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Whether to Dofollow or Nofollow

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New bloggers are always in confusion whether to apply dofollow or nofollow for the links on their blogs.
Literally, "dofollow" does not exist. As we all know, it is said to be "Dofollow" when it does not contain the "Nofollow" attribution which tell the search engines not to give any authority to the outbound link.
Both of these have their advantages and disadvantages. Nofollow attribution can be found in the comment area within our Blogger powered blogs (and to new SEO settings). While nofollow helps a blog to get less spam, it also don’t give any credit to useful sites. Here’s where the confusion starts whether to use this rule or not.
Let’s have a look at the advantages and disadvantages.

Styling and Customizing Borders in Blogger

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As we all know, Blogger is based on Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). Adding, styling and customizing the borders in Blogger are easy to implement as it uses the CSS Properties. With the help of borders, you can separate the different sectors of your blog, such as headers, sidebars or can be used to highlight the blockquotes and featured contents.

A blog designer can easily make a beautiful template just using borders and background colors.

Let us see how to style and customize the borders with some examples.

Image Hover Effect using CSS3

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Previously it were the days of CSS 2.1 when designing web templates were limited and had to use JavaScript to add some special effects. But as days passed, technology improved and CSS3 was introduced. Working with CSS3 is fun as it can do much more and can handle many new effects without any use of JavaScript.Today I am going to tell you how to change opacity (transparency) of an image and add hover effect using CSS3. See the example below, you will find that whenever you place your mouse pointer over the image, it will hover form transparent to full opaque and with some transition effect.