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New WLW Plug-in

Oh my gosh, this is the coolest plug-in for Windows Live Writer

You know how much I love my beloved Live Writer.  I don’t blog without it.  I’m not sure I’d even know how to use the WordPress post editor anymore.  Live Writer can do pretty much everything the WP Editor can, except it does it all offline from your desktop.  You can tweak all kinds of things from Live Writer, including your pages, as well as your posts.  Best stand-alone blog editor EVER.  🙂

I went to their website to see if there was anything new.  And I found this:

Picture from phone

Insert pictures from your phone directly into a Windows Live Writer. Skip the hassle of USB cables, Bluetooth, e-mail, picture synchronization, or using external services like Dropbox or Skydrive. The plugin displays a one-time QR code. After scanning the code with your phone you are brought to a web site that allows you to choose a picture from your phone. The picture is then relayed back to Windows Live Writer. This entire process takes seconds.

Pasted from <Windows Live Writer Plug-ins – Picture from phone>

This makes getting a picture from my phone to Windows Live Writer SO much easier and faster! 

I’ve used the USB cable to transfer pics from my phone to my computer.  I’ve also uploaded pics directly to WP from my phone to save as a draft and then downloaded them back to WLW to tweak them and write my posts.  Yes, being able to post from your phone or tablet is amazing, but who can type on those little keys?  Not me.  Besides, I’m at home with a full sized keyboard and screen, not out and about with just my phone for a blogging tool.  For me, phone blogging is pretty much a “for emergencies only” kind of thing and honestly, how often is that?  Right. 

I love this.  Live Writer and my phone pics, married at last!

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03-20-13.  A gorgeous day for the first day of Spring!  Also flipping cold!  Single digits this morning and we won’t get up to 20, most likely. 

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WordPress Support Week – Reading Posts by Email

Part of the fun of blogging, besides putting up your own posts, is reading posts that others put up.  No matter what your interest might be, there’s someone on WordPress who’s posting about that very thing.  And you want to read about it!  But getting to that post might be a problem, for whatever reason.  If you like to use a separate Reader program such as Google Reader, like I do, but your work won’t let you connect to Google Services.  Or maybe you like to use the WordPress Reader to check out the blogs of all your WordPress friends that you follow but getting to a computer just isn’t possible right then.

Guess what?  WordPress has a way around that.  You can tell WP to send you emails of the posts that you want to read.  So wherever you get your email, you can keep up with your blog friends, whether it’s through your phone or tablet, or someplace else that allows Internet access but not social media access. 

All you have to do, when you can get to your WordPress account to manage your settings, is go to the main page at .  From there, go to the Reader tab, then down at the bottom on the left, you’ll see Email Delivery Settings.  The page will look like this one below. 

Now you can choose how and when to have posts sent to you.  Weekly?  Daily?  Immediately?  The choice is yours, and you have tons of freedom and flexibility, so you’re always in control. 


I hope you’ve found something useful in all the WordPress Support posts this week!  Happy blogging!

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WordPress Support Week – Publicize

So there you are, you just published a post on WordPress, and now you want to copy it to Facebook to let your friends see it, and maybe to Twitter to let your friends there see it too.  Oh, and don’t forget the people you know over at LinkedIn!  That means copying and pasting all those times, right?


One of the beauties of WordPress is that they will do that posting for you, so you don’t have to.  It’s sort of having an auto-pilot for your blog.  You can set those permissions to be the default, and you can also alter them per post if you’d like.  WordPress is sort of like the gift that keeps on giving, heh.  Smile  After all, that’s why you’re blogging, right, to share your thoughts with the world. 

So go ahead and share! 

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~*~*~*~*~ Publicize~*~*~*~*~


Publicize makes it easy to share your posts on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Yahoo!, and Linkedin. also sends your published blog posts to several places to automatically promote them for you. For example, your posts end up in’s topic pages, are sent out to many search engines via Ping-o-Matic!, and sitemaps pings notify search engines of new updates.

If you want other tips and ideas for getting more visitors to your site, try Getting More Views and Traffic.


~*~*~*~*~ Using Publicize~*~*~*~*~


Once you’ve approved a connection to any of the below services, you’ll see a Publicize section in the Publish box on your post writing screen each time you write a new post.

Just publish the post as usual, and you’ll see it show up on the services you enabled.

