Browsing all articles from July, 2011

Spin Rewriter is even faster now

With yesterday’s update we managed to cut down the post-processing time (when our software is actually learning from the changes you applied to your article so it can get even better in time) a whopping 82-84%!

This means that the user experience is even smoother now, and once you click the “Continue to the Final Step” you don’t have to wait for more than a couple of seconds. If you have a good internet connection, it actually takes less than 1 second to take you to the final step. 😀

Stay tuned, we’re working hard!


A major update

Just this morning we rolled out one of the major updates of our new article rewriter, called Spin Rewriter.

This includes an even faster user interface, 65% shorter pre-processing time (when our software is figuring out the exact meaning of each word of your text), it also takes 25% less time to generate and sort lists of relevant synonyms now, and the One-Click Rewrite option almost never crashes any more. 😉

Pretty good for a beta product, right? 😀


Get HTML of selection [JavaScript]

I just recently needed to get the actual HTML of what was selected in a browser. Selected as in “you drag your mouse across some text and it turns blue”. So I came up with this nifty piece of JavaScript code that works quite flawlessly across all major browsers (yes, including IE).

 * gets the current selection, including HTML code
 * @return string
function getSelectionHTML() {
	var userSelection;
	try {
		if (window.getSelection) {
			// W3C ranges
			userSelection = window.getSelection();
			if (userSelection.getRangeAt)
				var range = userSelection.getRangeAt(0);
			else {
				var range = document.createRange();
				range.setStart(userSelection.anchorNode, userSelection.anchorOffset);
				range.setEnd(userSelection.focusNode, userSelection.focusOffset);
			var clonedSelection = range.cloneContents();
			var div = document.createElement("div");
			return div.innerHTML;
		} else if (document.selection) {
			// Internet Explorer selection
			userSelection = document.selection.createRange();
			return userSelection.htmlText;
		} else {
			return "";
	} catch(e) {
		// an error occurred - supposedly nothing is selected
		return "";

Why you *should be* excited about Spin Rewriter

Let’s face it, today’s article rewriters can be pretty dumb. They can’t tell the difference between the word “book” in “John will book a hotel room.” and the word “book” in “John will read a book.”

What’s more they always suggest “is going to” and “are going to” for the word “will”. If the original sentence is “John will do this”, then “are going to” doesn’t make much sense, does it? If the original sentence is “Such was his will.” then the situation is even worse. 😉

However, in the last 4 years we experienced a number of incredibly important discoveries in the text manipulation field of Computer Science. With our current technology we’re able to create the best article rewriter the world has ever seen!

What can you really expect from Spin Rewriter? Spin Rewriter means that:

  • You can rewrite your articles using our intelligent One-Click Rewrite system
  • You can create new articles automagically using our collection of 750,000 synonyms
  • You can export articles with the {first option|second option} spintax
  • You can create absolutely unique articles and export hundreds of them at once
  • You can select the desired level of uniqueness of generated articles
  • You can have our software learn your style of writing
  • You can totally dominate everybody else with tons of unique content

And best of all? It’s free at the moment – just sign up to be one of our Beta Testers! 😀


Is someone “borrowing” your content?

Nobody likes it when their very own content ends up on some website that simply “borrowed” it. Luckily there’s a way for you to find everyone who borrows your content. It’s called CopyScape and it’s extremely intuitive, so you’ll most certainly be able to figure out how to use it.


Video Teaser for Spin Rewriter

Alright, “shit just got real” as they say in the movies! 8)

We just released a promo video for Spin Rewriter and I honestly find it really amazing. My guys once again did an awesome job and we’re all really excited about this.

Check it out:

… and if you like it, join us at! 😀

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