Thursday, June 26, 2008

Locate your Site Visitors using Clustrmaps brings a widget that shows the location of your site visitors on a tiny map that could be easily put on your blog. They provide the HTML that gives you a tiny map. The location of each visit is based on the IP address of the computer used.

When it loads, it increments a counter and shows the locations of all visitors to your page. Clicking on it zooms in to a big world map, and (optionally) lets you zoom in to the continents, as in the example below

[ Not the original size here ]

For the live demo of this widget in action please visit

Friday, June 6, 2008

Another Popular ShoutBox for Blogger

In one of our earlier posts, we had introduced you to ShoutBox from Recently, We've found another free and popular shoutbox for blogger. This one comes from

Here's a screenshot of the live demo on their homepage

The installation is hassle free, It only take 3 simple steps to get your own shoutbox

Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Guard against viruses using Free Online Virus Scanners

Viruses are annoying little programs which mess up your computer. In past we've recommended using a resident anti-virus program to actively defend against virus attacks. We had also suggested trying out the google pack which includes Norton Security Scan and loads of other useful software

As a second line of defence, We advice you to periodically check your computer using Free online virus scanners. The following links takes you to the reputed antivirus company sites, which install a small piece of code in your browser(ActiveX/Java) to scan your computer.

Sunday, June 1, 2008

Glitter Text/Graphics for Blogs

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There are times when adding animation and glitter works well for your blog. Animated GIF's are a popular way to get the attention of your visitors. Many of us just like to add some blog things for fun, If you would like to dazzle your blog with glitters then head to While you are there, grab some avatars , cliparts and videos.

[ UPDATE: Just recently, as our visitors pointed out there seems some problem with the video service of this site ]

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The site also has a collection of MySpace, Friendsterand Xanga Layouts.

About copyrights of the graphics, the FAQ says:

"..All graphics are free for personal use: no strings (or pricetags, for that matter) attached towards us.."

So, using the graphics for your personal use on your blog is legal and permitted. Our tip is to use animation cautiously and wisely, think out beforehand which graphic would work out best for your blog and try to keep the animations to absolute minimum, too much blinking graphics will distract your visitors from real content.

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