Jul 19

It is always a good thing to have as many readers as possible on your blog. To increase the number of readers it is important to make it easy for them to both follow your blog posts and share your posts on social networks.

I will show you how you very easy can add icons with links for rss feed, twitter, delicious, stumbleupon, technorati and digg.

I have chosen to have the RSS feed and Twitter icon on the top of my left side bar. This is how you do can do this in WordPress.

Insert in the very beginning of sidebar.php

<div style="text-align:center; padding-top:5px;">
<a href="YOURRSSFEEDURL"><img title="Subscribe to my feeds"
 src="RSSFEEDICONURL" alt="Subscribe to my feeds" /></a>
<a href="YOURTWITTERURL"><img title="Follow me on Twitter"
 src="TWITTERICONURL" alt="Follow me on Twitter" /></a>

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Mar 07

deliciousI recently started in a new job and after a day or two a colleague of mine asked me if I used Delicious. I had never heard of it and he kindly showed me how it works. After using it for a few hours a new world (within my bookmarks chaos) opened up for me. This is just a fantastic tool and I can not understand why I have not heard about this before.

You simply create a user account and start adding your bookmarks there. You can specify title, description and tags for each bookmark you save. Delicious have plug-ins for the most used web browser and by installing the plug-in you get fast access to the main functions. I installed it on FireFox 3 (my preferred browser) and it works very smoothly.

You can also share your bookmarks with other users.

When using delicious you can easily access all your bookmarks no matter what computer you are using.

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