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How to Add Custom CSS in a Blogger Blog?

As the colorful wings make a caterpillar butterfly, you need to dress up your blog to make it look awesome. In designing world we define this dress as CSS or more complicatedly Cascading Style Sheets. If you want your blog to look like a beauty queen, you gotta CSSify it. Anyway as a starter you might face difficulties while adding css (I faced, everyone face). Hence this tutorial. So without any clutters let's directly talk about how to do it.

In this world, there are two ways to perform any task. One, the easy way (or the Lazy Way) and the hard way (some hard-working people do it). I prefer the first process. Why the heck would I waste and burn extra calories, when I'm getting the same result? Anyway let's head over to the steps.

First off, the Lazy Way:

If you're sort of lazy and want to save your calories for future usage, you must follow this procedure. At first go to your blog's dashboard and steer down to the template part. You should notice a small screenshot of your blog with Live on Blog written over it. Got it? Fine, now click on the orange Customise button below it. The screen-snap will help you out.


A new page should open, where you'll notice some extra bit of options. Now directly navigate down to the advanced tab. Can you see a box up there? Right, now put any CSS code in that box and press Apply to Blog at the top right corner. That's it; you've now successfully and lazily added custom CSS code to your blog.


Now, the hard way:

Okay, if you think the life is full of hurdles and stuffs & you're at some stupid race of success, then you should probably follow these steps.

At first go to the template section and then click on Edit HTML right beside the Orange customise button (below the live view thumbnail of your blog). Now you'll find some innumerable bunch of crappy codes! Just click inside the box and press Ctrl+F and a tiny box will pop at the right top corner. Copy-paste this code in that box and hit enter.


The code, now, should be highlighted in yellow color, got it? Fine, now put any css code above that line of phrase. Remember the CSS must be above ]]></b:skin>. See the screenshot below.


As you can see in the snap, the CSS codes are pasted above the highlighted portion. Right? Okay, now click on Save Template. Wait a few moments until it gets saved and then head over to your blog to check whether the CSS addition was successful or not.

Putting All Bucks in Pocket:

Now you know how to add css codes in your blogger blog. If you face any problems while performing these tasks, comment below or you can knock me at Google+. Go ahead, it's your blog, make it awesome. Ceeyaa!

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How to Keep Your PC at its Best — The Ultimate Guide

When you start your day, there’s one common thing that you ask yourself — How to stay at my best today? Because, when you stay at your best, it’s really hard for anyone to make you down. The same tactics work for your favorite computer, you know. Your computer at its best can provide you almost 100% efficiency. So, how to keep it at its best?  Today in this article I’m gonna write some tips to kick your PC’s day off with a fabulous boost.

What security problems does your PC face?

First off, think of the hurdles that stop you having a great day. For sure sudden sickness comes in that list, which mainly caused due to the bloody viruses, no? The same stuff occurs in case of your PC. You surf the net, download files, chat with friends and silently a Trojan finds a way into your computer. In addition to the harmful viruses there are dangerous malwares; key-loggers etc. are waiting to hunt you. While malware and viruses can destroy your PC (infecting the system files in the core), key-loggers can steal all your information including your ultra-personal stuffs such as Facebook, Twitter & even PayPal passwords! So you better keep them away from your system. But how can you do so? Follow the following!

You want the solution, eh?

The basic and most effective solution is awareness. But as they say, we humans are made of mistakes. So we better handle the responsibility in expert hands. By expert hands you can assume what exactly I’m talking about — The Antivirus Programs. Let me illustrate this in a dramatic manner. Imagine a castle where you and your PC are living and a crowd of viruses moving in to attack your castle. In that situation the antivirus will stand in front and fight against those craps. Cool, no? And when the talk is about security stuffs, Bitdefender comes in the ring, always ready to create an unbreakable invulnerable wall in between your PC and the crappy viruses and malwares. All you have to do is buy the software, install it, and let it do its job. That’s it.

Why Bitdefender?

