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Tip to convert your Blog Categories to Tags vice-versa in WordPress

December 30th, 2009

Here is very simple tip to convert your blog Category list to Tags and Tags to Categories.

This may be more useful for those who import posts from Blogger to WordPress where all posts in Blogger is labeled unlike two groups in WordPress as Category and Tags. Read more…

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Tip to Create Label Cloud in Blogger

September 15th, 2009
After a big waiting Google added Label cloud feature.Most Bloggers, who had to display more labels, likes to Display the Labels in Cloud Type instead of List Type. Bloggers use third party plug-ins to get this feature as the option not available with Blogger before.
To enable or to use this Cloud feature ,Goto Blogger Dashboard and choose your blog from the list, then goto Layout  - > page elements view ,click the “add a gadget” link in the sidebar (if you wish to add the tag cloud in the side bar) ,list of Gadgets will be displayed choose Labels then configure labels window opens as shown in the picture , select the Cloud option shown with red arrow.

To change Existing List type Labels to Cloud:
Goto Blogger Dashboard and choose your blog from the list, then goto Layout  -> page elements view ,click the Edit link on the existing Label Gadget to open the configure labels window and select the Cloud option as shown in the picture with red arrow.

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Major changes to my Blog

September 15th, 2009
For last 48 hours I made major changes to my blog ,I purchased a new domain TechZblog.IN from India links and I kept my blog with  new custom domain ” http://techzblog.in ” .
Changed the Blog Title from “spend your kooool time with me ” to “Technology Blog” to focus more on the new technologies and to reach perfect audience.

My Old Title:
My New Title:
  • Blog Title is designed with simple free 3d Heading maker ( Text animation ) online tool ” Xera “ 
And one more change in my blog is Label (Tag ) section , previously I called it as “Kool stuff ” with simple list type display now  list type display changed to the Cloud type calling as Tag cloud placed in side bar.
 please feel free to share your suggestions to improve my blog more via comment form .

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Add "read more" button to your blog post

September 11th, 2009
Google finally added much awaited feature “read more” button to the Blogger posts calling as jump break.
Simple editor button jump break is placed in the new blog post editor tool bar as shown in the below picture inside the red coloured circle.

To add read more link ,Simply click the jump break button placing the cursor from where the content is to be kept hide in the new blogger editor ( or updated editor )  in compose mode.
Those working with the Edit HTML mode can be placed read more more easily,just add the code  
at from where you need to hide the content shown in the picture highlighted with green color.
  via Life Hacker

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Switch over to new updated blogger editor for new posts.

September 10th, 2009



Are you Switched to the new blogger editor with more added features. If No? Then know the new added features and update your blog editor,here is the info how to update your blog editor.

First we see the new features added in this updated new post blog editor.

  1. Improved image handling:Before posting an image, preview appears and upload it to the exact position where you want instead of top positioning.Also you can drag or position around the post (left,right,center) easily.
  2. Enhanced HTML editing
  3. Adding location with geotagging.
  4. Editor can be resized vertically with the resize handler placed at right bottom.
  5. Links can be edited easily in compose mode.
  6. new tool bar with more editing tools.

Enabling updated editor: 
Go to SETTINGS ,then BASIC Tab scroll down to the page you will find a Select post editor options below the Global Settings,then choose update editor shown in the screen shot.Click Save settings to the changes you have made to the settings.

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Heatmap for your web page or blog

August 28th, 2009
Do you like to know how your web page visitors are browsing or behaving on your web page.That means you just need a heat map of your web page.Web page Heat map is a visual depiction of visitor activity,Based on the cursor (or mouse) navigation on your web page this heat map will be drawn.

Don’t think it’s just fun task to know the heat map of your web page.Web page heat maps are helpful in developing good web page layout or measuring the quality of existing layout.One more great advantage is, heatmap can be used to put the advertisements (Google AdSense ads) in wright places on the web page to have more clicks or CTRs for maximizing revenue.

How these heat map can be drawn for your web page or blog?

Heat map can be generated based on different visitor activity such as eye movements,tracking mouse movements and mouse clicks etc.,

Eye tracking heat map as per the Jakob Nielsen’s latest report :

  • visitors normally do not read but scan the web pages.Reading of the entire page contents is rare and most visitors scan quickly trying to spot things that would interest them.

