Video Tutorial: Adding little pictures to comments

July 2, 2011

Video Tutorial: Adding little pictures to comments

July 2, 2011

Like that little flower! It’s kind of cute and it draws attention to your name and, more importantly, to the URL of your blog site! Want to learn more?

First, here’s what you will need for today’s tutorial…

A symbol or two you’d like to use with your name.

This can come from the symbols in your Word documents, or you can use this Facebook Symbols site linked right here!

The only other thing you need? This video below. Let me know how it goes and feel free to practice those picture symbols and direct links right here on Ladybug’s Teacher Files!


  • Kristen July 2, 2011 at 9:20 pm

    Here's mine!

    Ladybug's Teacher Files

  • Ms.M July 2, 2011 at 9:41 pm

    Do you have any hearts? I have seen them but never knew how to add them! Thanks again. 🙂

    Ms. M
    Ms.M's Blog
    A Teacher's Plan

  • Ms.M July 2, 2011 at 9:43 pm

    Never mind I found them. I think I should really read your whole post before I jump the gun and sart asking questions. If my students did it to me I would not be happy.

    Ms. M
    Ms.M's Blog
    A Teacher's Plan

  • Kristen July 2, 2011 at 9:43 pm

    No problem Ms. M, you are a teacher on vacation and allowed to do what you want!!

  • Tara July 2, 2011 at 9:55 pm

    ♥ Tara
    4th Grade Frolics

    Testing this out:)

  • Tara July 2, 2011 at 9:57 pm

    You are amazing!! Your video tutorials have really helped me in soooo many ways!!! Thanks bunches!! Can't wait till the hey paste it is up and running again…I'm tired of typing it all out each time:)

    I'm having my first giveaway that ends at midnight….come enter:)

    4th Grade Frolics

  • Laura Starnes July 2, 2011 at 10:16 pm

    Thanks so much Kristen!
    Easy Peasy!

    Kinder Kraziness

  • Pat's Paper Passion July 2, 2011 at 10:37 pm

    Is there any place to get colored pictures…and will these small pictures work on facebook? I can make the heart, but macs don't have as many choices for adding small pictures to fb.
    Big Thanks

    (I tried the font tag, to make the font red… and it wasn't accepted)


    A Time to Share & Create

  • Kristen July 2, 2011 at 10:39 pm

    Hey Pat, not sure if they'll work on facebook or not. I don't think you can put colored pictures and I've tried a zillion ways to make the fonts colored, but it won't work, like you said. I think this is as much as can be done, but I'll let you know if I find more!

  • Pat's Paper Passion July 2, 2011 at 10:52 pm

    I guess I'm wondering what tags work on comments and which don't…Thanks


    A Time to Share & Create

  • Kristen July 2, 2011 at 11:16 pm

    These are the only tags I could find that work…I've tried others that didn't work (underline, font color, etc.) 🙂

  • Alessia Albanese July 2, 2011 at 11:38 pm

    Thanks, Kristen! What do you think?

    Ѽ Alessia
    Mrs. Albanese’s Kindergarten Class

  • Kristen July 2, 2011 at 11:40 pm

    I love that, Alessia, perfect!

  • Marlana July 3, 2011 at 12:47 am

    How fun! Thanks so much for sharing!

    Lil' Country Kindergarten

  • Carla Patch July 3, 2011 at 12:55 am

    Thank you, thank you, thank you! (it took me four tries)

    Carla's 2/3 Crew

  • Vintage Teacher July 3, 2011 at 2:11 am

    Thanks for sharing. I have learned so much from you. :0)

    ❤Vintage Teacher
    Vintage Teacher

  • Dual Kinder Teacher July 3, 2011 at 3:05 am

    Yahoo for more tutorials 🙂 Let's see if this works.
    Dual Kinder Teacher

  • Jo July 3, 2011 at 5:04 am

    Love these tips! Keep 'em coming!

    ◕‿◕ Jo

  • Mrs. Schroeder July 3, 2011 at 11:48 am

    I did it…thank you!
    The Schroeder Page

  • QtJenny19 July 3, 2011 at 2:04 pm

    I just want to say thank you. I'm a new blogger and everything I have done to my blog was learned from you. I love your video tutorials!

    ❤ Jen

    Kindergarten Klassroom

  • gail July 3, 2011 at 2:24 pm

    Thanks for sharing the tutorial. You did a great job explaining something that has often baffled me. Let's see how it goes ヅ
    Mrs. Poulin' Blog

  • Mrs. Mugurussa July 3, 2011 at 3:34 pm

    Thanks- your videos are always super easy to follow
    Time 4 Kindergarten

  • Mrs. Mac July 3, 2011 at 11:39 pm

    I can't wait to try this – thanks so much! 🙂
    First Class With Mrs. Mac

  • Littlest Learners July 4, 2011 at 9:30 am

    LOVE LOVE LOVE your videos!!
    Trying out my new and improved signature…

    ✪JodiThe Clutter-Free Classroom

    Happy 4th!

