Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Bloggy Hint #2 - Using a Signature

Want to use a cute signature like this



on your blog?

Here's what to do:

1. Go to http://www.mylivesignature.com/ and create you a pretty little siggy.

2. Choose the option to create HTML.

3. Save this HTML in a word document (I'm sure there are other ways to do this, just is just how I did it).

4. When you get to the part in your post where you want your siggy, switch to "Edit HTML" and cute and paste your HTML from your word document.

5. Switch back to "Compose" mode and fix your spacing and such.

Voila!

Thanks to Smoochiefrog for these instructions for permanently installing a signature so you don't have to cut and past each time you post:

On the dashboard, it's under Settings and formatting. Then you scroll down to post template. You insert your code there and it will post it every time for you.

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13 comments:

Kate said...

Ok I went, I looked, and I decided - my name looks retarded in all those fonts! I think I need to get a more exotic name and then go back - some like Tallulah or Antoinette.....

ash said...

do you have to add it everytime or is there somewhere I can put it where it does it automatically?

Sasha said...

Ash- the only way I know to do it is cut and paste it every time.

And that is why you only see it every now and then- I get lazy!

Smoochiefrog said...

On Blogger there is a way to have it automatically put in there, but I can't remember how to do it now. :)

Smoochiefrog said...

Ok, I made a dummy blog and found it.

On the dashboard, it's under Settings and formatting. Then you scroll down to post template. You insert your code there and it will post it everytime for you.

:)

Sara said...

Where's bloggy hint #1? I must have missed it :(

Joy said...

smochie frog you are a smart cookie I knew there must be a way but couldn't figure it out yesterday when I made my signature so I gave up

Now off to make another one

Smoochiefrog said...

Aw, thanks Joy. :)

Kally said...

I have used live signature from pretty much the beginning of my blogging and I don't copy and paste every time.

Here is what you can do: copy your live sig html then, in blogger, go to Dashboard. Next click the Settings tab and go to Formatting. Scroll down until you get to the very bottom where it says post template and paste the html code there. Save your settings and Ba-da-Bing! You now have your live signature on each and every one of your posts. When posting I usually click on the edit html tab to begin my post and then click back to the compose tab so I can see that everything is where I want it.

I hope this helps!

Kally said...

oh well, I guess smoochiefrog beat me to it while I was away dealing with things in the server room.

Mama H said...

Thanks for the tips! My blog has a siggy now! :-)

Hair Girl said...

I finally found a few minutes to do a signature. Thanks for the help.

Pixel Queen Photography said...

I just did this but my name is so pixelated that it doesn't look right. Did you ever have that trouble? I even did different sizes of fonts and it still looks like crud.

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