Ok so you might have heard that that Blogger has a new beta version of it’s popular blogging platfrom in beta test. The following is a list of known issues as acknowledged by the Blogger support team over at blogspot.com. To answer the question, “Is it worth it?” you should review the current issues carefully before switching over. Remeber… a BETA is just that, a BETA TEST and is not fully released so if you choose to make this move be sure you fully understand what issue you will have.

Known Issues for Blogger in Beta:

— “Users who have not switched to Blogger in beta will not be able to login to comment on blogs that have been switched. Commenting using the “anonymous” or “other” options will still work. Update: This was never the case, but the opposite is true. See this issue. — latest update on Wednesday, September 06, 2006 Labels: comments, google accounts, login

— Users who have switched to Blogger in beta will not be able to login to comment on blogs that have not switched. Commenting using the “anonymous” or “other” options will still work. — latest update on Wednesday, September 06, 2006
Labels: comments, google accounts, outstanding, switching

— Blogger Mobile is not available on the beta, and you cannot switch to the beta if you have a mobile blog. — latest update on Wednesday, September 06, 2006
Labels: mobile, outstanding, switching

— The comments Atom feed gives an error message for some blogs/posts. — latest update on Tuesday, September 05, 2006
Labels: comments, error, feeds, outstanding

— The “Remember Me” login option will not work correctly in Internet Explorer 6.0. The best workaround is to simply use Firefox. However, if you prefer IE, you can add google.com to the list of allowed sites under Internet Options > Privacy. — latest update on Tuesday, September 05, 2006
Labels: internet explorer, login, outstanding

— There are general formatting issues in various places throughout the application. These are mostly just cosmetic and nothing to worry about in terms of functionality. — latest update on Tuesday, September 05, 2006
Labels: cosmetic, outstanding

— Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 attempts to download links to site feeds, rather than display them in the browser. You can right-click the link to copy the location into your feed reader. — latest update on Tuesday, September 05, 2006
Labels: feeds, internet explorer, outstanding

— Some Mail-to-Blogger addresses are changed in the course of switching” — Blogger Forum

You can find more information on the Blogger Beta page at blogger.com

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