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Widgets for wp.com blogs: 14 – jigsaw puzzles

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

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The customizer and other settings/options

What the tool does, what to do if it doesn’t work, and why you should do it anyway.

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Widgets for wp.com blogs: 13 – some games

Some users occasionally ask for games you can add to your blog. You can add any game if it’s flash, by turning the embed code into the right shortcode. So here are a few. Happy holidays!

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Custom menus

A. Why custom menus
B. Common mistakes and misconceptions
C. How to

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Inserting Kickstarter videos

https://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ Update May 2013: 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: … Continue reading

Widgets for wp.com blogs: 6b – funny quotes

https://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ Shortcode: [gigya src="http://www.pageplugins.com/generators/bumper_stickers/bumperstickers.swf" width="400" height="212" quality="high" wmode="transparent" ]

Adding an Etsy widget

https://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

Sidebars and other widget areas: number and position

https://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ No widget areas Sidebar optional: [Depending on the theme, either by selecting the relevant option in Appearance > Theme Options, or by not adding any widgets in Appearance > Widgets.] Adventure Journal, Autofocus, Bouquet, Brand New Day, Chateau, Comet, Elegant Grunge, Fresh & Clean, Fruit Shake, Fusion, iNove, Modularity Lite, Mystique, Nishita, P2, Parament, … Continue reading

Widgets for wp.com blogs: 8b – more countdown timers

https://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

Widgets for wp.com blogs: 12 – some non animated messages

https://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

Widgets for wp.com blogs: 11 – messages with animated background

https://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ • General background: The gigya shortcode 3 – widgets. • Paste shortcode into text widget (check my post on sidebar width) or html post/page editor. • May not display correctly in Explorer – use at your own risk (till Explorer learns to behave, or till users learn not to use Explorer). 1: “Cool breeze” … Continue reading

Widgets for wp.com blogs: 10 – animated messages

https://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ • General background: The gigya shortcode 3 – widgets. • Paste shortcode into text widget (check my post on sidebar width) or html post/page editor. • May not display correctly in Explorer – use at your own risk (till Explorer learns to behave, or till users learn not to use Explorer). 1: “Christmas Card” … Continue reading

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