Welcome to BlogList Malaysia

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The growth of social media and the importance of social sharing

In today’s world, social media is one of the biggest channel to spread your voice out to the world. Every blogger who wants to get more visitors to their blog are trying hard to drive traffic. Of course, the quality of the writing and interestingness of the post are the ultimate reasons which keep readers coming back to a blog over and over. However, there are still ways to give your blog a traffic boost.

Imagine you wrote an interesting article and some readers have read your post, if they like your post, do you expect them to sign in to … Continue Reading >>

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Selamat Hari Merdeka 2015!

Hari Merdeka is around the corner, BlogList Malaysia would like to wish all bloggers and Malaysians a very Happy Hari Merdeka!

This year’s Merdeka theme is “Malaysia, Sehati Sejiwa” (Single Minded Malaysia). Let’s all hope that everyone can to set aside their racial, religious and political differences and celebrate Merdeka joyfully.

Below is the logo for Hari Merdeka 2015 and the meanings behind the design.

BENTUK HATI merupakan perlambangan kesatuan rakyat Malaysia yang sekian lama hidup dalam aman, toleransi dan harmoni.
BULAN adalah metafora keluhuran Islam sebagai agama rasmi negara manakala BINTANG pecah 14 adalah cerminan perpaduan 13 buah negeri dan Kerajaan Persekutuan.
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How your site loading time affects you

A slow site loading time is one sure way to turn your potential visitors away. As BlogList Malaysia’s list grows, our list page is becoming slower and slower because the number of RSS feeds our server needs to process increases. We realized the problem and we had been working hard for the past 3 days to fix this issue. In this article, we will share with you our results and some interesting infographic and statistics on how your site loading speed may affect you.

Visitors these days expect fast and great web experiences independent of the browser, device, or network they … Continue Reading >>

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What is RSS feed and how to configure it

Some of you may have noticed that one of the requirements to get listed on BlogList Malaysia is you need to have RSS feed setup with at least one image on most of the posts. This requirement may put off some bloggers because a lot of internet users do not know what RSS feed is. Over 80% of the submissions we had so far had an empty RSS address field. We will go over what exactly is RSS feed and how you can easily configure your blog settings to meet this requirement.

RSS is a short for Rich Site Summary, which … Continue Reading >>

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How to get a favicon for your blog

A favicon is a small icon that is associated with a particular website. While you are visiting a website, you may observe the site’s favicon next to the page title of your browser tab, URL in the address bar or next to the website’s name in a list of bookmarks. Favicon is short for Favorite icon and it also known as shortcut icon, Web site icon, tab icon or bookmark icon. A favicon is like a miniature piece of branding that helps you build trust and helps your visitors memorize your site. BlogList Malaysia make use your site’s favicon in … Continue Reading >>

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Blog & BlogList Malaysia

Blog – derived from the word weblog, is a site published on the World Wide Web consisting of discrete post entries. The emergence of web publishing tools such as Blogger and WordPress has facilitated the posting of blog content by ordinary, non-technical users.

There are various reasons why people blog. Three weeks ago, we have conducted a poll and asked approved blog owners why did they start blogging and what keeps them blogging? We tallied the votes after two weeks, and now we’re back to highlight the seven most popular reasons why people blog:

To express your thoughts, feelings or opinions
To record … Continue Reading >>