Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Gravatar: How To Upload Avatar Display Image

How to show display picture when commenting?
How to upload display picture on Gravatar?
How to get a display image when commenting on Wordpress blogs?
How to have avatar display for commenting accounts?

To do so, you have to go to Gravatar at http://en.gravatar.com.

gravatar logo

One you're at the page, click "Log in/Sign up".

gravatar log in sign up

If you don't have a Gravatar account, please register first with the proper email that you're going to use while commenting.

But if you already own a Wordpress.com account, do sign in with the email you used for your Wordpress.com account. (Not applicable for self-hosted Wordpress from Wordpress.org)

gravatar sign in

After registering (if necessary) and logging in, hover your mouse at the "My Account" and a list will appear. Pick "Manage My Gravatars".

gravatar account

From there onwards, just upload your preferred display avatar and you're good to go!

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

How To Update Blog Posts to Facebook via Notes

How to link blog to Facebook?
How to update blog on Facebook?
How to automatically import blog post to Facebook?

First log-in to your Facebook account.

Then click on the "Profile" link on the top right of the main navigation bar above to view your own profile.

facebook profile

After that, click on "Options" below the Share box.

facebook option

Then, the word "Settings" will appear. Click on it.

facebook settings

A list of ways to import stuffs (also known as Stories) to your Facebook will be available. Find for "Blog/RSS" and select it.

facebook import stories

After selection "Blog/RSS" a text field will appear right below. Enter your blog address or the blog feed, and click Import.

Facebook will then import all your available blog posts as Notes and it'll appear on your Wall and also your friends' Wall.

Also, whenever you update your blog, Facebook will automatically import the latest posts as well. Enjoy!


UPDATE (6 September 2010): Facebook imported stories is no longer available.

facebook imported stories

However, it seems that Facebook still auto-update the blog note after a few days. Just that you can't manually ping it anymore.

Saturday, April 3, 2010

How To Remove Blogger Navigation Bar in Draft Template Designer

How to delete navigation bar on Blogger Draft template?
How to remove default bar on Draft Template Designer?

The previous method to remove default Blogger navigation bar cannot be used anymore with templates designed from Blogger Draft Template Designer.

blogger draft navigation bar

Here's how to remove the navigation bar on Template Designer's templates:

Dashboard > Layout > Edit HTML

Add this code:

#navbar-iframe {
display: none !important;

just above this line:


(instead of below <b:skin><!--[CDATA[/* in the previous method).

Then save it, view your blog and it's done!


***UPDATE (3/7/2010)***: It can also be done via this method. Navigate yourself through:

Dashboard > Design > Template Designer > Advanced > Add CSS

And then add this:

#navbar-iframe {display: none !important;}

Click "Apply to Blog" and you're done.

Credit: Comment by Bytexpert

P/S: Click here to view update on its individual post.

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