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Special features for creators

Who is this doc for?

✏️ Do you write blog posts for developers?

🔭 Have you ever seen your blog post picked up by daily.dev feed?

🚗 Did you wonder how much traffic your post got through daily.dev?

👽 Do you believe in UFOs? Just kidding.

If you answer yes to all of these questions, this doc is going to make your day!

Introducing a whole new set of features for content creators!

In this post, we will cover:

  1. Why should you claim ownership of a post you wrote?
  2. How to claim ownership of posts you write?
  3. How to get your post picked up by daily.dev?

Let’s get started. 🚀

Why should you claim ownership of a post you wrote?

Get notified when your post got listed by daily.dev

At the end of the day, we all write for a particular audience. Engaging with your readers in real-time can make the difference between a memorable post and a forgotten one. Even more, getting notified in real-time will enable you to encourage a meaningful discussion about the blog post you wrote. That way, you can increase your readership and create a long-lasting relationship with your audience.

Get an exclusive author badge

Whenever you comment on a post you wrote, you’ll be able to see your exclusive author badge. Simple yet awesome. If you invested time in writing a post, you deserve some recognition.

See it in action:

Get an analytics report for every post that got listed

We never met authors who are not curious about their blog post’s stats. Today, we bring a missing piece for any post who got picked up by daily.dev. If your post got picked up by daily.dev, you could now expect to get a complete analytics report within 24 hours or so.

Gain reputation points and build up your profile

In case you’ve missed it in our previous announcements, here’s a brief about What is reputation? How do I earn it?

We completely redesigned the profile to fit a new special section for your posts. That’s a great way to show your achievements to the world. And the best part? For every upvote your post earns, you will receive a +1 reputation point!

How to claim ownership of posts you write?

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Keep in mind that we can only add posts that we're already picked up by daily.dev. Not sure if your post appeared in our feed? Try searching its headline.

  • Step 1 - Ensure your post's HTML contains the twitter:creator meta tag within the <head> tag i.e. <meta name="twitter:creator" content="@username" /> where `@username' is your username on Twitter.
  • Step 2 - Go to your profile on daily.dev
  • Step 3 - Click “Account details”
  • Step 4 - Add your Twitter handle
  • Step 5 - Click here or email us to support@daily.dev

Check out this guide aboutgetting featured on daily.dev.