Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Google changing language per region & How to stick to

1. Google language changing Have you ever travelled to another country with your laptop and realized that the language on Google changes to the local language of your stay? Well, some people (obviously more at Google) think this is a good thing, but me, including maybe a bigger part of the community travelling and using Google, this is of no use or even very annoying. No solution exists to date, but I found a thread that provides a workaround

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Choose the content to display on the different page types in Blogger

It is important to know the exact scope of Blogger page types in order to be able to place different content on selected page types. Following page types exist at Blogger currently:

1. Home page
2. Archive Page
3. Item Page = Post pages
4. Index Page = home page, label page, search page
5. Static Page = Blogger Pages (relatively new in Blogger)

The code would look like this:

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

How to recover deleted posts and pages in Blogger

If you understand Blogger's URL structure when editing (creating new) blog posts or pages in Blogger, you'll practically be able to recover any deleted posts or pages. However you'll have to make sure that you have a backup of your posts and pages ('Settings' > 'Basic' tab > 'Export blog') before deleting any of them otherwise you will not be able to locate the deleted post or page in Blogger's database (you'll understand it if you read on).

Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Facebook Like button added to

Probably one of the easiest and fastest way to express your appreciation is using the Facebook's Like button. There are 2 ways to set it up: XFBML or iframe. The simple and fast way is iframe that however doesn't leave you much space for customization while you can do a whole lot more with the XFBML version