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Useful tools for blogs and websites. Part 5.

Proofreading and self-editing are almost as hard as writing is, and many of us blogging in English aren't native speakers.

This is where tools like Grammarly and Hemingway come to the rescue with their grammar and language checking features.

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Some useful and interesting websites I visited and saved in my favourites in July.

This month went so fast! I was on an internet hiatus for a few weeks, so I don't have many new links saved.

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Some useful and interesting websites I visited and saved in my favourites in June. Like last month, they are varied in nature, and show the topics I am interested in: privacy, old-style internet, well-being, and the human mind.

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A list of useful and interesting websites I visited and saved in my favourites this month. They are varied in nature, and show the topics I am interested in: privacy, old-style internet, well-being, and figuring out how the human mind works.

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Useful tools for blogs and websites. Home-working well-being. Part 4.

Working all day in front of a computer may not be an intense physical activity, but it is still taxing for our eyes, muscles, and body. stretchly is a cross-platform, FOSS app by Jan Hovancik, that reminds you to take breaks when working with a computer.

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A look into my feed reader

Having recently abandoned social media (it feels really good, by the way), and not enjoying the ads, pop-ups, and overall clickbaity tone of most news sites, I have now moved to using rss feeds to get my updates. I find it funny that rss feeds have been around for ages, but after years of not really getting it, I now enjoy this method for getting news and updates more than any other.

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Useful tools for blogs and websites. Part 3.

Photo by Ella Jardim on Unsplash Photo by Ella Jardim on Unsplash.

Images are useful tools to set the mood of a blog or website; they attract the attention of readers and let people know at a glance what is the topic of the article they are about to read.

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Useful tools for blogging and maintaining a website

Joplin is a note-taking and to-do application with synchronization capabilities for Windows, macOS, Linux, Android and iOS.

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Useful tools for blogging and maintaining a website

While I don't use a lot of images on this blog, I do make art that I sometimes like to share online, and think it is important to make sure that images are optimised properly, so they don't take up a huge amount of space.

Krita – the app I use to make art – has its own web optimisation settings, however it is TinyPNG that provides the best results.

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