Jul 26, 2009

7 Usefull Widget for Blogger

As I posted several days ago, Blogger has launched new functional gadget that is recent comment, recent post, etc. But there's a little lack, because this new gadget by default only has black color, not suitable for dark template. We're still waiting for customizing tutorial.
Fortunately, blogger user have developed functional widget using javascript. Here's the list functional widget for Blogger that really you need.

1. Random Post Widget

This widget is developed by Bloggodown. Random posts widget displays random links of your blog post. This help show content that is neither recent nor popular. The widget displays links in form of link lists. So you can change the layout by changing the css of your blogger template. There are two options, random post list and random post with summary. This widget really easy to install. Just go to author site.

2. Recent Post with Thumbnail

This recent post with thumbnail widget is developed by Bloggertricks . Actually there are several way to show recent post, using RSS feeds, simply javascript, but this is really eye catching widget. Visitor can see thumbnail picture. Need some editing to make this widget display properly.

3. Total Count Post and Total Comment on Post Widget

This simple widget will show your total post and total comment. Maybe you want to showoff blog popularity through show how many post and how many comment. You can get this widget from Bloggodown

4. Related Post Widget

Related post widget really usefull to extend pageview of your blog. Placed under post and will show another post in same category. You can get this widget from Blogspottutorial.

5. Popular Post Widget

Popular post widget show link of most commented post. This widget is usefull as visitor reference which is most interesting post. Get this widget and installation setting on Bloggerstop

6. Recent Comments Widget

Recent Comment widget is helpfull to track newest comment, so you can response it quickly. Imagine if there's no recent comment widget, infact your visitor drop comment on your old post. Get this recent comments widget from bloggerstop

7. Top Commentator Widget

This widget show the most loyale visitor that always drop comment on your post. Show your gratefull by showing their link. Get this widget from bloggerstop

Any another suggestion for blogger widget list? Just drop your comment here

Jul 23, 2009

How to Put Twitter Icon on My Blog?

As my previous post, there are so many twitter icon and button resources. And the next question is how to put twitter button on my blog?
There are many ways to do this. But if you want the fast and simple way, you can use this free twitter icon service. This site offer up to 176 twitter icon.

Here's the step
  1. Go to twitter icon site
  2. Choose your desired icon/banner/button
  3. Enter your twitter username
  4. Copy HTML code
  5. Go to your blogger dashboard
  6. Click on Layout
  7. Click Add a Gadget , at sidebar or wherever you want to put this twitter icon
  8. Choose HTML Gadget
  9. Paste HTML code from twittericon.com
  10. Save
Now you get the banner and start to tweet tweet

Jul 22, 2009

Girly Magazine

Introducing new free blogger template, Girly Magazine Blogger Template. I design its girl vector image, and my friend, Bie , code it.

Girly Magazine Blogger template is designed well with multi navigation menu. Showing your popular categories become easier. Look at cute girl logo and twitter icon on header. You can show your recent update from your twitter. If you're joining make money online, you can put ads banner on sidebar. This is the real girly and functional template.

Go to author site, for complete installation setting

Jul 21, 2009

41 Free Twitter Icon and Button Download Resources

Nowadays, following Twitter is as good as subscribing RSS Feeds. Not only receiving update instantly, Twitter become a communication, sharing, and networking medium. More bloggers realize that Twitter can increase reader and traffic, so they're promoting their Twitter Account through website or blog. Reader will looking for our Twitter link, and beautiful graphic icon better that only text link.

If you plan to put your Twitter Update, here's the list of beautiful Twitter icon, banner and button. The good news is they are free to download

Tweeties: a Free Twitter Icon Set

A free Twitter icon set with three cute little baby Twitter birds . The icon set includes four different .PNG image sets (32×32, 48×48, and 80×80)

Twitter Social Icon

Set of six social icons (Digg, Twitter, Delicious, RSS, Reddit & Stumbleupon) are free to use Courtesy of Designreviver.

30 Free Vector Twitter Buttons Download

30 twitter buttons in EPS format, including animated button and banner

31 Twitter Button

A Little Bird Told Me

Create a Twitter Style Bird Mascot

Twitter Duck

Freebies Twitter Icon

FREE Twitter Icons For Your Website/Blog

Available in .PNG, .PSD and .AI file format

Twitter Icon

Twitter Bird Icons & Illustration

Free Twitter Graphics

Twitter Birdy Icon

IconTexto Webdev Social Bookmark

Free Twitter Icon Set

Free Twitter Bird Icon Set

Twitter Icons with Attitude

Pracktika Free Icon Set

Birdies: Cute Free Twitter Icons For Your Blog

Cute Tweeters Icon Set

(max)Icone Blog – Set #3

Web 2.0rigami

Free vector twitter icon

Feed & Twitter Monster Icons

High Resolution Twitter Bird Icons

Follow me on Twitter badges / logos / buttons

Tweet Tweet Cute Tweet: Another Free Twitter Bird Icon

8 Free Cute & Simple Twitter Bird Vector Graphics

31 Twitter buttons and icons

Twitter bird vector icon set

Free Fat Twitters icon pack


Twitter Block Icons

Kweet- A Free Twitter Bird Icon

Twitter Eggs

40 Cute Free Twitter Graphics: Badges, Icons & Buttons

Free Twitter Icons – Happy Birds

Freebies: 2 Awesome Twitter Icons

50 Free and Exclusive Twitter Icons

Free Rockin’ Twitter Icon for Your Blog

Alternate Icon For Twitter

Jul 20, 2009

New Blogger Gadget : Recent Comment, Recent Post, Twitter Update

After blogger has released Search Form Gadget, so you dont need to confuse looking for search come HTML code, now Blogger has released really functional gadget. You can read on Bloggerbuzz, that Blogger invite developer to contribute Gadgets to Blogger, and the result is some gadget that you really need.

Access through Page Element and Add New Gadget. Click on More Gadget. There are 4 new gadget from Amanda Fazani, owner of Bloggerbuster, including Recent Post, Twitter Update, Recent Comments, Picasa Photostream.

Now you dont need to confuse, looking for recent post or recent comment script. Simply, add through page element, and you can set as you want.

For Recent Post Widget, there are several option, such as title, gadget height, number of post, summary etc.

Now it's easier for customizing our blog. I love blogger ^_^

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