How To Make Blogger Blogspot Blog Mobile Optimized To Load On Mobile Phones, Tablets and Other Devices

All the bloggers out there would often like to view blog posts on their smartphones on the go. However, it can be difficult at times because of the small screen size of the phones as compared to traditional desktop computers or laptops. So in order to resolve this issue, Blogger introduced new mobile templates for reading the same on the go, few months back. Initially available as opt-in functionality on Blogger in Draft, mobile templates will re-format your blogs for smartphones to enhance your readers’ viewing experience. You can make your blog smartphone-friendly by going to the Dashboard > Settings > Email & Mobile tab and enabling the mobile template option.

Furthering the same, on june 9, Google team was excited to announce that not only will these templates be available to everyone, they’ll be supporting all 27 Template Designer templates.

Blogger mobile templates are mobile-optimized versions of our Template Designer templates. If you are using one of these templates, when you enable the mobile template option your blog will begin rendering using the mobile version of the same variant. Even if you are not using a Template Designer template, or using a heavily-customized version of one, you can still enable this feature to have your blog start rendering in a generic default mobile template that we have created.

Blogger Mobile Templates Features :

  • Preview: Get a glimpse of how your blog will be displayed by clicking on the Mobile Preview button. You can also see it on your smartphone by scanning the QR-code.
  • Automatic redirection: Viewers will see the mobile version of your blog when accessing from smartphones(note – WebKit-based mobile browsers are supported for this launch).
  • Template support: We are now supporting all 27 templates. Some gadgets are also supported(Supported gadgets/elements in this launch: Header, Blog, Profile, AdSense, Attribution.)
  • Mobile ads: Mobile AdSense ads will be displayed at the top of the post pages and at the bottom of the index page if the blog has an AdSense gadget or in-line blog ads.
  • Comments and videos: Viewers on smartphone devices will be able to make comments and watch videos.

One is sure to enjoy these mobile templates. Stay tuned for future improvements on the same.

 

    Blogger Is Up After Down For 30 Hours

    The two famous websites for blogging are WordPress and Blogger, as they are the only two who support most of the blogs. You will find that most of the blogs are supported by blogspot domain name which is nothing but the part of domain name given by Blogger. Recently Blogger went down for nearly thirty hours and it was really unexpected for most of the bloggers around the globe. Readers were able to read the blog but then if you want to check the statistics or the design of the blog then it was possible because the blog was only in read-only mode.

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    If you tried to open www.blogger.com, then it must have shown you the error telling you to go to status.blogger.com for further information regarding this error page and there only two lines were regarding this problem. Blogger told their readers and bloggers to be patient as the site is under maintenance for one hour and then it will back as normal, but even after one day the site was not back to normal and the same error message was being displayed.

    Finally when blogger was back again then it was mentioned on status.blogger.com that all the post since 7.37 a.m. 5/11 will not be available but they will try to get all the post back to the respective blogs as per their next status update on that same status site. Initially they mentioned that it was the task of only one and then it took them 30 hours and after the they completed the task so lately they missed all the posts in these 30 hours.

    Despite of this no proper explanation was provided from Blogger and Google, so we simply do not the reason of the problem caused to so many users around the world. I know that most of you might have faced the problem, so share this new with your friends and please let us know your views on this faced problem and if you have got any suggestion for this then please let us know by putting it as a comment below the post. We would love to share it with our other readers.

    Blogspot Blogging App For Android Phones [Download]

    So, finally bloggers application has been released from Android and so this simply means that now you will be able to create posts on your phone and then you post them on your blog. You must be knowing that WordPress stands far ahead from blogger if you have been using Android for a long time then you must have seen the application for WordPress on Android and that tool was quite featured. In this post I will be telling you about this new application for blogger and I will also let you know about the shortcoming of this application.

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    Now even if you are on the move then you can create the post and publish them on your blog, moreover you can get the snaps from your mobile camera and then you can share it on your blog. If I am not wrong then you cannot upload any image on the post of your WordPress blog using the Android application. Besides this you can also use the GPS feature of you cellphone by geo-tagging your posts. These can be counted as the advantages for the ‘blogger’ users, but one of the main shortcomings is that you cannot edit any published post on your blog. Moreover you have been disturbed while writing a blog then you can save it as a draft but then you will not be able to post that draft from your laptop or PC because that post was saved as draft on your mobile phone.

    I think the above mentioned disadvantages are quite considerable, but still they have just started with the development of this tool and I suppose that in the coming time they will be taking care of this problem in upcoming versions. The best part is that now you can share the images from your mobile to the blog or I should say that you can capture the live images to make your blog more interesting. So, go on sharing this piece of information with your friends and then please let us know about your own views and the changes effected by this information on your daily internet routine or if you have got anything new related to this then just put them down in the comments sections and we will be glad to share it with all the readers on your behalf (if we found it genuine and useful). I am sure that this will really help you to work intelligently on internet. So, keep reading and have a great day ahead.

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    Legal Rights Of A Blogger

    In this post I will not be writing about any freeware, any tool or any news but there will be something different related to the rights of a blogger. Now it may seem little bit odd but still if you are interested then you can go for reading it. I will be completely describing the rights owned by a writer, still some fight is going on for these rights and we are supported by EFF.

    Let us have a look at the rights possessed by a blogger.

    • Bloggers have a right to be the journalist and its also the other way around, if we take this point logically then we are absolutely right but still EFF is fighting it on the institutional grounds so that a blogger can himself call a journalist and all the journalist can call themselves as the bloggers.
    • Bloggers have the right to be anonymous. Now this is something which is also necessary as it completely depends upon the blogger the way he wants to write, a blogger is always known by the content or the piece of information which he or she shares with the world. So, if they do not want to come in front of everyone then it is quite convenient, but they cannot hide their identity for the judicial members they can just be anonymous to their users until and unless they do no get involved in any crime or illegal scene.
    • Bloggers have a right to free speech. As they are sharing something important so it is quite convenient if any blogger expresses his or her views on that topic.
    • Bloggers have the right to make a political speech. As I already mentioned that they can be a journalist and moreover, talking about government or any political party should never be a problem as the readers are supposed to be informed with the deepest part regarding politics in the country.
    • Bloggers should also have the right to host the speech as the other websites host. Still the fight is going on to remove this discrimination on speech hosting as compared to speeches host by websites.

    We will keep you updated with any new changes found related to this news topic or any other topic which is related to it and anyhow if you get to know anything related to the news topics mentioned above then please do not hesitate to share it with us, just put it down in the comments section and if we found it genuine then we will be sharing that piece of information with all the other readers on your behalf, so keep searching something useful and then let us know about it. Till then keep reading, take care of yourself and have a nice day!!!

    [ Source Credit: EFF ]

    Add Popular Posts or Stats Widget On Blogger Blog

    Blogger has recently announced that they have launched 2 new new gadgets that you can add to your blog to show your readers interesting stats from your blog: Blog’s stats and Popular Posts gadgets. The data for these gadgets is automatically taken from Blogger Stats.

    To use them, go to Design | Page Elements, and click on “Add a gadget.”

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    The Blog’s stats gadget displays total pageviews* of your blog. The gadget comes in different styles and also features an optional sparkline graph as shown in the image below.

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    The Popular Posts gadget helps your readers quickly find out which of your posts have been viewed the most by your readers. The gadget also comes with several different styles and configurations.

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    [ Source – Blogger Official Blog ]