Create SharePoint 2010 publishing content easier with Windows Live Writer

SharePoint 2010 has rich capabilities for creating and managing different types of content. Publishing scenarios have however different requirements than for example collaboration solutions. Find out how you can improve the content creation process by using client tools such as Microsoft Word or Windows Live Writer.

Imtech SEO Slugs Live Writer Plugin v1.1.0

Almost half a year ago I’ve release the first version of the Imtech SEO Slugs Windows Live Writer Plugin. Using the selected text the plugin generates a Search Engine Optimized slug for your post by removing all the noise words. By default slugs are being generated using the post’s title which usually doesn’t contain any HTML markup. There might be situations however when you would like to generate a slug using some text in the body instead.

How to reset the Windows Live Writer language to English

Via Myo Kyaw Htun.com: after installing the Windows Live Writer for the first time I thought that I missed some options when the interface turned to be in Dutch. While working on a Live Writer plugin, I have stumbled upon an interesting article about the interface language in Windows Live Writer.  Myo Kyaw Htun describes the problem and provides an easy step-by-step solution on how to change the Live Writer interface language to English. Read: How to reset regional language to English in Windows Live Writer.

Windows Live Writer Plugin: Imtech MSDN Reference plugin

If you are a .NET developer and blog about your challenges using Windows Live Writer this plugin is definitely for you.  What it does is it picks up the selected text and creates automatically a link to the right page at the on-line MSDN reference. The plugin works both with selected text but it allows you to type the object name in its dialog window as well.