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How to escape the Google Adsense login loop

I am trying to get Google Adsense for my blog. I complete the form and click "Save and Continue" and it goes back to the homepage. I click "sign in" and it asks for my email and... surprise surprise......
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How to combine between compose and HTML modes easily in blogger?

I need to edit a blogger post to add some HTML snippets, when I switch to the HTML mode it becomes very harsh to find the place I want to add the HTML snippet in, in contrast to the Compose mode, that ...
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Should it be called a 'blog entry' or a 'blog post'? [closed]

I see these terms used interchangeably, and I actually wanna stick to one. Which of the two is better and why? Which sees more common usage?
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Does the Google Adsense underage policy apply if operated by an adult?

Is it allowed to use Google Adsense underage, if an adult creates and manages the account? Using the adult's email is not an option, it must be the underage one. The adult's bank account can be used ...
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Tumblr's current NSFW policy for adult blogs

It's my perception that there were so many policy changes about adult content after Yahoo! acquired Tumblr that I don't know what's currently the real deal. What's Yahoo's definitive policy about NSFW ...
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Enable “Like/share” buttons under Blogger post

I created a blog three years back, and another last year. Both are on Blogger (e.g. myblog.blogspot.com). In the second blog, the social media like/share buttons are by default under every post. (See ...
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how to delete all labels at once from blogger

Is there a way to delete all of those labels from blog? instead of the normal way >> to select all blog posts (about 750 posts) and select the label and then deselect it?
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Pocket and RSS Reader. Is there a better way?

I'm a Newsify user (via a lifeboat from Google Reader). I also use Pocket to send things to my feeds to read them later. The problem is that such things turn up like this: Rather than this: Which ...
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Blog post updating question [closed]

I am doing my web dev course at the moment. I just finished the HTML training and in the middle of CSS training. I have a question regarding making a blog web for myself. If I am choosing making a ...
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In Blogger, is There a Way to Enlarge The Font Size of “X-Large” Tag?

Blogger allows in their WYSIWYG editor (What You See Is What You Get) to resize text in one of few options: (Smallest, Small, Normal, Large, Largest). I've modified my template to change the <...
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Text is messed up when writing RTL (Arabic) with English in between

Whenever I try to write an English word in an Arabic paragraph in WordPress it becomes like this: بواسطة متجر Microsoft الإكتروني الرقمي where it should be like this: الإلكتروني الرقمي Microsoft ...
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Disabling a blogspot/blogger blog after losing access to the owner e-mail account

I need to remove a blogspot (AKA Blogger) blog from the Internet. I made it over five years ago, and I no longer have access to the e-mail account that it was created with. As a result, I have no way ...
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How can I back up my LiveJournal Posts?

I have a free LiveJournal account. I know that at one time there was a way for free users to back up their Livejournal posts, but can't seem to find a way now. What tools or utilities will allow a ...
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Aggregate old blog data into a new blogging service

Over the course of many years, I have managed to create blogs on many different sites: Xanga, LJ, and Myspace. How can one go about taking the data from these services and moving it to a new service, ...
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How can I add a Facebook Like box to my blog?

I want to add a Facebook Like box similiar to what Mark Suster has done on his blog. It's a like box with the number of fans and a few pictures. The blog I'm putting it into is custom build.
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I can't see the comments mentioned alongside the Blogger post

As you can see in the screenshot below, there are comments next to blog posts, but I can’t see them. What do I have to do to see them?
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Is there a blog hosting site that requires only an e-mail address for access to private blogs? [closed]

I know that WordPress features private blogs, but people whom you want to share it with need to have a WordPress account. I want to write a blog to give updates to friends and family. All I should do ...
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Can I use Syntax Highlighter by Alex Gorbatchev with Windows Command Prompt commands in Blogger?

I use Syntax Highlighter by Alex Gorbatchev in my blog on Blogger. It perfectly works with all the programming languages I use. Recently I needed to highlight Windows Command Prompt commands and I ...
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How to turn a blog into a book? [closed]

Does anyone have any experience converting a blog into a book, and if so: What software did you use? How was your experience? I use Wordpress for my blogging.
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Hosting SyntaxHighlighter on Dropbox

My blog is a low-traffic blog and occasionally contains code. I decided to host SyntaxHighlighter myself and uploaded files to my Dropbox and configured my blog accordingly. I am able to see the code ...
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How hard is it to manage a TypePad blog? Should I host it myself or get hosted service? [closed]

I have had difficulties in the past using Wordpress and have been thinking about moving to Typepad. How difficult is it to manage a Typepad installation? Should I just install it myself on a shared ...
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Cannot find Diigo “Send to blog” button

I'm looking at this Diigo site and would love to use the button but I cannot find the buttons they mention: Do you have the same situation like me?
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Bilingual blog: WordPress, Tumblr, or Blogger?

I'm helping a Korean artist setup an internet blog to showcase her work. Her goal is to have her blog in both English and Korean. Which of these platforms better supports bilingual posts: WordPress, ...
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Syndicate all posts and photos made to Facebook

My family has a website that helps to keep us all in constant contact with each other. Recently a good number of the younger family members have started to use Facebook. Our little family website, ...
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How to provide a description or preview for a post (like WordPress) [closed]

I would like to put the contents of my Tumblr posts on my website through the API, but not the entire post, just a preview/description. Can I manage to do that and if so, how would I do it?
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Why am I getting an “invalid blogml” error importing into BlogEngine.net

I have a WordPress blog that is hosted on hostgator.com. I am looking at switching to BlogEngine.net. I found the BlogML project up on CodePlex to help with the migration. It has a tool called "...
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What do I need in order to have custom thumbnails for posts in my wordpress.com blog?

