Wednesday, August 18, 2010

How to hide deleted comments in Blogger

Unfortunately if you delete a Blogger comment the person's name and profile will still be visible / accessible and only the comment itself will get deleted. To go around this, I have found an excellent post that I'm going to share with you now. It's called Blogger: Hide Deleted Comments. Hope it helps! ;)

EDITED: Note that the comment number change described in above post does not apply on archive pages (ie. the home page), because it needs comments to be displayed (counted).

Friday, August 06, 2010

How to keep the Facebook like button's language

After announcing Facebook Like button added to in my earlier post, I realized that the button changes language according to the country of stay of the person visiting my blog. This can cause problems (ie. cannot see the count of likes after the button) and as I write my blog in English and the word "like" is pretty much known by the blog readers' community, I decided to keep it in English.

Wednesday, August 04, 2010

Easy countdown timer for your website

I guess I found the easiest countdown timer on the web, namely Andrew Urquhart's DHTML Easy Countdown — v1.53. All you have to do is to copy the javascript provided in the downloaded file onto your hosting server, call this javascript at the beginning of your page, then use the 'countdown1' selector id in any div, span or other tag, and finally provide the date and time within and you're good to go! ;)

Example code to call the javascript (put this between the 'head' tags):