Category Archives: Web/Blog Tools

Nonprofit WP: WordPress Guide for Nonprofits

This looks like a helpful site with advice for setting up the WordPress content management system. It’s aimed at non-profits, but some useful basic information there. Source: Nonprofit WP: WordPress Guide for Nonprofits

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Starting project – blogging software

One of my tasks for getting the blog back up and going is to look at how software for the Mac, Windows and iOS has progressed over the past few years. I like using a client to write blog posts, … Continue reading

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Social Networking and Safety

Darren posts a thoughtful piece on social networking over at Social Networking and Safety | Youth Ministry Blog

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Creating quizzes for courses

Various learning management systems (LMS) like Moodle allow you to create online activities like quizzes and polls as part of the course content and engagement. But what do you do if you need something like that but you don’t have … Continue reading

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Blog themes

Useful Problogger article on different ways of getting a design for your blog – from the free through to the expensive. See Problogger: How Do I Get a Professionally Designed Blog?

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Converting Word Docs to Web Pages

Turning MS Word files into web pages can be a really painful experience – particularly if you have to go through them by hand looking to change or modify them. I’ve had some days when I’ve given up trying to … Continue reading

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Photoshop Express

Adobe make a version of Photoshop – Photoshop Express – available as a free web-based application adding yet another application type to the burgeoning area of free web apps offered to allow companies like Microsoft, Google and Adobe carve out … Continue reading

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Mac OS X Applications for Bloggers

Problogger, Darren Rowse, publishes his list of useful blogging tools for Mac OS X. I use (or have tried many of them) – Ecto (article editor which I have on both Mac and Windows), CyberDuck (FTP client), ImageWell (for quick … Continue reading

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NetNewsWire (Free now!)

I use NetNewsWire Lite to keep up with my blog feeds, though I’ve never felt the need to upgrade to the full version. Now, however, the full version of NetNewsWire is being released for free as its developer focuses upon … Continue reading

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Open-Source Movable Type

After some initially using the PHPWebsite content management system way, way back as a proto-blog I shifted to using Blogger, and then over to Movable Type 2 because it afforded me more control over the blog (and added things like … Continue reading

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