I need your help testing two new sites. The first site is a new blog called WordPunk.com — hosted on the for-pay TypePad blog service owned by Six Apart — you can click on the following image to be taken straight to the feedback article:
I’d like to know how fast and responsive WordPunk feels to you as well as what is missing from the design and feature set and what you like and don’t like and what sort of articles you’d like to read there.
If you have any questions at all about any of this please ask here or there and I will answer you there or here. The second site is WordPrescience.com — and while there’s a “blog” on that site, too — it is not fully functional through no fault or design choice of my own.
WordPrescience was created using the new iWeb ’08 software from Apple’s iLife ’08 and it is hosted on Mac.com as part of their new “Personal Domain” service. You will see WordPrescience is quite beautiful and the design is slick and professional looking — but its interactive capability is limited in that I can’t find a way to save a blog page as a template or to moderate comments.
I currently have to “re-create” my blog pages with each new post. That’s a time killer and a productivity thorn in my writing paw. I can enable blog comments on WordPrescience — but there’s no way to hold them for publication or to otherwise parse them to help fight Spam other than having you fill in a silly captcha — so if you have any comments or thoughts there please come back here to share them in a comment on this article. Thanks for your help!