Thursday, March 1, 2018

Removing the background image from the header of Blogger's Travel theme

This article explains how to remove the semi-transparent image that is shown at the back of the Travel theme (template) provided by Blogger.

Friday, January 19, 2018

How to write a blog post - by just talking to your computer

This quick-tip introduces a new speech-recognition tool, which is free, and doesn't need any special software apart from Google Chrome.

Monday, December 11, 2017

How to show a song, track, album or artist from Spotify in Blogger

This article shows how you can embed tracks or albums from Spotify in your blog or website, even if you don't use Spotify yourself.

Friday, November 10, 2017

How to change AddThis Follow button settings for a gadget on blog or website

This article shows how to change the accounts presented in an AddThis Follow gadget which has already been set up on a Wordpress-based website.

(Note:   this is only relevant for users. users do not have the same freedom to add or configure plug-ins.)

Monday, September 25, 2017

How to put posts into pages in Wordpress - without using a plug-in

This article shows how to set up your blog made with Wordpress so that that (it looks like) your posts are on separate web-pages, without needing to install any plugin.

(For this task, the answers for and are so very similar that they have been combined into the one article.)

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Understanding the Follow-by-Email gadget and Feedburner

The Follow-by-email gadget uses Feedburner's email-subscription service.   It's very easy to add to your blog, but there are some things that you need to think about if you are using it to deliver blog-posts to your followers by email.

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Putting files into Blogger's root directory

This article explains the issues, and options, for putting a file into the "root directory" of your Blogger blog.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

The difference between Themes and Templates in Blogger

This article explains the difference between themes and templates in Blogger, Google's blogging tool.

Monday, March 6, 2017

How to edit your Theme in Blogger

This article is about how to edit your theme in Blogger.

It supports many other articles on this site, which suggest specific theme changes needed to solve particular problems.    Note that until early 2017, themes were called templates.   In practise, "edit your template" and "edit your theme" mean the same thing.