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WordPress Thickbox Plugin for Live Writer

I’m a huge fan of the Lightbox plugin for blogs, whether it’s on wordpress or or any other blog type. For those who don’t know, the Lightbox plugin enables you to have your blog set so that if a user clicks on an image, that image opens inline, rather than redirecting them away from [...]

Keyboard Shortcut Plug-in For Live Writer

by @ Sunday, February 13th, 2011. Tags: ,
Filed under Keyboard Shortcut, Live Writer, Live Writer Plugin

tweetmeme_url = ‘’; tweetmeme_source = ‘scottisafool’; tweetmeme_service = ‘’; Last year, Aaron Bregal of the Live Writer team, wrote a great, comprehensive list of all the keyboard shortcuts available in Live Writer 2011. Now, unless you’re this guy, you won’t remember all of those shortcuts. You won’t, so stop saying you can. So what do [...]

Top Tips For Live Writer Plug-in Developers

by @ Tuesday, July 13th, 2010. Tags: , , ,
Filed under Live Writer, Tips

tweetmeme_url = ‘’; tweetmeme_source = ‘scottisafool’; tweetmeme_service = ‘’; tweetmeme_hashtags = ‘iphone4′; Whether you’ve written Live Writer plug-ins before, or if you’re just thinking about writing your first, hopefully this post will give you some good tips that will help you build that new plug-in. Use A Visual Studio Template I would highly recommend downloading [...]

Twitter Notify, Because No-one Should Be Hacking The Registry

by @ Friday, July 2nd, 2010. Tags: , ,
Filed under Live Writer, Tools

tweetmeme_url = ‘’; tweetmeme_source = ‘scottisafool’; tweetmeme_service = ‘’; tweetmeme_hashtags = ‘iphone4′; Anyone who uses the Twitter Notify plug-in for Live Writer will know that it gives you a url to tweet your link with, but sometimes, tinyURL isn’t what you want to be using, perhaps you prefer, or you have your own [...]

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