Automatic Tag Generator For Windows Live Writer PlugIn Nearly Complete – Need Beta Testers

Good day all. This is to give you an update on the progress of the Automatic Tag Generator For Windows Live Writer Plugin I am working on.

I request anyone interested in beta testing the plugin to contact me via message or comment here. The plugin will require MS Word 2000 or above to be installed on your computer and that the .NET Framework 3.5 be installed.

The plugin logic is nearly complete. Below are screenshots of what it will look like along with explanations of what each screen does.

The options screen opens when click “View” and “Generate Tags” in the insert menu in Windows Live Writer. It will contain the title and text of your blog in the screen. You can have Technorati Tags or Windows Live Tags (or both) generated by selecting the checkboxes. Once you are ready to move on you click “Generate”.

http://cid-a0d71e1614e8dbf8.skydrive.live.com/embedrowdetail.aspx/Public/options.JPG

Once complete, the tab “Create” opens. There the tags generated appear in the grid, the ability to modify, delete or add tags in the middle and the tags currently being generated in the textbox on the right. One you click “Insert” it will insert the newly created tags into your blog entry.

http://cid-a0d71e1614e8dbf8.skydrive.live.com/embedrowdetail.aspx/Public/create.JPG

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  1. #1 by Unknown on November 30, 2008 - 2:10 pm

    I would be happy to help out.Β  I post to wordpress daily and will give it a good work out for you.Thanks

  2. #2 by Kelly on November 30, 2008 - 3:13 pm

    Thank you. You can find the dll at http://cid-a0d71e1614e8dbf8.skydrive.live.com/self.aspx/Public/TagCreator.dll and be sure to put it in C:\\Program Files\\Windows Live\\Writer\\Plugins

  3. #3 by Brett on December 7, 2008 - 11:47 am

    Great Job Kelly! Love this little plugin already. πŸ™‚

  4. #4 by Kelly on December 7, 2008 - 8:22 pm

    Thanks for the compliment. I hope you find it helpful.

  5. #5 by George on December 7, 2008 - 10:01 pm

    I\’d like to try it as well.

  6. #6 by George on December 7, 2008 - 10:05 pm

    downloaded and installed. Will try when I post next time.Thanks.

  7. #7 by Jeff on January 6, 2009 - 6:33 am

    Can\’\’t get this to work. It keeps crashing my WLW. I\’m assuming that it doens\’t like my Vista 64 bit? Any thoughts?

  8. #8 by Kelly on February 24, 2009 - 9:04 am

  9. #9 by Douglas on February 26, 2009 - 3:56 pm

    @Kelly;Thanks man, downloaded and installed!@Bobo;Thanks a million!

  10. #10 by Jordan on April 5, 2009 - 8:12 am

    I am a SEO/Site Newbie, but a computer science professional. It will be a good test to get teh Easy factor known.

  11. #11 by Muhammed Ali on March 8, 2010 - 10:13 am

    Hi Kelly,I wanted to try out the plugin but for some reason I can’t access the Options screen (and the plugin Insists I go to the options first).Everytime I click options I get the following:Method not implemented by plug-in:WriterPlugin.EditOptionsIs there a way around this? Also yes Im quite new to blogging, is there an alternative to your plugin for live writer?

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