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Blogger in draft

Going to try out the draft version of Blogger...one of the new features means it should allow scheduling of blog posts, which I'll be very happy to have!
I'm going to do a quick check by scheduling this to post at a time when I can't post as I'm working, i.e. the middle of the morning....let's see if it works!

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Looks like it worked on my end! :) That would be convenient for those Sunday posts when I'm dashing off for other locales.

Please let me know what you think of the beta
Jennie said…
Yup, is all working fine and dandy for me!
Means I can stockpile non-current / general issue posts, and schedule them for the future.

Took me a while to realise that you have to choose "publish", not "save" for it to work. Thought pressing "publish" might, well, just publish it immediately, but nope - that just schedules it in.

There's something you can do with your blogroll in the beta too apparently, but it's just the scheduled publishing I've been trying, and it's spanky :D

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