Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Does This Widget Work?

I saw this widget on Lady Banana, and thought it would be interesting to see it come up with some tags for my blog. I see that Diana has since taken it off her blog, but I think it was working on hers. Since I put the widget in my sidebar, it has just said that tags will be available soon. I guess their definition of soon and my definition of soon are really different.

I'm not completely giving up on this thing. I removed it from my sidebar, but I'm posting it here. Since I recently changed my blog to show the last 30 days of posts - however many that may be up to 999 - this widget will have 30 days to prove itself before it moves off the front page. I think I'm being rather generous.

Edit: (12/06/07) I have removed the stupid widget because it never did anything. I have visited other blogs where it did work, but nothing ever happened here.

5 comments:

  1. I don't see the widget yet, but like you said, maybe it takes some time. Happy Halloween!

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  2. Have never heard of it...Blogrush works pretty well.

    :)

    Bradley
    The Egel Nest

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  3. That widget has had several days to behave itself and work, so I don't know what the problem is.

    I do have Blogrush. I've even seen one of my posts on it - when visiting someone else's blog. Or was that the Criteo one? I thought it was kind of cool either way.

    Another widget I really like is the Feedjit one. It's so cool to see where blog visitors are coming from.

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  4. I like widgets but sometimes they don't work the way they are supposed to. Like for example, Feedjit, I removed it from my blog because some of my friends mentioned that it was registering that they were from another country. I noticed that when I visited my friend, the Feedjit on her blog stated that I was in Australia (but I'm from the Philippines).

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  5. Hi Anna, yes it worked but it seemed to show up some odd tags sometimes and in an effort to trim down my widgets a little I took it off - for now anyway!

    I also have BlogRush but have NEVER seen any of my posts on anyone's pages.

    For seeing where ppl are visiting from I find Google Analytics very good, mind you they have no widgets to display this info..

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