Posts Tagged ‘ Movable Type ’

Six Apart Releases Movable Type 5

Jan 5th, 2010 | By | Category: Podcasting Software

Six Apart today announced the release of Movable Type 5. Movable Type 5 is puts more emphasis on whole-site publishing, starting with publishing a website and then adding blogs. New and improved features in MT5 include: A new user dashboard for both the website and blogs. This makes it easy for authors, editors, designers and […]

Blubrry Plugin Ports Podcasts From Many Platforms

Apr 22nd, 2009 | By | Category: Podcasting, Podcasting Networks

In Stories With Alliterative Headlines (see above) this week, podcasting network Blubrry released a new Power Press plugin for their users, which aims to simplify moving podcast content to the Word Press platform from other content management systems: “While the latest version of PowerPress contains a large number of bug fixes we have a new […]

WordPress Top Platform For New Media

Jan 16th, 2009 | By | Category: Podcasting Services, Podcasting Software

Royal Pingdom has released stats that show the free blogging platform WordPress is the most popular platform for blogs and new media.  They ranked the Technorati top 100 blogs, investigated what blog platforms they are using and found that WordPress has more than twice as many blogs in the top 100 as Movable Type, the blog platform […]

Movable Type Motion Turns Your Site Into A Social Network

Dec 16th, 2008 | By | Category: General

Six Apart, the creators of Movable Type, have introduced an add-on that turns Movable Type into a social networking platform.  Motion is a Movable Type application you install and run on your web server. Motion will be freely available in early 2009 for any licensed user of Movable Type Pro.  According to Six Apart, “We looked at […]

Six Apart Swoops In On Pownce, Closes Service

Dec 1st, 2008 | By | Category: Microblogging

Microblogging service Pownce announced today that it has been acquired by Six Apart, the blogging software and hosting company behind Moveable Type, Vox, and TypePad.  Pownce will shut down two weeks from now, on December 15.  Buyer Six Apart says they are “very sorry the site will be closing.” Founded by Digg’s Kevin Rose and […]

TypePad Offers Bailout For Journalists

Nov 19th, 2008 | By | Category: General

High-level talks are happening this week in Washington, D.C. this week between Big Business and government officials, focused on an emergency government bailout of the foundering financial and automotive industries. The thinking is that saving Wall Street and Detroit from further disaster will have some kind of ripple (trickle-down?) effect and buoy prospects for smaller […]

Movable Type Wants To Help You Build The Next Digg

Aug 13th, 2008 | By | Category: General, Podcasting Software

Six Apart today announced an update to Movable Type and the launch of Movable Type Pro, a new version that’s designed to let you build your own social networking sites.  Or as Six Apart puts it, “think Digg in a box”. What’s New in Movable Type 4.2 Movable Type Pro lets you turn any site […]

Seesmic Adds Video Comments To Movable Type Blogs

Jun 28th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Podcasting Software, Video, Video Podcasts, Vlogs

Video community site Seesmic has announced that it has partnered with Six Apart, the maker of Movable Type to provide Movable Type users and their readers with the ability to integrate video comments alongside traditional text-based comments. Seesmic already offers a plug-in for integrating its video system into WordPress sites. The MT plug in is […]

Magnify Offers WordPress, Movable Type Publishers New Video & Image Tools

May 14th, 2008 | By | Category: General, Internet TV, Microblogging, Podcasting Software, Video, Vlogs

Magnify has introduced a new service that promises to make it easy for Movable Type and WordPress publishers to incorporate media from a variety of sites. Magnify Publisher is a native blog application that lets you search for video, text, and images, using key words and tags, and embed the content directly into a post, […]

Movable Type Goes Open Source

Dec 12th, 2007 | By | Category: General, Podcasting Software

Movable Type’s Anil Dash today announced that the popular blogging platform is being GPL’d, as Movable Type Open Source. It’s now open source and free for any use. The change makes sense for MT. WordPress was threatening to marginalize the Movable Type platform.¬† WordPress’s openness has been attracting the attention of developers and it’s become […]