I think this would be a cool feature. Instead of having to go to write.as/me every time. You could also make one for the anonymous post editor. Either that, or make it so you can choose to post anonymously or to your own blog within the bookmarklet.
Hi @ladyhope, the Write.as team has created a Chrome extension that works similarly to the bookmarklet you are envisioning. You can hook it up to your account and post to your blog from the page you are on. Check it out here.
That’s cool, but I’m not using Chrome these days. Although I suppose it will work with something like Brave.
I think it might be nice to eventually support other browsers as well. Like at least a firefox extension as well as chrome-likes.
Yeah, agreed. Apparently that’s in the plans at some point.
I’ve been looking at the Firefox extension development docs and wondering if I can port the existing Chrome extension over. I have made Chrome extensions in the past but not Firefox.
Hi, it’s probably possible. I’ve never gotten this far before so I’m not sure. Here are Mozilla’s instructions. https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Add-ons/WebExtensions/Porting_a_Google_Chrome_extension
Just as an FYI, this might work with the Chrome extension. https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/chrome-store-foxified/
I got the Foxified extension to install, but the write.as extension wouldn’t for some reason.
Yeah, extensions have been pretty much standardized these days – e.g. our Snap.as extension works on both Firefox and Chrome. But there was a bit of work needed on the Write.as extension to port it over to Firefox. I’ve created a task to track work on this now.
Well yay thanks for this!