Some pretty huge news, today, for users of WordPress.com. Though Zemanta has been an available plugin for self-hosted WordPress installations for quite some time, it is now available to all users as part of the WordPress.com platform.
If you’re not familiar with Zemanta, it’s a great service that simply makes blogging more intuitive and easier by adding a huge amount of function to your blog posts. Zemanta will scan your post, as you’re writing, and offer suggestions on Media, Related Articles, Links via keywords and even Categories for your post.
Here are a couple of screenshots, for example. First, the before:
And then the after:
There is a post over at the WordPress.com Blog that explains how to activate Zemanta on your WordPress.com account, so get moving and get posting.
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