TypePad is Six Apart's fully hosted, affordable weblog service. Although TypePad is based on Movable Type, it has a variety of specialty features that are meant to appeal to those individuals who don't have the time (or interest) to set up and maintain their own Movable Type weblog.

While you're working with Movable Type for maximum flexibility, if at any time you or someone you know wants to set up a blog with a range of features but minimum fuss, they can sign up for an account on TypePad and not have to worry about installation, configuration, Web hosting, and management of the full Movable Type product. For example, the authors of this book run several different Movable Type Web sites, but chose TypePad instead for running a group ...

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