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What Is WordPress.com?
23rd of August 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

What Is WordPress.com?

Do you want to know what WordPress.com (a new and upcoming service of WordPress) is? If so I recommend you head over to Lorelle’s blog and read What can you do with wordpress.com. Looks like a great service – although perhaps a little further off going live than I thought ...more
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Blogger.com Reacts to Spam Blogs and Comments
21st of August 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Blogger.com Reacts to Spam Blogs and Comments

Blogger at last seems to be doing something about the rise of Spam Blogs and Comment spam on Blogger.com blogs with two new features – a “Flag” button which allows readers to report questionable content to Blogger and Word Verification for Comments which aims to attack comment spam (optional feature). ...more
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MT to offer Unlimited Blogs for Free Users
21st of August 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

MT to offer Unlimited Blogs for Free Users

Six Apart got a lot of criticism with it’s previous releases of Movable Type for not allowing unlimited free use of it’s platform. Mena has announced that this will change with the upcoming release of MT 3.2. She writes: ‘with version 3.2, *all users* will be entitled to unlimited weblogs. ...more
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WordPress.com to compete with TypePad
20th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

WordPress.com to compete with TypePad

It looks like WordPress is going to be launching a new service at WordPress.com. Word on the street is that it will be a service to compete with Six Apart’s TypePad – a hosted blog service using the WordPress platform. WordPress chief, Matt Mullenweg, made the announcement at the Blog ...more
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Technorati Sale
12th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Technorati Sale

B.L. Ochman thinks she has the inside word on the impending sale of Technorati to a large search engine – interesting times we live in. She writes: ‘Here’s a tip I was given this morning from a venture capitalist who is “heavily invested” in the blogosphere: Technorati is about to ...more
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Yahoo tests blog search tool in Korea
4th of August 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Yahoo tests blog search tool in Korea

Yahoo is testing a blog search tool on a Korean site at present which some believe may be an indicator in where they will head with the world wide market in future: ‘The various search tools, which are available from a pull-down menu next to the search bar, let visitors ...more
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MyBlogLog Update – Track your Outbound Links
27th of July 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

MyBlogLog Update – Track your Outbound Links

In March this year I posted about a service called MyBlogLog (affiliate link) – an online service that tracks where people go when they leave your blog by looking at the outbound links that they click. I originally used their free service which tracks just the most popular outbound clicks ...more
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BlogPulse Profiles
21st of July 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

BlogPulse Profiles

I’m really looking forward to trying out Blog Pulse’s new Profiles Tools which promise to: ‘allow users to find more information about a specific blog or blogger—who authors it, how active the blog is, how it ranks in comparison with other blogs, what it’s about, etc. Many people have questions ...more
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Bloglines Issues?
19th of July 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Bloglines Issues?

Is anyone else having problems accessing their feeds on bloglines today? I’ve been trying to log in (from a different computer to normal) and can’t see any of my feeds after it logs me in. Interested if this is an isolated issue or not?
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