Desk: A nice (but expensive) distraction-free writing experience

Desk is a new publishing app for OS X.

With Desk, you can publish from your desktop to your WordPress, Blogger, Tumblr, Squarespace, Movable Type (is that still around?), Typepad, and even Facebook Notes.

You are a storyteller, passionate about crafting narratives that capture, express, and delight in what it means to be human.

Desk is built with that intent and mission in mind: To reduce the clutter, the noise, the distractions and the obstructions that keep us from writing and sharing those stories.

Fall in love with writing, again.

As a blogger who loves using WordPress to share stories, pictures, and life with my friends and family – I was excited to hear about a new app that could potentially make this experience better and easier.  So, I bought the app for $30, and started typing this review.

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Mikey’s Plugin List: Broken Link Checker

Welcome to Mikey’s Plugin List – my own curated list of plugins that I love and use.

Broken Link Checker


Description: This plugin will check your posts, comments and other content for broken links and missing images, and notify you if any are found.

Pretty basic but super useful. It goes through your entire site and checks for broken links. If it finds any, it will email you letting you know the link no longer works.

Very useful if you’ve just migrated your site over or if you have thousands of links and would like to make sure they are still working and not giving your readers a nice 404 surprise.