Blogger Tutorial: Page Tabs

In the last two days I've had two blog friends ask me how to add tabs to their page bar.
It can be a little tricky to do so I thought I'd take the time to write a thorough tutorial.

Blogger Tutorial: How To Add Page Tabs to Your  Blog

How to Reduce Image File Sizes for Your Bog

Did you know that reducing the file size of your blog images is super important? It impacts your blog's speed and helps with SEO.

A tutorial explaining how to reduce your photo image file size when uploading to your blogger or word press blog, or your teachers pay teachers store.
I think this is a fantastic tutorial, especially if you sell products on TpT (Teachers Pay Teachers), as I do.

SEO Blogger Tutorial: How to optimize individual blog posts

In the last tutorial, Learning the Basics with Blogger SEO Part 1, I wrote about the importance of blog descriptions, privacy settings, meta description and page descriptions.

This tutorial is about optimizing your individual posts.

How to optimize your blogger posts with simple SEO tips

Blogger Tutorial: Boost Your SEO Right Now!

In the last few months I’ve had a few people asking me how they can optimize their Blogger blogs for Google’s search engine (SEO = Search Engine Optimization). 

Blogger Tutorial: Learning SEO Basics, Part 1. Are you doing the basics to get your blog found? Check out this post to make sure you are. Most fixes are pretty easy to do.

Tutorial: No-Reply Blogger

Blogger Tutorial: How NOT to be a no-reply blogger. If you're a no-reply blogger, this means that the blog owner cannot easily reply to your comments via email.  Now that's no fun at all!
I've noticed on face book recently that people are talking about "no-reply bloggers". Is that you?

I sure hope not! It seems to happen to everyone at some point and I've certainly found myself in this situation.

In case you're not sure what a no-reply blogger is .... when you leave a comment on someone's blog, the blog owner receives an email with your lovely comment. If you're a no-reply blogger, they can't reply to you.

How sad is that?
Not sure whether or not you're a no-reply blogger? Just leave a comment on your own blog. When you receive your email click on reply to try and answer yourself. 

If "" pops up in the address then you know you have a problem.

Before you go and fix things you need to know there are separate instructions for bloggers who are on google plus and those who aren't.

If you're on google plus then visit Fluster Buster for her fabulous tutorial.

If you're not, then pop on over to Sue's blog, Sullivan and Murphy. She's got lots of pictures to help you out.
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Blogger Tutorial: Adding a Sidebar Image Without the Title

Blogger Tutorial: How to Add a Sidebar Image without a Title. Blogger won't let you save a gadget without giving it a title name. This is a quick 'n easy hack to get around that.
Have you noticed that recently it's seemingly impossible to add a sidebar image without putting in a title?

It was driving me crazy!!

I've noticed some bloggers typing in a period just to have a placeholder there, but that doesn't look very good.

Sometimes you just don't want to have a title, but if you don't put one in you get this funky message from Blogger:
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Fortunately, the solution is super simple!  Ever heard of this term?

Non-Breaking Space
This is a common character used in HTML and it looks like this:


All you have to do is type   in place of the title and voila! you can now post your image with NO title.

Why Does This Work?
All you've added is a space, but happily Blogger reads it as text, so you're good to go.

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Happy Coding!

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