Thursday, May 16, 2013

How to Add Wikipedia Search Box to Blogger

Wikipedia Search Box For Blogger
Wikipedia Search Box for Blogger - Isn't it cool? In this article below, I have shared How to add Wikipedia Search Box to Blogger (BlogSpot) blog. Blogger has recently launched a new official widget to its Gadget Gallery as Wikipedia Search Box. Wikipedia Widget/Gadget allows you to insert a Wikipedia search box into your Blog. You can add this Wikipedia Search Box to your blog sidebar, header and Footer. So if you are looking for adding a Wikipedia search box to your blog, Here is a quick guide on how to add Wikipedia search to Blog.

No doubt, Wikipedia is the second top most popular search website in the world. And it is always a good idea to add best search engine box to Blog or website. Since if your are running an informative Blog, you must add Wikipedia search box to your blog. There are many benefit of adding Wikipedia Search to your blog. This Wikipedia Search box will help your blog reader to search Wikipedia articles without leaving your blog. And this is how you can stop your blog reader on your blog for some more time, that helps you to decrease your Blog Bonus rate too. Let’s start adding Wikipedia Search box to Blogger blog.

Wikipedia Search Box for Blogger

So if you are ready to add Wikipedia search to your Blog. Adding Wikipedia search box to your blog/website is so easy, you just need to add a new Gadget to your Blog in the form of Wikipedia. However follow the instructions given below for adding Wikipedia Search Box to Blogger.

Adding Wikipedia Search Box to Blogger

As you are a Blogger user for a long time, you probably would have know How to add widget to Blogger’s blog. But if you are new to Blogger, don’t worry it’s too easy to add new widget to Blogger.
  • Simply Go to Blogger>> Your Blog>> Layout>> Add Gadget>>More Gadgets.
  • A Pop-up box will open, Now find Wikipedia search widget.See the picture below for reference.
    Wikipedia Gadget
  • Now click on this widget and give a title (optional) and hit Save button.
  • Now drag this widget where you this widget to show i.e. Sidebar, Header and Footer.
Congratulations! You have successfully added Wikipedia Search box to your blog. Now check your blog, This Wikipedia Search box widget will looks like this.
Demo of wikipedia search box in blogger
Hope you like this tutorial to add Wikipedia Search to Blogger. What is your view about this new Wikipedia search box for blog. Share your view via comment box below.

Monday, May 13, 2013

4 Best Tools to Run Giveaways & Promotions on your Blog and Website

Here I listed 4 best web apps to create entry form for giveaway and online promotions, it helps to increase your blog community and social media subscribers. With these app you can easily manage your giveaway and also you can select random winners.

1. Giveaway Tools

Giveways Tools is one of the best web application that allows users to create embeddable entry-form to run Giveaways and Promotions on your blog. You can create and stunning giveaways with following subscription features. It is featuring auto-verification through third-party APIs.

Giveaway Tools

Features:

  • Blog Comments
  • Etsy - Favorite An Item
  • Etsy - Favorite A Seller
  • Facebook - Like A Page
  • FeedBurner - Email Subscription
  • Pinterest - Pin Something
  • Pinterest - Follow A Board
  • RSS Subscription
  • Twitter - Follow
  • Twitter - Tweet
  • Voting For Blog

2. Punch Tab

Punch Tab is an another best tool to run giveaways on your blog, websites and Facebook pages. With Punch Tab you can set 9 different ways to users for entering your giveaway. 
Punch Tab

Features:

  • Twitter - Follow
  • Twitter - Tweet
  • Facebook - Become fan
  • Facebook - like
  • Google+1
  • Blog Comment
  • Question
  • Visit
  • Download

3. Rafflecopter

Rafflecopter allows you to customize and embed an entry form on your site for promotions and giveaways. It automatically select random winners, and it allows to download all your subscription details as spreadsheet.

Rafflecopter             

Features: 

  • Build your email lists
  • Facebook Fan & Like
  • Twitter Follow & Tweet
  • Pinterest Follow & Pin
  • Facebook app to run giveaways on Facebook page
  • Instant Random Winners and more

4. Wildfire App

Wildfire one of the best web application to create giveaways and promotions. It is owned by Google and it is available only  in premium version. It allows to Run any kind of promotion, contests, sweepstakes, coupons, giveaways, and others.