If you want to opt out from any of the Publicize services for a specific post, just click the Publicize Edit link. You can then uncheck whichever services you want. You can also customize the message that gets sent by typing it in to the Custom Message box.

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~*~*~*~*~ Setting up Publicize~*~*~*~*~


To set up publicize on your blog please go to Settings -> Sharing in your site Dashboard.

At the top of the screen that appears, you will see a list of the services to which you can share your posts.

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~*~*~*~*~ Facebook~*~*~*~*~


Find the block for Facebook at the top of the Settings -> Sharing page and click Connect to Facebook.

A message will appear asking you to authorize the connection between your blog and your Facebook account.

Click the Go to App button and Facebook will ask you to approve the connection between your blog and your Facebook account. To complete the connection, click on the Allow button. You’ll then be taken back to and will see a success message at the top of your Sharing page.

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~*~*~*~*~ Facebook Pages~*~*~*~*~


If you would like to Publicize your posts to your Facebook page, instead of your Facebook profile, click on the “Set Options” link underneath Facebook on your Settings -> Sharing page. You will need to connect your blog to Facebook first. You will need to use a Facebook account that has a Profile with administrative rights to the Page.

Note: A Page-only account can not be used with Publicize. The Facebook account must have a profile.

In the pop up box that appears, select the Facebook profile or page that you would like to connect to your account and then Save these Settings.

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~*~*~*~*~ Twitter~*~*~*~*~


Find the block for Twitter at the top of the Settings -> Sharing page and click Connect to Twitter.

A message will appear asking you to authorize the connection between your blog and your Twitter account.

Publicize: Twitter authorization message

Click the authorization button and you’ll be taken to Twitter where you’ll be asked to approve the connection between your blog and your Twitter account. Click Allow.

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~*~*~*~*~ Tumblr~*~*~*~*~


Find the block for Tumblr at the top of the Settings -> Sharing page and click Connect to Tumblr.

Click the authorization button and you’ll be taken to Tumblr where you’ll be asked to approve the connection between your blog and your Tumblr account. Click Allow.

If you have more than one Tumblr blog you will then be prompted to choose which blog to publicize to.

You can always change which Tumblr blog you want to publicize to by clicking the Set options button underneath the Tumblr option.

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~*~*~*~*~ Yahoo!~*~*~*~*~


Find the block for Yahoo at the top of the Settings -> Sharing page and click Connect to Yahoo! Updates.

A message will appear asking you to authorize the connection between your blog and your Yahoo account.

Publicize: Yahoo authorization message

Click the authorization button and you’ll be taken to Yahoo where you’ll be asked to approve the connection between your blog and your Yahoo account. First sign into your Yahoo account.

Publicize - Yahoo Authentication

Then click Agree on the following screen.

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~*~*~*~*~ Linkedin~*~*~*~*~


Find the block for Linkedin at the top of the Settings -> Sharing page and click Connect to LinkedIn.

A message will appear asking you to authorize the connection between and your LinkedIn account.

Click the authorization button and you’ll be taken to LinkedIn where you’ll be asked to approve the connection between your blog and your LinkedIn account. Click OK, I’ll Allow It.

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~*~*~*~*~ Video~*~*~*~*~


Here’s a quick video walkthrough of activating Publicize:

Publicize Your Blog

Publicize Your Blog

<p>JavaScript required to play <a hreflang="en" type="video/mp4" href="">Publicize Your Blog</a>.</p>

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~*~*~*~*~ Additional Information~*~*~*~*~


Per Blog and Per User
For maximum flexibility, these connections between and our Publicize services are configured per blog and per user. If you have several blogs you want to connect, you’ll need to connect each one separately. For multi-author blogs, each user that wants to connect to a Publicize service will need to do so separately as well.

Setting Up Non-Administrator Users
The above steps are described for Administrator, Editor, or Author user roles. If you’re an Contributor for a blog, you cannot use Publicize.

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~*~*~*~*~ Reconnecting Facebook~*~*~*~*~


Sometimes, the connection between Facebook and might get disconnected. Not to worry, the following steps should get you up and running again quickly.

  1. Log into your blog. Go to your blog’s dashboard -> Settings -> Sharing and click the Disconnect from Facebook link.
  2. Reload the page and confirm the link now says Reconnect to Facebook, but don’t click that link yet.
  3. Log into your Facebook account. Then go to your Facebook Account Settings > Apps page by clicking this App Settings link.
  4. Remove the app by clicking the X in its row. (If there is no row, don’t worry, just skip this step). If you see a popup asking for confirmation, click the “Remove” button.
  5. Log back into your blog. Go to your blog’s dashboard -> Settings -> Sharing and follow these steps to reconnect.

