Here’s a collection of some useful blog add-ons or extras that can be easily integrated with any website and may help in enhancing your visitors’ experience. All these add-ons are completely free and you don’t have to be a geek to use them on your site.
Covers Blogs, Blogging Tips, Online Monetization etc.
FeedBlitz Custom Domains – If someone considers subscribing to the email newsletter of this blog, he is taken to a page like feedblitz.com/f/f.fbz for confirming the mode of subscription – whether he wants to receive updates via email, twitter, Skype, Yahoo Messenger, etc.
FeedBurner is now integrated with Google and that some RSS feeds are served through a Google subdomain (feedproxy.google.com) instead of feeds.feedburner.com.
Joop has discovered a very simple trick that will enable anyone to artificially inflate the FeedBurner subscriber count of any RSS feed that’s syndicated via FeedBurner.
The AdSense for RSS feeds program is now live for FeedBurner publishers allowing your to monetize your RSS readers through your existing Google AdSense account.
The National Policy on use of Technology in Indian Schools recommends that Internet access be provided in all schools and that students be encouraged to blog as part of curriculum.
When you publish a blog post that has a screenshot or a picture, WordPress will automatically create two image thumbnails in your uploads folder on the web server. Learn how to disable these thumbnails forever.
Pew Research Center for Internet has released some new numbers on blogging and blog readership using data of US based adults.
This morning I saw these strange strings (!$title$! & $!text$!) in the RSS feeds of popular sites like TechCrunch and Inside CBC.
Twitter provides an excellent search engine but the problem is that Twitter Search is pretty useless for ego surfing – that’s because all hyperlinks on Twitter are in the form of short URLs so you’ll never know if that TinyURL link is pointing to you or someone else’s blog.
If you use blogs, FriendFeed or Twitter to monitor buzz around your favorite topics (say iPhone launch) – do check out Spy.
The WordPress App for iPhone is now live on the Apple iTunes store. The app supports both self-installed WordPress blogs and those hosted on wordpress.com.
With preferences in Techmeme, you can add links to major blog search engines like Ask Bloglines, Sphere, Google Blog Search, Technorati and IceRocket next to each of these stories.
WordPress has a Press It bookmarklet like Tumblr that auto-detects photos and videos on a web page and enables you to quickly repost these items on your own WordPress blog.
Learn how to use Google Docs Word processor to live blog an event like a keynote address, a video conference or a local BarCamp.
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Around 1,500 readers have put their names on the Digital Inspiration Map. You can explore the complete list of people on either Google Maps or Google Earth.
Bloggers and journalists in China are using a novel approach to bypass Internet filters in their country â€“ they write backwards or from right to left. The content therefore remains readable by human beings but defeats the web filtering software.