Desktop Blogging for Everyone
Thingamablog is a cross-platform, standalone blogging application that makes authoring and publishing your weblogs almost effortless. Unlike most blogging solutions, Thingamablog does NOT require a third-party blogging host, a cgi/php enabled web host, or a MySQL database. In fact, all you need to setup, and manage, a blog with Thingamablog is FTP, SFTP, or network access to a web server.
Thingamablog allows you to:
- Set up a blog in minutes via an intuitive wizard
- Maintain multiple blogs
- Effortlessly manage thousands of entries
- Dynamically update blog content
- Write entries offline (Dialup users)
- Publish your blog with a single click
- Publish remotely to your blog via email
- Read news with an integrated feed reader
- Make posts from your favorite feeds
- Create a unique layout with customizable templates
- Import entries from RSS/Atom feeds
- Set up flexible archiving options
- Organize your entries by category or date
- Save entries as drafts
- Define your own custom template tags
- Syndicate your blog via an RSS or Atom feed
- Ping services like weblogs.com, BlogRolling, and Blo.gs
- And much more...
Thingamablog 1.5 is released!
Posted by Bob at 12:38 AM on Monday, November 23, 2009
Thingamablog 1.5: A Call For Testers and Translators!
Thingamablog is back from the dead with a new release (version 1.5) right around the corner. The forums will be back soon as well. Everything is moving to a new, more flexible, web host at thingamablog.com which should provide for some interesting stuff in the future.
This is a call for testers and translators. Quite a few new features have been added, and lots of things have been reworked. In addition, Large portions of the translations need to be done from the previous version.
The first beta can be downloaded here
Linux .deb file
Linux .rpm file
Zip file for any platform
There is also a guide for translating Thingamablog for anyone interesting in translating Thingamablog to other languages.
Posted by Bob at 4:24 PM on Sunday, November 15, 2009