Monday, October 29, 2012

How To Get Related Posts Widget For Blogger

Displaying the links to related posts along with a thumbnail of the corresponding post will help you increase the page views/user .Users will be tempted to go for the related posts when they are presented attractively with thumbnails
Here are the detailed steps to install the related posts widget for blogger
The steps are very simple:

  1. Go To Linkwithin
  2. Fill up the easy blanks and do as they say. The screenshot below will help,

related posts
  3.   Keep the width to three stories i.e three thumbnails if your post width is less than 500px
  4.   Hit the Get Widget button and then click the Install Widget link on the next page as shown below,
related posts linkwithin
  5.   Change the Title to Related Posts: or anything you may like as shown below,
related posts widget
  6.  Now Click the Edit Template Link
related posts widget
  7.   Replace the code that you see with this one:
<b:includable id='main'><b:if cond='data:blog.pageType == &quot;item&quot;'><data:content/></b:if></b:includable>
The above code will hide the thumbnails from appearing on homepage.
  8.   Next click the Edit Content Link and add the following additional code just above the code inside the widget,
<script>linkwithin_text='Related Posts:'</script>
Replace Related Posts:  with any text you want.
   9.  Finally hit the ADD WIDGET button.
  9.  Once you are taken to the Page Elements page of your blogger account, simply drag the widget to the bottom of your post body as shown below,
related posts
   10.  Click the "Save" orange button at the top-right corner and you are done!
Let me know if you needed any further help on this

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