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Widgets for wp.com blogs: 9 – scrolling messages

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

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Widgets for wp.com blogs: 8 – generic countdown timers

https://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ • General background: The gigya shortcode 3 – widgets. • Paste shortcode into text widget or html post/page editor. • Four of these timers have a fixed (or practically fixed) width, one is resizable; check my post on sidebar width. • May not display correctly in Explorer – use at your own risk (till … Continue reading

Widgets for wp.com blogs: 7 – world news

https://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ • General background: The gigya shortcode 3 – widgets. • Paste shortcode into text widget (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. Associated Press & Reuters http://www.widgetbox.com/widget/news-from-the-associated-press-mr_show_time http://www.widgetbox.com/widget/breaking-news-video Visit page, … Continue reading

Widgets for wp.com blogs: 6 – quotes etc.

https://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ • General background: The gigya shortcode 3 – widgets. • Paste shortcode into text widget (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. Various quotes http://www.widgetbox.com/widget/quote-of-the-day-brainyquote http://www.widgetbox.com/widget/quote-of-the-day-jauhari http://www.widgetbox.com/widget/art-quote-of-the-day http://www.widgetbox.com/widget/quote-of-the-day-quotesandpoem Visit page, … Continue reading

Widgets for wp.com blogs: 5 – weather

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

Widgets for wp.com blogs: 4 – world time

https://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ • General background: The gigya shortcode 3 – widgets. • Paste shortcode into text widget or html post/page editor. For suitable dimensions check my posts on sidebar width and post/page width. • Some of these widgets may not display correctly in Explorer – use at your own risk (till Explorer learns to behave, or … Continue reading

Widgets for wp.com blogs: 3 – analog clocks

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

Widgets for wp.com blogs: 2 – some digital clocks

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

Widgets for wp.com blogs: 1 – some calendars

https://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ • For general background as well as a couple of other calendars see this post: The gigya shortcode 3 – widgets. • Paste shortcode into text widget (or html post/page editor). • You can change the dimensions; check my post on sidebar width. https://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ [gigya src="http://widgia.com/widgets/bleu_calendar/calendar.swf" quality="high" width="250" height="250" ]

The gigya shortcode 3 – inserting Flash

https://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ A standard reply in the wp.com forum has been that you cannot add flash, iframe, or javascript based objects (because you’re not allowed to use such codes in wp.com blogs, for security reasons), and that widgets can only be placed in the sidebar or bottombar of a blog. But actually flash-based objects can be … Continue reading

Featured posts/images in Bueno

https://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ The newly introduced Bueno theme includes a unique widget: “Bueno Featured Posts”. Activating this widget allows you to showcase some posts in the sidebar. (You can add the widget to one of the footer cells instead of the sidebar, but that defeats the purpose of showcasing.) Title You can title the widget any way … Continue reading

Sidestepping the auto-post when using MixPod players

https://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ The post “Alternative audio players” is a guide to the MixPod/MyFlashFetish players. Unfortunately, the MixPod auto-post-to-WP function often doesn’t work. So here are some workarounds that allow you to sidestep it. A – If you have previously inserted another MixPod player/playlist in your blog, and you want to insert a new one, using the … Continue reading

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