Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What is mylal?

mylal is based on MYLAL.COM, which is an open-source microblogging application. It's source code can be obtained here. You can report bugs or submit patches at their .

Using mylal

You can update your mylal status from a few places:

  • First, you can simply go to the main page, log in using your username and password, and then you can write your note.

  • If the admin has enabled it, you can also update from your Jabber account through a Jabber bot.

  • Or you can also update from your mobile with the mobile adapted site. If you have an iPhone or an iPod touch, you will see a nicer interface adapted to your fingers

  • If you have a Wordpress blog, you can use WP2mylal, an application that writes a note in mylal when a new post is published.

To reply one of your buddies' status, you must first type @ symbol, then the username of the person who you are going to reply, and then the message. Example: @johndoe hey!.

If you prefer to send a private message, you must first type ! symbol instead of the @. It works like replying to a status, but with a different symbol. Example: !johndoe ok, see you there!.

mylal & Twitter integration

Have you got a Twitter account? Then you can keep informed your followers, at the same time as you read them. Just add your account at the Twitter tab in the settings page and you'll be able to do it.

You can reply to your Twitter friends' notes just using the % symbol instead of the @. It works like replying to a status, but with a different symbol. Example: %Marquitox that sounds good!.

Customize your profile

All users can customize their profiles. Take a look at the settings page, where you can upload your favorite background image, your avatar or choose a different theme.

mylal apps

If you want, you can send a note every time you update your WordPress blog. WP2mylal can do it automatically. All you need to do is installing the plugin, type your username and API Key, and that's all. If you want you can customize the message.

You can also put your last mylal note inside your blog's sidebar, using mylal for WordPress.