How to add a facebook like button to a blog post?

Facebook is a very popular social networking site. It is also a very good source of advertisement of your blog post. You can add a facebook like button below the title of your blog post. See an example below:


What's the benefit of adding a facebook like button to your blog post? Anyone who clicks this button, ultimately shares your blog post story on their facebook wall or timeline. It means more advertisement and more visits to your blog.

Here is how to add a facebook like button to your blog post:

  • Go to template settings of your blog.
  • Click on ‘edit HTML’ then proceed.
  • Expand Widget Templates.
  • Find this line in template :
<div class='post-header-line-1'/>

  • Now paste this code after above line:

<b:if cond='data:blog.pageType == &quot;item&quot;'>

<iframe allowTransparency='true' expr:src='&quot;; + data:post.url + &quot;&amp;layout=standard&amp;show_faces=false&amp;width=100&amp;action=like&amp;font=arial&amp;colorscheme=light&quot;' frameborder='0' scrolling='no' style='border:none; overflow:hidden; width:450px; height:40px;'/>


  • Save template and you are done.

Generate Favicon for your Blog


Favicons are small icons shown next to site names in URL bar of web browsers. You can customize the favicon of your blog by selecting an image from your computer or web.

Genfavicon is a free and very good site to generate favicons. To generate a favicon for your blog, go to this site and upload your desired image from your computer or web. Select the uploaded image and use mouse to drag or resize it. Select the size 16 x 16 and click on capture and preview. If satisfied with generated preview, download favicon image to your computer.

Follow this easy tutorial to add favicon to your blog.

Bing Webmaster Center


Bing (formerly Live Search, Windows Live Search and MSN Search) is a web search engine by Microsoft. Bing allows webmasters to manage the web crawling status of their own websites through Bing Webmaster Center. Use the webmaster tools to troubleshoot the crawling and indexing of your blog, submit sitemaps and view statistics about your blogs.

To use webmaster tools, go to Bing Webmaster Center and sign in to use the tools. Click on Add a site and submit your blog URL with site map address. Example:

Web address:

Sitemap address: or

Provide webmaster email if you want and click on Submit button. They need to verify that you are true owner of submitted site. Copy given meta tag and paste it into head section of your blog by going to Dashboard > Layout > Edit HTML. Meta tag should be like  <meta name="msvalidate.01" content="238F066602818D0FA23E2B1D371E076A" /> and put it somewhere after <head>. Save the template and return to site list in Bing webmaster tools. Click on your blog in site list to see statistics if it is already indexed by Bing. If there is no data available then you have to wait for a few days till MSNBot (the Bing web crawler) scans and indexes contents of your blog.