Wildfireapp

Features:

  • Real Time analytics
  • Fast and easy
  • Social media subscription option available for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Pinterest and YouTube.
  • It allows user to create Sweepstakes, Coupons, User-Generated Photo, Essay, Video Contests, Pick your Favorites, Quizzes and Trivia

Sunday, May 12, 2013

How to add Save to Drive Button to Your Blogs

Google launches new Save to Drive button that allows users to save web contents directly to Google Drive account with one click. If you are a blogger or web master? you can place the Save to Drive button into your site, that helps your site visitors to save your post image directly to their Drive account with one-click.


How to add Save To Drive Button

To add Save to Drive button on your website is easy. You simply have to include the script and HTML tag below 
 <script src="https://apis.google.com/js/plusone.js"></script>
<div class="g-savetodrive"
data-filename="My Statement.pdf"
data-sitename="My Company Name"
data-src="/path/to/myfile.pdf">
</div>  
Demo



Click the Save button to save the above picture.

There is also the Save to Drive button’s JavaScript API, which allows programmatic and flexible control of the creation of Save to Drive buttons in your web pages

Google says "The Save to Drive button works in the context of the user’s browser. This allows your users to save files that could require some form of HTTP authorization – such as a session cookie – without any special customization from you. In most cases, the Save to Drive button should be simple to integrate, plug-and-play!"

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

5 Best Free Apps to Manage your Blogs with your Phone & Tablets

Best Free Apps to Manage your Blogs with your Phoes And Tabs

1. Wordpress 

It is official Wordpress app for users to manage their blogs with their smartphones and tablets. It is available for all major mobile platforms such iOS, Android and more.
  • Write, edit, publish your post
  • Check your blog stats
  • Moderate your comments
  • Post images and videos and more
Download Links
Android
iOS
BlackBerry
Windows Phone
Symbian


2. Blogger

Official Blogger app allows users to quickly and easily publish posts to your blog wherever you are. With this app you can compose and publish new post, Add labels and location and more. Available for both Android and iOS devices.
  • Compose a post that you can save to draft or immediately publish
  • View list of your saved and published posts 
  • Switch account/blog if you have more than one 
  • Embed an image from the gallery, or, by taking a picture directly from the app
  • Add labels to your posts
  • Add location information
Download Links

Android
iOS

3. Tumblr

Official Tumblr app for its users to manage blogs from anywhere and anytime with their smart devices. Tumblr app available for Android, iOS and Windows Phones. 
  • Post anything, from anywhere.
  • Share photos, gifs, video, music, quotes, chats, links, and text. Find and follow the things you love, and get all your latest news from your dashboard.
  • Bonus: Add a 'create a post' widget to your home screen.
  • Advanced controls: Save drafts, queue posts, customize tweets, and more!
  • Messages: View and reply to messages.
  • Address book: Find people to follow from your address book.
  • Multiple blogs: Seamlessly manage all of your blogs.
Download Links

Android
iOS
Windows Phone

4. Weebly

Weebly is an one of the most popular blogging platforms and website builder. Currently more than 15 million sites created by Weebly users.

  • Start a new blog with our powerful drag & drop creator and modern themes
  • Create new blog posts while on the go
  • Easily add text, photos and videos to your blog posts
  • Apply custom filters that make your photos stand out
  • Instantly respond to blog comments & form entries
  • Share your posts to Facebook & Twitter with one click
  • Check your site stats from anywhere
Download Links

Android
iOS

5. LiveJournal

LiveJournal is a social network owned by SUP Media where Internet users can keep a blog, journal or diary and more. With is LiveJournal App you can read your friends page, manage your friends list, post entries to your journal and communities, upload photos, communicate with other LiveJournal users and more.
  • Read friendspage, users' and communities' journals
  • Read and write comments
  • Post entries to your journal and communities
  • Post photos
  • Create and post polls 

  • Edit your last journal entry
  • Compose and edit drafts
  • Manage your app settings for mobile posting
Download Links
Android
iOS
Windows Phone
Symbian