Tag Archives: bookmarklet

User control of the Blogger comment form

Figure B: Full page form

This post is about a bookmarklet that I use when submitting multiple comments to a blog run on the Blogger platform. It standardizes the input window. This functionality isn’t of much value unless you’re submitting several comments in succession, for example, when entering a giveaway. There are three possible settings for Blogger blog comments. When you look at the end of the comments section at the bottom of a Blogger post, you’ll see either an embedded form (Figure A) or a link to Post a Comment (Figure B). In the latter case, if you click on the link, you’ll get … Continue reading

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A quick way to sign your blog comments

bookmarklet shown in Firefox bookmark toolbar

I’ve entered over 3,700 blog giveaways to date so a number of my posts over the next month will be related in some way to entering giveaways. To enter most of these contests, you leave a comment(s) on a blog post. When entering at blogs that use the Blogger platform, it can get a bit tiring adding your e-mail address to each comment. There are a few different ways to make this go faster, but I find a “bookmarklet” to be pretty easy. A bookmarklet is a bookmark/favorite that runs a snippet of javascript code rather than goes to a … Continue reading

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