Sunday, August 19, 2007

Spice Your Scraps

This is what Orkut blog has to say on it's new feature. Now you can add html in your scrapbook. Orkut allows you to add images, flashes, animations and videos.This is great feature as it allows to cover boring scraps into colourful & wonderful means to communicate.

But there are somethings that you need to know
  • You can send html only to your friends.

  • Html cant be larger than 1024(max size of scraps).

  • You can add photos, albums, videos, flash embed, podcast/audio, animations.

  • Orkut accepts the following file formats for images: .jpeg, .gif, .png or .bmp

  • Video & photos from any video or photo site like You tube, Google Video etc is allowed.

  • Picasa, Flicker and other albums and slide can also be displayed.

  • If your html tag ,(a tag looks something like this < tag_name> eg:- <>) contains tags like "iframe", "table" and other tags related to these are not allowed.

To send any Rich text/HTML. just visit your site and get code. Most sites have option like "ADD T0 Your Blog/Site" clicking on this you will get the required code.Now copy the HTML code and use it in your scraps.

As far as images are concerned orkut has added a new option called "Add photo" below the scrapbox. This allows you to directly upload the photo or add the link of photo. This will be diaplyed as image.


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