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~*~*~*~*~ Reconnecting Twitter~*~*~*~*~


If the connection between Twitter and gets disconnected for some reason, don’t worry, just follow these steps and you’ll be back on track again in no time.

  1. Log into your blog. Go to your blog’s dashboard -> Settings -> Sharing and click the Disconnect from Twitter link.
  2. Reload the page and confirm the link now says Reconnect to Twitter.
  3. Clear your browser’s cookies (this clears some cookies that Twitter sets which are often part of the problem).
  4. Log back into your blog. Go to your blog’s dashboard -> Settings -> Sharing and follow these steps to reconnect.

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~*~*~*~*~ Reconnecting Linkedin~*~*~*~*~


If your LinkedIn connection gets disconnected for some reason, don’t worry, just follow these steps and you’ll be back on track again in no time.

  1. Log into your blog. Go to your blog’s dashboard -> Settings -> Sharing and click the Disconnect from LinkedIn link.
  2. Reload the page and confirm the link now says Reconnect to LinkedIn.
  3. Clear your browser’s cookies (this clears some cookies that LinkedIn sets which are likely part of the problem).
  4. Log back into your blog. Go to your blog’s dashboard -> Settings -> Sharing and follow these steps to reconnect.

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~*~*~*~*~ Troubleshooting~*~*~*~*~


  • Static pages will not be publicized.
  • After connecting/re-connecting the services, you will need to publish a new post in order to publicize it.
  • If you see the message “Error – See Support” (see image below) after connecting to Facebook, there is a problem with the Facebook account being used. Only Facebook Pages that have an associated Profile can be used with Publicize. Follow the Reconnecting Facebook steps above and connect to a Facebook Profile that has administrative rights to the Page.

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WordPress Support Week – Apps for WordPress

Yesterday I talked a bit about posting to your blog by email.  Sometimes though, email might not be an option, and you want to post something anyway.  Apps to the rescue!

There are a multitude of apps available to use, either on your smartphone, or tablet, as well as your computer.  It’s no secret what a huge fan I am of Windows Live Writer, and that’s considered an app.  (It’s also referred to as a ‘third-party-blogging-client) which I use pretty much every day.  I also use the Android app.  It’s great for when the kids draw a picture and all I want to do is post it to their blog without doing much, if any, editing.  I just snap a picture of their drawing with my phone, open the WordPress Android app, then share it on their blog.  Easy-peasy!

I could also use that same app from my Android tablet, but … pretty much the only time I use my tablet is when I’m reading in bed, and nobody wants to see that.  Ahem!

I can also personally lay claim to a few of the other apps that are listed, because I’m just a bit of a junky like that.  I’ve used ScribeFire, Press This, both Chrome and FireFox extensions, Shareholic, and the Hootsuite app.  Probably TweetDeck will be next on my list, lol. 

But for being out and about and on the go, you can still blog with one of the mobile apps that are available.  Blogging is no longer confined to your desk.  How cool is that?!

Link and download information is below each description.

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Note: I have to confess, I think WordPress got a bit mixed up on a couple of their descriptions.  I would classify Press This, ScribeFire, and Shareholic, as Browser Extensions and not Desktop Apps, as you must be online and have them installed on a browser to use them.  You cannot use them as free-standing desktop clients like you can Windows Live Writer


Apps for

Blogging at is great, and these applications make it even better by giving you more ways to post. Whether you’re blogging from your desktop, browser or on the go, make sure to check out these other ways to post to your blog.


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Browse the best original content on, including articles and photography on travel, art, entertainment, food, and much more. Easily share cool content you find on the web by reblogging it on your site.

Operating System: Windows 8

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~*~*~*~*~ Mobile Apps ~*~*~*~*~


WordPress for iOS


WordPress for iOS is the app that lets you write posts, upload photos, edit pages, and manage comments on your blog from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. With support for both and self-hosted WordPress (2.92 or higher), users of all experience levels can get going in seconds.

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WordPress for Android


Write new posts for your or self-hosted blog, edit content, and manage comments with built-in notifications, all on your Android device.

