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June 27, 2013

Testing out posting on my blog by sending an email



I used to use Posterous to blog before they shut down. I liked just being able to send an email to a memorable address (post@posterous.com was pretty easy to remember -- see, I still remember it).

Typepad also now has a feature to be able to post by email, but each person has their own "secret" address they have to send to -- NOT memorable in the least. It's 16 random characters before the @, a mixture of numbers and letters. Oh well, I'm thankful for my address book which will remember it for me.

Anyway, I'm just checking out this feature with this post.

I think it said it doesn't keep the formatting, sadly. So that means this will not turn out bold, italic, red, blue, green, yellow, pink and purple like I am seeing it now in my email application, more's the pity.

However, you are supposed to be able to send photos, like this flower in my garden two days ago, and this cake I made last week (I never get tired of looking at purple flowers and chocolate cake, I don't know about you, but they seemed like ideal test photos):

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Comments

Ah, so photos work, and so does BOLD and ITALIC... but not colors. Good to know. Also it puts too much space at the top... noted.

Posted by: Katherine | Jun 27, 2013 10:42:07 PM