Start Blog Writing https://startblogwriting.com a guide to blogging Mon, 24 Jul 2017 17:22:10 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 https://i0.wp.com/startblogwriting.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/cropped-sbw3.png?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 Start Blog Writing https://startblogwriting.com 32 32 109692091 Lost your WordPress self hosted site password – here is the last option https://startblogwriting.com/lost-wordpress-self-hosted-site-password-last-option/ https://startblogwriting.com/lost-wordpress-self-hosted-site-password-last-option/#respond Mon, 24 Jul 2017 17:22:10 +0000 https://startblogwriting.com/?p=378 There are several ways to remember a self hosted WordPress site password. That includes writing down the password on a piece of paper or a diary. But for each way to remember, there is also a way to mess up. The author recently experienced this because of a recent password change on another website. So […]

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Changing Facebook Page Username https://startblogwriting.com/changing-facebook-page-username/ https://startblogwriting.com/changing-facebook-page-username/#respond Sun, 23 Jul 2017 15:15:24 +0000 https://startblogwriting.com/?p=360 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 […]

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How to take screenshots from any YouTube video https://startblogwriting.com/take-screenshots-youtube-video/ https://startblogwriting.com/take-screenshots-youtube-video/#respond Sat, 17 Jun 2017 06:00:09 +0000 https://startblogwriting.com/?p=354 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 […]

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YouTube video cards https://startblogwriting.com/youtube-video-cards/ https://startblogwriting.com/youtube-video-cards/#respond Sun, 04 Jun 2017 19:29:41 +0000 https://startblogwriting.com/?p=345 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 […]

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The 1337 milestone for blog followers https://startblogwriting.com/1337-milestone-blog-followers/ https://startblogwriting.com/1337-milestone-blog-followers/#comments Sat, 22 Apr 2017 18:47:32 +0000 https://startblogwriting.com/?p=340 WordPress and Jetpack pack an awesome punch at tracking statistics of your WordPress powered blog. Increase in number of followers. Spike in statistics. Spike in traffic. One website of Team SBW recently passed a few milestones. But what is this number 1337. http://thetimelock.photos/

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Changing the color of the address bar in mobile chrome browser for your WordPress Blog https://startblogwriting.com/changing-color-address-bar-mobile-chrome-browser-wordpress-blog/ https://startblogwriting.com/changing-color-address-bar-mobile-chrome-browser-wordpress-blog/#respond Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:23:48 +0000 https://startblogwriting.com/?p=333 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 […]

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What is AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages) https://startblogwriting.com/what-is-amp-accelerated-mobile-pages/ https://startblogwriting.com/what-is-amp-accelerated-mobile-pages/#respond Tue, 07 Mar 2017 02:44:08 +0000 https://startblogwriting.com/?p=255 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 […]

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Carousal Feature in recent Instagram update https://startblogwriting.com/carousal-feature-in-recent-instagram-update/ https://startblogwriting.com/carousal-feature-in-recent-instagram-update/#comments Mon, 27 Feb 2017 17:13:42 +0000 https://startblogwriting.com/?p=290 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 […]

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Why so less followers on Instagram https://startblogwriting.com/less-followers-instagram/ https://startblogwriting.com/less-followers-instagram/#respond Sun, 26 Feb 2017 17:54:35 +0000 https://startblogwriting.com/?p=297 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 […]

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How to resolve error message “Your IP has been flagged for potential security violations” https://startblogwriting.com/resolve-error-message-ip-flagged-potential-security-violations/ https://startblogwriting.com/resolve-error-message-ip-flagged-potential-security-violations/#respond Sat, 18 Feb 2017 18:43:09 +0000 https://startblogwriting.com/?p=252 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 […]

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