  • Web page is read (scanned) in F-shaped pattern by the visitors.

YOU CAN DOWNLOAD (PDF Format) THE COMPLETE REPORT ON EYE TRAKING METHODOLOTY.

here you can see the heat map images for the two column,three column web layouts

mouse heat map


Conlusion: Keep the most importent content in the first two paragraphs and starting subheadings,paragraphs and bullet point with information carrying words, keywords near the beginning of the page contents and in subheads would give better results.

Mouse heat map:

To draw Mouse heat map ,here is the great application which sits in your system tray and get things done( records all your mouse movements on screen and draw a nice mouse heat map as shown in the figure below).Free Download the Mouse heat map application ,install and run, it uses very less memory and cpu.
mouse heat map
Now ask your classmate,room mates,neighbors,friends..etc to naviagte on your web page on your sysytem.Take as many samples as possible to get good results.Finally get the resultant mouse heat map and analyse your web layout or placement of adsense ads for maximum CTRs.

Clickdensity is the One more way to draw Mouse heat map.Get the code from the clickdensity and paste it in your web page,Rest of will be taken care by Clickdensity.for more info on how clickdensity works click here.

if you had more info on heatmaps for webpages or blogs please feel free to comment.[via useit, anappaday,amit ]

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Like to Know The Gender Of the Blog Author

August 12th, 2009
Want to know the gender of your blog author..?

then open the link http://genderanalyzer.com/. Type the blog address and hit the analyze button.I think you got the correct answer.This is just fun tool and uses artificaial intelligence but works with more than 75% accuracy.This tool was built on uclassify.com.You can find other tools which built on uclassify at “http://www.uclassify.com”[via snaphow]

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update your blog from your mobile

April 19th, 2009

Update your blogger blog from your mobile,new feature added to blogger.I found this is good feature for those who juggle always and no time to sit and do blogging.

capture a picture from your mobile and share the picture with your friends or publish via your blog on go,for this you need is a GPRS/EDGE featured mobile for connectivity and MMS or EMAIL.

now with this added feature blogging is made more simple and more real time.

here is the procedure for updating your blog from your mobile.

login to your blogger account,then
open your blogger dashboard and search for the mobile symbol at the left of your blog title as shown in the figure below


popup window opens as shown in the below figure,this window contains the information of the verification code,sent this verification code from your mobile as directed.if your mobile phone doesn’t support MMS you can use sms or email options also.to register your mobile by sms click the sms link given in the window and send the verification code to 256447.

to register via e-mail click the link ‘post by email’, popup window opens as shown in the figure. IN the option box given type the secrete word to register the email address.

this ends the registration process via sms,mms and email.
you can choose your own mediam and enjoy your bloging on go.

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tips for juggling blogging

March 20th, 2009

juggling blogging at problogger, the post at problogger about juggling blogging given lot of tips for part time blogging.the article was very nice,at the time of writing this post it had 93 comments.

i just recommend the said article to improve your blogging in a great way .

Link:http://www.problogger.net/archives/2009/03/17/advice-for-part-time-bloggers-juggling-blogging-with-work-family-and-other-commitments/

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ScribeFire 3.2 new features added

February 12th, 2009
Bloggers most loved blog editor ScribeFire added new features.
Here is the screen shot of the added features.

You can search images on search directories like Flicker,Zemanta directly from the editor and you can post it.

YouTube videos can be directly added from the editor.

for more stuff have your heads on “http://www.scribefire.com/blog_editor”.

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Interesting facts about blogging

December 11th, 2008
  • 89% of companies surveyed say they think blogs will be more important in the next five years.
  • 9% of internet users say they have created blogs .
  • Technorati is currently tracking over 70 million blogs .
  • over 120 thousand blogs are created every day .
  • There are over 1.4 million new blog posts every day .
  • 22 of the 100 most popular websites in the world are blogs .
  • 37% of blog readers began reading blogs in 2005 or 2006 .
  • 51% of blog readers shop online .
  • Blog readers average 23 hours online each week.

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