Using Windows Live Writer For WordPress Blogs

Here is my quick How-To for my non-technical friends and family so they can blog from Windows.  (This will work for more than just WordPress blogs, but since I am only giving them WordPress…you get the picture.)

  1. Click the big green “Download” button here to download Windows Live Writer.
  2. Find the link to the program in your start menu and click it to open.
  3. Click “Next” once, and on the next screen choose “Another weblog service” and click “Next”.Live Writer
  4. Enter the name of your homepage.  For example, my homepage would be http://scottelkin.com.  Then enter the username and password given to you.
  5. Windows Live Writer will then configure your settings and that is it!  Click Finish, and you’re done.

 

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