Learn more | Download

WordPress for BlackBerry


Post to or your self-hosted WordPress blog from your BlackBerry. Manage comments and media, upload videos and more with this BlackBerry native app.

Learn more | Download

WordPress for Windows Phone 7


WordPress for Windows Phone 7 makes it easy to manage your blog or website while on the move. Writing and editing Posts and Pages is a breeze, as well as being able to quickly moderate comments and check statistics. And it’s all made to get you in and out quickly.

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WordPress for Nokia


WordPress for Nokia allows you to edit your existing blog content, add new posts and pages, manage comments, and more – directly from your S60 or Maemo-powered Nokia.

Learn more | Download

WordPress for webOS


WordPress for webOS is built around Sliding Panels that enable you to easily switch between creating, editing and managing your content. Create beautiful posts with the built in visual editor, featuring text formatting tools, a link builder, image uploading, and much more.

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~*~*~*~*~ Browser Extensions~*~*~*~*~


Chrome Extension


Install this extension to instantly view your notifications, follow sites, and start new blog posts quickly and easily from your browser toolbar.


Firefox Extension


The Firefox extension allows you to instantly view your notifications, follow sites, and start new blog posts quickly and easily from your browser toolbar.



~*~*~*~*~ Desktop Apps ~*~*~*~*~




BloGTK is a weblog client that allows you to post to your weblog from GNOME without the need for a separate browser window. BloGTK allows you to connect with many weblog systems, including

Operating System: Linux

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Write, preview, and publish without a web browser. MarsEdit uses the power of your Mac to provide an amazing blog editing experience. MarsEdit is a desktop blog editor, so you can write a blog without giving up the comforts of your Mac.

Operating System: Mac OS X

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Press This


Press This is a bookmarklet, which is a neat word for a little app that runs in your browser and lets you grab text, images and videos from the web and post them to your blog. Use Press This to grab bits of the web from any page and add them to your blog!

Operating System: Windows, Mac OS X, Linux (via browser)

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ScribeFire is a full-featured blog editor that integrates with the Firefox web browser and lets you easily post to your blog. You can drag and drop formatted text from pages you are browsing, take notes, upload images, and post to multiple blogs.

Operating System: Windows, Mac OS X, Linux (via Firefox)

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Shareaholic is the easy way to share, spread, and post interesting web pages via your blogs, social networks, email, IM, and more, right from your web browser. Works with all and blogs.

Operating System: Windows, Mac OS X, Linux (via browser)

Learn more | Download

Windows Live Writer


Blog your heart out: Writer makes it easy to share your photos and videos on almost any blog service, including

Operating System: Windows

Learn more | Download


~*~*~*~*~ Microblogging Apps ~*~*~*~*~




HootSuite is the professional microblogging client. With HootSuite, you can manage multiple social network accounts in one easy to use interface, schedule updates, and measure your success.

Learn more | Sign up

Seesmic for Android


Seesmic now offers the microblogging client you’ve been waiting for! A powerful feature-rich application that’s simple and easy to use. Stay connected and share information with your friends from everywhere. Now with support for posting to

Learn more | Download



Spaz is an open source, cross-platform app for Twitter, and Laconica. With built-in global search, short URL creation, and support themes, Spaz also works for posting and reading blogs.

Learn more | Download



TweetDeck is your personal real-time browser, connecting you with your contacts across, Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn, Foursquare, Google Buzz and more. TweetDeck also lets you post to and read blogs.

Learn more | Download



Twidroyd is the industry-standard Twitter client for Android and among the most used Twitter applications across all platforms. It’s available as a free and commercial pro version that supports all Twitter features as well as functionality that is customized to the capabilities of Android devices. Twidroyd supports posting to and reading blogs.

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Twitterrific is a fun application that lets you both read and publish posts or “tweets” to the Twitter community website. The application’s user interface is clean, concise and designed to take up a minimum of real estate. With Twitterrific you can enter a account to post updates and read blogs you’re following.

Learn more | Download

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WordPress Support Week – Post by Email

It seems that more and more, companies are preventing their employees from checking out social media stuff from company computers.  Can’t say I blame them, lol, but it does make blogging from work that much more difficult.  Ha! 

