TypePad blogging platform has been around for a while now. Its rival blogging platform ‘WordPress’ has seen tremendous growth courtesy huge community, product improvements and large user base. Well, TypePad is now reaching to WordPress users by offering official plugins.
Using these WordPress plugins you can get selected TypePad features on your WordPress blog. Here is list of WordPress plugins and respective features available as of now:
1. TypePad Connect – Using this, your WordPress powered blog or website commenters can sign in and create profiles using the Google, Facebook, Yahoo or OpenID accounts that they already have.
2. TypePad AntiSpam – Protect your WordPress blog from spam using free and open source TypePad AntiSpam, similar to Akismet (as in WordPress).
3. Six Apart Media – It allows you to integrate and monetize your WordPress blog using Six Apart Media advertising solutions.
Besides above, there is pitch for WordPress powered bloggers to submit there blogs to Blogs.com and give more quality exposure to their content with ease. Click here for full list of offering by TypePad for WordPress. Here is a video [via] explaining this move of sudden TypePad love for WordPress. This for sure is interesting step!