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MyBlogLog & WP Widget: MyBlogLog

MyBlogLog is a social community of bloggers via which bloggers can communicate, view profiles etc of people that visit your blog. It’s a two-tiered system, with bloggers talking amongst each other and the majority of the readers looking on from the fringes. MyBlogLog empower authors and readers to operate at the same level, thus everyone who reads a web site or blog can learn about and engage with one another.

Readers can become friends with other people who read your favorite blogs. See what else they’re reading. Check out their MySpace and Friendster profiles and view their Flickr photostreams. Authors can learn more about their readers individually and as a group. What do they like and what are they ignoring? What are they reading elsewhere on the Web?

MyBlogLog enables you to take advantage of your existing presence on the Web and ties it into communities of like-minded readers and authors to add context to the conversations in which you take part.

MyBlogLog Widget for WordPress: The MyBlogLog widget plugin is now available for WordPress blogs, which once installed, help you to know who reads your blog. The widget will display both public photo’s (only MyBlogLog Community members) and a private reporting page of what your readers read and clicked.


If you have Widget enabled theme:

  1. Download the MyBlogLog widget file: mybloglog_wp_2.zip. Unzip its content into your WP plugins/widgets directory, located at <INSTALL_DIR>/wp-content/plugins/widgets.
  2. Login to your WP admin, click on the “Plugins” tab, look through the list of installed plugins to find the one called “MyBlogLog”, and then click on “Activate” to activate the plugin.
  3. Finally, click on “Presentation” tab, then “Sidebar Widgets” subtab. You will see MyBlogLog from the “Available Widgets” list. Drag and drop it to your template sidebar, click on the widget setting and follow the instructions on there to set it up.

Non-Widget theme: Since you don’t have sidebar widgets, and there is no plugin avilable yet, you will have to manually add JavaScript code into the sidebar template.

  1. First you will have to Login to your MyBlogLog account, and click on get your ID Code. Once you have your ID Code with you:
  2. Login to your WP admin, click on “Presentation”, “Theme Editor”, then “Sidebar Template” or open your Sidebar Template file in any editor.
  3. Find the best location to display, and enclose the MyBlogLog widget code with <li> and </li>. The code would be like as under:

  4. Click the “Update File” button to save. That’s all!


MyBlogLog, Widget: MyBlogLog, Social Community

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