I know there are tons of other antivirus solutions available at the market right now. But according to me Bitdefender Antivirus Plus offers the best damn protection against Viruses, Malwares, Key-loggers etc. Bitdefender was rated 6 stars out of 6 in an independent IT Security Institute AV-Test, which, for sure abides by my words. Though all of you guys know that how trustworthy the antivirus software Bitdefender is, I thought of writing a review of it. So let’s have a look at its key features.

  • First of all one of the most pleasing features it has offered is the Bitdefender Photon™. Often when you use a heavy antivirus the computer slows down a bit. But this innovative technology will leave you speechless with its breezing fast scanning experience.
  • One of the biggest fears while surfing the net is Personal Information or Identity theft. But with Bitdefender, feel free as its Safepay™ feature protects you automatically in paying gateways. And its enhanced version keeps hackers locked out your world.
  • When you visit a site to read some important data and a window pops up offering you an iPhone at 20 bucks, it feels really annoying, no? Regular pop up blockers are good but not the best. And that’s when Bitdefender Autopilot™ feature comes into play. It silently and automatically scours security dusts out of your window, without even seeking your attention. I think that’s a tremendous feature.
  • And I don’t need to mention the virus protection ability of an antivirus which has been awared the BEST ANTIVIRUS 2014. Besides regular virus protection, it takes you higher, saving you from rootkits by its rescue mode.
  • It doesn’t really seek too much pc configuration. It can be installed easily in a computer having 1 GB Ram and a free space of almost 1.8 GB. It works equally on Windows XP, Vista, 7 and 8. So you don’t need to worry about your OS.
  • Besides all these features it’s packed with innumerable stuffs. For instance, Vulnerability scanner, USB Immunizer, Remote Management, Bitdefender Safego™ etc. will do pretty good.

I guess, those are the most fabulous features you usually hunt for in an antivirus software. I've seen many other antivirus programs (I won't mention the names) but they fail to provide all type of security by itself. You need to install several other software to get a total security pack. But the Bitdefender Antivirus Plus is a total security package by itself. You don't need any other software to stay fully protected. Hence I recommend using this software. Anyway rush now to get the Best Antivirus of 2014.

Other Solutions:

If you’re too conscious about your security stuffs and if you want to do this job of your own then here are some handy tips you might find useful.

  • Firstly, do not respond positively to any mails that ask your password or bank pins. If you receive those mails, immediately contact that company and tell them about that mail.
  • Do not use same password for all sites. If one of your passwords is hacked somehow, all your accounts become unsafe then.
  • Use a strong unbreakable password consisting of capital letters, small letters, numbers, special characters etc. For instance YtGh7#2Es@v/e is really a strong password and a hacker has to try really hard in account to break it.
  • While entering passwords in sites like PayPal be sure to use the on-screen keyboard provided by Windows (and by Mac if you bite apple, lol). By doing this you can avoid key-loggers.
  • Use a genuine antivirus like Bitdefender and keep it updated in a daily basis.
  • Keep Windows Firewall switched on and updated.
  • While visiting social networking sites, don’t forget to take a look at its URL. Hackers often try to hoodwink you by same looking URLs. For example, they may use Faecbook.com which looks identical to usual Facebook.com. You go into that site, enter the password and boom! Your account is gone over to them. So you better be careful.
These were some tips which might save you in those security issues. Endeavor your best accomplishing those.

