Streamlining Blog Prompts with “Press This”

One great hidden feature of WordPress is the “Press This” bookmarklet. I use it to reblog and post snippets of other people’s sites. This tool is especially helpful when doing the Daily Post prompts each morning. Once I am on the page with the prompt, I need only click the “Press This” bookmarklet and I have a very nice blockquote styled snippet of the prompt along with a link back to the prompt page. Once I write and publish my post around that, my linkback shows up on the Daily Post prompt page. Read more about the “Press This” bookmarklet below, I used the function itself to make the blockquote snippet. I find it fascinating and use it quite a bit in my blogging.

The “Press This” function allows quick publishing with a special web browser bookmarklet. You can create a post by quoting some text, images, and videos on any web page.

Source: Press This « WordPress Codex

Have you tried this function? If so, how do you use it? If not, do you think you’ll try it?

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