Long-time followers, by which I mean those who have been reading for two weeks now, may have noticed the right bar of this blog evolve a bit. Allow me to explain, because these widgets are quite confusing.
Google Friend Connect
Friend Connect comes as a default widget on Blogger blogs. It shouldn't be much of a surprise, because Blogger is a property of Google. More surprising is how little friend connect actually does. I assumed anyone who followed would be emailed an update when I posted. Unfortunately, that isn't the case. If you use Google Reader, the blogs you follow are added to your reader account automatically.
Bonus 1 I get to show the world how many followers I have.
Bonus 2 You get your avatar on my blog's front page.
Really Simple Syndication feeds were added by request. These allow people to easily subscribe to multiple websites and are best viewed in an RSS reader like Google Reader or Mozilla Thunderbird/Microsoft Outlook.
NEW: Subscribe by Email
Rejoice! I now have implemented the most-requested feature to date: automatic email updates! It's a 5 step process.
- Enter email address
- Click 'subscribe'
- Enter the CAPTCHA
- Submit the form
- Click the link in the verification email you've received
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