Windows Live Gallery – Writer

Finally, more action on live writer–my favorite? A blog this extension for FireFox. 

1  Event Plugin

2  Blog This for Internet Explorer

3  Flickr4Writer

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Event Plugin

Created by: WindowsLiveWriter

Category: Miscellaneous

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Updated: 9/27/2006



Inserts events into a blog post. Enter your own events, or search for them on Several formatting options are available and the post contains hCalendar microformatting.


Blog This for Internet Explorer

Created by: Microsoft

Category: Blog this

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Updated: 9/27/2006



The “Blog This” IE button launch Windows Live Writer prepopulated with content from the current web page. Use it to quickly blog about interesting content you find while browsing the web.



Created by: timheuer

Category: Pictures

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Updated: 9/27/2006


Flickr4Writer is a plugin that enables interaction with the Flickr(tm) services. You can browse by tags, photosets, or a simple photostream. After browsing, the plugin enables inserting the image reference into a post. A Flickr(tm) account is required.


1  About Writer

2  Content Source Plugins

3  Application Addins

About Writer

Windows Live Writer is a desktop application that makes it easier to compose compelling blog posts using Windows Live Spaces or your current blog service. Insert rich content like pictures and maps, edit your post using the styles from your blog and know exactly what it will look like before you seamlessly publish it to the web.
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Content Source Plugins

Content Source Plugins extend the capabilities of Writer to insert, edit, and publish new types of content. Examples of content types that can be added to Writer using Plugins include:
• Images from online photo publishing sites.
• Embedded video or audio players.
• Product thumbnails and/or links from e-commerce sites.
• Tags from tagging services.

Application Addins

Application Addins allow other applications and web services to launching Writer to create new posts or “Blog This” for Links, Snippets, Images, and Feed Items.

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