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How to Add Falling Snowflakes in Your WordPress Blog

How to Add Falling Snowflakes in Your WordPress Blog Have you seen sites adding snowflakes because of the holiday season? It is a common trend to change site design or add minor updates to reflect the specific season. On most websites, we see this type of effect in the winter …

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How to Add Audio Stories to Images in WordPress

How to Add Audio Stories to Images in WordPress Do you want to add audio stories to your images in WordPress? You can use it to add narration to your photographs, or simply create web based audio visual story books. In this article, we will show you how to easily …

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How to Prevent Duplicate Post Titles in WordPress

How to Prevent Duplicate Post Titles in WordPress Your blog post title and URL play an important role in SEO. Having a duplicate post title can negatively the affect SEO performance of your site. WordPress deals with duplicate post titles by adding a number at the end of URL slug. …

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How to View and Control WordPress Cron Jobs

How to View and Control WordPress Cron Jobs Recently, one of our readers asked if it was possible to view and control the WordPress cron job system in the dashboard. Cron is a technology to run scheduled tasks on web server. WordPress comes with its own built-in cron that allows …

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How to Regenerate PDF Thumbnails in WordPress

How to Regenerate PDF Thumbnails in WordPress Recently, one of readers users asked if it was possible to regenerate PDF thumbnails for old uploads in WordPress? In WordPress 4.7, you now have thumbnail previews for all new PDF files. However, this change does not affect older uploads. In this article, …

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ADVICE: Custom domains – ensure you record blogspot URL

If you have converted your blogspot blog to Custom Domain, you are highly advised to save the blogspot URL (address) in case your blog ever get wrongly identified as a spam blog or for TOS (Terms Of Service) violation especially if for some reasons Google/Blogger had chosen to not give …

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Recent comments widget for Blogger

Adding RECENT COMMENTS to a Blogger blog may be done in more than one ways such as: Using the FEED URL Editing the template Recent comments using blog feed Recent comments widget can be added to a Blogger blog using the feed URL as a work around for the lack …

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Google Reader retired – alternatives

Well, Google Reader loved by many bloggers, a content application and RSS platform, an aggregator of content served by web feeds will be retired July 1, 2013. You can read more about it at A second spring of cleaning. Don’t worry, there are plenty of alternatives and here are some …

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New: Blogger contact form gadget

Blogger has recently added a third party CONTACT FORM gadget to its lists of gadgets. The contact form is fluid with width conforming to the width of the section to which it had been added so you don’t need to worry over how wide your contact form should be: There …

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How to clear cache, cookies, browsing history

There may be times when you have made changes but don’t see the changes when you view it with a browser. This may be because you are viewing a cached copies. What you need to do is to clear the cache memory. This is how you can clear your cache …

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Required field must not be blank – solution Of Blogger

Any blogger who recently have tried to add or edit a gadget (page element) which did not have a title for the gadget must have come across this problem – the gadget cannot be saved without a title. Error message – “Required field must not be blank” One way to …

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How to resolve login problems Of Blogger

If you are having problems signing into Blogger dashboard, you should go to Blogger’s account recovery tool where you can input either your blogspot URL (web address) or your email address and follow the instructions. If you still have problems, then head over to Google Accounts Help Center where there …

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5 ways to recover deleted post

Blogger has introduced Undelete this blog for you to easily recover deleted blogs. Unfortunately there isn’t a “Undelete post” yet. So if you accidentally deleted a post, how can you try to recover (undelete) the deleted post? There are a few ways, some which which depends on good memory or …

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How to change post content column width using Template Designer

While you can easily change the whole width and the sidebar/sidebars width by signing into DASHBOARD > LAYOUT > TEMPLATE DESIGNER > ADVANCED > CHANGE WIDTH (if you don’t understand this, click here) and dragging the slider cursor, you can’t change the width of the main column (post content column) …

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AdSense regular account & hosted account

Way back, the only way one can get to display AdSense ads and generate revenue was to apply to AdSense and after getting approved, one can then generate codes via AdSense and for Blogger blogs, copy-paste the code into a HTML/Javascript gadget to display the ads. This is referred to …

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How to revert from G+ profile to Blogger profile

Many bloggers have change their old Blogger profile to Google Plus (G+) profile and regretted the move, but don’t know how to revert back to the old Blogger profile. The solution, while simple, is not obvious. Just to to this link: http://www.blogger.com/revert-profile.g and there you will be able to change …

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Blogger post editor – HTML and COMPOSE modes

Whenever you click the pencil icon or the NEW POST button, you will open the post editor which can be either in the HTML mode or the Compose mode (WYSIWYG or What You See Is What You Get mode) selectable by clicking the relevant tabs Blogger Compose and HTML tabs …

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Making clickable picture in a post

One may want to make a picture, for example, a book cover, to be clickable (hyperlink) to link to, for example, an Amazon webpage. This will require you to use the HTML mode of the Blogger post editor. First, save a copy of the book cover (or any picture) in …

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How to change email address for Blogger login

Below is a quick summary. For detailed instructions, go to How to change email address for Blogger login (New GUI) Open 2 browsers – B1 with email 1 and B2 with email 2 In B1, sign into your current Blogger account Invite email 2 as author In B2, sign into …

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Trouble shooting sidebar at page bottom problem

Recently while editing entries of a directory of a commercial centre using Blogger as a sort of CMS, discovered to my dismay the sidebars have slid to the bottom of the homepage. The directory has a total of 45 posts in its homepage. Tried to pin point the offending post …

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Content copied? How to make Blogger DMCA complaint.