Well, there are a couple of work-arounds, no pun intended!  WordPress offers a couple of different ways to post without having to actually be on to do it.  This week I’ll be putting up some posts that deal with that sort of thing, sort of a little WP support week, if you will.  Some of us are sort of new to blogging and some of us could use a refresher.  Smile

First up, did you know you can post by email?  I saw this once, and never really thought about it after that since it’s not a feature I would use very much.  But a lot of you might really find this would come in handy.  One thing I was surprised to learn was how flexible email posting is with “shortcodes.”  You can have some flexibility with when your post goes up, setting tags and categories, and adding attachments, among other features.  Posting by email is NOT the simple “plain text” kind of posting that I thought it would be! 

Now I know, and so do you!

Check out the info I copied below, for all posting-by-email tips.

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Post by Email

Post by Email is a way of publishing posts on your blog by email. Any email client can be used to send the email, allowing you to publish quickly and easily from devices such as cell phones.

Generating a Post by Email Address

Before you can publish by email, you must generate a special email address. This address is unique to you and must be kept secret (anyone that knows the email address can publish a post to your blog).

  1. First go to Dashboard -> My Blogs.
  2. Make sure Post by Email is enabled in your Screen Options.
  3. Locate the blog that you wish to post to and click Enable.You now have a special email address. If you want to add the address to your address book, you can download it as a vCard:


Sending Emails

Once you have your Post by Email address, sending an email is simple:

The email subject is used as your post’s title. The body is the post’s contents. A few minutes after receiving your email, you should receive a notification email informing you of the published post’s details.

Note: Please remember to send the email to your secret email address, not to the example given in the image above.


Mail Formatting

Your email can be plain text or formatted. As much formatting as possible will be retained, although the Post by Email system will strip unnecessary HTML tags so that your email is displayed correctly. Note that you will need to use an email client that supports rich text or HTML formatting in order to make use of this feature. Most website based clients (Hotmail, Gmail) do support this, as do most desktop clients (Outlook, Mail). You may need to switch your client into rich text or formatted mode.



Image attachments will be included in your published post as follows:

  • Single images will be displayed inline (a single image is defined as an image without an image immediately following it).
  • Multiple images will be displayed as a gallery.

Multiple galleries and single images are allowed in the same post. Note that using the [nogallery] shortcode will disable all galleries.

If you have purchased the Space Upgrade, then the following additional attachment types will be supported:

  • Supported audio files (mp3) will be displayed using the WordPress Audio player.
  • All other files (doc, PDF, etc) will be displayed as links to the attachment.

Additionally, if you’ve purchased the VideoPress Upgrade, you’ll be able to send mp4, mov, wmv, avi, mpg, and m4v files as attachments, which will then be displayed using the WordPress video player.

Note that you can send your attachments to:

Your attachments will just be stored in your account without creating a new post – the attachments will appear alongside your other media.



Special shortcodes can be embedded in your email to configure various aspects of the published post:

  • [category x,y,z]
  • [excerpt]some excerpt[/excerpt]
  • [tags x,y,z]
  • [delay +1 hour]
  • [comments on | off]
  • [status publish | pending | draft | private]
  • [password secret-password]
  • [slug some-url-name]
  • [title Your post title]
  • [end] – everything after this shortcode is ignored (i.e. signatures)
  • – replaces the auto-gallery with a slideshow
  • [nogallery] – disables the auto-gallery and displays all images inline
  • [more]more tag
  • [nextpage]pagination
  • [geotag on | off] – override your geotagging privacy defaults to enable or disable the showing of geo information
  • [publicize off|yahoo|twitter|facebook] – change Publicize options (see below)
  • [poll]question and answers[/poll] – insert a Polldaddy poll into your post (see below)

Shortcodes can be included anywhere in the body of your email and must be in lowercase. There should be no spaces between the left square braket and the shortcode content.


Specifying the Category

The category shortcode will match the start of category titles, as well as category IDs. For example:

[category Hol,Fo]

Will match “Holiday” and “Food.” Note that categories must already exist on your blog and spaces between the commas are not important.


Specifying Tags

Any number of tags can be added to your post, each separated by a comma:

[tags one potato, two potato, three potato, more]

This will add four tags: “one potato”, “two potato”, “three potato”, and “more”. Note that your tags do not need to exist elsewhere in your blog and new tags will be created automatically.


Changing your Publicize settings

WordPress Publicize lets you notify other web services about your posts. With the [publicize] shortcode you can control this from emails.

[publicize off] – disable all Publicize notifications

[publicize twitter] – only send a notification to Twitter

[publicize twitter]my new post[/publicize] – only send a notification to Twitter and set the Twitter status to my new post

Note that your Publicize settings must have been previously configured.


