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Add Syntax Highlighter to Blogger

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There are quite few good Syntax Highlighters out there, one of them is “Prettify” which is simple and lightweight. Prettify states that it can automatically guess and highlight code snippets for many languages (best on C-like and HTML-like) and also has many language extensions, if you need one. So I setup a simple demo to test it and the result was quite good.

How to add Description Meta tag to Blogger

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Adding Description Meta tag is one of the good SEO practices. These tags are HTML attributes which tell the search engines about the content of the page and describes it. Description tags don’t helps in ranking high within search result pages but helps in good clickthrough rates.Many years back, search engines used to show the result snippets of these Description Meta tags but recently some search engines, like Google, shows preview snippets depending on user searches. Just like any other top CMS, like WordPress.org, blogs powered by Blogger also have the feature to add Description Meta tags to every page, you just need to enable some settings, in this tutorial let us see how.

Add Google Website Translator to Blogger

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Why use any other translate widgets with or without images of country flags when Google translator widget can translate texts of any webpage and is capable of translating to 64 different languages (and increasing) automatically and instantly to readers speaking language.Google translator for websites can be added to any website or CMS, like WordPress, Blogger, Tumblr, etc. with ease. While the steps of adding this widget is all same but here I will mainly write about how it can be added to Blogger blogs.Blogger has this widget, you just need to go to your blog’s Layout tab and click “Add a Gadget” link. A popup page will open, scroll down below and you will find the Google Translate gadget. But there aren’t much options to select from to customize it, that’s why let’s add it in a different way.

How to add Google +1 Button to Blogger

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After the introduction of Google +1 button (Plus One), it has become a trend for the publishers to add it to their websites and blogs, whether it is hosted on Blogger or WordPress. So the general question that will pop up in our minds is what is so popular about this +1 button?Well, the answer is, when you finds a web content to be useful and click Google +1 button to share it on Google+, it will not only help your friends and contacts on Google+ Circle to get to know about the interesting content but will also help them to find more relevant search results on Google.