Thursday, October 13, 2005

Blogger adds inbound links to posts:
Blogger blogs can now easily add a listing of inbound links to any blog entry. The new feature utilizes Google Blog Search's URL search feature to display the a list of links on the individual post page.

Each view of the individual post page results in a dynamic JavaScript call to generate an array containing a link URL, title, excerpt, author, and time. Each link uses the "nofollow" attribute value. Users without JavaScript see a link to Google Blog Search for the post URL.

(Via Niall Kennedy's Weblog.)

There seem to be two very useful features added to blogger that might prove useful. The first was the backlinks above. The second was word verification for comments. I've re-enabled comments, and hope that I won't get as much spam due to word verification like the last time.

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