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Customizing Add To Any Share Plugin

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Since a large percenetage of my readers coming from social networks and bookmarking sites such as Facebook and Twitter, I handle anything related to sharing with delicate care. While my blog was on blogger, I used to use some social sharing buttons to enable readers share my content on the social media. Today, my blog is no more on Blogger but on Wordpress(am enjoying it though :) ). I use a plugin called AddToAny to provide various and assorted social sharing buttons on my blog. AddToAny enables you to add share buttons for major bookmark and social network sites. Problem is: I didn't like some of the share buttons in the AddToAny plugin, precisely the Facebook share button which appears rather too small and does not look like share button as such. So, I wanted to add my own customized F...

Accessing Facebook Web View On Mobile

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Necessity sometimes demands you just need to do some things the opposite way to work out. The other day I was stuck without a PC as I urgently needed to make some changes on my Facebook page via Facebook Web view, accessible only by Desktop browsers of course. Left with only my mobile phone which has Opera Mini mobile browser, I figured out the only way I could make the changes I want was to somehow tweak my mobile browser to display Facebook Web view. How Did I Access Facebook WebView Via My Phone's Browser? Simple, using my mobile phone, I just visited www.facebook.com/home.php — and viola! there's the Facebook full site smiling on my phone!

Download 2go Handler For Free Browsing Configuration

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Finally! This is what we all have been waiting for. You can get a working free 2go handler. The handler version is now available for 2go v3. Now, for the noobs. A handler is a special version of internet-enabled applications which you can use to change how the application connects to the internet. Some settings like Host, HTTP Server, Front Query are available for customization in a Handler. Never mind, some "bad guys" use this freedom to bypass network rules like non-payment for connecting to the internet aka Free browsing. 2go304HandlerUI.jar Download | Size: 178.93 KB So, keep enjoying 2go chat. Happy chatting! Hook me up on 2go, my username still remains Somtooideas.

Advertising with Classified Ads

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Until recently, people thought the only way to get their businesses noticed is to pay thousands and thousands to advertise products and services in newspapers and magazines under . Today, there are clear signs that newspaper advertising is gradually growing outdated. Everything is changing; news, articles, sports and even classified ads. - sold expensively in newspapers - are all on the internet and are free. So whether you want to sell, buy or exchange your item, product or services without additional costs or charges, the online classified ads. industry is there for you. You can even advertise your business or website(though illegal in some places) through classified ads! How To Advertise Online With Classified Ads? Easy, just go out there and post your ad(s) on any free classified...

Download Facebook Chat For Mobile

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It's no longer news that Facebook provides mobile-friendly layouts in it's social network for easy access to mobile phone users. Nowadays, because of the ever-increasing percentage of mobile internet users, most websites provide mobile freindly sites called wapsites, for their mobile users. Today, the world has evolved(and it's still evolving), instant messenger applications like 2go and Mozat have taken the Social Networking stage. But Facebook does not want to be left out. That was why they introduced the Facebook Chat Application for mobile phones. The Facebook Chat Application supports most mobile phones like Nokia, Blackberry, Motorola, Samsung, Sagem,iPhone, etc. Downloading Facebook Mobile Chat Application. To download and install the Facebook application, click here. After succesf...

Dofollow And Nofollow Links

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What is Nofollow? Nofollow is a technical rule used for commanding robots(ie search engine crawlers) to 'not follow' or crawl a link. How To Use Dofollow <a href="http://your-link.com" rel="nofollow">Yourlink</a> The above example is how the nofollow tag works; the text 'nofollow' is placed inside rel="" tag. When a 'nofollow' tag is used in a link, visitors can click and open the link normally but search engine crawlers and other bots ignores the link. No SEO 'juice' will be transfered to the 'nofollow' link from the page where it is placed. By SEO 'juice', I mean SEO qualities benefited by a page when linked to, from another page or website, example: backlinks, Google Pagerank and Alexa traffic rank. Uses of Nofollow In A Link 1. Nofollow is used to preserve SEO qualities of...

How To Run 2go And Other Java Aps On PC

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It's no longer news that you can run your Java(.jar) applications on your Windows computer. Whenever I download mobile apps I usually test the Java midlets on my PC before transfering them to my phone. Sometimes I get so carried away by playing mobile phone Java games on my PC, it's crazy huh? I even run my 2go messenger on my PC — 2go is also a Java application. How Do I Run Jar Files On My PC? Introducing, Micro Emulator.. MicroEmulator is a pure Java implementation of Java ME in Java SE. MicroEmulator is licensed under LGPL so it is possible to link and distribute commercial software with its libraries. To cut the long story short, Micro Emulator is a PC program that runs on Java Runtime(Windows) used for running mobile Java(J2ME) applications on a Windows computer. MicroEmulator can r
How To Check Your Google Pagerank

