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Welcome to The Bug Bytes a site/blog mainly for Papercrafting and some photography and other stuff thrown in here & there. Add in some die cutting machine, scrapbooking tools, cameras, scissors , glue and...... My name is Pam. If you have been redirected from Papillon Digital Design you have come to the right place.Hope you get inspired by the projects, videos and files. Would love it if you could leave comments and become a follower. (Word verification is turned ON to avoid spam. Sorry for that inconvenience.) Would love it if you would also share your project here . If you find a linky under the post do share your project by posting link there or if you do not find a linky post your link in the comments.Thank you for visiting. The website Papillon digital designs has changed to Papillon Digital Design so if the link gives and error or takes you to page with chinese characters then please drop the 's' in the link at the end of papillondigitaldesigns and try . That is change papillondigitaldesigns to papillondigitaldesign and try the link.

January 29, 2010

Blog Tip - Adding emoticons to Blogger

Oh my Gosh. How many of these will I add ? :) ;) :D  =))
Ok - I better stop getting carried away.
I was asked this question. And as I keep saying - I google it. I wanted to add smileys so I googled - adding emoticons to blogger. Many of the sites suggested to add monkey something - ha ha  as if I am not monkeying around with my html enough ( Ok before I am inundated with all of you smart helpful people's email  - that is greasemonkey :) and you need firefox for that but I use google chrome - god knows why) but one of them added just a javascript to the code and I can type the symbols - a colon followed by a bracket and it will automatically convert that to this :) . (that's why I spelled the word for if I type it will become a smiley)
And the link is (actually there are many out there but the one I used for no better reason than it popped up first on google search) is
http://mltan100.blogspot.com/2008/02/use-emoticon-on-blogger-blog.html

This is not a recommendation at all. Do all HTML code hacking  using your own judgement in assessing the risk please. I am a beginner blogger and have a long way to go before I consider myself even an average knowledgeable person in this field. I just was asked and have provided the answer.

oops forgot to add so edited . I do keep editing as somehow I can only see better after publishing it and since my laptop is old and missing some keys ( I need to get a new one but only next year - would you believe I have taped one key as the top is completely missing?) and skipping some more letters I do come back & edit as wrong spelling and incorrect grammar bother me.
Any way - you all can also add emoticons in my comments by using the shortcut keywords found at that site - basically all these are yahoo emoticons keyword shortcuts

9 comments :

Sheila said...

Whenever I see the little guy laying on the floor laughing I want to take him home! He is soooo cute. TFS.

eiyiyi said...

Pam, I don't tell you often enough but your blog is so great and so incredibly helpful. I really appreciate the time you take to keep us all out of trouble.

I was doing my editing on the fly as well. Then, I created another blog just for editing. I create my post, add my pictures do all my fiddling, publish, look at it again and fix it then "select all", copy and paste it to a new post in my regular blog. The key to it is to make sure when you set up the editing blog you click the box that says no one can see it but you! Hope that makes your life with the missing keys easier.

Thanks again and hugs to you, eileen

Pam aka TheBugBytes said...

what a brilliant idea. Off to make myself a new editing blog :)

flowerdisco said...

Dear Pam...I "GOOGLED" for the emoticons too, many-many times but my "ANTIVIRUS WARNING WINDOWS" keep popping on every emoticon site I open. I thought to ask you since I see you use them too.
I hope you do not get...and I am quoting the following statement from your reply/post:::"Ok before I am ""inundated"" with all of you smart helpful people's email". You are too Funny, Hugs and Have a great day!!! I will try your suggestion :)

Anonymous said...

test. :D

Anonymous said...

=D>

zedrec said...

tank you :-L

Si Mambang Angin. said...

/floor

emoticons said...

Thanks! Do you have some more emoticons to share? That would be nice.

"kind encouraging and inspiring words"

I appreciate your comments so much. They are treasured and such an inspiration. Thanks for leaving them.