How to Add Related Post Widget To Blogger Blog

Related post widget with thumbnails is a good widget all bloggers ought to have on their blog since it increases page views & readership while your blog traffic bounce ratio will decrease gradually.its also reduce bounce rate of a blog.Related Posts Widget would display links to other posts of the same category/label. its show at the end of every post of a blog.follow these steps to installl on your blog


How to add Related Posts Widget


1. Login to Blogger Dashboard > Template > Edit HTML
2. Make sure Backup your template Before installing
3. Search for tag  </head>
4. Add the following code just before it:

<!--Related Posts Start-->
<style>
#related-posts {
float : left;
width:550px;
margin-top:0px;
margin-left : 5px;
font : 11px Verdana;
padding:5px;
}
#related-posts .widget {
list-style-type : none;
margin : 5px 0 5px 0;
padding : 0;
}
#related-posts .widget h2, #related-posts h2 {
color : #940f04;
font-size : 20px;
font-weight : normal;
margin : 5px 7px 0;
padding : 0 0 5px;
}
#related-posts a {
color : #054474;
font-size : 12px;
text-decoration : none;
}
#related-posts a:hover {
color : #0080ff;
text-decoration : none;
}
#related-posts ul {
list-style:none; padding:0px !important;
}
#related-posts ul li { background: transparent url(http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_7wsQzULWIwo/SuM3oFg5zlI/AAAAAAAACHo/n5UluB5ugMI/s400/255.gif) no-repeat scroll 0px 6px; margin: 0.3em 0 !important; padding: 0 0 0.8em 20px; line-height : 2em; border-bottom:1px dotted #cccccc;
}
#related-posts ul li:hover{    
background: transparent url(http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_7wsQzULWIwo/SuM3oYoTkRI/AAAAAAAACHw/Dig1etGrcpY/s400/251.gif) no-repeat scroll 0px 6px !important;
}
 
</style>
<script language='JavaScript'>
//<![CDATA[
var relatedTitles = new Array();
var relatedTitlesNum = 0;
var relatedUrls = new Array();
function related_results_labels(json) {
for (var i = 0; i < json.feed.entry.length; i++) {
var entry = json.feed.entry[i];
relatedTitles[relatedTitlesNum] = entry.title.$t;
for (var k = 0; k < entry.link.length; k++) {
if (entry.link[k].rel == 'alternate') {
relatedUrls[relatedTitlesNum] = entry.link[k].href;
relatedTitlesNum++;
break;
}
}
}
}
function removeRelatedDuplicates() {
var tmp = new Array(0);
var tmp2 = new Array(0);
for(var i = 0; i < relatedUrls.length; i++) {
if(!contains(tmp, relatedUrls[i])) {
tmp.length += 1;
tmp[tmp.length - 1] = relatedUrls[i];
tmp2.length += 1;
tmp2[tmp2.length - 1] = relatedTitles[i];
}
}
relatedTitles = tmp2;
relatedUrls = tmp;
}
function contains(a, e) {
for(var j = 0; j < a.length; j++) if (a[j]==e) return true;
return false;
}
function printRelatedLabels() {
var r = Math.floor((relatedTitles.length - 1) * Math.random());
var i = 0;
document.write('<ul>');
while (i < relatedTitles.length && i < 6) {
document.write('<li><a href="' + relatedUrls[r] + '">' + relatedTitles[r] + '</a></li>');
if (r < relatedTitles.length - 1) {
r++;
} else {
r = 0;
}
i++;
}
document.write('</ul>');
document.write('<a rel="dofollow" href="http://www.extremetipz.com.com" style="float:right;font-size:10px;">Widgets</a></font>');
}
//]]>
</script>
<!--Related Posts Stop--> 


5. Now search for <data:post.body/>

6. Paste the following code just before it.

<b:if cond='data:blog.pageType == &quot;item&quot;'>
<div id='related-posts'>
<font color='#289728' face='Arial' size='3'><b>Related Posts : </b></font><font color='#FFFFFF'><b:loop values='data:post.labels' var='label'><data:label.name/><b:if cond='data:label.isLast != &quot;true&quot;'>,</b:if><b:if cond='data:blog.pageType == &quot;item&quot;'>
<script expr:src='&quot;/feeds/posts/default/-/&quot; + data:label.name + &quot;?alt=json-in-script&amp;callback=related_results_labels&amp;max-results=5&quot;' type='text/javascript'/></b:if></b:loop> </font>
<script type='text/javascript'> removeRelatedDuplicates(); printRelatedLabels();
</script>
</div></b:if>
7.THEN SAVE 
 HOPE ITS HELPS

Comments

  1. Lovely tips..hope u got my pm on twitter@lanre_classic

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