Posts Tagged: software

Backing up Tweets – now even easier and safer

We’ve updated the Twitter backup service, created in partnership with Nikki Pilkington, to use Twitter’s safe sign-in protocol.  Tweetake users no longer have to enter their usernames and passwords, and as a consequence the service is both easier to use and more secure.

SEO Tools – the Ultimate Collection

Ann Smarty’s posts on Search Engine Journal are always worth a read, and this one is a great list of useful online tools for SEO. Online SEO Tools – the Ultimate Collection All tools listed below fall under the following criteria: they are all useful for SEOs; they are all web-based (no desk-top ones or… Read more »

Some favourite software tools

When you have nothing to say, make a list, as Wittgenstein might have said – had he been a blogger. This particular list is of some of my favourite tools for website development under Windows (XP Pro): some well known, others less so.

Cool by Design

“Design is a suite of web-design and development assistive tools which can be utilised on any web-page. Encompassing utilities for grid layout, measurement and alignment, Design is a uniquely powerful JavaScript bookmarklet.” — From Alan Jardine. You can add Design to your toolbar or list of bookmarks in a second, then with any web page… Read more »

Two WordPress blogs, one site

[ Edited 8th June 2008: I’m not doing it this way any more. Read this more recent post for the lowdown. ] It’s a frequently asked question – how do you get multiple blogs from a single installation of WordPress? And the answer is surprisingly simple, if a little technical.

You Colour my World Wide Web: ChromaTabs, a handy Firefox Addon

.Anyone who like me works on more than one version of the same site at the same time (at the risk of changing the wrong one accidentally, which has happened to me in the past) may appreciate ChromaTabs It assigns colours to tabs for different sites automatically. The colour is assigned either based either on… Read more »