Smilies, also known as “emotions”, are glyphs used to convey emotions in your writing. They are a great way to brighten up your posts.
If you want to attract more visitors to comment on your blog, adding smilies is an effective method.
Here is the screenshots in comment area of my blog:
For more information about smilies of WordPress, I strongly recommend you to check WordPress Codex at http://codex.wordpress.org/Using_Smilies.
There are different ways to to add your own smilies to your WordPress blog, and in the post I will introduce 2 of them.