You should always try to make it easy for people to link to you, especially if you are running a blog which isn’t using nofollow for trackbacks as additional encouragement.
Thus you should provide copy and paste linking.
There is an easy way to do this with the Link to Me Textbox plugin – I did however add a few tweaks to the code to make it display correctly and “future proof” it.
First of all for the link in the template you have to add they suggest you use
<?php link_to_me_textbox(''); ?>
Instead I used something much safer
<?php if (function_exists('link_to_me_textbox')) link_to_me_textbox(''); ?>
It is important to add plugins in this way, otherwise if you switch off the plugin, you might break your blog them until you edit your templates again.
Secondly I modified the CSS by adding the following lines
height: 60px; min-height: 60px; width: 450px;
This post discusses why there are 2 references to height in the CSS as an IE workaround.
I would prefer the CSS to be in a seperate file, or stored in the database, and automatically inserted in the header by the plugin for many of my niche sites, and an option to do the same with the actual code in the comments.
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