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T Monday, June 12, 2017

This is my another post about Google Adsense and I am happy to announce that Google Adsense has a new ad unit that is "Matched Content" ad unit and it is a great opportunity for Adsense publishers to boost their Adsense earnings plus it has some more great features that will surely impress you and you will start using this ad unit.

Here is a screenshot of this ad unit:

matched content adsense new ad unit blogger

You can see that it looks similar to Related Posts Widget and thats the special thing about this ad unit that you can not only recommend your posts but also show adsense in between them and these ads are native so Google finds most similar posts of advertisers and show them in your ad unit and people click these ads because these ads are native and they are of their interest.

So you can say that this ad unit is simply amazing and best way to boost your Adsense earnings as well as increasing page views. Also after adding this ad unit you can remove your related post widget because it works as related post widget and ad server.

Before showing you how to install this ad unit let me tell you that this ad unit is not available for every Google Adsense user, to know are you eligible for this ad unit go to your Adsense account and create a new ad unit, if matched content ad unit option is there then it means you can use this ad unit.

Eligibility to use Matched content

Depending upon your site traffic your site may fall in one of the following categories.

1. Not eligible - Your site doesn't have a minimum requirements for traffic volume and number of unique pages.

2. Eligible but can't show ads yet - Your site have a minimum requirements for traffic volume and number of unique pages but still needs improvement.

3. Eligible and can show ads - Your site have our minimum requirements for traffic volume and number of unique pages, and it can show ads.

Step to check if your site is eligible for Matched content:

1. Go to Google Adsense and login to your account.

2. Go to settings > my sites > Matched content


2. Go to my ads > create ad unit > Matched content ad unit.

Read more about Match content feature at Adsense Help Center

How to Install "MATCHED CONTENT" Ad Unit In Blogger Blog ?

1. Go to Google Adsense and login to your account.

2. In the right side bar click on My ads and create a + New ad unit.


3. Select Matched content ad unit.


4. Customize your ad unit, you can change style of ad unit and also change size of ad unit. There is a preview available!


5. Copy your ad code:

6. Place it where you would like to show your matched content ad unit.

Tips for placement:

1. Place your matched content unit below your articles.

2. Place your matched content unit in sidebar.

How To Install Ads In Sidebar ?

How To Show Ads Below/Above Post Footer And Header In Blogger ?

How To Show Ads In Mobile View In Blogger ?

I hope you found this post helpful. If you have any question ask me in comments. Thanks for visiting 101Helper.

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"Matched Content" New Adsense Ad Unit - Boost Your Earnings

T Friday, May 19, 2017

We know that engaging visitors to blog is not easy and there are many ways people use to get people engaged to their blogs such as sending emails, social network followers, send texts to mobiles(Shopping sites) etc and the reason to get people engaged is to improve rank plus increase traffic and earnings. So in this post I am going to tell you about a new way to get people engaged and its the method some big websites such as Facebook is using. By this method you can send push notification to your subscribed visitors on Google chrome and Firefox.

Push notification is not a new thing and almost everyone know it because in smartphones it is very common but on web pages it is not common so its time to get benefit of this thing and engage people to your blog. Here is a screenshot that may tell you better about push notifications.

Best thing about this plugin is you can use it for both your desktop and mobile site and it is also for free. You can also upgrade to unlock some features but for a blog it is good to use it free unless you have a business site.

This plugin is powered by PushEngage and it need a 5 minute integration time so it is easy to use this plugin.


I always share feature of plugins to let you know about a plugin and decide whether to use it or no. Here are some features of PushEngage plugin.

1. It is for free as well as you can buy premium version.

2. Supports multiple browsers (Chome and Firefox) so you can engage visitors from any of the two browser.

3. Easy and fast integration.

4. Work on both HTTP and HTTPS links.

5. Notification scheduling feature.

6. You can connect your blogs RSS feed and notify your visitors when ever new content is published.

7. Multiple language support.

8. Works on wordpress.

9. You can use one account for multiple sites.

10. You can send text and text + image notifications to your visitors.

11. You get more traffic than Emails.

How To Install Push Notifications In Blogger?

