WordPress Plugin: Blogger to WordPress Redirection

WordPress Plugin: Blogger to WordPress Redirection

Free Blogger blogs serve as the starting point for a lot of bloggers. Most of the serious ones then move to self-hosted WordPress blogs. It makes sense to move as you have more control and can optimize it better for SEO.How do you make sure that you do not lose any existing traffic when you move from Blogger BlogSpot to WordPress? There are many tutorials on how to customize your Blogger and WordPress sites to allow proper redirection of old Blogger URLs to your new WordPress site. However, most of these have there weaknesses.Blogger redirects all BlogSpot URLs to local country-specific domains. For instance, if you are visiting a BlogSpot blog http://myblog.blogspot.com from India, the URL would get redirected to … [Read more...]

BlogSpot Vs WordPress: Which Blogging Platform to Choose

BlogSpot Vs WordPress: Which Blogging Platform to Choose

Not able to choose the winner in the WordPress versus Blogger BlogSpot comparison? WordPress and BlogSpot (Blogger) are two most popular blogging platforms. If you are just starting to explore the profitable world of blogging, you might be wondering which one to pick.Blogging is highly rewarding, but only after you have established yourself as an expert in your domain. In the first few months, your blog will take up a lot of time and some money.WordPress is the Big Daddy of the blogosphere. It's also one of the most popular CMS (content management system). WordPress offers both free and paid blogging platform on WordPress.com, but it is the self-hosted WordPress.org that is the most popular version of WordPress.Free … [Read more...]

15 Premium Free Blogger Templates

15 Premium Free Blogger Templates

There are tonnes of creative and pro-looking free blogger templates available around the web. Also, there are no limitations as to how beautiful a design you can create on blogger. Your creativity is the only limit.To drive my point home I have put together this round up of 15 premium, yet free, blogger templates. There many more such cool themes around but I am presenting only fifteen of them for now. However, we're working on a bunch of similar roundups. So stick with us by grabbing our RSS feed! GermaniumifyDemo | Download Basic ThemeDemo | Download Simplex EnewsDemo | Download SideblogDemo | Download Mash 2Demo | Download UniqxDemo | Download Echo That is LoveDemo | … [Read more...]

Awesome Free Blogger Template

Awesome Free Blogger Template

Awesome is a clean, minimalist and, most importantly, a free blogger template. Its elegance and simplicity make it ideally suitable for personal blogs. However, you can use it for any kind of blog due to its premium-like style. I've used custom fonts (thanks to Kernest.com) and some amazing CSS3 properties to give it the smooth look that it has.| DemoThe design uses only one image (in the navigation bar) and the site loads very fast. Also, editing the template is very easy if you have basic knowledge of HTML and CSS. The SEO part has been taken care of and the template works well in all the modern browsers and there are hardly any inconsistencies in it if viewed in an old browser. How to Upload the Template First unzip the … [Read more...]

The Evolution of the Blogger

The Evolution of the Blogger

Once used as an online journal to jot down and share random ramblings, blogs have evolved into one of the most powerful and vibrant part of the Internet. Bloggers are no longer nerds who have trouble communicating with others in the physical world. This graphic by Flowtown takes us through the various phases in the evolution of blogs and bloggers. Which type of blogger are you? I hope you are not a bot. :) … [Read more...]

Start Your Online Venture Under $25

Start Your Online Venture Under $25

The best thing that I like about the Internet is the endless opportunities for growth. All than you need is some understanding of the online space and a bit of imagination. In a recent post, I talked about how you can start an online business with an investment of under $150. Can you start an online venture for an even smaller investment? Of course, yes.In this article I will talk about how you can start your online business well under $25; to be more precise, the cost of one domain name.How is it possible? Blogger, a free blogging platform by Google, allows you to set up a custom domain with your free BlogSpot blog. It also gives you the freedom to design your own templates. The combination of these two features will allow us to … [Read more...]

SimGreen Free Blogger Template

SimGreen Free Blogger Template

Simple things are more beautiful and elegant than flashy and complicated stuff, at least that's how it's for me. That's why most of my Blogger templates and Wordpress themes are simple, clean and with lots of breathing space. SimGreen (shortened for Simply Green) Blogger template is the latest offering from Specky Geek. This template for your BlogSpot blogs is clean and stylish, fit for a professional blog.This three-column template has been optimized for search engines. (Only the homepage, pages and post pages will be indexed by search engines. The rest including archives will be closed for search engines, thus avoiding duplication of content.) The template has been tested to work fine in Internet Explorer 7 and above, Firefox, … [Read more...]

Tucol, Elegant and Minimal Free Blogger Template

Tucol, Elegant and Minimal Free Blogger Template

Simplicity is one of the rare traits, even while looking for a Blogger template. A minimal Blogger template that's stylish enough for a professional blog is even difficult to find. Here's Tucol, a simple, free Blogger template for your BlogSpot blogs.A two-column blog with clean design, it has been optimized for search engines. (Only the homepage, pages and post pages will be indexed by search engines. The rest including archives will be closed for search engines, thus avoiding duplication of content.) It's highly recommended for those who are using Blogger for stepping into the world of serious blogging. It is available in four colours: red, green, blue and white. The template has been tested to work fine in Internet Explorer 7 and … [Read more...]

How to Create Blogger Blog with Custom Domain?

How to Create Blogger Blog with Custom Domain?

Blogger (or BlogSpot) is one of the best platforms to start blogging. It’s free, easy to use and allows template customization. Blogger does not only allow you to show ads and add javascripts, it also allows you to use your domain name with your blogs. That’s why many professional blogs are hosted on Blogger.Why custom domain? A blog set up on a custom domain such as www.myblog.com sets you apart from the crowd of bloggers using free services, and portrays you as a more serious blogger. Using your own domain gives you the freedom to move the blog to your own web space once it grows big, without any significant impact on your Web traffic or visitors noticing the change. Get a pro-looking Blogger blog First, sign up with … [Read more...]

How to Hide Blogger Navbar from your BlogSpot Blog?

How to Hide Blogger Navbar from your BlogSpot Blog?

Blogger is great for starting a pro-looking customized blog without spending any money on web hosting. But then you have that Blogger navigation bar at the top of the blog, ruining the design of your blog. You can easily remove Blogger navbar from your blog by adding a few lines of code in the design template.The Blogger Navbar is a default navigation bar that appears at the top of every BlogSpot blog. Navbar includes many features such as search, navigation, dashboard facility, etc. But many people find it a distraction sitting at the top of the blog.Following are the steps to remove the navbar from your Blogger blog.Log in to your Blogger account. Select the Layout tab from the Dashboard, and go to the Template tab. … [Read more...]