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
YouTube videos are embedded via a WP-specific shortcode (or by simply pasting the video URL, if you have enabled auto-embeds in Settings > Media).
The shortcode allows you to add extra options too – see Support doc on YouTube.
But there’s an option missing from that doc: making the video start at a specific point. 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).
A. Single song Continue reading
http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ If you have a Youtube account, you can create and save playlists. You can then insert such a playlist in your blog, and the videos will play in sequence. Useful for actual playlists as well as long videos that have been split into a number of parts. Copy the URL of the playlist; it … 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