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Grab your Blogfest '14 badge

Blogfest '14 is nearly upon us - and we've got some very smart new badges for your blogs! 

If you're joining us on November 8 (and if you're still thinking about it, do have a look at what's on - it's going to be brilliant), we'd love you to wear one with pride - it's a great way of seeing who else is coming and connecting before the big day.

We know that your blogs come in all shapes and sizes, so we've made sure there's a couple of options to choose from, and we've included instructions on how to get the badges up, too. 

We've also got a Blogfest linky running, so do hop over and take a look. You can post about *anything* Blogfest related - the speakers, the issues up for debate, what you're going to wear - or even on how blogging has changed your life.

So, grab a badge, join the linky, and start getting excited! 


Step 1: Choose your badge size 

Step 2: Copy and paste the badge's code  

 

mumsnet

Large badge code: 

<a href="http://www.mumsnet.com/events/blogfest/2014"><img src="http://www.mumsnet.com/cms/uploads/bloggers/blogfest/2014/Blogfestbadgelarge.png" width="250" height="250" alt="mumsnet" /></a>
 

mumsnet 

Small badge code: 

<a href="http://www.mumsnet.com/events/blogfest/2014"><img src="http://www.mumsnet.com/cms/uploads/bloggers/blogfest/2014/Blogfestbadgesmall.png" width="145" height="145" alt="mumsnet" /></a>

 

Step 3: Embed your badge code on your blog

Please note that every blogging platform is different. We've included instructions for the five most popular platforms in our network. If you use another blogging site, it's best that you follow the instructions on embedding there.

If you're not sure where to look or run into problems when trying to follow them, please contact your blogging site's help team for more info - they're sure to know more than us!


Blogspot

  • Go to blog home page (signed in)
  • Click Design
  • Click Add a Gadget where you want it to go
  • In the pop-up window, scroll down to "HTML/Javascript" and click the Plus sign
  • Paste in the code from MN's site. Title is optional. Click Save
  • Click Save on the main edit page
  • Click View Blog

WordPress

  • Go to blog dashboard, e.g.: http://yourblog.wordpress.com/wp-admin
  • Click on Appearance on the left
  • Click on Widgets
  • Drag the Text widget to one of the sidebars on the right
  • Type a title
  • Copy and paste the badge code into the input area

Tumblr

  • Click Customize on your blog dashboard
  • Click the Theme tab
  • Click Use custom HTML
  • Scroll down to the line that says <div id="search">
  • Above that line copy and paste the badge code
  • Add <br /><br /> after the badge code
  • Click Update preview
  • Click Save + Close

Posterous

  • Go to Manage my account: http://posterous.com/manage
  • Click on your site on the left
  • Click Theme my site
  • A new window will appear
  • Click Advanced
  • Click Enable advanced theming
  • It will ask you for a name for your new theme. You can just accept the default or type a name of your choosing.
  • Click OK
  • Click Expand on the right
  • Find the line that says {block:Contributors}
  • Above that line paste the badge code
  • Add <br /><br /> after the badge code
  • Click Save, I'm done

LiveJournal

  • Select Journal and then Journal Style from the menu
  • Click Customize Selected Theme at the bottom right
  • Click Sidebars
  • Paste the badge code into the input area marked "Content of custom block"
  • Click Save Changes

 

Last updated: 08-Oct-2014 at 11:54 AM