Monday, November 18, 2019

How to start Snapseed from Google Photos

This article shows how to start the Snapseed application from Google Photos for Android, after an update that was applied in November 2019.

Friday, November 8, 2019

How to find out who posted to your blog by email

Blogger's mail2Post tool lets you - and others - post to your blog from using email.   But it shows the post-author as the person who set up the mail2Post address that was used, and doesn't show the email address that the post was from.  Combining mail2Post with email forwarding tells you the email address, and gives some other tracking and post-management options.   This article explains how to set up this combination of features.

Sunday, November 3, 2019

Getting a list of people who have asked (via Feedburner) to have your blog-posts emailed to them

This article shows how to get a list of the people who have subscribed to receive the items in a Feedburner feed in their email.  It's written for Blogger users, but applies to anyone who uses Feedburner.

Sunday, June 23, 2019

Telling Google, and visually-impaired people, about the pictures in your blog

This article is about why and how to attach keywords and related text to the pictures in your blog posts.  This is helpful for both search engine optimisation (SEO), and for making your blog accessible to people who use screen-reader software.

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

How to access Bluehost email through your Gmail

This article explains how to access email provided by Bluehost alongside your regular Gmail account or using another email client (eg Thunderbird).

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Adding a separator line between your posts

This article shows how to put a horizontal separator line between posts in your blog, using either HTML's line command, or CSS rules.  It also has suggestions about ways of formatting these lines using different colours and line-styles.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Restricting who can read your blog

This article explains some of the issues with restricting readership of your blogspot blog to just people who you choose, and why you can appear to have unexpected readers.

Friday, September 7, 2018

Comments RSS feed address after turning on HTTPS for a blog with a custom domains

This article documents the change the Comments RSS feed associated with blog, when you switch on the HTTPS option for a blog with a custom domain.

Sunday, March 18, 2018

How to put Google search results controls in the language you actually speak

This article shows you how to put the options and controls in the Google search results page into the language that you actually speak, rather than the official language of the country you (or your Internet Service Provider) are in.

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.