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Changing Facebook Page Username

Changing Facebook Page Username

Blogging Technicals, micro Blogging
New users may find it difficult to understand the naming system on a Facebook page. On a Facebook page, there is a name and username. Correct inputs of these two means that your page will show up properly in the URL. This URL is easily recognised. It can also be shared on social messages and word by mouth. Otherwise a bunch of numbers and letters is so forgettable. Create a Facebook Page This option is available under the down key of menu options. On clicking of 'Create Page' the following interface opens. For starters, we input a Facebook page name as 'teamsbw.news' This page name appears on the page as follows. So the page name appears under the name and username is blank. Here you have an option of creating…
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How to take screenshots from any YouTube video

How to take screenshots from any YouTube video

Blogging Technicals, How To
Bloggers and writers often need to take screenshots. The Windows Snipping Tools is good enough for most occasions. In case of YouTube however, there are screenshots or thumbnails embedded in the video at the time of upload. The trick is to extract these from the video as jpeg or png photos. Read more about the Windows Snipping Tools at the following URL given below. http://soonev.com/capture-high-resolution-screen-shots-windows-desktop/ Taking screenshots from YouTube video Let us take an example of a video of a concert program in Delhi https://youtu.be/AKvVqSNjsrU The video has been uploaded on the channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBJ4jv2Yyk8vpvC1rxa4XcA To take screen shots or extract thumbs already embedded. Go to the following website http://www.youtubescreenshot.com/ The front page of the website is pretty simple, not too many distracting menus and options. As given right in the…
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YouTube video cards

YouTube video cards

Blogging Technicals, How To
You have got the attention of a viewer for your YouTube video. Analytics show that the 10 Minute Video, though captivating is going to distract the viewer after exactly four minutes. Analytics also show that beyond four minutes the viewer will then watch the complete video and will not know what to do next. For such distracting situations we have YouTube cards. What is a YouTube Card A YouTube card is like a link which shows on your video at the desired point of time. You can see the above video where a black exclamation mark on a white circle is visible on the top right. Clicking on this mark will open the following. Click on the link will take you to the hyperlink. Working of YouTube cards is explained…
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Changing the color of the address bar in mobile chrome browser for your WordPress Blog

Changing the color of the address bar in mobile chrome browser for your WordPress Blog

Blogging Technicals, How To, WordPress
A neat way of adding eye candy to your WordPress powered blog is by changing the color of the address bar in mobile chrome browser. The color can be made to specifically match the theme color of your blog. While viewing it on your Android smart phone, even the notification space on the top changes color. [gallery link="file" columns="2" size="medium" ids="334,335"] On the left is the blog with the effect. As one can notice, the notification bar on the top also takes the same color. On the right is the blog without the effect. How to change color of the address bar First find out the hex code of the color which you want to use. Use your theme customisation to check the exact color. Next, insert this code in…
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What is AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages)

What is AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages)

Blogging Insights
Accelerated Mobile Pages or AMP is a Google backed Open Source initiative to standardize display of web pages on a smartphone or mobile screen. Screen or display real estate is at a premium on mobile phones. There is just about five inch of screen to pack in text, pictures, videos, titles, etc. Google is committed to provide the best viewer experience for its search engine users. And by the looks of it, AMP is the way forward for publishers and bloggers. AMP Official website and announcements The official website for AMP is the first place to start for details. It is almost the single reference point to begin with AMP. https://www.ampproject.org/ But for the beginner point of view, this is the best way to start understanding about AMP. https://googleblog.blogspot.in/2015/10/introducing-accelerated-mobile-pages.html This…
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Carousal Feature in recent Instagram update

Carousal Feature in recent Instagram update

Blogging Technicals, How To, micro Blogging
Instagram had a limitation of one image per upload and per post. This was a severe and crippling limitation. It placed the poster in a dilemma. Which image is to be selected for posting. One could never decide. Other option was to post a video. But a video could never be as captivating as a single image. But all this has changed with theĀ  on the poster as to which would be the best image. All that has been changed with the introduction of #carousal feature in a recent update of Instagram. What is Carousal Feature in Instagram Carousal Feature is like a picture slideshow. You can select up to 10 pictures and then set them up as a slide show. A prominent button asks if multiple images need selection.…
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Why so less followers on Instagram

Why so less followers on Instagram

Blogging Insights
Social Networks have changed our way of living. A large screen smart phone and an app like Instagram or Facebook transports you to another world. Social media means interaction. Also important is a give and take relation. Public figures and eminent personalities can afford to have large number of followers. It is the nature of their public life. But they still need to reach out to their followers. Concept of followers and following on Instagram Instagram is an app based social networking platform which allows you to post photos and videos. This is then visible to all fellow Instagram users who are following you. They can like and comment on your posts. This is the basic feature of Instagram. As the popularity of Instagram increases, more and more features are…
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How to resolve error message “Your IP has been flagged for potential security violations”

How to resolve error message “Your IP has been flagged for potential security violations”

Blogging Technicals, WordPress
A JetPack enabled self hosted WordPress blog or website may through this error message. "Your IP has been flagged for potential security violations" The website has been blocked by JetPack. There is a link provided which lists out methods to resolve it. The most common way to get this problem is if you have a static IP address which is a prerequisite to have an HTTPS site certification. This static IP address is compromised or leaked by someone may lead to attacks and forced logins. If the JetPack module 'Protect' is enabled, then this error message will be displayed. About the block by Jetpack When you attempt to login to your wordpress site dashboard, you will get the following error message. A helpful 'Find out more' link is also given…
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