Links and Resources
We have tried to put together as many links and resources relating to weblogs and design
on this page. If you have a suggestion for other items to include, please feel free to use
form to let us know.
- Blogger - the tool which made
blogging popular. Very easy to use. For people without hosting options, try blogspot
- even easier!
- Greymatter - the tool
that you control. Requires a bit of cgi knowledge, access to your cgi-bin, but easily
customizable and self-hosted.
- Movable Type - another self hosted tool. This one includes some features
like categories and has some great techniques for archiving. Requires a bit of cgi knowledge, access to your cgi-bin, but
easily customizable and self hosted.
- pMachine - a self-hosted tool based on PHP instead of database-type posts.
- Live Journal
- a remotely hosted commenting system.
- enetation - a remotely hosted commenting system.
- a remotely hosted tool to add comments to your journal.
- a self-hosted tool to add comments using PHP to your Blogger journal.
webring - popular webring, great way to surf blogs. (down
for repairs right now)
by Women - especially for women who blog.
Girls - especially for girls who blog.
- especially for boys who blog.
- for people who really love their blog.
- a ring of engaged/newlywed bloggers.
Blogs - a ring especially for Redheads.
Webring - a ring for Greymatter users.
- a ring for Movable Type users
- another ring for Movable Type users.
love to blog - a webring for bloggers who update at least
once a week
- Discussion groups and General Help
- Add your link to:
Madness - the definative guide to every weblog link!
- The Complete
Guide to Web Logs - another great resource for lots of links!
Different blogging tools have different requirements for hosting tools. Here are some recommended
free hosts for the main weblog tools.
- Blogger - requires ftp access
- [blogspot] - this is blogger's free hosting space (with ads), but if you use a template of your own, you'll need hosting space for images.
- [blogspot] - for a low monthly fee, you can use blogspot without ads
- [geocities] (after April, this host will not work)
- [tripod] - include an ad on the side of your screen
- Greymatter/Movable Type - requires cgi-bin access and the ability to run perl programs.
- [freedom to surf]
- Paid solutions for any blogging tool
- [blogomania] - highly recommended for low cost hosting that has enough features to control any blogging software.
About This Site
This site is a Love-Production
©2001. Please respect that and remember to look but not touch. The
concept of this site was developed in part through a discussion on the
The name was a term that Jane of Chinspirations
was using for her weblog templates.
The site was created with a combination of Photoshop
and Paint Shop Pro
as well as Dreamweaver
Content is all ©2001 by Kristine Beeson, unless otherwise stated.
- a tool for creating informative mouseovers on the bottom bar.