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Blogger is a free web service where people publish a weblog.

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Markdown for Blogger

Is it possible to have Markdown integration for Blogger? How can I do it if possible? Is there some sort of plugin or JavaScript trick that I can use to modify my template to make it support Markdown?
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How to post source code in Blogger?

I noticed that when I post source code in a Blogger post, the code wraps to the next line if it's too long. I use the pre tag to post the code and I used different styles (overflow: auto; white-space: ...
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MathJax on Blogger

I want to add MathJax on my blog hosted on Blogger. The only solution I found is this post, but it requires a hosting server. Any other option?
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How can I make blogger insert <p> tags instead of <br> when using rich text editor?

I don't like how when I'm using the rich text editor in Blogger and I press Enter it inserts a <br > instead of a <p>. Is there any way to get the behavior to change? Or at least is there ...
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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 do I transfer my blog posts from Google's Blogger to WordPress?

I have a blog on Google's Blogger, but now I want to move to WordPress. Is there an easy way to transfer all my old blog posts from Blogger to WordPress?
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How can I determine which photos in Picasa are linked from Blogger blog?

My wife has used the standard Blogger photo upload functionality in her blog, so all the photos ended up on Picasa. Today she ran out of space. We noticed however, that in Picassa some of the pictures ...
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How to highlight code in Blogger?

I am using Google Blogger and would like to highlight the code. I tried a couple of ways, but not satisfied with the results. Can anyone share how they have done it?
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How to Unfollow a Blog in Blogspot

You can follow any blogs that are hosted on blogspot. But how do you unfollow a blog, if you accidentally follow one? I tried the suggestion here on unfollow a blog, but unfortunately the help seems ...
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Exclude own visits from being reported on Blogger stats

Blogger real-time stats was introduced. How can I exclude my own visits from counting in these statistics? I know it is possible to set a cookie to exclude self traffic in Google Analytics. Is ...
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Use Google Drive to create Google Blogger or Blogspot posts

Is it possible to create and edit documents in Google Drive and then publish them to my Blogger account as posts? This is because the editor of Google Drive is far better for me.
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Adding meta tags to individual Blogger posts

I want to add meta tags and keywords for individual posts in Blogger. Is this possible or does it only work for the whole blog? I'm trying to see if adding meta data per post will have any effect on ...
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How can I use both Disqus and Google+ comments on Blogger?

I have a blog with Blogger. I used Disqus before and there are a lot of comments on that. However now I want to use Google+ comments on Blogger because I use Google+ a lot. But I cannot find a ...
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Mark a blog or a post on Blogspot as private

Is there any way to mark a blog or a single post as private on Blogspot?
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Can I automatically post something I write for one blog to my other blogs?

I write a blog at some site. When I write a new post to that site, is there a way to automatically post it to my WordPress and Blogger blogs as well?
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Change label name in Blogger

Is there a way to change the name of a Label in Blogger (aka Blogspot) directly? Labels are essentially tags placed on a blog entry. If I have a label, "Fun", on several blog posts, and I would ...
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How to add my Ask Ubuntu Flair HTML code to blogger

I am about to launch a personal blog on blogger and I have been told I can add my Ask Ubuntu Flair code to my 'About me' column. I am a newbie to these HTML stuffs so how do I add this code to my ...
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Excessive number of +1's on Blog posts

On my blog posts on blogger, I have an inordinate amount of +1's (Like 10,117!). As seen here: This seems exceedingly odd as this is a private blog that only approved users can read. Does anyone have ...
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Export blog entries from Blogger

How can I export all blog entries with uploaded images from Blogger. There is an export feature, but it exports an Atom file with image referencing the uploaded images. I would like to export the ...
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How do I connect Blogspot to my Google Apps?

I want to connect my Blogspot account to my Google Apps domain. I have told Blogger to use blog.mydomain.com yet my browser tells me this didn't work. Because of the popularity of the words "blog", "...
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How can I change the Google Account associated with Blogger?

I already had a Blogger account which I have been using for the past year. The problem is that I just created a new email account/Google Account that I want to use instead of the old one I have been ...
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How to duplicate a blog on Blogger?

I am wondering how to duplicate a blog. I would like to copy the contents of my original blog and house it under a new URL. The two blogs would not be linked to one another and would be able to grow ...
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How to add a “Contact me” form to a blog hosted on Blogger?

After doing some research, I know I need to create a new page and add a form to it. Is that the best way? Doesn't Blogger have appropriate built-in feature? What form service can you recommend? ...
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How can I programmatically back up my Blogger site?

