Performancing for Firefox

I just installed Performancing for Firefox. Pretty cool!

Performancing for Firefox is a full featured blog editor that sits right within Firefox. Just hit F8 or click the little pencil icon at the bottom right to bring up the blog editor and easily post to your WordPress, MovableType or Blogger blogs.

I have my two blogs setup, and all the categories and post history show up just fine.


  • Any bold text is enclosed in “b” HTML tags rather than “strong” HTML tags. (I don’t know how to write the actual tag here – oops.)
  • Any italicized text is enclosed in “i” HTML tags rather than “em” HTML tags.
  • Categories/tags are listed in some random order. With lots of tags, it made it hard to find the one(s) I wanted to check off for this post.

I’ve gotten used to writing from the WordPress interface, using the keyboard shortcuts for the different tags and whatnot. I’ve gotten used to not having to take my hands off the keyboard, so that’s been really efficient for me. So basically, I’m not sure if I’d completely switch over to using this plugin 100% of the time (especially if a post had to do with a lot of linking and lists). For the short quicker posts, I think this is very handy.

I’m not sure what else there is, but I’m pretty impressed, especially since it supports,, LiveJournal,, WordPress custom, and MoveableType custom. Isn’t this plugin part of what Flock was all about?

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Bryan Villarin

Bryan works at Automattic. He's also a cat whisperer. Sometimes…a photographer, and card magician.

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