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MandyM

Stuff I'm reading... Mostly romance and Scifi/Fantasy.

Booklikes Tutorials

Links to various Booklikes tutorials around the site. Thanks to all the hardworking BL members and team who contributed. This is a work in progress. More links will be added as I find them.

 

Official Booklikes stuff:

http://blog.booklikes.com/post/198757/booklikes-community-guidelines

http://blog.booklikes.com/post/9074/dashboard-a-place-where-all-bookish-things-happen

http://blog.booklikes.com/post/64881/add-books-manually-add-missing-book-covers 

http://blog.booklikes.com/post/344083/make-your-wish-on-booklikes

http://blog.booklikes.com/post/100003/booklikes-goodreads-synchronization

http://blog.booklikes.com/post/107813/new-booklikes-giveaways

http://blog.booklikes.com/post/78484/batch-edit-on-your-shelf

http://blog.booklikes.com/post/63815/feature-for-authors-and-twitter-timeline-widget

http://blog.booklikes.com/post/551754/post (exclusive status for your books)

http://blog.booklikes.com/post/582540/spoiler-tag-top-reviewers

http://blog.booklikes.com/post/632730/discussion-rooms-create-groups-and-book-clubs

http://blog.booklikes.com/post/653731/post (shelf, writing reviews, and reblog updates)

http://blog.booklikes.com/post/671987/post (Discussion Room formatting tips for your posts)

http://blog.booklikes.com/post/684251/take-shortcuts-with-dashboard-and-reviews

http://blog.booklikes.com/post/697236/post (Keep your notes organised - New options for notifications) 

http://blog.booklikes.com/post/705308/post (sending private messages) 

http://joelle.booklikes.com/post/720640/blockquote-tag-sync-updates 

 

The Booklikes blog (new features added every week):

http://blog.booklikes.com/

 

The Goodreads Booklikes group:

http://www.goodreads.com/group/show/115105-everything-booklikes

 

Tutorials created by Booklike members:

 

Easy tips for customising your Booklikes blog:

http://litchick.booklikes.com/post/185420/post

 

How to customise your BL blog:

http://j4n3m3.booklikes.com/post/222397/post

 

Customising Booklikes Tutorials - parts 1 - 6:

http://silverthistle.booklikes.com/post/460791/customizing-booklikes-tutorial-part-1-back-to-basics-how-to-get-started-

http://silverthistle.booklikes.com/post/461046/customizing-booklikes-tutorial-part-2-back-to-basics-adding-a-new-header

http://silverthistle.booklikes.com/post/462371/customizing-booklikes-tutorial-part-3-back-to-basics-main-background-change

http://silverthistle.booklikes.com/post/469207/customizing-booklikes-tutorial-part-4-back-to-basics-moving-follower-buttons-

http://silverthistle.booklikes.com/post/544745/customizing-booklikes-tutorial-part-5-back-to-basics-changing-the-look-of-your-follower-buttons-

http://silverthistle.booklikes.com/post/559634/customizing-booklikes-tutorial-part-6-back-to-basics-changing-the-the-colour-of-your-sidebar-background-

 

Excellent blogpost about resources on the net for customizing your blog. Includes great links for wallpapers, fonts, colours, add-ons, special effects and other great info:

http://lyndi.booklikes.com/post/561392/blog-customization-resources

 

More graphic resources for customizing your blog:

http://christinawilder.booklikes.com/post/640457/post

 

Searching for books on your own shelves:

http://mandym.booklikes.com/post/685931/searching-for-books-on-your-own-shelves

 

How to add a new line/paragraph in your comments box:

http://sockpoppet.booklikes.com/post/547835/how-to-add-a-new-line-in-a-comment

 

Tips for posting reviews: 

http://donealrice.booklikes.com/post/637709/review-posting-tips

 

Exporting your goodreads quotes and adding a GR quotes widget to your BL blog page:

http://mandym.booklikes.com/post/644910/tip-exporting-your-liked-quotes-from-goodreads-

 

'Reactive' links (round links on a 'shelf' page)

http://anhec.booklikes.com/post/461024/-reactive-links-round-links-on-your-shelf-page-different-look-for-different-state-of-link-

 

Adding the Booklikes Reading Challenge to your blog:

http://silverthistle.booklikes.com/post/537457/booklikes-reading-challenge-ready-get-set-read-

 

How to change colour of text on your banner :

http://anhec.booklikes.com/post/423482/how-to-change-colour-of-text-on-your-banner

  

Added pages - I can't read it! My background is dark and font is black! And I want to have a comment section!

