To better interact and connect with the readers on your blog, it's always good to have a forum running on your blog. It provides a path for the readers to interact between themselves, thereby, we actually build a community of bloggers. Sounds good. Isn't it? But, how do I do this, that too on Blogger? Well, it's pretty simple! In this article, I'll guide you to embed a free forum on your blogger/blogspot blog. You may check out the screen shot below to preview the final output of the forum before we get started. 1. Create a new stand alone page on your blog. To do so, navigate to "Edit Posts >> Edit Pages" and hit the tab that says "New Page". Now, type a title for your page, say "Forum" and publish the page. You may leave the content part empty. Now, look out for the address bar. Just save the URL to a temporary text document, say Doc 1, which should probably look similar to the URL shown below. http://YOURDOMAINNAME.blogspot.com/p/forum.html 2.Next, you need to navigate to … [Read more...] about How To Add A Forum To Your Blogspot Blog?
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Do you use Divi? If you do, you probably know that the flagship theme of Elegant Themes has long been awaiting a major update. Elegant Themes has been teasing us with the upcoming features and improvements by publishing several posts over the last few months. Now, the time has come to finally reveal the update we are all waiting for. Divi 2.4 is ready to be published and here we are with an exclusive preview of everything you are getting in this update. Let’s see what’s in there for us. Meet the Upgraded Theme Customizer The theme customizer in the latest update has gone through a huge upgrade. I have to admit this is one of the most robust theme customizers I have ever seen. Let’s take a closer look at the new additions in the theme customizer of Divi 2.4. General theme settings In the ‘General Settings’ section, you will find the layout and typography options. You will find options to choose the website gutter widths, website content width and sidebar … [Read more...] about Divi 2.4 Preview – Smartest WordPress Theme on the Planet
According to a study, articles that have relevant images have 94 percent more views than articles without images. This is proof that images effectively attract readers to a piece of content. When I was building my writer’s portfolio, all I had were links to articles that have been published online. I wasn’t a photographer or a graphic artist, so my portfolio looked like a series of article titles that are linked to their source. It wasn’t visually appealing at all, and while it served the purpose of showing prospective clients my work, it was a poor way to do so. I looked for a way to present my links in a more visual manner, and that led me to discover Embedly. It’s a way to present boring and plain-looking text links into attractive and interactive images. It can mean a world of difference especially if you’re striving to incorporate images into your web pages and blog posts. What is Embedly and how to use it? Embedly is a WordPress plugin that allows … [Read more...] about How To Embed Links With Thumbnails In A WordPress Page or Post
Be it Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram (to name a few), your brand needs to have video content available. Creating videos typically takes a lot of time and requires you to at least know a little bit about editing. It’s too difficult and time-consuming for a solo blogger to create videos for every single blog post. With the tool I’m sharing with you today, it may not be so difficult anymore. I’m going to look at Content Samurai; a new, entirely web-based tool that allows you to quickly and easily create slide-based videos. All you have to do is: Paste in your blog post. Choose the slide design. Record a voice narration (if you want). Publish your video. No editing tools or programs – it’s all web-based and takes very little time. This tool is recommended for all bloggers, digital marketers & social media agencies to quickly create likable videos for your social media properties. Bloggers can convert their blog posts into videos using Content … [Read more...] about How To Create Video For Facebook From Text [With Example Videos]
A Facebook Page, best known as "Fan Page" is a public profile where you can share everything with people connected on Facebook. The main goal running a fan page is to share valuable content in order to engage with a specific audience that matches your business goals. Here, I'll show you in 10 easy and fast steps, how to create a Facebook Fan Page from the beginning. Before you begin you must have this first: A Name for your Fan page. Sometimes a name comes easy, but sometimes we can't come up with a name instantly. It's better to have a name and some variations if the name is already taken. This will let you complete the whole process in minutes. Note: To create a Facebook Page you must have a personal Facebook Profile. If you don't have one, you can register on Facebook here. Step 1. Create a Facebook Page Log in Facebook Click on the facing down arrow located at the top right in the main menu. Find "Create Page" in the drop-down menu. You'll be shown the different page types … [Read more...] about How to create a Facebook Fan Page?