On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 3:34 PM, Shane Nackerud <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> There are a couple of ways to be notified when someone posts and entry to
> your blog. One is through the MT-Notifier plugin. Go to Tools -> Plugins
> -> MT Notifier -> Settings and install the MT-Notifier Blog Subscription
> widget. Then, go into Design -> Widgets and (literally) drag the newly
> installed widget into one of your widget sets. People can then enter their
> email address to be notified when a new entry is posted to the blog, you
> included. Give me a call if this doesn't make sense.
> Or you could just subscribe to the automatic Atom feed created for the
> blog. That will do the same thing, except you have to regularly check your
> aggregator for new entries then. In fact, you could create a separate
> Atom/RSS feed for each of your blog authors. That may be overkill though.
> Movable Type will automatically alert the author of an entry when a comment
> has been added to that entry. What Movable Type can't do (for now) is email
> someone other than the author of an entry that a comment has been added. We
> could probably add a plugin for that, but honestly we've had some issues
> with third-party plugins. They are usually crappy.
> Like I said, give me a call if you have any questions. Hopefully this
> On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 3:24 PM, Ann Nordby <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Hi all:
>> I am leading an organizational blog for my department that will launch
>> soon, and trying to set up systems to automate my processes.
>> Does anyone know how to get UThink / Moveable Type to notify me by RSS or
>> e-mail when one of my bloggers has posted an entry? They are all designated
>> as 'contributors" and I am the blog administrator.
>> Similarly, how can can I get UThink to notify my bloggers by e-mail or RSS
>> feed when someone has commented on their entry?
>> Thanks for any advice you have.
>> *Ann Nordby*
>> Web Manager
>> *University of Minnesota | *Extension Center for Youth Development
>> McNamara Alumni Center
>> 200 Oak Street SE, #270B
>> Minneapolis, MN 55455 USA
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>> extension.umn.edu/youth <http://www1.extension.umn.edu/youth>
> Shane Nackerud
> Director, Web Development
> University of Minnesota Libraries
> 325 Walter Library
> Minneapolis, MN 55455
*University of Minnesota | *Extension Center for Youth Development
McNamara Alumni Center
200 Oak Street SE, #270B
Minneapolis, MN 55455 USA
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