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The Send to Kindle Button

Sending web content to Kindle is now easier than ever.

We are excited to announce the "Send to Kindle Button", a convenient new way to send content directly from a website to your Kindle.  Customers can check out the Send to Kindle Button today on The Washington Post, TIME, and the popular blog Boing Boing.

Have you ever encountered news, blogs, articles and other content on the web that you want to read but don't have time to do so immediately? The Send to Kindle Button lets you easily send that content to your Kindle to read later, at your convenience. Just send once and read everywhere on any of your Kindle devices or free Kindle reading apps for iPhone, iPad and Android phones or tablets. No more hunting around for that website or blog that caught your eye -- just open your Kindle and all the content you sent is right there. The Send to Kindle Button is also great for those who want to collect content from the web to use in work projects, school assignments, or hobbies.

The Send to Kindle Button is part of a family of Send to Kindle applications that make it easy for customers to send personal documents and web content to read on their Kindle. To find out more about other Send to Kindle applications for PC, Mac, Chrome, and Firefox, please visit www.amazon.com/sendtokindle.

If you happen to own a website and want to add the Send to Kindle Button, you can get it for free at www.amazon.com/gp/sendtokindle/developers/button or at http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/send-to-kindle/ for WordPress bloggers.

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Why don't you have a Send to Kindle button on this blog?

Are you using Diffbot for text extraction from the various blogs?

Cool idea but same question as Devon.

I'd have thought that a bookmarklet would have been a better idea, but perhaps that's on the way. Webmasters like Facebook, Twitter buttons, etc. because they get an audience a wider readership. A "Send to kindle" button doesn't achieve that. Still, I've installed the button.

But here's a problem -- you only have two sizes of button. Stumbleupon (http://www.stumbleupon.com/dt/badges/create) has six, including a taller button that's very popular. I had to spend a considerable amount of time hacking your button to fit with the others on my site. You could do with having more of a variety of button styles if you want people to integrate Kindle into their sites.

Readability has had this for years now: http://www.readability.com

And it works on any site you want!

I'm a first gen Kindle Fire user, and I love it. I think this is really cool because I have so many apps that I use to save blog posts that it is hard to keep track of them.

Looking over the directions, I see that you even made it easy for us users of Blogger to generate the code, and I appreciate that. However, as others have mentioned some smaller sizes so that they fit on our blogs would be helpful.

Just re-post, will be testing out this new button in the coming weeks. Hope its here to stay and not just a trial for the Kindle!

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