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How to Add Google SMS Channel Link as Gadget in Blogger

Alert your friends and fellows in real time on information that they care about through SMS. It is very useful for everyone if you know how to Add/Start Google SMS Channel Link/Gadget in Blogger. I have said for Bloggers this is very helpful because it might be help you and your readers to get synchronous.

Add Google SMS Channel

Using Google SMS Channel, As a subscriber you can subscribe to channels and you also can create your own channels and invite others to join. You might have seen SMS Channel of Best How To Blogger, you will find that in right sidebar as SMS Symbol.
Before subscribing to or creating an SMS Channel, you need to verify your mobile number.

This article is specially for my online friend Manohar, who want to know how to add Google SMS channel link as a Widget in Blogger. Below here is a exact question asked by manohar :
how can i add my google sms channel link as a gadget to my blog.

Google SMS Channel

Useful Links for Google SMS Channel Creation and FAQ :


Steps to Google SMS Channel Widget in Blogger

#Step 1. Log in to your Blogger Dashboard and Navigate to Design > Page Element.

#Step 2. Add below code in HTML/JavaScript widget:
<a href="http://labs.google.co.in/smschannels/subscribe/BestHowToBlogger"><img border="0" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_1fqu8LzmPN8/S_yGe4oHUII/AAAAAAAAFbc/dONGxdHQ_MQ/s1600/Subscibe+to+SMS.jpg" alt="Subscribe via Google SMS Channel"></a>Change above Red color text with your Google SMS Channel code.

#Step 3. Save Widget and done!.

So benefit of using google sms channel is, you may use the Google SMS service to get news alerts and weather information on your phone.

You don’t really need a mobile phone to send an SMS to your group as there’s an option in Google SMS channels that lets you can compose and send SMS messages via the web itself. It supports English, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada.

Done! Let me know in case you need more information :)


7 Responses to "How to Add Google SMS Channel Link as Gadget in Blogger" - Leave a response

  1. Sreevas September 3, 2010 at 6:50 PM
    I created a sms channel for my blog but i cudnt understand how th widget can be added to my blog. Plz help
  2. Piyush - Admin @ Best How To Blogger September 4, 2010 at 10:56 AM
    @Sreevas, You need to add the code in your template via steps i have described above.

    Just go to your Design > Page Element section and Click on "Add a Gadget" then choose HTML/JavaScript, and Paste the code(Google SMS channel code you have created - Replace your code with the text given in "red" ) and save your template. Done!
  3. Sreevas September 4, 2010 at 6:22 PM
    Inside ADD A GADGET link there is no option for HTML/javascript. When I tried using the option of 'Add your own', URL for the gadget is asked.... What sud i do?
  4. Piyush - Admin @ Best How To Blogger September 8, 2010 at 12:13 PM
    Ok Give me admin rights, i will help you: Visit this link : http://besthowtoblogger.blogspot.com/p/help-desk-for-bloggers-ask-questions.html
  5. Piyush - Admin @ Best How To Blogger September 9, 2010 at 12:41 AM
    @Sreevas, Don't click on Add your own url link in, just see in right hand side pane and scroll little bit down and you will find HTML/JavaScript and then click on Plus sign (Add) and then paste code and save the widget.
  6. Annamalai October 18, 2010 at 12:12 AM
    hey dude, your blog is reallly amazing ! am new into the world of blogging :) and i ve put out the sms alert gadget by reading your blog, by the way my blog url is http://2impressagirl.blogspot.com/ , i need to know how to put a small thumbnail along the side of my blog name, i.e. like how your blog has a X mark in the side of it , likewise, do visit my site and suggest me what i must do to get into googles search as well
    mail me : annamalai34@gmail.com
  7. Piyush - Admin @ Blogger How To Tips October 18, 2010 at 11:15 PM
    @Annamalai, I have seen the Google SMS Channel link and logo on your site, i am happy that you have done that. And that X mark is a part of my logo - Check this : http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_1fRuBdlSpLw/TJUuu2naWxI/AAAAAAAAApQ/BjywNdEAEXg/S1600-R/Bogger+How+To+Tips.png

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