Step 1: Go to PushEngage.

Step 2: Fill out the signup form, type your blog or custom domain URL, enter your email, type a pushengage subdomain name, enter your password and click on start your free trail.

Note: It is written "start your free trail" but you can use account for free untile you have 2500 subscribers and for more your have to upgrade.

Step 3: Scroll down and copy your code as shown in below image.

Step 4: Go to your blogger account and navigate to theme > Edit HTML.


Step 5: Paste the copied code just below <head> in your theme and save it.


Step 6: Customize your notification widget in your PushEngage accoun, you can customize following things:

1. Adding RSS Feed(pro users only).
2. Welcome notification settings.
3. Subscription Dialogbox Settings.


How To Send A Notification ?

Go to your account and a click on Notifications in the menu and click on New Notification to create your notification. All the settings are easy just fill out and send.

Finalizing Article !

You can get most of it if you upgrade to premium account but its also useful if you can't upgrade because you engage atleast 2500 users. You can find more push notification senders on google and if you have a good one, please let me know so that I can create tutorial about it.

If you have any question related to this article or any other article you can contact me or ask me in comments. Thanks for visiting 101Helper don't forget to share this article with other blogger around you.

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How To Install Push Notifications In Blogger To Engage Visitors

T Monday, May 01, 2017

As you know that 101Helper was upgraded to the101helper.com some months ago and then it was again degraded to blogspot, the reason for this was that custom domain doesn't give you things that you expect and so it is not good to buy a custom domain in my opinion. So this post is on request and I am going to share my experience of why I upgraded 101helper to the101helper.com and why I degraded it back. I hope that if you are also thinking of upgrading your domain, you might get some advice from this post.

So the main goal to buy a domain is to:

1. Boost traffic.
2. Increase earnings.
3. Get popular and improve ranking.
4. Make a brand.


But actually you don't always get all the things mentioned above for example if you think you can increase your traffic after buying a domain then its wrong, reality is that after buying a domain you lose the traffic which you have gained. And similar to that if you lost your traffic you will ultimately lose your ranking, earnings etc. So here are the reasons to avoid buying a domain.

1. Its not free:

Everybody knows that buying a domain is not for free, although there are some domain name providers that give you a discount but still you have to pay atleast $10 to buy a domain. There are some fake offers too like HOSTGATER says buy a domain for $0.01 but when you come to register they ask you to pay $20 or more for two years or whatever.

I purchased my first domain at Ipage and no doubt there service was good, always available to help but they were also lying at the time of buying domain like the offer "Get $100 in Google adwords after spending $25" and when I asked them about this offer they told me that this offer is available for USA only while at the time of purchasing domain they didn't tell the truth.

Similar to Ipage other domain registrars also use these fake tricks to get more customers as I mentioned Hostgator above.

2. Rank, Shares, Backlinks Lose:

When a blogger blog is upgraded to a custom domain Alexa and other ranking websites do not include the backlinks and shares of old blog so you get traffic from these sources but the rank and backlinks you got for the blog are no more. Also Alexa forgets the old blog after sometime so you lose everything.

3. Fake Pageviews:

I am not sure about all the domain providers but when I upgraded 101Helper to the101helper.com I saw a dramatic increase in my traffic but the sources were unknown and blogger was unable to track the viewing source. So I got 2000 to 3000 pageviews but ad-views were just 600 because it was real traffic.

4. Ad networks Lose:

Some ad networks like Google Adsense, Yahoo Gemini and Content.ad do not accept new domains easily and review site again and reject it so if you have a blog and got approved for Adsense or Content.ad are you upgrade to a domain, you'll be not allowed to show their ads until you get approved and the approval process starts again and its almost impossible to get approved for the new domain. Even after specifying that its the upgraded version of the same blog you are unable to use the same account and network. So it is a very big lose I guess.

