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Essential Blogging : Selecting and Using Weblog Tools

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Essential Blogging : Selecting and Using Weblog Tools



Shelley , Doctorow, J. Scott Johnson, Mena G. Trott, Benjamin Trott, Dornfest ,
«Essential Blogging : Selecting and Using Weblog Tools »
O'Reilly Media, Inc. | ISBN: 0596003889 | CHM | 264 Pages |
1st edition (September 2002) | 4.19 Mb



Book Info:

With weblogs-or "blogs"-exploding all over the Web, the only thing lacking for power users and developers is detailed advice on how choose, install, and run blogging software. Written by leading bloggers, Essential Blogging includes practical advice and insider tips on the features, requirements, and limitations of applications such as Blogger, Radio Userland, Movable Type, and Blosxom. This book will get you up and blogging in no time.


Book Description:

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 running. You'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 more 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.