Orkut: Collection of hacks to be kool Orkuttian!

Listing in this post some orkut hacks, tricks which you can use to be kool orkuttian!

ALT+0173 Tricks

1. Ever seen someone without First name and/or Last Name! If yes, you might have tried to do the sane but while editing your profile came 2 know that first name n last name can not be left blank! So how did others did that?

While editing name just put ALT+0173 i.e. press ALT & while it is pressed type 0173 in any field u want to left blank! You wont see any output! (In Opera u may see ‘-‘ character but surely nothing will be displayed in Firefox n IE)

2. You can also use this special character if you want to escape orkut’s default formatting which is applied to your text while posting on communities and writing scrap!

e.g. [r­ed]Hi[/­red] wont look Hi

if u use [r(ALT+0173)ed]Hi[/r(ALT+0173)ed]!

Just insert ALT+0173 anywhere!
U can also insert in Url’s to escape image verification while posting links but they wont be clickable 🙁

3. You can just write ALT+0173 while posting on communities n scrapbook to post blank scrap n posts!

For More ALT+0173 Tricks n demos click here!

Hompage Field…

The best link to setup as your homepage is https://www.orkut.com/GLogin.aspx?cmd=logout
When someone click on this the person will be logged out from his/her orkut session 😀

This made many people fool (including me) as we often don’t read actual content of homepage field while checking someone’s profile!

Do u think logging into Orkut is slow n login box disappears???

Bookmark the following link and use it to login into orkut!


The above link directly opens orkut login box! So it is faster than normal orkut login!


Rahul Bansal October 12, 2006

thanx…. even its working fast beyond my imagination![:)]

Cyber-Buff October 12, 2006

third one is cooool!!!

Rahul Bansal November 4, 2006

do u knw hw 2 use it???
They r working!

jus check out that orkut community page!

Anonymous November 4, 2006

nothing works

blesso September 17, 2009

how to get more and more friends???