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					Taking your Blog to the next
Level Using Widgets
Aditya Kumar 2009056
Digvijay Singh 2009040
Introduction



   Most of the problems faced by bloggers can be solved
    using simple widgets


   All the one needs to do is Copy Paste the code from
    online widget generators tools
Common problems faced by bloggers

   Social Sharing


   Interactivity


   Google, Facebook and Twitter integration


   Visitor Tracking


   Blog Search
What are Widgets?


   In computing a web widget is a software widget for the
    web. It's a small application that can be installed and
    executed within a web page by an end user. They are
    derived from the idea of code reuse
   It's a small application that can be installed and
    executed within a web page by an end user.
Social Sharing


   10 Most popular ones are:
       Socio Fluid

       AddThis

       Share This

       Add to Any

       Moo Socialize

       Sexy Bookmarks

       Only Wire

       The Bookmarketer
A comparison
of the 10 most
popular
Sharing
Widgets
Sharethis.com
Sociofluid.com
Adding Interactivity to your blog


   Top 10 widgets that achieve this:
       MeeboMe

       Plugoo

       Mabber

       Pladeo

       Userplane

       Geesee

       Gabbly

       Chatango
meeboMe.com
Google Integration




   You can integrate google with your blog in 5 ways:
       Google Friend Connect Widget

       Google Sign in Widget

       Google Bar Widget

       Google Buzz Share Button
Google.com/friendconnect   Google Integration
Facebook Widget




   You can integrate Facebook with your blog in 5 ways:
       Facebook Connect (Cant be done using a widget)

       Facebook Like Box Widget

       Facebook Profile Badge Widget

       Facebook Like Button Widget

       Facebook Share Button
http://developers.facebook.com/docs/
reference/plugins/like-box
http://developers.facebook.com/docs
/reference/plugins/like
Twitter Integration



Twitter provides four widgets for integration:
     Profile Widget

     Search Widget

     Favorites Widget

     List Widget
http://twitter.com/about/resources/
widgets/widget_profile
Tracking Visitors



   A great widget that offers real time tracking of visitors is
    FEEDJIT.


   It tracks the visitors’
       Geo location

       IP address

       Page viewed

       Time Visited
feedjit.com/freeLiveTrafficFeed/
Blog Search




   There is a very simple way to add google search to your
    blog


   http://www.google.com/cse/tools/create_onthefly
http://www.google.com/cse/tools/creat
e_onthefly
Widgets that can enhance your blog




   Web Toolbar
       There are 2 popular widgets that provide this functionaliy

       Meebo Bar Widget

       Wibiya Bar Widget
www.wibiya.com
bar.meebo.com
Some other resources that provide
ready to use collection of widgets

   Widgetbox.com


   Widgeteasy.com


   Springwidgets.com


   Widgetsforfree.blogspot.com
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