What is Otto?

Otto is a powerful tool for anyone who wants to post to their WordPress website using email. Otto has been used to post blog entries from satellite phones, hand-held communicators, mobile phones, tablets, and of course: Computers.

Otto was designed by a retired software engineer who was circumnavigating a small boat and needed a way to post blog entries from the middle of the ocean. Otto is very efficient in low bandwidth environments and is fun to use!

There are two ways to use Otto, both of which are available to you:

OPTION 1:

OTTO SIMPLE: Simple posting by email

There is no easier way to blog than by using Otto Simple. You send emails to Otto and he posts them on your blog for you. That’s it!

For details on how to use Otto Simple, send an email to Otto, at ottowp@blog1.com.

The email should have Otto’s name somewhere in the subject line “otto”

And, the body of the email only needs to say: “request:help-simple”

Send the email below to request full details on using Otto Simple. Otto will respond to you within minutes

To:
OttoWp@blog1.com

Subject:
Otto

Body of the email:
request:help-simple

OPTION 2:

OTTO PRO: Powerful posting by email for serious bloggers

Otto Pro is for bloggers who want more control over how their blog entries appear.

With Otto Pro blog entries are “built up” as you send Otto the various bits and pieces that comprise the blog article. For example you might send Otto several emails with the blog article pictures, and then another with the blog article text.

For details on how to use Otto Pro, send an email to Otto, at ottowp@blog1.com.

The email should have Otto’s name somewhere in the subject line “otto”

And, the body of the email only needs to say: “request:help-pro”

Send the email below to request full details on using Otto Pro. Otto will respond to you within minutes

To:
OttoWp@blog1.com

Subject:
Otto

Body of the email:
request:help-pro