5. Search Rankings:

After upgrading to custom domain "search ranking"  is also lost. It means if your blog is on first page of search results it may go to 5th or 7th page of search results or it may even disappear and take months to re-appear again and the hard work you did to get you blog to top of search results is wasted. So if your blog is appearing on 1st or 2nd page of search results for a keyword then buying a domain would be a bad choice and your competitors will get a good chance to replace you.

6. Search Engine Results Intermixed:

You might have heard this first time but when a blogger blog is upgraded to a custom domain the search engine is confused and show mixed results and it happened with 101Helper also. When I upgraded to a custom domain, everything was fine for a month because Google, Bing and Yandex were busy in replacing old links with new domain links but after a month I found that my mobile site links with "?m=1" suffix were showing up in the desktop version of Google and I tried to fix it with Webmaster tools but unfortunately I was unsuccessful in doing so.

So visitors were viewing mobile site on desktop or desktop site on mobile which was bad for user experience and I was loosing traffic because of it.

7. Post Preview Feature Lose:

Blogger is the easiest platform for blogging and it has many features and among them a feature is that you can Preview a post while editing it or writing it or adding any ad inside it. But when a blog is upgraded to a custom domain this feature is lost (in my case it was lost) and when preview button is clicked, the whole page is crashed and nothing works so you have to close the whole browser while writing a post and it becomes very difficult to edit or write a post.

8. Encrypted Page(HTTPS) Feature Lose:

This is another feature which is lost after upgrading to a custom domain, it tells visitors that the page they are viewing is secure. So to get this feature back you have to pay for it and the amount they get for this feature is more then the domain price! So its better to get this feature for free.

9. Your Information Is Available to Everyone:

This is another thing that made me stop using custom domain which is they ask you the info and allow public to view it and to secure this info they again ask you to pay.

10. You Don't Have Full Control:

Blogger gives you full control over your blog but domain providers don't. Such as you can't make changes in your DNS in case of mine I was not able to do so. So I  had to go to support everytime I wanted to make changes in DNS. And when I asked them to let me control my domain's DNS they said you are not allowed to do so, first buy a hosting (not domain) which was of $30 and then you will be allowed to make changes in DNS.

11. Fake Offers To Get Customers:

As I mentioned above many registrars like Hostgator and Ipage have fake offers in their promo pages and banners e.g free adwords credit, seo marketing tools, FTP features(upload files), Email sending feature. All these offers are just to attract visitors and these are just tricks to get more customers and sell their packages.

Confusions And Wrong Concepts

Ad Networks Approve Custom Domains:

You might have read alot of posts on other blogs and websites that some ad networks like Google Adsense is approved when you have a custom domain which is absolutely a wrong concept. The reason for this confusion is these bloggers and website owners actually want to refer you to domain providers and get commissions.

PageRank Increase Slowly With Subdomains:

Almost all bloggers favoring custom domains write in their posts that buying a custom domain is the first requirement to gain a good rank which is again a very wrong concept because you can check many sites which are registered for years but rank is not that good.

More Shares And Followers:

Another wrong thing that I have read in some blogs and websites is that your post social media shares get increased along with your social followers when you have a custom domain which is again a wrong concept and the reality is that if you have a good, helpful, meaningful content that people like they will surely share, bookmark and read your content and also they will follow you because they like your content and they don't want to miss more content in future.


This is also a wrong concept that if you have a custom domain then you have a good reputation because I have seen many blogs which have better design, more followers and more readers than websites. So if you thing that purchasing a custom domain is going to help your reputation then its wrong!


I am not against domain registrars, I am just sharing my experience. Although some people get success by upgrading to Domain but if you are starting a new website then you should start it from domain and not from blogger because it takes a long time and hard work to make a successful blog and then after upgrading you don't get full of it. So in my opinion if you want to start a domain later after success in blogging then its not good choice. Also if you are beginning a website then choose the best domain provider and also your website should have a topic that will rock otherwise you can't get success in websites.

