choosing the right blog tools

Choosing The Adapted Blog-Tools

Bloggers are constantly discovering advanced ways to accurate
their ideas buttoned up advanced markup.
There are bloggers who are using the latest
state-of-the-art “visual” interlacing architecture programs, but few
others accede using HTML code is not a bad abstraction

The XHTML family can accommodate extensions buttoned up XHTML
modules and techniques to advance advanced XHTML-conforming
modules. These modules permit the combination of existing
and advanced aspect sets when developing content and when
designing advanced user agents.

With so abounding altered ways to access the Internet, the
XHTML family is designed keeping in apperception the general user
agent interoperability. Buttoned up document profiling
mechanism, servers, proxies, and user agents are able to
actualize ace accomplishment content transformation. This speech is
both RSS and XML conforming. The content can be willingly
viewed, edited, and validated with standard XML tools.
XHTML documents can advance applications (e.g. scripts and
applets) that rely upon either the HTML Document Affair
Model or the XML Document Affair Model.

Bloggers may again statement Movable Type for the weblog. Movable
Type is a able, customizable publishing system, which
installs on interlacing servers to enable bloggers to administer and
amend weblogs. This enables a blogger to hand edit the
other parts and pages, including the Daily Links, in
TextPad. Bloggers may statement a date format string for the
alone entries, and for monthlies.

Movable Type Installation is followed by Plugins. There are
abounding to choose from. MT Plugin Directory and the Movable
Type Abutment Forums are two resources that can be referred
to. Most of the plugins accomplish users typographically correct
and enables them to properly statement curly-quotes, ellipses,
em-dashes, and en-dashes. A aspect of pluggins combines
trackbacks (comments on other articles from other blogs)
and comments into one page. Another statement is to actualize author
comments and addendums in the comments engine. Few plugins
may acquiesce bloggers to add supplementary fields, archetype: using
keywords field to actualize supplementary fields. Few others
actualize a collection of links at the bottom of each
alone entry page. Title attributes can be used with
all the links. Movable Type includes a default RSS Feed.
Bloggers may set up alone feeds for each thread and
comments feed by following the naming convention of
alone archives – changing it to an .xml ending.
Bloggers may even add a Subscription Field.

Again, bloggers may accede using a WebDrive in abode of a
FTP client. This tool is used to map FTP and WebDAV servers
to a network drive letter in Windows using remote files
according to local ones in any application. Blogger may again
accede using validated HTML 4.01 Transitional code with a
validated stylesheet.

Blogs demand added than graphic architecture and HTML proficiency.
They demand extensive interaction with visitors. So,
installing a Discussion Forum is a must, as it allows
communities to exchange ideas and opinions. Tools that
could be considered are database programming, CGI/Perl
scripting, Flash animation etc.

In addition to this, bloggers may accede having an
Adornment Sideblog – another blog that stores ancillary
advice and tools for the existing blog.

Adornment Sideblog allows:

· Accessible updation

· Changes in entries/ advice from within
Movable Type interface

· Availability of comments and trackbacks

Bloggers may accede buying opensource weblogging
softwares. These easily installable softwares action
features according to: fully-integrated comments, searching, file
uploading and angel handling, completely customizable
output buttoned up dozens of templates and variables, multiple
author abutment, etc. For archetype: few blogs acquiesce bloggers
to accommodate a template of their page that indicates where
they appetite your posts to arise. Clicking the “Publish”
button automatically sends their advanced page to the website
where they appetite their blogs to arise. Similarly, there are
sites that enable bloggers to abode the RSS feed of their
blog onto any html page. For archetype: bloggers can copy the
completed JavaScript and adhesive it on any interlacing page they
would according to to distribute.

Bloggers can host their blog on their own as able-bodied with any
acceptable interlacing-hosting company. They can choose a acceptable interlacing host,
buy space on their server and host their blogs with them.


© 2003 – 2004 Gunnar Berglund

About the Author

Gunnar Berglund
has been a “internet- hardworker”
for the last four age
He publishes The meonit Gazette and amble

Originall posted April 4, 2012