Mac Blog Editor Blogo Now Supports Joomla
It's as easy as 1.2.6. The new version of Blogo, 1.2.6 has been released and brings two major new features to the blog editor for the Mac -- support for Joomla, one of the most popular content management systems out there, and the addition of Google Translate to both the blog editor and Twitter client. In addition, they're lowering prices and fixing bugs.

Fixing the Joomla Plugin

After having suffered through broken versions for awhile, Blogo broke down and fixed the problem. Now the plugin is working and Joomla users can finally edit their blogs with Blogo (as well as any other third-party editor with Metaweblog support).

Translating Tweets

Using Google Translate, Blogo was able to integrate a contextual menu item to translate a tweet in Blogo. The Google API allowed them to add it to the microblog viewer as well as the editor.

By using option-command-T with any text selected, a user can choose the language and the original language will be automatically detected and the translation will appear.



More Versions to Come

As Blogo evolves, they assure that they have more releases to launch before they enter the second generation. Some of things to come in 1.3 include having full support for LiveJournal, Tumblr and basic Flickr integration, as well as changes to the Twitter client.

Until then, Blogo will continue to fix bugs, make subtle tweaks to the user interface and woo Twitter users with "in reply to" features and threaded conversations.

New users can download a 21-day trial of Blogo, and when they are ready to sign up they will benefit from cheaper rates.