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That widget will do you no good as it is a frame which is not SEO friendly. So the content inside the widget is essentially invisible to the search engines. Additionally, there is no link to your website in that HTML so you're not getting any links from that widget anyway. Basically this is not how you want to make a widget. You should have that widget be ...


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Try adding your widget to google gadgets: webmasters often look there for widgets to add to their site.


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Webmasters will only add content to their website if it adds value to their users (whether it is real or just perceived is irrelevant). Your job is to explain to other website how this widget will benefit them. What will they gain by putting this widget in their blog? How should they expect their users to react? How will their users see this valuable ...


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You may want to include screenshots of your widget on the site you created for it. Also, in the upper corner of the map (within actual map) you could include the words "This map was generated using Come Hike" and the come hike part could be a link to your site... just an idea.


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i agree with @lese majeste you need to work on content, its the hardest part and the one i struggle with the most. However to try and increase traffic or at least encourage my few readers to spread the word i have added twitter, linkedin and facebook buttons as this is where i promote my site the most and also where i generate the small amount of traffic i ...


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Before you start worrying about widgets, advertising, RSS, or any of the other peripheral components to your blog, you need to actually have good content. If you don't have good content, you can add all the widgets and "java codes" you want, and you'll still just have a useless blog that no one visits. "Content is king" isn't just a cliche. It's an axiom of ...


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I think the easiest way to achieve this would be to increase the database size from your hosting advisor. However, you can do it using Google Analytics as your data store. Using the Google Analytics API to retrieve page views add the Google Analytics tracking script to your website Use the Data Export API to authenticate with Google, which will allow you ...


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You're probably referring to the New York Times slidebox. They were one of the first, or at least highest-profile sites to use the technique. There's a demo here of a plugin someone wrote, with link to Github for source. And here's a tutorial implementing a simple version with just some custom jQuery-based JS.


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This is simply DOM manipulation using javascript - more often than not using a JavaScript library like jquery or similar. The HTML containing the form (or whatever content) is hidden until the action element is clicked revealing the hidden content (either immediately or with a transition). Some examples can be found here: ...


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You will have far more success if you use the Flickr API. That page also has working code in many different server side programming languages to help get you off to a good start.


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Without knowing any of the details, I would say yes, it is legitimate to charge for anything that adds value to a customer's site. If you're worried about pushback from your customers, then you need to sell them these features as things that they need. It's all in the marketing.


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Use widgets that provide HTML and JavaScript, then copy and paste that into your post. To display recent posts, for example, you could sign up for FeedBurner, then use the HTML code generated by their BuzzBoost widget (under Publicize>BuzzBoost in the FeedBurner control panel) to display the latest posts from your RSS feed in the blog post itself.


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SEO is a constant effort that the webmaster has to do in order to increase PR (Page Rank) in search engines (like Google, Yahoo, Bing!, etc.). For a general answer, refer to this topic. For a specific answer, you'll need to use Google Adwords in order to advertise your product on targeted websites. There are a plethora of third-party tools that will assist ...


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Wordpress can do the job, and will probably easier on you than anything else as it has a good UI, it's own stack site for support, a well written codex and searchable plugin directory. You can buy high quality themes from theme forest and there are a number of reservation system plugins available. Added together you should be able to get a site together in ...


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I think the best approach to go with, bearing in mind you want a non-standard ad format, and that you don't mind affiliate ads, is to make an ad in the right format that you want for a company that suits the site. Instead of using the normal link to the homepage, use an affiliate link so that anyone clicking and buying on their website is attributed to ...


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You can't include php code in text widgets from the Wordpress admin panel by default. You've added far too much code in your question (instead of just including the relevant snippets - use pastbin for full contents of files). But you can add the ability to include php in text widgets by adding the following in your theme's functions.php file. ...


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No it would not harm your rankings using textarea in the sidebar but the more suited tag would be <pre> your code </pre> or just text using <p> <span> or even <div> would be more ideal. If your have attempted this but your cms is convert raw text into links then disable that filter within that widget. Additionally having badges ...


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Here are a couple of options that will get you rolling within a few minutes. Unfortunately, you may not find all of the features you're looking for (as far as layout and functionality are both concerned) in one location... Weather Underground has Widgets for current conditions, two-day forecasts, tropical weather, and a myriad of others. There are a ...


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Wordpress, with the Netblog plugin, is almost good enough for my needs. Almost. It doesn't generate COinS output, it doesn't have links to the footnotes, and it doesn't automatically link DOIs. Maybe this will help someone else out.


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There aren't many options so far as I can see. I don't have any direct experience with anything beyond wordpress plugins that add similar functionality. Pluck Reviews Rating System


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If you have not modified the tracking snippet, this traffic will typically end up on your client's Traffic Sources > Referrals report - unless the widget is embedded in a document served over SSL or the user-agent is configured not to send the referrer header. (change the embed code to src="//example.com/whatever.php" if possible) This may be acceptable ...


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I would copy Google maps as people are going to be familiar with that. They have the chain icon and the word "link". Then when you click link you get Paste link in email or IM (Text box) Paste HTML to embed in website (Text box) Customise and preview embedded map (link)


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PCI compliance will always be an issue when dealing with credit card payments. Doing it this way only complicates things as now not only does your site have to be PCI compliant but so does the user who uses this widget. PCI compliance dictates that any website that handles credit card payments must be PCI compliant. The Payment Card Industry Data ...


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If you just want to collect the email addresses you can create forms using services like JotForm or WuFoo and embed the forms into any website. The forms can include multiple fields of any type (including email address). Both services collect the data for you and you can get to it by logging to your account there or you can receive an email with the ...



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