  • Hadar July 4, 2011 at 4:11 pm

    I've realized that I talk to you during your tutorials! lol! Is there a way I can use symbols from specific fonts on my computer? When I copy and paste it from word it doesn't stay the same.

    Miss Kindergarten

  • Anonymous July 4, 2011 at 8:19 pm

    fyi: I'm in {love} with your blog.

    Between the tech tips and the shopping linky party, I can't stay away! Thank you!

    ✰ Mrs. Kincaid
    Mrs. Kincaid’s First Grade

  • Jodi July 4, 2011 at 9:00 pm

    Fun In First

  • Kristen July 4, 2011 at 11:20 pm

    Thank you all for watching and trying it out!! You are all so sweet!

    Hadar, I had to laugh when you said you talk to me!! I don't know about the symbols…I think there are some of the more universal ones that work and others just don't. I'll be sure to let you know if I find out anything. 🙂

  • liam July 5, 2011 at 2:58 am

    Cool bananas! I just wish I could get my picture to show up when I comment…am I the only one that has to comment as a "Name/URL"? Google Account keeps bouncing me around!

    ✪ Liam ✪
    Twist of Liam

  • Busy Bees July 5, 2011 at 2:41 pm


    We are trying to figure this all out. Thanks for trying to teach us.

  • Fun2BinFirst July 6, 2011 at 6:06 pm

    Thanks for sharing!
    Fun 2B in First

  • Mrs. Mac July 8, 2011 at 6:37 pm

    ❀Well, I figured out the little flower thing…but not the bold…I'll keep playing. Thanks, Kristen!
    First Class with Mrs. Mac

  • billi July 10, 2011 at 2:50 pm

    Thanks for sharing

  • Tracey July 11, 2011 at 3:43 am

    ❤ Tracey
    Our Cool School

  • Tracey July 11, 2011 at 3:47 am

    last test for tonight!

    Our Cool School

  • Randi Lembke July 12, 2011 at 4:36 pm

    Thanks for the great ideas. I am new to professional blogging and I am completely addicted because of blogs like yours:)

  • Kristen July 13, 2011 at 12:54 am

    Thanks so much Randi!! I am off to check out your blog!

  • Mischief at the Macdonalds July 14, 2011 at 6:00 am

    I love your blog and have read for months…I have just started a blog of my own, hoping to use it next year with my 1st graders, but have lots of questions.. I would love if you could do a tutorial on how to make a "grab my button" with a cute picture, and also how to get your page tabs to show up at the top. Thanks so much! Jennifer at

  • Jennifer July 16, 2011 at 2:18 am

    Ok… so I have a question. It has been mentioned that it can be annoying when people put there websites in every comment. I sort of feel as if it's ok. It's not that I am trying to detract people from your site to mine… but making yet another link for collaborating. Thoughts?

  • Miss Hockensmith July 18, 2011 at 4:31 am

    So helpful! I have been using your tutorials all night, and my blog is so much cuter! THANK YOU!


  • Kristin July 18, 2011 at 7:34 pm

    Just playing around! Thanks for sharing – I truly appreciate it!
    Kristin Ü (Does that look like a happy face to you? I always write a happy face AFTER my name when I am printing so that's why I reversed it but I can't tell if it really looks like a happy face. AND am I ALLOWED to put the pic after my name or is that bad blogging form and etiquette?)
    I'm also trying the bold and italicized code – I didn't have that before. You are the best! From one Kristin to another Kristen, maybe you'll click on my link!
    A Teeny Tiny Teacher

  • Kinder Fun July 19, 2011 at 7:42 am

    Mrs. Ayala's Kinder FUN
    I DID IT!

  • PreKMom July 20, 2011 at 7:15 am

    ✿PreK Mom
    PreK Mom

  • PreKMom July 20, 2011 at 7:16 am

    Got excited and forgot to leave my comment. It worked. Thank alot!

  • Lisa July 23, 2011 at 7:22 pm

    This is amazing! I love your blog. I'm adding it to the Favorite Teaching Blog's sqworl. You can pick up a badge on my blog. Now let's see if I can follow your directions and leave my sigy. I saved the code in a Word doc on my desktop for easy access.


    Effective Teaching Articles

  • Ann Marie July 31, 2011 at 7:42 pm

    I am learning so much from you!!! Thank you!

    ❀Ann Marie
    ABCs and 123s 4 me

  • K. Mo August 21, 2011 at 8:54 pm

    Love your tutorials!

    ❤ Karen
    Flamingo Fabulous in Second Grade

  • Mrs. Zrihen September 3, 2011 at 2:51 pm

    Love it!!! Thank You!

    ❤ Mor ❤
    A Teacher's Treasure

  • Mrs. Zrihen September 3, 2011 at 2:53 pm

    As for saving the code so ou can use it from anywhere … I just email it to myself 🙂

    ❤ Mor ❤
    A Teacher's Treasure

  • Lory Robinson September 7, 2011 at 2:42 am

    great video!!

    Fun for First

  • Beth Cook September 9, 2011 at 12:41 am

    Trying it out thanks!!