Problems other than security:

  1. In addition to security problems there are other problems too! Sometimes your computer gets slow. Your internet gets horribly speed less. In those cases I recommend using AVG PC Tuneup software. This optimizes your PC Speed, Internet speed, Registry errors and many more. And you can also use this technique to manually boost up your internet speed.
  2. Sometimes you accidentally delete your important files permanently. If you don’t get those back your Boss will, you know what I mean. This article will save you from your boss, I guess.
  3. If you are using a laptop you might face problem while typing on your keyboard as the mouse pad comes in your hand palm. And if you don’t notice what you’re typing you will finish up at some unreadable, indigestible kind of document which and you can’t do anything but gawking at it. So how to avoid this? Fortunately there is a freeware named TouchFreeze that can help you keeping this err away. Just install it and let it do its work.
  4. If your startup takes a lot of time, it might be caused by the user’s profile picture. Try changing it to a default one. It works often.
  5. Many times when update a content of a specific webpage and look at that page later, it stays the same i.e. it doesn’t get updated. In those cases, try cleaning your browser’s cache memory.
  6. While using your computer if your mouse freezes, that might be caused by virus. At that moment shut your computer down by pressing Alt+F4 or power button in your keyboard. Next after some minutes start your computer and perform a full antivirus scan of your computer including root scan on booting.
  7. If you are using Windows 8 you might not like the Start UI that it provides you by default. If you want to change it back to the Windows 7’s start menu follow this tutorial.
Those are the basic tips that might help you avoiding little problems and keep your computer 100% healthy and wealthy.


It depends on you how you operate your computer. If you behave goodly with it, it’ll react like the same. If you hurt it, it’ll hurt you back. Anyway tell me your problems in the comments below. I’ll keep updating this post with the solutions. Good bye, take care. Ceeyaa in the comments!!

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Password Protect any Folders with Kakasoft Folder Protector

Hey everyone. It's been a long time since I wrote a product review. Hence I decided to go with reviewing a product. Few months ago, I posted a tutorial about password protecting any folders with WinRAR. That returned many positive feedbacks. Today I'm gonna review another software that helps you to password protect any folders or files easily. So let's get started.

Meet Kakasoft Folder Protector:

As many of you know, Kakasoft is a famous software company that has produced many high quality software in the past few years. So there will be high expectations from its new product — Folder Protector 6.30. Let's watch if it can stand up to our suppositions.

Key Features:

  1. Needs no installation. Directly run the software and start protecting.
  2. Easily portable. You can carry the protector file anywhere you want.
  3. It's too easy to use. Even newbies can use it comfortably. 
  4. You can protect any type of devices including hard drives, USB Drives, Memory cards etc. It comes really handy.
  5. No matter what version of Windows you're using - Windows 8, 7, XP, Vista, 2000! It'll be there to have your work done.
  6. Many other features such as adjusting security levels, email password recovery etc. makes it professional protector software.

How to Protect:

As I said the procedure of protecting folders is so easy that even a newbie can do it without any hindrances. Yet, I thought of sharing the process (this will increase this post length, you know)!
Anyway have a brief look at the steps below.

1. First of all download the Folder Protector from link below. It's just 1.5 MB. The trial version is fully free of cost.


2. Now execute the downloaded file. If windows prompts you, click on run.

3. After running the folder protector, a window will open as shown below. Click on the folder icon to choose the target folder (i.e. the folder you want to password protect). Then type any password and click on the Protect button. You're done! You can also provide your email address to recover password in case you forget your password in future.


4. After protecting, if you wish to discontinue the protection just go to the same folder and open the lockdir.exe file. Next, you'll be asked for the password. Enter it accurately press the Unprotect button. That's it. The files will be extracted in that folder. It's as smooth as buttering a bread. In case you wanna retrieve the password enter your assigned mail address and click on retrieve button. Watch the snap below.


Final Review:

The first thing that attracted me is that it doesn't require installation. Other protector software like Winrar needs installation. This, sometimes, is irritating as we've to burn some spaces from our memory. So, you know, it's quite cool. Next, I was pleased with its easy user interface and instant protection, which is quite hard to find in other software. But the most tremendous fact is that it uses "industry standard 256-bit on-the-fly AES Encryption technology" while the encryption process. So your files are totally secured. Besides, the files are fully protected as it can't be deleted or moved after encryption. It's fully portable as well, so you can carry to anywhere you want. In one sentence - Kakasoft Folder Protector is a tremendous guard with irresistible protection and yet one of the easiest software I've ever used. It's the ultimate protector you need.

