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FYI, a simple plug in....


I have a very cool (my opinioin) way to add a "Comment in this article" link. I use a program called birdcast, it's at: http://www.bignosebird.com/carchive/birdcast.shtml

I have modified it a little -- you don't need to modify it at all to use it though -- to personalize the greeting. Anyway, simply place a link in the article template and you're off. When they click on the link the program displays a form and a link to the source page. The form allows one to e-mail a link to his/her friends, as many as you'd like actually. I use the program to receive comments about articles.

You can see it in action here. Here is a short article I have used birdcast in:

http://www.lookwww.com/artman/publish/article_14.html

Navigate to the bottom of the article and you will see the "Comment on this page" link.

When the user submits the form I receive the comment and the URL of the page the comment was submitted from. I can review the comment and then go and add it to the page if I like it.

Just an idea anyway. Birdcast is FREE too, makes it even better. I do leave the link to bignosebird.com on the form.

John Cesta

John Cesta
Sunday, November 24, 2002

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