Simple Blog uses bit.ly url shortening for all automatic postings to Facebook and/or Twitter. If you would like to have either or both of those integrations you will have to add valid credentials in settings.yml
sudo gem install url_shortener
Simple Blog contains a complete integration with Facebook allowing both login using Facebook as well as automatic wall postings. You have the option to link Facebook to make sure these actions can be carried out site wide if you link the Facebook application to the info_account_user_name.
sudo gem install oauth2
http://domain.com/account/facebook_account(exchange http://domain.com for your root url)
Simple Blog contains a complete integration with Twitter allowing automatic tweeting. You have the option to link Twitter to make sure these actions can be carried out site wide if you link the Twitter application to the info_account_user_name.
sudo gem install twitter_oauth2
http://domain.com/account/twitter_account(exchange http://domain.com for your root url)
Comment: All posts will be posted to Twitter feed of the linked Twitter account
sudo gem install calais
sphinx.ymlfile has the right port
Run from the project root: rake ts:configure rake ts:start rake ts:dd
Edit settings.yml and add sphinx as the setting for the field search.
Simple Blog contains extensive support for SEO and it is strongly suggested that you add the sitemap as well.
Site Configuration >> Sitemaps
Add a sitemap
Comment: If you add the sitemap you will ensure that new posts get crawled by Google efficiently.
Comment: Substitute PROJECT_ROOT for your full path to your Rails project.
Inside settings.yml you will find extensive support for many of the popular social media sites. Below you find these explained in more details.
:social: :share_this: "signup at ShareThis and add your API key here" :feedburner: "add your feedburner feed id here" :facebook_widget_id: "if you have a Gacebook page, add the id of the page here" :subscribe: :facebook: "this is the url to any Facebook url you would like to push for" :twitter: "this is the url to the Twitter page you would like to market" :blogtalkradio: "this is the url to the Blog Talk Radio page you would like to market" :youtube: "this is the url to the YouTube page you would like to market" :itunes: "this is the url to the iTunes feed you would like to market, soon Simple Blog will allow for extensive audio support" :flickr: "this is the url to the Flickr page you would like to market"