shorten google drive links

Saving files to Google Drive and sharing links to others? 

You must have noticed that the link from Google drive file sharing is a bit long. Links can be shared via messaging or emails which they can open directly. But if in case, people need to type the links to open documents, it could be tedious and people could make mistakes too. Why not shorten the links so that it is easy to read or type?

Here is how.
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How to shorten long Google Drive file share links?

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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds game is attracting a lot of attention becoming one of the most popular games being played. You can install PUBG on Android, directly from Play Store. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is a good game. PUBG for PC is already available on Steam, but it is not free and you need to pay around 15 – 20 USD. The experience of playing PUBG on mobile is good, the controls are awesome. But if you don't want to pay for the PC version and still want to play on a bigger screen on PC, then follow the instructions below how to install PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) on PC. This example is relevant for Windows computer.

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How to install Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) game on PC?

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Google recently introduced Auto Ads to allow Google to automatically publish ads on websites. The advantage for website owner is the ease of Google Adsense implementation, ad optimization as Auto ads will identify any available ad space and place new ads there, potentially increasing your revenue.



But, Google Adsense Auto Ads does not work with Blogger Blogs, another Google Product. (as on 2 June 2018).

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Google Adsense Auto Ads not working on Blogger blogs

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European Union (EU) laws require websites to give EU visitors information about cookies used on website. In many cases, these laws also require websites to obtain consent from the visitor.
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How to add cookie consent notification and cookie policy page to WordPress website ?

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European Union (EU) laws require websites to give EU visitors information about cookies used on website. In many cases, these laws also require websites to obtain consent from the visitor.



Blogger is a blogging platform from Google and as such the platform is managed by Google. As a blogger, we are only using the system to post content. The management of the Blogger system is not in our control. Thankfully, Google have we have added a notice on Blogger to help meet these regulations. The notice lets visitors know about Google's use of certain Blogger and Google cookies on the Blogger blog, including Google Analytics and AdSense cookies.


To check the default cookie consent notification implemented by Blogger, refer to our previous blog post here - How To check Cookies notification in Blogger for European Union countries outside EU ? 


In case, if you are not satisfied with the default notification and you want to apply your own cookie notification, you can do so following the below steps.


To save you time and to use an existing tool/services for this purpose from silktide, we shall use an online cookie consent code generator to generate a code which can then be added to Blogger to generate the cookie notification prompt.
This website uses cookies, which are necessary for its functioning and required to give you the best experience on our website.


How to add a cookie consent notification to Blogger?

Cookie Consent Code Generator

  • Go to the link https://silktide.com/tools/cookie-consent/download/
  • Choose a theme - where the cookie consent notification should appear. There are six options - full width top, full width bottom, pop-up right with dark and light background. Choose any one you desire and click 'Continue'
  • Customize the message and button text displayed if desired.
  • Add a link to your cookie policy page if you have. If not, leave blank to use the default link.
  • Click Continue
  • Copy the code generated as per the settings applied above

Integrating with Blogger:

  • Login to your Blogger dashboard
  • Click Layout > Add a gadget > Choose HTML/Javascript
  • Paste the code generated from the above step
  • Save
  • You may keep the gadget anywhere
  • Save Arrangement
  • View your blog to check out the cookie notification.


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cookie consent blogger

If you need to edit the message, you can do so by going to https://silktide.com/tools/cookie-consent/download/, re-customize and get a new code. You can also edit the message by editing the contents of the HTML/JavaScript gadget you added.


How to add a cookie policy page to Blogger?

If you would like to add a custom cookie policy page on Blogger, you can do so by following steps.You can write your own cookie policy page by including details of cookies used on your website. Or to save time, you may also use a cookie policy generator and include it in Blogger.


Online Cookie Policy Page Generator


  • Go to : https://cookiepolicygenerator.com/generator
  • This online cookie policy generator presents a series of questionnaire for you to answer. Select the appropriate information relevant for your website.
  • Based on the inputs, a cookie policy is generated
  • Copy the final output.

  • Login to your Blogger dashboard
  • Click on Pages from the left sidebar
  • Click New Page
  • Give a title to the page. E.g. Cookie Policy
  • Paste the output you copied from the online cookie policy generator
  • Check some grammatical and punctuation errors if any
  • Click Publish when done.


Note: If you want the cookie consent notification prompt to link to this cookie policy, go to https://silktide.com/tools/cookie-consent/download/ and include this link in the cookie policy URL field and regenerate the code as described above.


How to add a cookie consent notification to Blogger? Cookie Consent Code Generator and Cookie Policy Page Generator