I give it 4.5 stars out of 5. There's one thing that I'd like to suggest Kakasoft. Kindly add a shortcut in the right click menu, so that any folder can be locked with just a click. I know in that case installation will be required but that's adorable.


Locking folders is pretty easy job to do. You can even do it with notepad, but when it comes to confidential stuffs, you better leave it on expert hands. Anyway comment your reviews below. Good bye for now. Ceeyaa!!
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Amazon Launched the Fire Phone — Can It Survive?

Eventually the long-heard rumor of a "3D-Phone" has come alive. Yes, lastly the ecommerce giant Amazon has joined Samsung & Apple in the party. The buzz of its launch was flying around from a few days. Jeff Bezos, the CEO of Amazon, on en event in Seattle has set the stage on "fire" (literally speaking), launching their first ever smart phone named — the Fire Phone. From his statements during the inauguration, it was pretty clear that Amazon's going to abide by the same tactics that they've been complying around the past years. He said that Amazon has one indispensable goal — "Earn the trust of the customers" and he believes that if they do it "thousand times, over and over and over", people 'will' notice. Well, the toughest job to do right now is competing in the Smartphone race ruled by Samsung and Apple. Can Amazon Survive? Let's have a look at its specifications.

Hardware Stuffs:

Bezos admitted that hardware-wise the phone has some part equivalent to few of its entrants especially to Galaxy S5 and iPhone 5s. Yet the new-born 160 gram Smartphone has some great stuff to offer to its users. It runs on the Krait 400 Qualcomm Snapdragon powered quad-core 2.2 GHz processor with 2GB RAM. This, I guess, is enough for a breezing fast android experience. For movie and game geeks the 4.7 inch aluminum device has offered IPS LCD HD display protected by Gorilla Glass. It comes with 720 x 1280 pixels resolution.

Amazon has showed their innovation power with the tremendous endeavor on its camera section. Like many other smart phones it has a 13 Mega Pixel rear camera with additional 4 front cams. Now here comes the twist. Besides adding a cool stabilization technology they've featured an 'instaccess" button. By which the camera can be launched with a single press even when the phone is locked! This clearly shows that the company is going to strengthen their hold on the photography part.

The Fire burns with both 32 GB and 64 GB internal storage. For storage of the photos you'll be given unlimited space on Amazon Cloud. It has 2400 mAh battery capable of 285 hours standby. For music geeks they've offered dual stereo speakers powered by Dolby. The magnetic earbuds will protect you from getting lost in the wire's jungle in your pocket.

Software Stuffs:

The Smartphone runs on Fire OS 3.5 (which is their own android version). One of the interesting features of this phone is the "Dynamic Perspective". The front facing cams keep track of your head, face orientation etc. And it responds in accordance with the way you move. As an instance, you can scroll any page by just moving your hand over it. This dynamic perspective also helps to convert flat images into 3D images. This actually isn't 3D, it's just a hoodwink called Motion Parallax. In spite of this trick, the experience is quite cool while using the phone.

Another breathe-taking innovation of Fire Phone is the Firefly service. The goodness of this feature reminds me of the song  —  Fireflies by Owl City. This media-identification app can recognize any product using the camera and add it to your Amazon cart within half a second! In addition to products, it can identify songs, movies, TV shows and tons of other stuffs.

You can get this 'coolly' featured Fire Phone from 25th July onwards (Only in US). For 32 GB you'll have to throw 649 bucks out of your pocket, which should be a great deal. The price at countries, other than US is yet to be declared.

Key Features:

  • Quad-core 2.2 GHz processor.
  • 2 GB RAM.
  • 13 MP Rear Cam with 4 Front Cams.
  • Operating System: Fire OS 3.5.
  • 4.7 Inch LCD High Definition Display (with Gorilla Glass Protection).
  • Screen Resolution: 720 X 1280p
  • Battery 2400 mAh (almost 285 hour's standby).
  • Internal memory: 32 GB / 64 GB.
  • Surprises: Firefly app & Dynamic Perspective.
  • Price: $ 649 (32 GB)  — Off Contract.
 Full technical details, contract prices and original pictures are available at this link.