How To Check Your Google Pagerank

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PageRank is a link analysis algorithm;named after Larry Page, the Google co-founder, and used by the Google Internet search engine, that assigns a numerical weighting to each element of a hyperlinked set of documents, such as the World Wide Web, with the purpose of "measuring" its relative importance within the set. The algorithm may be applied to any collection of entities with reciprocal quotations and references. In a layman's explanation: Google Pagerank is a possesive quantity, nay, quality, assigned to pages for ranking during searches on Google's search engine — Google.com. It's necessary to explain briefly, how Pagerank affects results on Google.com searches. A certain Pagerank score is assigned specially to each page indexed by Google search engine. Each page can score a Pageran

Download Opera Mini 7 For iPhone, Symbian, Android ,Pocket PC and Java Phones

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Opera Mini is a top-class browser for mobile phones from Opera, the makers of of Opera Web Browser and Opera Mobile Browser. Opera has just released major updates to its Opera Mini web browser for Android and Symbian, as well as a minor update to its iOS web browser. Opera Mobile 12 for Android and Symbian includes a wide range of support for improved HTML5 features, with the Android version getting the lion's share of new features. However, Android, Symbian and S40 users have ever been longing to use the Opera Mini 7 which has been available for only iPhone and iPad. Opera Mini is noted for loading crisp-clear web pages and it compresses the data it consumes saving you a bulk out your phone bill. Apart from improved features like faster page loading, the Opera Mini 7 'next' browser a...

How To Fix Yahoo Mail Mobile Login Error

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We're sorry that you are having difficulty logging in. Please sign in from our desktop login screen and then try login again from our mobile login screen. This was the error I got when trying to login to my Yahoo mail via Opera Mini browser on my mobile phone. After serveral trials and failing to log me into my mailbox even though I put the correct e-mail and password, I decided to try as instructed. How Did I Login To Yahoo Mail On Mobile? First, I got to the desktop login page at https://login.yahoo.com/config/login_verify2?, I entered my login details and was logged in to the web version of my Yahoo mailbox. Secondly, I went back my Yahoo mail mobile veiw at http://m.yahoo.com/mail, Woozah! I was logged in to Yahoo mobile again I could read my e-mails again.

Compose, Draft And Publish Posts On WordPress Blog Via Mobile Phone

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Many die-hard Wordpress mobile bloggers — like my humble self :P — write and publish blog posts everyday on their mobile phones. I, for instance, installed and fully customized my Wordpress blog with my mobile phone — a low-end Nokia N80 Symbian S60v3 phone though I dished it long time ago for a Nokia E65 and later a Nokia E5. Wordpress blogging on mobile phones is easy, with the help of good mobile browsers like Opera Mini and UCWeb, one can write, save and publish quality blog posts with thumbnails and screenshots. Ironically, Wordpress bloggers are complaining inceasantly of not being able to write and upload posts with their mobile phones. Some even say that one cannot manage a Wordpress blog without a personal computer or cyber cafe. Lie! Writing Blog Posts With Your Mobile Phone Firs

How To Set-up A C-name Record

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1. Login to your domain name's control panel. 2. Go to Host settings. 3. You will be shown a minimum of 3 forms for the Host settings, each form should have three boxes namely: Hostname IP/URL and Record type. Hostname is the subdomain, any subdomain you write here will be controlled by the record settings you are creating. Example: sub.example-domain.com. note: In hostname settings, @ stands for no subdomain(without www), ie http://example-domain.com. Record type is the type of record you are creating, you will find various options here namely: URL Redirect, A record, AAA(ipv6), C-name, URL frame, etc. So simply choose C-name since you are creating a c-name record. IP/URL is the URL or IP where the c-name record will be forwarded. Write the target c-name server or URL here. Example of ...

Useful ‘China Phones’ Service Codes

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Low-end cell phones from China, often refered to as China phones or China mobile phones, have a very strong impact on the phone market today. This is owed to the fact that China phones are generally cheap yet have complex features that can only be found in high-end phones like iPhone and Blackberry. Undoubtedly, many people chose China mobile phones as part of their daily life. To help optimize the use of these cheap but powerful phones, I have compiled a handy list of useful secret codes for Chineese phones. These are very useful secret service codes I gathered from my research. They work in most Chineese phones like Techno Mobile, G-Tide, Nakia, T-Max, Gstar, ZTE Mobile, Konka, I-mobile and others. Credits to my phone Engineers: Charlie Swagg and Mr. Virus. China Phone Secret Codes Majo...

