SOURCE: Six Apart

March 03, 2008 09:15 ET

TypePad Offers the Most Customization and Design Options for Bloggers

Blogging Platform Gives Users More Flexibility Through Layout, Design and Content

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - March 3, 2008) - Six Apart, the world's leading blogging software and services company, announced today that TypePad, its award-winning blogging service, is introducing a suite of new themes and design tools -- continuing its tradition of pioneering blog design. TypePad provides bloggers with more themes and design control than any other hosted blogging service.

"We conducted in-depth research with our TypePad customers and other bloggers, and we heard a consistent message: bloggers want more flexibility and increased control over their designs," said Michael Sippey, vice president of product, Six Apart. "We believe that bloggers should be free to express themselves not only in their blog posts, but in their blog designs as well. Bloggers on TypePad enjoy that freedom today, with the ability to customize their design, add advertising, audio, video, photos and even third-party widgets."

TypePad bloggers have more design options than any other hosted blogging service, including:

--  Over 1000 professional designs -- far more than any other blogging
--  Layout and banner customization
--  An extensive TypePad Widget Gallery and the ability to add unlimited
    widgets to their TypePad blogs
--  The ability to monetize and control advertising on their blogs,
    including Google AdSense
--  The ability to host video and audio files at all account levels
--  Complete customization of all CSS, HTML and scripts on a site, giving
    bloggers pixel-level control over their designs

TypePad powers every kind of blog, from the largest media companies in the world to enthusiast blogs such as food, crafts and photography bloggers to small businesses to personal bloggers. To find out how you can have more control over your blogging experience or for a free trial, please visit

About TypePad

TypePad is the award-winning hosted blogging service preferred by professionals, small businesses, and enthusiasts. TypePad provides a rich set of features for publishing, updating, and sharing information on the Web. No installation or configuration is required. TypePad blogs are fully hosted and managed by Six Apart.

About Six Apart:

Six Apart Ltd. provides award-winning blogging software and services that change the way millions of individuals, organizations, and corporations connect and communicate across the world every day. Founded in 2002 by husband and wife team Ben Trott and Mena G. Trott, Six Apart is a global company with its headquarters in San Francisco, CA, and offices in Europe and Japan. The company continues to lead in the blogging and social media industry with the Movable Type publishing platform, the TypePad hosted blogging service, and Vox, a free blogging service for friends and families. For more information visit the Six Apart corporate web site at

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