Category Archives: Blogging Tools

Tips, thoughts and articles all about Blogware – blogging software/ tools/ platforms such as Blogger.com.

Personal Weblogs And Free Hosted Online Blogware Success: The Role Of Usability

Six months of work completed, the final submitted thesis paper is attached. Click on the link below to download. Kathy Cook MSC Computing Interaction Design Dissertation AUGUST 23 2010 This project has focused on the usability of Blogware and Weblogs, … Continue reading

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Usability of free online hosted blogging services compared

WordPress.com was the online free hosted Blogware services out of those evaluated (The Top 5 most used) which had the best usability. TypePad Micro was almost as good as WordPress.com but does not offer users the same degree of creative flexibility … Continue reading

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LiveJournal Heuristic Usability Evaluation

Click here for Heuristic Usability Evaluation of LiveJournal The usability issues highlighted within this evaluation indicate how this could be improved and point towards recommendations for further redesign. Improvements would improve the effectiveness, efficiency, safety and learnability of the application. … Continue reading

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The art of simplicity: TypePad Micro

TypePad Micro is the easiest online free hosted blogging service to learn to use and the easiest to remember how to use out of the Top 5 most used blogging services of this type. This is due to how much it supports users, … Continue reading

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Heuristic Usability Evaluation of TypePad

Click here for Heuristic Usability Evaluation Typepad The usability issues highlighted within this evaluation indicate how TypePad could be improved and point towards recommendations for further redesign. Improvements would improve the effectiveness, efficiency, safety and learnability of the application. Improving these … Continue reading

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Usability Study of Five Personal Blogs

Click on this link to download the full Usability Study Five Personal Blogs Full Report PDF which provides the full details of the usability findings for each of the blogs plus methodology and user profiles. This usability study has been done as … Continue reading

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Fantastic feedback on Xanga usability evaluation

I have received a fantastic feedback response to my Xanga usability evaluation which you can read at: response to TVUStudent1 Usability evaluation of xanga.com | pantsdude on Xanga.

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Xanga.com usability evaluation

  Click here to download the PDF of the Heuristic Usability Evaluation of Xanga  Introduction Xanga.com was evaluated from the point of view of the Hobbyist Blogger, the persona who fits the scope of my research project, as being the … Continue reading

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WordPress.com heuristic usability evaluation

   Click here to download the PDF of the Heuristic Usability Evaluation of free online hosted blogging service WordPress.com  Introduction  WordPress.com was evaluated from the point of view of the Hobbyist Blogger, the persona who fits the scope of my … Continue reading

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Is Blog Theme Usability the root of all evil?

How much does a blog’s usability come from the theme you choose? Or how much of your blog’s usability is affected by the blog platform you use? Or the fact that your blog platform only offers certain themes makes the … Continue reading

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