You found someone copied your content? Here is how to make a Blogger DMCA complaint. Either follow the steps below or go direct to the Report alleged copyright infringement form Step 1: Go to Removing content from Google Step 2: In the “What Google product does your request relate to?” …

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BLOGGER – How to change template

First, log into www.blogger.com (Dashboard) and click the down arrow near the orange pencil icon as shown in the screenshot below: Dashboard down arrow Dashboard > Template Then at the top right hand corner you will see a tab BACKUP/RESTORE and you will see a pop-up: Backup or restore template …

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How to sign your post with graphic signature

1. create your signature with a graphic editor 2. save that graphic signature in your computer 3. write a new post and upload your graphic signature 4. publish the post (you save it as draft later) 5. Edit the post in the Edit HTML mode and get the picture address …

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Signed in right Blogger account but no blogs? Solution

Ever have that frustrating experience of being logged into the right Blogger account but have zero blogs in the Dashboard? Blogger: signed into correct Blogger account but no blogs in Dashboard I have experienced this myself too and I have 2 possible solution. First to confirm that you are actually …

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Recover deleted post together with deleted comments

Previously you should be able to recover a deleted post with original permalink together with the comments. However, something has changed and the method no longer works. However, you can still use any of the other 5 methods described in this post – How to recover deleted posts to restore …

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Solution to Youtube embed code problem

Something has gone wrong with sharing a video with an embed (iFrame) code. The embedded video doesn’t play when the play button is clicked and also nothing happens when we try to click on the Youtube icon to take us to the Youtube website with the video. The embed code …

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Rearrange Blogger labels, share buttons, comments

Here is how easily to rearrange the position of Blogger’s labels, share buttons and comments in the posts. Just go to the Dashboard, click the down arrow and select LAYOUT: Blogger Layout Select highlighted Then in the Blog posts section in the middle of LAYOUT, click EDIT and you will …

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How to add a picture to the post title or description

So you want a picture appended to your blog title and/or blog description. No sweat. I have found that it is possible to put HTML tags in the post title which means that you just have to add a <img> tag Sign into Blogger (Dashboard > Settings > Basic > …

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Enhanced Categories (Menu) to include individual post

The Blogger Labels gadget (Categories) only display the labels title/heading without listing the individual posts labeled with that label. Many are not happy with that. They wants the individual posts also listed under that label heading. While that is not provided for by the Blogger Label gadget, it can be …

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Create Table of Content with Link List gadget

I have a previous post on how to Easily make HTML sitemap/table of content using javascript. With this script, the TOC is automatically created and once set up, new posts will be added to the TOC without needing you to update manually. Unfortunately, that script created/hosted by Abu Farhan will …

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How to get blog or post URL (address)

You may want to give something to your friends to enable them to come view your blog, or you may be asking for help at help forums and requested to give the blog or post URL (web address) The URL or in layman’s term, web address of a webpage is …

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Blogs, posts, web addresses, permalinks, archives,

We often come across bloggers just starting to create blogs, publish posts, etc, but are confused over the terminologies. Google/Blogger has created a good Guide for Beginners which should be a good starting guide to refer to. Whatever, I think it is a good idea to sort out the confusions …

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What is source code? What do they do?

Source codes are codes written to do something. There are many types of source code for various purposes. In the case of the Internet and if your are using a blogging platform like Blogger.com for your blog, the source codes are meant to be read and interpreted by browsers (Google …

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How to embed Youtube video to Blogger

In the COMPOSE mode of Blogger post editor there is a video upload icon  which you can click to upload video. However, we have found that to be messy and if you want videos in your blog, it is far better to upload them to Youtube then embed into your …

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How to put AdSense ads in Blogger blog

Once you have an approved AdSense account, there are 2 ways to add AdSense ads in your blog Method 1: Direct via Blogger Adsense gadget Sign into www.blogger.com Dashboard > Layout > Add a gadget > Add an AdSense gadge. Then in Layout, drag the newly added AdSense gadget to …

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How embed calculator into blog post or sidebar

It is easy to embed a working calculator into a blog post or the sidebar. Just copy the calculator gadget/widget code below into the post editor in the HTML mode or log into www.blogger.com Dashboard > Layout > Add a gadget > HTML/Javascript gadget and paste the following code into …

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How to enable meta description for blog and posts

Meta description for both blog and post for Blogger is disabled by default. It is good for SEO as well as increasing the chance that people searching for something related to your blog or posts will click on the search results to get to your blog and posts. With this …

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