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Add Links Using the Publish2 Bookmarklet

Jun 10, 2009 • general

When you're on a blog post or article that you find interesting, you can add a link to Writer River using the Publish2 bookmarklet. The bookmarklet is a little window that opens up with information about the page you're reading automatically inserted into its fields.

To add links using the Publish2 bookmarklet:

  1. Install the bookmarklet, if you haven't already. To install the bookmarklet:
    1. Go to Publish2.com and log in.
    2. Go to Settings > Add Bookmarklet.
    3. Follow the on-screen instructions to add the bookmarklet to your browser's link bar.
  2. Browse to the page you want to add to Writer River.
  3. Click the Link with Publish2 link in your browser.
  4. Complete the fields of the bookmarklet form as desired. Many of the fields are optional. Descriptions are as follows:
  5. [table id=1 /]

  6. Click Save.

Here's a screenshot of a sample submission.

Sample bookmarklet
Sample bookmarklet


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