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The Bear Writing app by Shiny Frog has become my go-to application for note taking, research, and even writing new articles and posts. It’s always had a really nice dynamic tagging system that would turn tags into categories or section.
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I am a big fan of the application launcher Alfred. To call it an application launcher is an understatement as it is very powerful. In my day to day usage I probably only use a quarter of its entire feature set.
One feature I’ve been using a lot more of lately is its snippets. This is considered a power feature and requires the “power pack” that costs between £17.00 (single license) and £32.00 (mega supporter).
To set up snippets launch Alfred and go to settings. Then Features -> Clipboard -> Snippets. (The screenshot above is from this area)
Once you are on this screen you can add shortcuts of text that you typically use.
Right around the Christmas break, I decided it was time to revive this site. I had an idea for a blog post and I logged in to create it. Instantly I was hit with the dreaded, “you have updates”, message. I ran through updated the core, then the plugins, and by the time it was over I had lost interest in what I was actually going to write about.
After this, I decided it was time for a change and you might say laziness took over. I did want to host it, I didn’t want to update it, and most of all I didn’t want to worry about it. So that left the typical SaaS choices. Squarespace, WordPress.com, etc.