Inserting Adsense, Inmobi, Buzzcity And Other Ads Into WordPress Mobile (MobilePress)

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With many of my readers accessing my blog via mobile phones, I couldn't ignore the fact that I needed a stable mobile version for the blog. I was still reflecting on the options available until Mobstac hit me hard — they discontinued the free version of their mobile version service. For the past couple of months, I had been using Mobstac conviniently to provide my mobile readers a good looking mobile version of my blog while displaying Adsense adverts on the blog. I was quite happy with the services Mobstac offered until they discontinued their free plan. As a Wordpress blogger, I naturally have loads and loads of options when choosing plugins. All I wanted was to create, customize and manage a stable mobile site/version of my blog. There were lots of Wordpress plugins available for creati
How To Publish Adsense Ads on my Blog’s Mobile View Using Mobstac

How To Publish Adsense Ads on my Blog’s Mobile View Using Mobstac

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Mobstac is the best way (so far) to create a mobile version of your existing blog while publishing customized adverts on the wapsite. Bloggers often feel discouraged from using the default Blogger mobile templates because of the 'powered by Blogger' link on the bottom of the templates plus the fact that Bloggers can't publish Adsense(or any other) adverts using the default templates. That was why Mobstac was created - to allow you create a customized mobile site for your blog or website while publishing desired adverts on it. So far, there has not been any close alternative to Mobstac. How can I display Google Adsense adverts on my Mobstac wapsite? 1. Login to your Adsense account at http://adsense.com. Copy your publisher id code from the top corner of the Adsense dashboard, the publishe...
Google Search Engine Tricks You Will Love

Google Search Engine Tricks You Will Love

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Google are trickstars, nay, prankstars when it comes to fun and amusement. When it comes to having fun with Google Search, you don't wanna be left out. The 'Let it snow' search trick is one Google Search amusement trick to try out. Type and search for for 'let it snow' on Google and watch snow fall and your computer screen become web and filled up with snow. That was fun huh? Now let's try some more Google Search tricks. Askew Askew means: Not in a straight or level position. That's exactly what happens to your computer screen when you search "Askew" on Google. Chuck Norris Try searching for Chuck Norris on Google and meet a pleasant suprise. Google Gravity Search for "Google Gravity". Watch and see what happens to those fancy Google layout when there is gravity. Google Mentaplex Go into ...
Chatting With Your Facebook Friends On 2go

Chatting With Your Facebook Friends On 2go

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The other day, I told a freind am logging in to 2go to chat with her on Facebook. She called me back and told she was not talking of 2go. "Login on Facebook let's talk!" She yelled furiously. I told her I would meet her on Facebook through 2go. She asked, "Is that possible?" I explianed to her that I could chat with any of my Facebook friends using my 2go. Having said that, I logged in to my 2go messenger and proceeded chatting with her while she was on Facebook. In connecting your 2go messenger with Facebook, you must have a Facebook username. Getting A Facebook Username If you don't have a Facebook username, get one for yourself at www.facebook.com/username An example of a Facebook username is jacide3. You can view the associated profile by visiting facebook.com/jacide3 Connecting Your...
How Do I Submit My Website To Alexa?

How Do I Submit My Website To Alexa?

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"Alexa is the leading provider of free, global web metrics. Search Alexa to discover the most successful sites on the web by keyword, category, or country. Use our analytics for competitive analysis, benchmarking, market research, or business development. "Use Alexa's Pro tools to optimize your company's presence on the web. Join the Alexa Toolbar Community Get the Alexa toolbar for your favorite browser! Discover success. Find and evaluate businesses worldwide with Alexa's free web analytics." — Alexa.com With all this power behind Alexa, one must be compeled to submit one's site to Alexa — at least to know one's website's rank globally. To Submit Your Site To Alexa Go to Alexa.com or Alexa.mobi if you are on mobile. Type in the URL of your website into the searchbox, hit 'search'.

How To Create An Adsense Account

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Google's Adsense is one of the best ways to monetize one's blog or website, big time. Creating an Adsense account is relatively easy and could take just a few minutes. Many webmasters are using Adsense to earn money online through their different sites. Adsense provides services such as: 1. Adsense for content Displaying of relevant ads on websites. 2. Adsense for mobile Displaying of relevant ads on mobile sites. 3. Adsense for domains Displaying of ads on parked domains. 4. Adsense for feeds Ads are published in site's feeds. 5. Adsense for videos Ads are published on your Youtube channel. So, How Are We Gonna Create A New Adsense Account 1. Visit the Google Adsense homepage 2. Click on the 'Sign Up Now' button in the upper right corner of the page. 3. Complete the online application fo...
5 More Facts To Know About Mobstac

5 More Facts To Know About Mobstac

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After using Mobstac for over a month, here are what I learnt so far about Mobstac. 1. Mobstac is a good platform for creating a mobile site or wapsite for your existing website or blog. 2. Mobstac allows you to publish your own Adsence Inmobi and Admob advertisments, on your created mobile site. 3. Mobstac can be used with a custom domain or a even with a subdomain from your blog's domain. Example: m.somtoo.com. 4. Mobstac does not require any coding knowledge, installation or hosting space. Domain name is highly optional as they provide you with a .mobstac free subdomain for your Mobstac wapsite. Read more on using Mobstac on your website or blog. 5. Mobstac is free to use. But you can as well upgrade to the premium 'Pro' version. After upgrade, all the features provided by Mobstac w...