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Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Add a shoutbox to blog

Once of my friend ask to me, how to add a shoutbox to blog?

Allright, before i answer this question you must know what is shoutbox? shoutbox is a little box for sending a short message, with shoutbox you can chat with your blog visitor. An example of shoutbox is be like this :

Where you can get a shoutbox? there is very much site provide this service. One of them is At this site you can get a shoutbox for free (basic account). This is the steps for get a shoutbox at shoutmix :

  1. Please visit

  2. Before you must register, please click "CREAT YOUR SHOUTBOX NOW", or you can click "SIGN UP" at upper tab.

  3. If you are has registered at shoutmix, please login with your ID.

  4. At the column with title Style, click appearance.

  5. Then click pull down menu beside Load From Preset for setting your shoutbox, please select which you want. If it is done, don't forget to click Save Setting.

  6. To get HTML code for your shoutbox, please click "Use Shoutbox"

  7. Click at "Place Shoutbox on web page", write the width and hight you want.

  8. Copy all of the HTML code at text area below of "Generated Codes", paste at notpad and then save to your computer.

  9. Click "Log out" and then close.

  10. Done. now you have a shoutbox code for add to your blog.

Now you can add your shoutbox code to your blog, please following the steps :

  1. Login to blogger with your ID.
  2. After entering the dasboard page , click Layout. Please saw the picture :
  3. layout

  4. Click at Page Element tab. See the picture below :
  5. page element

  6. Click at Add a Page element.
  7. After emerging pop up window , Klik add to blog button for the things HTML/JavaScript. See the picture following :
  8. javascript

  9. Open your Shoutbox code, copy and then paste into available column.

  10. Click save changes

  11. Done. Please see the result.

Now you have a Shoutbox at your blog.

See you next time at my new post brother. Happy blogging.


deedee87 said...

my blog not have layout application... i cannot place shoutbox

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