  • Beth Cook September 9, 2011 at 12:42 am

    Ok, it worked on my blog, but, not when I comment here. What did I do wrong?

  • Heidi November 2, 2011 at 3:48 am

    Giving this a try.

    ❤ Heidi

    Teaching is a Work of Heart

  • Melissa Freshwater November 10, 2011 at 11:34 pm


  • Melissa Freshwater November 10, 2011 at 11:39 pm
  • Mrs. Halbert January 7, 2012 at 11:04 pm

    This is so helpful! Thanks!

    ♥ Samantha
    Learning with a Happy Heart

  • Valerie January 8, 2012 at 7:25 pm

    This was very helpful! Thanks!
    Grow Up Learning

  • Johanna Tackitt January 11, 2012 at 3:43 am

    How fun is this? I love it-hopefully it will work for me tooシ
    ☏ Johanna
    First Grade Fanatic

  • Johanna Tackitt January 11, 2012 at 3:57 am

    Ok not quite -try again!
    First Grade Fanatic!

  • Kate January 17, 2012 at 9:13 pm

    I know I am late to the game on this, but thanks for sharing!
    To The Square Inch

  • Jeannie January 22, 2012 at 3:29 am
  • Kaleigh January 25, 2012 at 12:29 am

    Thanks Kristen! I've just started my own blog and your tutorials are awesome!

    ✿ Kaleigh
    Kaleigh's Klassroom

  • Terri February 12, 2012 at 11:44 pm

    Thank you! I think I got it now!
    Monkeying Around With Technology

  • Lucia13 April 8, 2012 at 11:20 pm

    I did it!Thank youuuuuuu

    ❂ Lusine
    Enjoy Teaching English

  • Nicole Heinlein May 5, 2012 at 6:02 pm

    Thanks for a great tutorial! I save my code on my Mac on a sticky on my dashboard. I one one on my work computer and one on my home computer. Super easy to pull it up and copy it when I need it!
    Teaching With Style

  • AthenaPhoenix May 28, 2012 at 5:28 pm

    Strive to Sparkle

  • Becca Morris June 10, 2012 at 3:22 am

    Thank you! I love all of your tutorials!
    Fun is Found in Fourth

  • Lori Rosenberg June 11, 2012 at 2:29 am

    Great tutorial! Thanks so much for helping us spruce up our signatures.

    ѼLori (
    Teaching With Love and Laughter

  • kirimae June 13, 2012 at 9:22 pm

    Thank you for this awesome tutorial! So helpful and easy to do!

    If Music Be the Food of Love, Sing On

  • Miss Nelson June 13, 2012 at 11:48 pm

    Thank you so much!
    Miss Nelson's blog

  • Miss Nelson June 13, 2012 at 11:58 pm

    I'm practicing. It had it wrong. Let's try this again.
    Miss Nelson's blog

  • Heather June 14, 2012 at 2:06 pm

    Thank you so much for all your awesome tutorials!!! I am new to blogging and I have SO much to learn… Your blog was one of the very first ones I started reading last summer…

    Kickin' it in Kinder

  • J July 22, 2012 at 4:45 am

    Ok, going to give this a try…

    ✿ Judith
    teaching with j

    …and it work!!!! Now, is there a special way, or code, to add colour to this and to enlarge it?????

  • 2nd Grade Teacher and Life Long Learner August 14, 2012 at 2:24 am

    Thank you for sharing!! Your tutorials are so helpful! SMILES and stop by and visit anytime!

  • Shari Abbey November 18, 2012 at 8:58 pm

    Thanks for sharing!

    Keeping It Fresh in 6th Grade

  • Kimi Arce December 13, 2012 at 8:50 am

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    is it down or just me

  • Laura January 7, 2013 at 1:20 am

    It works!

    ❊ Laura

    The Kindergarten Teacher

  • Exploring Third Grade January 20, 2013 at 3:46 pm

    Yahooo! That is so cool! Thank you!!

    Exploring Third Grade

  • Sue Cahalane February 15, 2013 at 12:46 pm

    Thank you for this tutorial, I hope mine works!!
    Science for Kids Blog

  • Kaci Chidester February 24, 2013 at 9:26 pm

    Your videos are super helpful. I just started blogging and I've been surfing for tutorials all weekend. Glad I stumbled onto your blog.

    Teaching in Wonderland

  • Carol February 27, 2013 at 6:45 am

    Hi Kristen
    I came here (from Pinterest) to look at something else and started looking around ツ I still havent found what I came for but that's okay…
    Great tutorial, Thanks!

    ❥ ღ ❥ Carol
    Whitfields Home In The County

  • BeckyJulie BrandCharboneau April 2, 2013 at 7:41 pm

    Hi Kristen

    This is EXACTLY the info I've been looking for! THANK YOU! Here's my try…

    First Grade Friendzee

  • BeckyJulie BrandCharboneau April 2, 2013 at 7:45 pm

    One more quick try

    ☮Becky & Julie
    First Grade Friendzee

  • Anonymous April 7, 2013 at 9:35 pm

    Love your tutorials! Thanks!

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