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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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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 else....
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How can I backup my blogspot.com hosted blog?

I have a blog hosted on blogspot.com, and I'd like to back it up. How can I do that?
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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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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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How can I put a Twitter “tweet” in my Blog

Currently I think I would just screen shot a popular tweet from @aplusk or someone else I am trying to reference but I am always stuck with cropping People say I could have "photoshopped" it and it ...
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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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What are some good Web Tools to help me format my code for blogs? [closed]

What are some good Web Tools to help me format my code for blogs? I'd like to be able to copy & paste my code into textbox/textarea and have the web tool format it nicely for various popular ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to embed audio only from YouTube videos

My Question: Is there a way to change the embed code or some javascript I can run in a blogger blog to embed only the audio of a YouTube video in my blog posts? My specific situation: I have a ...
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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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Not all pages are visible in my blogspot

I created some pages in my Blogspot but only 3 of them are visible (see the second picture). What do I have to do/change to make it show all the pages I created?
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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 this....
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Need a blogging engine that accepts markdown [closed]

Context: I have just spent half an hour written a long proposal to be posted on MSO. However, the more I think about it, the less I like it. I would still like to be able to share it with the world, ...
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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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Embedding audio into Blogspot blog with player interface

I'm trying to upload and/or embed some audio files into my blog, hosted on Google's Blogspot, but cannot seem to do so. The three audio files, about 2.5 hours of recording, total about 35MB in size of ...
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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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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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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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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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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: {block:...
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In Blogger, is There a Way to Enlarge The Font Size of “X-Large” Tag?

Blogger allows in their WYSIWYG editor (What You See Is What You Get) to resize text in one of few options: (Smallest, Small, Normal, Large, Largest). I've modified my template to change the <...
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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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How to display google's spreadsheet inside a post in my blog?

I have a public Google spreadsheet in Google Drive and want to display it within my blog post (people can directly see it, not only a link to the sheet). How can I do that? Please help! [Edit] I'm ...
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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> tags....
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How to make Blogger show the last modified date of any post? [duplicate]

How can I make Blogger show the last modified date of a post? When I edit an old post in Blogger, is there anyway to list the last modified date somewhere? anywhere?
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Sharing Files on Blogger

I have created an account on Blogger and completed a blog entry but I want to attach a rar file containing source code. But, I came to know that Blogger does not allow to upload files. Can someone ...
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How to find many (all?) of the blogs dealing with “X”?

I wish to find all the blogs who are dealing with a topic. For example: "restaurant reviews" The first thing I would do is to google "restaurant review blog" and start going through the list. The ...
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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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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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Tumblr's current NSFW policy for adult blogs

It's my perception that there were so many policy changes about adult content after Yahoo! acquired Tumblr that I don't know what's currently the real deal. What's Yahoo's definitive policy about NSFW ...
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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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Map Blog pages to different custom URLs

I have a subdomain currently pointing towards a blog I write on Blogger. I would like to add a new page to this blog and point an entirely separate subdomain to that page. So, given that status....
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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, ...
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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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Tumblr - How to link to photo permalink from Tumblr dashboard?

I run a few photo blogs on Tumblr. I also follow a variety of similar blogs. I have noticed that when I click certain photo posts, the images open inside Tumblr as Lightboxes. But sometimes, the ...
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Writing RTL (Arabic) with English in between in Wordpress, text becomes messed up

Whenever I try to write an English word in an Arabic paragraph in WordPress it becomes like this: بواسطة متجر Microsoft الإكتروني الرقمي Where it should be like this: الإلكتروني الرقمي ...
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Pocket and RSS Reader. Is there a better way?

I'm a Newsify user (via a lifeboat from Google Reader). I also use Pocket to send things to my feeds to read them later. The problem is that such things turn up like this: Rather than this: ...
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Blogger - Two Google+ Accounts

I have two Google+ accounts that I use for Blogger and I would like to make only one of them publicly visible; basically, I have Account A and Account B and I would only like Account B to be visible ...
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Blog readable only by people signed into a certain Google domain? [closed]

I am the webmaster for a school that uses Google Apps for Your Domain, so every family has an account at our domain. We would like to create a blog that can only be read by school families. Blogger ...
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Adding more than 50 users to a private blog on Blogger

I have set up a private blog in Blogger, and now I am adding users who will be able to see the blog under Settings -> Basic -> Permissions -> Blog Readers -> Add Readers. It seems that I am restricted ...
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“Blogs I'm following” folder doesn't show up in Google Reader settings nor in the Android app [closed]

Here, one can see that Blogger has created a custom folder in my Google Reader, automagically housing all the blogs I follow there: But, that seems to be the only place this folder appears! It's ...