If you are logged in to your Blogger account, you can easily download a dump of your website by clicking on the Settings → Other → Export Blog link. (Source.) How can I do this automatically each day ...
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What is the correct format for blogger import xml file?

Based on this document, https://developers.google.com/blogger/docs/2.0/developers_guide_protocol#ExportFormat , I created a text file with contents below, and try to import it into my existing ...
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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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My blogspot domain to a custom domain is not redirecting properly

My Blogspot domain http://www.jimankandeka.blogspot.com was redirected to http://www.withjim.com almost a year ago. Though the site works fine half the time, other half it shows an error which I have ...
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Another Blogger is pointing to their site with my domain, what should I do?

How do I investigate the issue of another Blogger account using my domain to point to their site? I am using Blogger and they automatically check whether some other user is using the domain. If they ...
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Sitemap and static pages on Blogger

So Blogger now has static pages and this is all very nice. Unfortunately, these pages don't appear in the sitemap generated at atom.xml or rss.xml and there is no way to publish a file on Blogger ...
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Is there a way to export all blog posts in Google Sites and import it into Blogger?

I have a Google Site that contains an announcement page. This announcement page is serving like a blog within Google Sites right now, but I would like to migrate it to use Blogger instead. I ...
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Best Way to Retrieve Over 500 Deleted Blog Posts from Caches? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Recovering a lost website with no backup? SITUATION: My blog was recently hacked and over 500 posts were deleted. I have restored the security of the blog, but stupidly didn'...
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How to paste code and not have it formatted in Blogger?

I'm trying to paste some example XML snippets into a blog post on blogger, but every time I save or preview the post, blogger seems to remove my XML tags and just display the parameters. I can't find ...
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301 redirect for specific post in Blogger blog?

How can I implement 301 redirect for specific posts of Blogger (Not all)?
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Download Blogspot blog in HTML

Is there a way to download an entire Blogspot blog in HTML format, without the ads and associated cruft?
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Cannot link to an image from Blogger to Google Drive

I have a simple PNG image on my Google Drive. How can I create a link from a Blogger blog to that image? Here is what I tried: In Google Drive, I changed the settings of my PNG file to "Anyone on ...
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How to cross-post in Blogger?

I have two blogs and I would like to cross post some thing from one blog to other. For example if you visit this page http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2012/12/get-whole-family-together-over-holidays....
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Blogger options missing

I see some of the options missing in the new post wizard of Blogger, as in the image below. There I don't see text alignment to center/left/right and Numbered List or Bulleted List etcetera. My ...
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Can I use an HTTPS connection for editing and posting on Blogger?

Is there a way to get an HTTPS connection when editing or posting on blogger?
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How to switch back from Google+ profile in Blogger

I connected my Blogger profile with Google Plus, but I don't like it anymore. Can I go back and switch to the old Blogger profile?
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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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Is there a way to export the text of blog entries, in Blogger, to individual text-files?

I have a friend with a Blogger blog (this one: PuzzleMad.co.uk), he wants to create a local archive of the individual entries. Now, exporting produces a large XML file which is fine as far as it goes, ...
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Tracing IP address of comments in Blogger.com

If a comment is posted from a Google account on a blog hosted in Blogger.com, can the IP address of the person who has commented be traced by the blog owner?
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Who receives email notifications about new comments?

I have added myself as an additional administrator to my wife's blog, so I can change all the settings, etc. However, I am not getting emails about new comments posted by readers. Hence the ...
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What is the code for the enclosure link in Blogger?

Blogger is heavy with <data:xxx.xxx/> styled XHTML, but how do you find the XHTML code for the links you place into the "Enclosure Links" field on the New Posts page? I haven't tried any yet, ...
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Why are invited readers not able to access my private Blogger site?

I have a private blog on blogger.com. I have invited about 18 people to read it and 11 of them have successfully accepted the invitation and can now read my posts. But the other 7 people don't seem to ...
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Why can't I see who +1'ed my Blogger post?

I run a blog on Blogger with the Google Plus sharing enabled. According to Google, I should be able to see who is recommending my posts on G+. When I click the +X link in the admin panel, the older ...
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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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Not all pages are visible in my blogspot

I created some pages in my Blogspot but only 3 of them are visible (see the second picture). What do I have to do/change to make it show all the pages I created?
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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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How to share a Blogger post description when I share on Facebook

I just recently made my first blog on Blogger. When I share a post on Facebook, it just shows an image, the title and the blog URL. But I want to add a description as well. This happens when I share ...