If you have any questions or any suggestion or opinion please feel free to share it with me and others by leaving a comment below. Thanks for visiting 101Helper.

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Disadvantages Of Buying Custom Domain For Blogger

T Saturday, April 01, 2017
Random posts lite version is a widget for blogger mobile version. It is called lite version because it's code is minified so that it could load faster. Also images are removed from the links for simpler look and to boost the widget's loading speed. So lite version or random post is best widget to multiply mobile page views.

Also this widget is fixed at the bottom of mobile site and floats while scrolling and has a close button for a good user experience. A "show" button is also added to let visitors to open the closed widget and read more posts.

An attribute with "install widget" text is also added to let other bloggers reach this widget when they see this cool widget on your blog's mobile site. So don't remove this text and let other bloggers to get benefit of it. Also don't use this widget without attribute because it may become irregular due to such CSS arrangement.

You can see a demo of random post widget in below image which is a screenshot taken from 101Helper's mobile site. If you want to try this widget, visit 101Helper from your phone.

This widget is fully customizable if you know CSS but you can also make changes in this widget if you don't know CSS. Changes that you can make are changing name of the widget, changing number of links(default is 2 links) etc.


To try live demo go to 101Helper mobile site!

How To Add Random Post Widget In For Blogger Mobile Version ?

Step 1: Go to blogger dashboard > Layout.

Step 2: Click on "add a gadget" in footer section or in mobile footer section if you have one in your theme's layout.


Step 3: Choose HTML/Javascript.


Step 4: Copy below code and paste it in the HTML/Javascript window.

<p id="show">↑ Show</p>
<ul id="random-posts">
<a href="https://101helper.blogspot.com/2017/04/random-post-widget-lite-version-for-blogger-mobile-site.html" id="credit">Install Widget!</a>
<p id="hide">✖</p>
<h3>Related links:</h3>
var randomposts_number = 2;
var randomposts_chars = 0;
var total_randomposts = 100;
var randomposts_current = new Array(randomposts_number);
function randomposts(json) { total_randomposts = json.feed.openSearch$totalResults.$t }
document.write('<script type=\"text/javascript\" src=\"https://101helper.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=json-in-script&max-results=0&callback=randomposts\"><\/script>');
function getvalue() { for (var i = 0; i < randomposts_number; i++) { var found = false; var rndValue = get_random(); for (var j = 0; j < randomposts_current.length; j++) { if (randomposts_current[j] == rndValue) { found = true; break } }; if (found) { i-- } else { randomposts_current[i] = rndValue } }}; function get_random() { var ranNum = 1 + Math.round(Math.random() * (total_randomposts - 1)); return ranNum }; </script>
<script src="https://rawgit.com/101Helper/mobile/master/random-litev1.js"></script>
<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="https://rawgit.com/101Helper/mobile/master/randomlitev1.css"/>


var randomposts_number = 2;    //////////// Number of post links

<h3>Related links:</h3>        //////////// Widget title

https://101helper.blogspot.com    //////////// Your blog URL

Step 5: Save the widget and note its ID.

How To Find ID Of A Widget In Blogger ?

Step 6: Go to theme and click on Edit HTML.

Step 7: Jump to the widget with the ID you noted in Step 5.


Step 8: Add mobile="only" after locked="false" in the code as shown in below image.


Step 9: Save your template and you are done.

Make sure that you have enabled custom theme for your mobile site.

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Random Post Widget Lite Version For Blogger Mobile Version

T Friday, March 24, 2017
As predicted by Google that from now people will read blogs and sites more from phones rather than from desktop that's why everyone should make their mobile site and maintain it to get maximum traffic not from only desktop but also from mobile. It is also good to get mobile traffic because it can increase your earnings from both Adsense and Appnext. Specially mobile traffic is best for Appnext.

Making mobile site is not easy in a platform like blogger because everyone is not able to do it as its not easy to code and also most methods don't work in blogger. So I frequently write about making mobile site for blogger blogs to make it easier for other bloggers to make their own mobile site.

