Windows Live Writer really is an amazing application. It does one job really, really well. I've been using it on several blogs including this one (running on Community Server, Herding Code podcast (running on Wordpress). I've also used it to manage content in a variety of ways, including posting content to "hidden" blogs which were really content repositories for consumer facing sites.
Scott Hansleman's post last week (Download Windows Live Writer 2012) reminded me that I've been meaning to post some of my favorite tips I've picked up along the way.
1. Change Editor Font Size with a Simple CSS Edit
2. Sync Your Drafts With SkyDrive
3. Export Your Settings as a Reg File
4. Look Up Your Blog Password Using the WLW API
5. Enable HTML5 Features
6. Use (And Write) Plug-Ins
7. Post Drafts To Your Blog
Some awesome tips from Jon on using our favorite Blogging tool...
Scott's "Type what I mean and not what I type" (aka AutoReplace/Correct) Windows Live Writer Plugin is back...
Cool Windows Live Writer Tip of the [whatever] - Changing the location where your drafts and recent posts are stored with one click...
Love Windows Live Writer? Wish it did more? Then write a plugin… and here’s some tips for doing just that… (with even some VB in there for flavor :)
Writing Windows Live Writer Plugins, or want too? Then Scott has written an article just for you!
Guide to Writing a Windows Live Writer Plugin in C#
Windows Live Writer Twitter Notify URL Shortner Setting Utility OR How to tweak the URL Shortner used by the Twitter Notify plugin without edit your registry
Windows Live Writer, Twitter Notify and bit.ly? Yep, here’s how…
Windows Live Writer, the Twitter plugin and changing its URL Shorter
Scott, Mr Windows Live Writer Plugin, has released the source to his Insert Video Plugin