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Sams Teach Yourself Movable Type in 24 Hours by Porter Glendinning, Molly E. Holzschlag

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Organizing Needed Software

At this point, you'll want to look into what various tools you'll need to update and maintain your content. Movable Type's immediate goal is to make life easier on those people who don't want to become Web designers just to put up a simple diary. You won't ever need these tools if you're just using Movable Type for its most basic functions.

However, in many instances you'll want to edit text and possibly HTML and CSS, work with images, uncompress files, find free graphic sources, and transfer files using an FTP client. This is especially true if you are creating a more complex weblog, or if you are managing an entire site. This section will help you get organized.

Text and Code Editing Tools

Moveable Type has text editing ...

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