So in this post I am going to teach you how to make sections for mobile gadgets in blogger layout. So follow below steps to make sections for your mobile gadgets.

Step 1: Go to blogger > login to your account and navigate to Theme.

Step 2: Click on Edit Html to begin editing your blog theme to make sections for mobile gadgets.


Step 3: Search for below code by using CTRL+F:
<b:section class='header' id='header'

You will find this code:
<b:section class='header' id='header' maxwidgets='1' name='Header' showaddelement='no'>
<b:widget id='Header1' locked='true' title='Horizontal scroll menu (Header)' type='Header'>....</b:widget>


Step 4: Now just after above code paste below code and save your template.
<b:section id='mobile-section-1'>

Step 5: Go to layout to see your mobile gadget section.

You will find your gadget section below header section in layout but if you want you can make another one in the footer by the above method, all you need to do is to paste below code above </html> in your template.

<b:section id='mobile-footer-section'>


Important Note: Although you can make unlimited sections for your blog's mobile site but you will need to enable each gadget you add in these sections for mobile only. So after adding a gadget in mobile section of your blog go to your template and add mobile='yes' after locked='false' in your gadget code as shown in below image. For details about how to enable a gadget for mobile device only read How To Show A Widget In Mobile View In Blogger


Don't for get to give us feedback about this post, if you have any questions ask me in comments. Share this post with other bloggers. Thanks for visiting 101Helper.

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How To Make Mobile Section For Gadgets In Layout In Blogger

T Thursday, March 09, 2017

Before explaining about hiding things on error pages, i am going to tell you why do you need to do so? Its because Ad networks like Good Adsense and Adhitz both prohibit showing ads on pages which are empty or on error pages and reason for not showing gadgets in error pages is that nobody needs them and these gadgets makeerror pages look ugly and error pages also load slowly so visitors are unable to leave page until the page is loaded completely so it's necessary to hide gadgets and ads on error pages.

In this post i will show you how to hide any ad or gadget on error page.

Step 1: Go to Blogger Dashboard and open template / theme.


Step 2: Edit Html.

Step 3: Now find the gadget in which you have added your ad code or if you have added your code directly to your template e.g below </head> or above </body>.

Step 4: After finding your ad code gadget or ad code, copy below code.

<b:if cond='data:blog.pageType != &quot;error_page&quot;'>

Step 5: Paste this code above your ad code if you have added code directly to your template and in case of gadget paste the copied code below this line:

<b:includable id='main'>

As shown in below image:


Step 6: Add below piece of code at the end of your code and above </b:includable> in case of gadget as shown in above image.


Step 7: Save your theme / template and you are done.

To check if your code is working fine, open any url of your post and add any wrong characters to it and view it, your gadgets or ads which you have hidden will not show on error pages.

What else can you do with above code?

A special thing about this code is that you can hide unwanted gadgets on error pages and also you can use it reversely by making a small change in it. Then it will start showing content on error pages only like if you want to show an error message or a search box to your visitors who accidentally reach an error page to let them search your site and find what they are looking for. So here is the reverse effect code:

<b:if cond='data:blog.pageType = = &quot;error_page&quot;'>

Also don't forget to close it with the same ending code: </b:if>

Your final code should be like this in both cases:

<b:if cond='data:blog.pageType = = &quot;error_page&quot;'>
My Content / Ad Code

If you have any confusion or problem ask me in comments or contact.

Thanks for visiting 101Helper.

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How To Hide Ads And Gadgets On Error Pages In Blogger

T Tuesday, February 14, 2017

As page loading speed matters so much that's why I write frequently about how to make blog or site load faster and so is this post about and I am writing this post on request of a visitor to help him and also those who also have this problem in their blogs. So let me start with intro of what is render blocking scripts and CSS.

