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Old, discontinued service for community-generated blogs tied to specific Stack Exchange sites.

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Add popular blog posts to the Stack Exchange home page

If popular blog posts were included in the homepage of stackexchange.com, then popular content from the blogs would be much more visible to the users of Stack Exchange. The blog posts would be ...
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jQuery on blogoverflow should be served from CDN

On most Stack Exchange sites, jQuery is served from the Google CDN: <script type="text/javascript" src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.7.1/jquery.min.js"> </script> On ...
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Bicycles blog layout has overlapping fields

On the Bicycles Blog I've noticed that the field for entering your post extends under the "publish" and "categories" fields. Have emptied my cache and reloaded, and the problem persists. (You can ...
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My ServerFault blog feed has been filled with SuperUser posts

My Google Reader feed from the Server Fault blog about 15 minutes ago just became a flood with a mix of Super User posts: Something's not quite right...
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Create a unified RSS feed for Blog Overflow

There does not seem to be a unified RSS for all the community blogs. There should be. Even if I don't participate in the communities, I do find many blog posts general enough to be interesting. It's ...
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Using the Stack engine for the blog – a long-term idea for maintaining a healthy blogging culture

What's the current status? Let's say this first: The Super User blog is a great idea, and we've had enormous success with it. We've had a lot of diverse contributions, inspired by our Question of the ...
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Add Blog Highlights to StackExchange Newsletters

As a new blogger on DIY.StackExchange.COM, it has become apparent that the blog reader base isn't as prevalent as on maybe some of the other sites. It would be very beneficial to some of the smaller ...
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Are blog statistics public information?

Moderators are banned from posting information about the site statistics in a public location, but what about blog stats? Is it okay to discuss anything about the stats, and if so, where would one ...
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Per-site blog publicity

How are sites drumming up publicity for their site blogs? Some of our users, I suspect, don't even know the site has a blog. We could use system messages when we put up a new post, but that's clunky ...
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For a given blog overflow blog post, (tastefully) automagically show related and interesting questions?

I often share blogoverflow posts on facebook to people who have no concept of what SE is. My friends go and checkout that blog post and say "hey that article was really cool"!. Interesting discussion ...
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What's the difference between an editor, author, and contributor on Blog Overflow?

What's the difference between an editor, author, and contributor on Blog Overflow? Bonus points if you also include the other two (subscriber and administrator).
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Include comment feed link on blogoverflow.com posts

WordPress automatically creates an RSS feed for comments on blog posts. These are of the form <permalink>/feed/, so for example a post on my own blog http://www.texdev.net/2011/07/17/which-...
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What are some suggestions for encouraging more users to contribute to community blogs? [closed]

The Stack Exchange Team has recently unveiled Blogoverflow, the new blogging platform for SE sites and users. The Super User Blog has been running for almost 8 months now, and we're starting to have ...
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How do I participate on Blog Overflow? [closed]

My site has gone and created a blog. We've discussed it on meta, and now I'd like to contribute to it. If I want to contribute a post, where do I send it for review? If I'm an editor (following the ...
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Badge Suggestion for Site Specific Blogs

So I'm watching the blog on cross-validated try to get off the ground. Could you create a set of badges for posting stories in the site-specific blog? [Fresh Ink] First accepted blog post [Quick ...
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Date format on security.blogoverflow.com

The date format on http://security.blogoverflow.com is ambigious. Can we have a month name in there as in the UK 07-06-11 is 7th June. (The year is ambiguous too, though that won't be a problem for ...
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What features would you like to see in Blog Overflow?

I like the StackOverflow interface so much I am now disappointed when I go to a blog and cannot vote up or down groups of comments. It bugs me even more when I go to http://blog.stackoverflow.com or ...