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From: Elsi <>
Subject: Unidentified subject!
Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2003 15:43:02 -0800 (PST)
At 09:23 PM 12/10/2003 -0800,
> What a capital idea to use a free blog space
> for this, Hugh! I was trying out Backflip.com,
> but couldn't get it to import my bookmarks.
> On your advice, I've created a new blog space
> at http://valoriez.blogspot.com/
> My laptop is out of commission at the moment, so
> I'm without my bookmarks! What a pain -- I will
> not have to suffer through this again, once I have
> copy/pasted all of them in.
I keep a copy of my bookmarks in my Yahoo account.
And, you can simply upload your entire bookmark file.
That means you don't have to type them in or even
visit the sites to get the bookmarks set up. I've
found that this is an excellent way to back-up my
> Has anyone tried to host their blog on their
> freepages space? I couldn't figure out how to
> translate their way of ftp-ing the new posts into
> what I know about ftp-ing into my Rootsweb Freepages
> space. For instance, I saw nowhere to enter the
Yes . . . I have hosted my blog in my RootsWeb space.
I use blogger.com and then publish to my RootsWeb
space. Let me quickly set up a blog I wouldn't mind
folks looking at & I'll send the instructions on how
to do the uploading through Blogger.
OK -- I just went & set up the blog. See it at
Of course, I'm keeping this blog focused on
genealogical content in keeping with my RootsWeb
Here's the blogger setup:
On the publishing tab --
Publish via FTP
See the panel setup at
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