How To Eliminate Render-Blocking Scripts And CSS - Blogger

T Saturday, January 28, 2017

Adsense being compatible with mobile sites lets you to add ads in mobile site and its really important to add Adsense ad units in mobile because it increases your earnings effectively and massively. So to increase your Adsense earnings you need to install special ad units which will fit mobile screens and help you to get more clicks and increase CPC earnings. You can see a demo of floating Adsense ad unit in below image.

How To Add Overlay / Interstitial Adsense Ads in Blogger Mobile Site

T Tuesday, January 17, 2017
What Is Google Analytics?

Google Analytics are tools powered by Google which are super good to analyze your site. It keeps all information about your site e.g where your visitors are coming from, what is the country of your visitor, How much time is your visitor spending on your site, What is the behavior of your visitor etc. So with the help of Google Analytics you can keep every info about your site or blog and use it to improve your earnings and to make your site or blog better.

How To Add Google Analytics Code In Blogger

T Saturday, December 10, 2016

Mobile screen being small can't hold a wide horizontal menu so people add vertical menu for mobile site specially bloggers do so but there is a simple way of install a horizontal menu in blogger mobile site that is making a scrollable menu so it will show some tabs of the menu and others can be seen by touching and scrolling. As you know that almost everyone is now using a touch screen mobile so it is a good menu for your mobile site. So in this post I am going to share 4 different types of horizontal scrolling menus. Follow below steps to add any of the menu in your blog's mobile site.

Horizontal Scrolling Menu For Blogger Mobile Site

T Friday, December 02, 2016
HTML tables are simple tables which gives a summery of something and are mostly used by those bloggers who own blogs about money so they show there content e.g info about ad networks in the form of tables. But not all bloggers know how to add HTML tables in blog posts and blogger does not have any option to create HTML tables so it can be added only manually. And that's actually the reason of writing this post. In this post I will share with you how to create an HTML table and add it in your blog posts. I will show you only simple one because there are a number of types of HTML tables and I can't share each and every type of HTML table so I will share a simple HTML table with text Like this!So lets get started!

How To Add HTML Tables In Blogger Posts

T Thursday, November 24, 2016

There is nothing new which I am going to tell you about blogging in this post. Its just a path for those who are new to blogging and in this post I will tell you how to start blogging, how to build audience, how to choose niche for your blog, how to get your blog on search engines, how to start earning and how to become a professional blogger. So we have following topics in this post.

How To Start Blogging - Full Guide To Become A ProBlogger

T Monday, November 14, 2016

Although I usually don't write about best ad networks for publishers because everybody has its own opinion about ad networks, some like PPC ad networks and some like eCPM ad networks and some like both, but actually everybody is concerned with the rates and payouts. In my opinion PPC ad networks are better but if you get enough clicks on your ads but eCPM is also good if you have a good traffic.

5 Best Pay Per Click(PPC) Ad Networks For Publishers & Bloggers

T Sunday, November 13, 2016
increase traffic with high pr backlinks

Its always a problem for bloggers to get Dofollow backlinks because there are only a few websites and blogs that allow dofollow backlinks. So bloggers usually start guest blogging which is a great way to get dofollow backlinks. But the problem is not everyone can guest blog and there are not too many blogs and website which allow or accept guest posts. So I brought you lists of social networks and online directories where you can submit your website or blog links and ultimately improve your blog or site rank within a week. Remember that there is no way to get thousands of backlinks with good page rank in a minute or in an hour, so you need to submit your site to all the directories and social networks manually and one by one.

List Of Dofollow Directories And Social Networks For Backlinks

T Saturday, November 12, 2016

Most of blogger think why should I add a feedback widget in my blog, it is not of any use, it will slow down my site, I don't need it because i just own a blog not a big website so I don't need to get feedback of my visitors etc. But its absolutely wrong. Feedback widget is very important whether you own just a blog or a big website. Its because it will tell you about your blog's content, design and how users are experiencing your blog and how can you improve your blog's content and design if something is not liked by visitors.

How To Install "HotJar" Feedback Widget In Blogger