Now the main question that arises is — Nokia drowned, Blackberry drowned, can Amazon do that? Can Amazon survive the no-chance-of-mistake race? Can they do what others couldn't? However, we've to wait few more days for the answers of these questions. Till then Keep Flying, Keep Firing.

All trademarks including Amazon, Samsung, Apple, Qualcomm etc. are property of their resepected owners and represented on promotional purpose only. Cover Pic Credit: Pixabay.com
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How to Change or Add Favicon in Blogger — The Easiest Guide!


Hey everyone, it's been several weeks since I wrote a post on this blog. Well, it was really a frustrating time period for this blog as well as me. But not to worry I'm back again. Let's take a cool breathe and get started rapidly. I can't wait.

In the previous article I helped you removing the 'Powered by Blogger' attribution, which resulted in overwhelming positive feedback. So in this week we'll be going another step ahead customizing your blog awesomely. In this article I'm gonna help you out to change or replace the favicon of your blogger blog and add a custom one. It's as important as removing the navigation bar. So let's dive in.

What's a favicon?

A favicon is the tiny logo kind of thing that you see at the top of browser window (i.e. the title bar), when you open any webpage. For instance watch out the snap below.


 Why change it?

In case of new blogs, blogger keeps it's default favicon. This looks a little unprofessional and your blog readers may neglect your blog even if you have spectacular content! So you better use your own custom favicon.

How to do it?

The process is as easy as eating a cookie, you know! Just abide by these easy-breezy steps and you're done. But before that its mandatory to keep a backup of your blog to avoid any blunders in the template.

1. Firstly, open your blogger dashboard and navigate down to the Layout section at the left side.


2. Now find a rectangle block, named Favicon (with an orange colored logo beside). Click the edit link on it.


3. After clicking a new window will be popped up. Tap the browse button up there and select any of your favorite favicons and click save. That's it.

Pro Tips:

1) You can use the websites such as Favicon.cc  or favicon-generator.org to generate some cool favicons for your blog. Or simply create one using Paint or Photoshop.
2) While choosing favicon, keep in mind that it should represent your blog. For instance, you may use the first letter of your blog's name.
3) Use light color in background and deeper color in the foreground object to make it clearly visible.

Wrapping it up:

So today you've learnt another new stuff and you're a step ahead towards a successful blogging career. Lastly, I'd like to say — Don't lose yourself, keep up blogging, there's hell lot of hindrances to come in your path. You may comment your consequences and feedback below. Good bye. Ceeyaa in the comments!

Pic Credit: Rayi Christian W via Unsplash.

Didn't understand the text tutorial? Don't worry. The following video guide will help you out (Credit: Karthik).

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Powered by Blogger Attribution — How to Remove it From Your Blog?

Is that 3 word clutter making your blood boil? Then why u no remove it? 

Last week I wrote an amazing tutorial on removing the navigation bar in blogger blogs, which too, is nothing but a mess to your blog. In this post I'm gonna help you removing the 'Powered by Blogger' attribution from the footer section of your blog.

how-to-remove-powered-by-blogger-attribution-coverIn default templates and some of the custom templates, the attribution stay locked at a fixed position which is really infuriating. You can't move it, you can't delete and you go mad about that crap. Chillax, cool up your brain, and read this post. It's all up here.

Now there a question comes that — Is it legal to remove the attribution from a blog? Because, it's kind of right of Blogger to place that stuff. Isn't it? Here's a way to deal with it. If you're using a custom template, then there must be a space in the footer to display the template maker's credits, right? In that space, beside the credits, you can place a link to Blogger saying - Hosted on Blogger or Powered by Blogger or any cool words you like.

