On JigsawSite.com you can find many jigsaw puzzles, or turn your own images into such puzzles. You can play them on the site, but you can also insert them in your blog. Continue reading
Grooveshark has a large collection of songs and classical music. You can insert a single song, or create and insert a playlist. The embed code they provide cannot be used directly in a wordpress.com blog, but it can be converted to a working shortcode (see here for general background).
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http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ Kickstarter videos have a different sourcecode now. New instructions: Visit the video page. Select View Source from the menu bar of your browser and search for this: <meta property="og:video:secure_url" Copypaste the code from that point up to the height and width tags, and paste it into a simple text file. Example: <meta property="og:video:secure_url" content="https://www.kickstarter.com/swf/kickplayer.swf?allowfullscreen=true&autostart=true&backcolor=000000&controlbar=over&file=https%3A%2F%2Fd2pq0u4uni88oo.cloudfront.net%2Fprojects%2F22818%2Fvideo-30465-h264_high.mp4&image=https%3A%2F%2Fs3.amazonaws.com%2Fksr%2Fprojects%2F22818%2Fphoto-full.jpg&screencolor=000000&skin=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.kickstarter.com%2Fswf%2Fkickskin.swf&wmode=opaque"/> … Continue reading
http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ Shortcode: [gigya src="http://www.pageplugins.com/generators/bumper_stickers/bumperstickers.swf" width="400" height="212" quality="high" wmode="transparent" ]
http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ [Update summer 2012: post obsolete.] If you have an Etsy shop, you can display clickable thumbnails of items from your shop (or your favorites) in your sidebar. Example: Kerry Murray Photo The code you can get from Etsy isn’t directly allowed in wp.com blogs. But you can convert it into a different, allowed, code … Continue reading
http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ You can find lots of countdown tickers here: http://www.wishafriend.com/countdown/ Arranged into the following categories (many of them several pages each): Valentines, Hearts, Love, Birthday, Video, Fun, Pregnancy, Anniversary, Wedding, Engagement, Graduation, Funny, Smiles, USA, Aquarium, Cats, Dogs, Autumn, Canada Day, Girly, Retirement, Soldier Returning Home, Spring, Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, … Continue reading
http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ • General background: The gigya shortcode 3 – widgets. • Paste shortcode into text widget or html post/page editor. • All except no.4 resizable – check my posts on sidebar width and main column width. • May not display correctly in Explorer – use at your own risk (till Explorer learns to behave, or … Continue reading