Missing updates in Dashboard? – Its due to Google Friend Connect ! #RIP #GFC

Bloggers see the effects of losing Google friend connect. In November the Senior Vice President of Operations for Google Urs Holze announced Google were spring cleaning, part of this cleaning involved terminating Google Friend Connect for non-blogger sites, such as WordPress. This retirement went into effect on the 1st of March and bloggers that did nothing about it are now losing many page views or unique visits from people that were only viewing from Google friend connect. Google tried to encourage people to transfer subscribers to Google+ and to create Google+ page but we heard that many didn’t want to have […]

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How to find an RSS feed on a Blogger Blogspot blog.

The reason for this post is that I wanted to add someones RSS feed to my new reader and for some reason they don’t have it displayed on their blog and this is how I found it What is an RSS feed – This is a very detailed blog about what is RSS on Problogger, everything you need to know is there about RSS feeds. How to find an RSS feed on a blogspot blog. Blogspot, thought they would make this difficult to find for some reason as,  most blogs or websites you would just type /feed or /rss something […]

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How to enable the new Blogger or Blogspot new threaded comments

Bloggers on Google’s Blogger blog sites have been asking the question for a long time, when will we get threaded comments like you can have on websites such as wordpress. Now they can, today Blogger announced they have made another improvement to Blogger and that is that they new support threaded commenting. Threaded commenting makes it much easier to see whether someone is actually just commenting on the blog or in fact replying to another comment. This makes it much more likely for people to leave feedback on a blog as they can submit there on view on someone else’s […]

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How many views does your blog get from Twitter ?

Picture: Twitter developers Soon you should be able to find out how many views you get via Twitter as today Twitter announce the release of its Web Analytics Tool. We all love data, we love to see how much we are getting, where it is coming from and how long for.  Analytics platforms are popping up more and more each with more or different information. Twitter have been keen show off its true influence since bringing out its own URL shortener http://t.co which automatically shortens links of over 20 characters. They said it was to protect users from malicious sites where you may get hacked or a […]

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How to delete a blogspot or blogger blog.

Blogger is google’s free tool for bloggers to create their own blog website. It is very simple to set up and you can have many blogs using the same account. Blogger will host this blog on blogspot.com for free. (Which is the difference between Blogger and Blogspot by the way) Its very easy to use, mostly with guides and instructions. Adding pictures and videos is a breeze especially if you use Picasa/ Google Video or You Tube. All free… great huh? so.. Why would you want to delete your blog on blogger or blogspot? You haven’t visited it for a […]

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Blogger is back – but where are my posts?

As we know Blogger was down for 20 hours due to data corruption that occurred after Wednesday nights scheduled maintenance. People are complaining about missing posts and darfts; now they are worried about publishing any more posts in case these posts are not safe and go on the missing list too, but the absent posts are the posts that they had to remove from Wednesday night (so you would assume they are safe), as they rolled back Blogger to the pre maintenance state. It seems that they were going to wait until they had replaced all of those posts before getting the website up and […]

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