So for now, I'm gonna remove that attribution by the following processes. First one is a bit easy for everyone. It's for the lazy peoples like mine. If you are a #hardworking kind of person, then try the 2nd process.

Tip: Before starting the following process first of all backup your template to avoid any accidental damage.

The Lazy Process: 

As per as the name, it's too easy and needs no coding knowledge. All you have to do is nothing but some mouse clicks and few key presses :P

1. First Login to your blogger account and go to any of your blog.

2. There look for the Template section and navigate to it. In the template area, you'd notice a smaller version of your blog in a frame. Click on the Customise button underneath that.


3. After clicking, a page will open namely, Blogger Template Designer. Head over to the Advanced tab there. And put the following line of code up there —


Here's what it'd look like.


4. Next click on Apply to Blog at the right corner of that page. That's it. Now go check your blog whether the mission is succeeded or not. If it doesn't work try the second process.

Recommended for Beginners: How and why switch to a custom template?

The #Hardworking People's Process:

Sometimes the lazy process fails to work accurately. In that case you might have to upgrade yourself to a #hardworking people :D. Anyway, back to the business.

1. First off head over to the Template section of your blog.

2. Now click on Edit Template beside the Customise button. In case you don't find it refer to the first screen shot.

3. Then click on the box in middle (that has a bunch of "alien technological" codings).

4. After that look for this code - 


Tips on How to Find a Code: Simply press Ctrl+F. Then a box will be popped at the right top corner of the main coding box. Paste the code in it and hit enter. Then the text will be highlighted in yellow color, if it exists in that template.

5. Found the code? Alright, now paste the following code above ]]></b:skin>.


After pasting it would look like the screenshot below.


6. At last click on Save Template and wait until it gets saved. And then head over to your blog and dance with enjoyment for that success — not grand, yet awesome.


So now you have removed the powered by blogger attribution from your blog. But I strongly recommend to giving an attribution link to Blogger at the credit section of your blog. Because they deserve one.

Here's a question for ya. Should we remove the attribution or not? If yes, why? Share your views in the comments.

Anyway did you like the post? Then don't forget to share this to your friends, boyfriend / girlfriend (s), colleagues, and bosses (if any). 

Thanks for tolerating me, see you in the comments.

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How to Remove Navigation Bar in Blogger Blogs?

Newbies often agonizes over removing the navigation bar. Views differ from blogger to blogger. Some people prefer to delete that stuff and some doesn't. If you ask me, I shall never keep a "jam-packed-old-school-mind-numbing" kind of bar at my blog's head.

But if you ain't planning for a professional and earning blog and if a pro look doesn't matter to ya, then you should probably keep the navigation bar. In that case you should stop wasting time on this article and look for some other great articles to read.

Or else, if you'd like to snag the readers' attention, get whooping traffic, decrease bounce rate irresistibly, and hence want to remove that crappy bar out of your blog, keep sticken to this post.

The Navbar:

Though you all know what a navigation bar is, let me clarify it again.


It is a type of bar at the top of a blog that helps people to navigate between different blogs. Usually, it's included in all default blogger templates and few custom templates. Though, it's helpful sometimes, it adds a cloudy and ugly look to your blog, which may increase you bounce rate sending users away from your blog. So stop gawking at it and stick to the steps bellow in order to hide it.

The Procedure:

This is perhaps the easiest method on the net to remove the navbar which will require no coding craft.

1. Firstly, go to the Layout section of your preferred blog.


2. Now up there you'll see some blocks like header, Html/JavaScript etc. Find the block named Navbar. Click on the Edit option in the down-right corner.


3. After that, a popup window will open, where you'll notice various styles of navbar. Scroll down and tick the Off option at the end of that page. Now save it. The screen shot will do good.



That's it. Now go have a look at your fabulous blog. It should look more professional, more active & more engaging. After few days, you'll see a good change in your bounce rate, which implies that people are liking your blog.

Did you like this post? Did it help you? Please endeavor commenting your opinions & suggestions and don't forget to share it with your friends.

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