http://anhec.booklikes.com/post/367393/added-pages-i-can-t-read-it-my-background-is-dark-and-font-is-black-and-i-wan-t-to-have-a-comment-section-

 

How to make your comments icons a link:

http://j4n3m3.booklikes.com/post/542312/how-to-make-your-comments-icon-a-link

 

Customising shelf sort order:

http://smckinney.booklikes.com/post/537880/post

 

Changing appearance of followers/following counters and repositioning them:

http://anhec.booklikes.com/post/221446/omg-i-really-want-to-move-change-my-followers-following-counters-because-they-re-on-my-banner-and-that-s-not-pretty-

 

Where are my Draft blog entries after I hit Save As Draft?:

http://batgrl.booklikes.com/post/559669/booklikes-if-that-link-had-been-vermicious-knid-it-would-have-taken-off-my-nose

 

Finding the book page with info, reviews and ratings by other BL readers:

http://batgrl.booklikes.com/post/565474/post

 

Can I just read everyone's book reviews and skip the rest?

http://batgrl.booklikes.com/post/559669/booklikes-if-that-link-had-been-vermicious-knid-it-would-have-taken-off-my-nose

 

Setting up Google Analytics:

http://karlynp.booklikes.com/post/547843/blog-tutorial-setting-up-google-analytics

 

Adding blockquotes to your posts:

http://silverthistle.booklikes.com/post/495396/customizing-booklikes-tutorial-adding-bells-and-whistles-blockquotes

 

Using 'shelve-it':

http://istyriabookblog.booklikes.com/post/182399/shelve-it-

 

Reactive links - customizing page counter links on your shelf page:

http://anhec.booklikes.com/post/461024/-reactive-links-more-on-link-customization-round-links-on-your-shelf-page-

 

How to update your reading progress (percentage - no text)

http://amishoard.booklikes.com/post/594617/how-to-update-your-reading-progress-percentage-but-no-text-

 

Making a see-through background for comments section:

http://anhec.booklikes.com/post/468329/a-see-through-background-for-comment-section-100-text-visibility-

 

Adding a scrolling quotes marquee to your blog:

http://themisathena.booklikes.com/post/504828/adding-a-scrolling-quotes-marquee-to-your-blog

 

How to block followers on Booklikes:

http://brandi.booklikes.com/post/540817/-reblog-how-to-block-followers-on-booklikes

 

Setting up google analytics on your BL blog:

http://karlynp.booklikes.com/post/547843/blog-tutorial-setting-up-google-analytics

 

Changing font colour (text, links, comment section):

http://anhec.booklikes.com/post/227311/ffffff-get-it-no-nvm-pun-intended-how-to-change-font-colour-text-links-comment-section-the-whole-shebang-

 

Reformatting your old GR reviews:

http://batgrl.booklikes.com/post/571406/reformatting-your-old-gr-reviews-how-i-m-managing-is-there-an-easier-way-

 

How to easily embed a font:

http://lyndi.booklikes.com/post/541633/post

 

A simple tip - everything is too big - zoom out: 

http://anhec.booklikes.com/post/538084/a-simple-tip-everything-is-too-big-zoom-out-

 

Background for a search bar (what to do when it's invisible on a dark background):

http://anhec.booklikes.com/post/227951/background-for-a-search-bar-what-to-do-when-your-background-is-dark-and-search-bar-in-your-menu-have-dissapeared-

 

Let's clean our designated comments pages regularly - no more notification floods:

http://anhec.booklikes.com/post/542208/a-tip-let-s-clean-our-designated-comments-pages-regurarly-no-more-notification-floods-

 

Reading Challenge - how to post it on your site and a few simple customization options:

http://anhec.booklikes.com/post/250271/-reading-challenge-widget-how-to-make-it-appeare-on-your-site-and-some-crude-customization-options-i-m-not-a-miracle-worker-don-t-judge-me-

 

Your book counter - make it fun and pretty:

http://anhec.booklikes.com/post/481197/your-book-counter-make-it-fun-and-pretty-

 

How to avoid losing the original source of a post:

http://aoife.booklikes.com/post/245008/post-how-to

 

Notifications:

http://anhec.booklikes.com/post/424188/not-a-tutorial-just-a-tip-about-notifications-

 

How to click on a review and make it open in another tab so you don't lose your place in your dashboard feed:

http://sockpoppet.booklikes.com/post/663088/do-you-dislike-the-read-more-button-

 

"Go To Page" in Shelf Table View:

http://donealrice.booklikes.com/post/659914/-go-to-page-in-shelf-table-view

Source: http://mandym.booklikes.com/post/470414/booklikes-tutorials