the feature. URL should ...
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Should it be called a 'blog entry' or a 'blog post'?

I see these terms used interchangeably, and I actually wanna stick to one. Which of the two is better and why? Which sees more common usage?
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How to turn a blog into a book? [closed]

Does anyone have any experience converting a blog into a book, and if so: What software did you use? How was your experience? I use Wordpress for my blogging.
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What's a good .NET based blogging engine? [closed]

What is a good .NET based blogging engine? And why would you recommend it.
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How to import MSN live blog to wordpress.com blog?

I have my blog at http://vgnam2404.spaces.live.com and I want to move all of the posts (and comments) to my wordpress blog at http://namgivu.wordpress.com. I don't know how to do this. Please help if ...
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How do I delete a tumblr blog?

I have 2 tumblr blogs, and one of them I didn't mean to make, is there a way to completly delete it from my account?
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Syndicate all posts and photos made to facebook

My family has a website that helps to keep us all in constant contact with each other. Recently a good number of the younger family members have started to use facebook. Our little family website is ...
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Importing RSS items into Facebook

I want to import my (Wordpress-based) blog entries into my Facebook account to share them with my FB friends. FB already has a built-in function to create Notes based on RSS items. The problem is ...
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Mapping the link network between websites (blogs)?

I wish to create a link map between blogs so to reflect the "social network" between bloggers. Such a service would take a starting point of a blog or two, and start adding links and mapping the ...
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Why am I getting an “invalid blogml” error importing into BlogEngine.net

I have a wordpress blog that is hosted on hostgator.com. I am looking at switching to BlogEngine.net. I found the BlogML project up on codeplex to help with the migration. It has a tool called ...
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What blog reading websites are Kindle friendly?

My favorite blog reading applications are ajax heavy sites that are likely to crash the "experimental" browser on the Kindle. What web site can I use to aggregate my favorite RSS feeds and get an ...
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How can I back up my LiveJournal Posts?

I have a free LiveJournal account. I know that at one time there was a way for free users to back up their Livejournal posts, but can't seem to find a way now. What tools or utilities will allow a ...
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Aggregate old blog data into a new blogging service

Over the course of many years I have managed to create blogs on many different sites: xanga, lj, and myspace. How can one go about taking the data from these services and moving it to a new service, ...