Inserting a Polldaddy poll

You must first have created or imported a Polldaddy account into before using this shortcode. Once setup you can insert a poll in an email as follows:


What is the worst movie of the decade?

* The Love Guru

* Fool’s Gold


Note how the poll question is added after the [poll] shortcode, and each answer is on a new line and starts with an asterisk. The poll must be finished with [/poll].

You can configure your poll by adding extra details to the [poll] shortcode:

  • type="single | multi | 2 | 3" – how many times a vote may be registered (single by default)
  • style="manga medium" – the style of the poll, as taken from the Polldaddy polls page.
  • other="yes | no" – allow an ‘other’ response (no by default)

For example, to create a poll with the wide ‘manga’ style and allow up to three responses (including an ‘other’ response):

[poll style="manga wide" other="yes" type="3"]

What is the worst movie of the decade?

* The Love Guru

* Fool’s Gold



Delaying Your Post

The delay shortcode will accept any time allowed by PHP’s strtotime. For example, you can:

[delay +1 hour]

[delay +2 days]


Providing a post title

The title of your published post is usually taken from the subject line of your email. In some instances, such as when sending an email from some cell phones or via a MMS-Email gateway, you may not be able to provide a subject. In this instance, you can set your post title directly inside the email:

[title My Fancy Post]


Changing your post status

Sometimes you may want your post to be private, or to be reviewed by yourself or someone else at a later date before being published. To do this, you can use the [status] shortcode to set the post status.

[status private]



If your email includes an image that contains appropriate GPS information (for example, as sent from iPhone), then this will be used to geotag your post. Information will only be shown to the public if you configure your blog to do so. You can override this on a per-email basis using the [geotag on] and [geotag off] shortcodes.

Emails sent from a SPOT GPS device will be automatically geotagged.



Post by email will automatically remove any email signatures that match the standard signature block pattern:


(that is dash dash space)

It will also remove anything after a <hr/> HTML tag and attempts to clean up cellphone network signatures.

If your email system attaches a signature that does not match any of these patterns then you can manually tell Post by Email to stop including text by adding the special [end] shortcode. Anything after this will be removed from your post. If your cellphone network is adding a signature and you want us to remove it, then let us know the details and we’ll look into it.


Example Email with Shortcodes

The following email will be published in two days’ time to the “WordPress” category, with tags “announcement” and “WordPress”:

Welcome to Post by Email, the easiest way to blog!

[tags announcement, WordPress]

[category WordPress]

[delay +2 days]

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Cuss Free!

Well sorta.  Blog-wise anyway.

A few years ago, I did this silly blogging test thing which supposedly tells you what percentage of your blog posts contain swear words.  At the time, I think I measured at something like 7% or so, which wasn’t even 30% less than the rest of the blogs that had used the little tool.  I am trying to run a respectable establishment here so those numbers weren’t good enough!  Winking smile  I am happy to report that I have greatly improved my cussedness (ha!) and now register 0% cuss-y blog posts. 

Behind the keyboard however, we’re still a work in progress here, and a doggone sight higher than 0% or even 7%.  Winking smile


The Blog-O-Cuss Meter - Do you cuss a lot in your blog or website?













Created by OnePlusYou – Free Dating Sites


Want to see how your blog rates?  Check it out here.  The Blog Cuss-o-Meter

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Treads and Toss ups


I saw these the other day and did a double take.  Too weird, even for me!  If you can believe that, lol.  The heel is just bizarre looking and I actually had a moment of pity for the model who had to traipse down a runway wearing these things.

Plus, I hate the color combination.  The sparkle is nice, but that’s about it. 


Know what I saw in the paper a few days ago?  Get this, Burger King is trying out a delivery service.  I had no idea they already do that in other countries (what are we, chopped liver?) but so far they’re doing a trial run in D.C. and are thinking of expanding it. For $2 Burger King Will Come to You


Another article I found was this one about How Much Is A Homemaker Worth?  I like articles like that, for obvious reasons, lol.  Smile  Some women who stay at home get put down a lot by either a less than considerate husband or thoughtless friends or neighbors.  It’s nice to see the affirmation that homemakers often need.


Lastly, I have a post up on my recipes blog.  You can check out my Cheesy Egg BakeSmile  Pull up a chair! 

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