I have a blog on Wordpress.com. I would like to have it set up in such a way that when I make a post on the blog, I can select an image that I want associated with that post so that every time someone ...
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Multiple podcasts

I'd want to set up a blog that has three podcasts on different topics that you could subscribe to. I would like to add episodes to each of these podcasts as I create them. So, I set up a Blogger ...
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How to embed audio only from YouTube videos

Is there a way to change the embed code or some JavaScript I can run in a blogger blog to embed only the audio of a YouTube video in my blog posts? My specific situation: I have a private blog that I ...
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What are some good Web Tools to help me format my code for blogs? [closed]

What are some good Web Tools to help me format my code for blogs? I'd like to be able to copy & paste my code into textbox/textarea and have the web tool format it nicely for various popular ...
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How can I hide Disqus from websites that I visit?

Often when I visit a webpage, the comments section is many times longer than the actual post. This makes scrolling very cumbersome, as the actual post takes up a very small portion of the scrollbar. ...
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How to show the output of code samples interactively in blog posts on Blogger

I have started a blog on Blogger http://algorithmsolutions.blogspot.com/ Currently I'm posting code samples using Gist of GitHub. Is there any way to show two windows in blog post, i.e., Code and ...
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How can I backup my blogspot.com hosted blog?

I have a blog hosted on blogspot.com, and I'd like to back it up. How can I do that?
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How can I automatically publish my blog feed on my Facebook page?

We have got a blog for our company in which we post about issues related to our job; this enables us to share our posts with a limited number of people who directly visit our blog. Besides, we have ...
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Static web hosting on Dropbox — index.html

To host my blog, I added a file called index.html to Public/blog in Dropbox. https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/01234567/blog/index.html However, I get a 404 message if I try to access without the ...
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How to merge two Tumblr blogs through rel-canonical?

I have two Tumblr blogs both under the same account. I need to post same content on both blogs. How do I avoid duplicate content issue? Is it possible to merge both the blogs?
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How to find many (all?) of the blogs dealing with “X”?

I wish to find all the blogs who are dealing with a topic. For example: "restaurant reviews" The first thing I would do is to google "restaurant review blog" and start going through the list. The ...
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My WordPress blog address is shown to all my Gmail contacts: how to prevent?

My friend found my WordPress blog by importing his Gmail contacts into his WordPress blog. And I was in his contacts. Thus, WordPress shares my blog address automatically with all my Gmail contacts. ...
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Blogger - Two Google+ Accounts

I have two Google+ accounts that I use for Blogger and I would like to make only one of them publicly visible; basically, I have Account A and Account B and I would only like Account B to be visible ...
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How to make Blogger show the last modified date of any post? [duplicate]

How can I make Blogger show the last modified date of a post? When I edit an old post in Blogger, is there anyway to list the last modified date somewhere? anywhere?
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Tumblr - How to link to photo permalink from Tumblr dashboard?

I run a few photo blogs on Tumblr. I also follow a variety of similar blogs. I have noticed that when I click certain photo posts, the images open inside Tumblr as Lightboxes. But sometimes, the ...
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Adding more than 50 users to a private blog on Blogger

I have set up a private blog in Blogger, and now I am adding users who will be able to see the blog under Settings -> Basic -> Permissions -> Blog Readers -> Add Readers. It seems that I am restricted ...
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How can I put a Twitter “tweet” in my Blog

Currently I think I would just screen shot a popular tweet from @aplusk or someone else I am trying to reference but I am always stuck with cropping People say I could have "photoshopped" it and it ...
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Sharing Files on Blogger

I have created an account on Blogger and completed a blog entry but I want to attach a rar file containing source code. But, I came to know that Blogger does not allow to upload files. Can someone ...
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How to syndicate Blogger blog to Facebook?

How do I publish all posts from a Blogger blog to Facebook? I know that for Wordpress there is a plugin for that, but I didn't find any way to do this on Blogger.
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How to automatically reblog your Tumblr liked posts

Is there a way to automatically reblog1 the posts you like on Tumblr? I looked into IFTTT but couldn't find the right hooks. 1. On a different Tumblr, not the default one.
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Easy way to mention my own blog link?

When I need to mention a link in a post on my blog and the link is actually a link of my own blog post, I am mentioning it like this: www.my_blog_name.blogspot.in/12/2013/how_to_do.html If I changed ...
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Allow Facebook, Google, etc. (OpenID) login to my WordPress.com hosted private blog

Is it possible, if using a private, wordpress.com hosted blog, to allow users to login via Facebook, Google, Yahoo, or other OpenID providers? We have a private blog, and we prefer that users not ...
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Skydrive direct links [duplicate]

I'm using Skydrive to host files for my blog, such as zip files of source code. I'm trying to provide direct links that users on my blog can click to immediately download the file in question, without ...
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Embedding audio into Blogspot blog with player interface

I'm trying to upload and/or embed some audio files into my blog, hosted on Google's Blogspot, but cannot seem to do so. The three audio files, about 2.5 hours of recording, total about 35MB in size of ...