Sunday, December 30, 2012

Change a blogger or blog*spot post into a page

  1. Go into the Posting / Edit Posts tab, and edit the post that you want to convert.
  2. When the post-editor opens, choose Edit HTML mode (top right hand corner)
  3. Select all the contents of the of the editor window (click in it and press Ctrl/A), and Copy them.
  4. Choose Posting / Edit Pages tab (Press Ok if the system asks if you want to leave the page without saving)
  5. Click New Page.
  6. When the page-editor opens, enter a title (this is what shows up on the Pages menu, and in the Title field inside the blog if you're showing it.)
  7. Check the Post Options values:  comments and backlinking if you want them, interpreting vs just showing HTLM - also, set Edit HTML settings to Convert)
  8. In the editor, choose Edit HTML mode (top right hand corner)
  9. Paste (Ctrl/V, or Edit/Paste from the browser menu):  this puts the contents from Step 3 into the Page.
  10. Choose Publish Page from the bottom left corner.
  11. Choose an option for how you want the Pages Gadget to appear
  12. Press Save and Publish.
  13. View your blog, and make sure that you are happy with the new page.
  14. Optional:   Go back to Edit Posts, and Delete the post that you have converted.  (If you don't delete it, remember that you now have the contents in two separate places:  the original Post, and the new Page).

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Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Abridged History of Google Panda Penguin

This is a re-blogged guest post by Matt Beswickwhich originally appeared on kikkolani.com

Every year, Google quietly releases hundreds of refinements to their search engine algorithms. Most of these updates are small, incremental changes that go largely unnoticed. The major upgrades, however, receive serious coverage by mainstream news outlets and bloggers alike due to the momentous impact that they have on the broader web at every level.
Though more than a year has passed since its inaugural rollout, the effects of the infamous Panda update of 2011 are still being felt today. Impacting nearly 12% of web search queries right out of the gate, it was responsible for traffic declines at websites both large and small in a matter of hours. To fully understand how the latest Google updates work and why they were necessary, some history is in order.
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