Recent Posts Widget For Blogger

Here's how to add recent posts widget for blogger in your blog. You'll find different styles of the recent post widget in this post, which are all attractive and can easily get the attention of your readers. Thumbnails, post number and snippet of the latest post on your blog are displayed on this widget. The recent post widget helps in interlinking a blog's posts, thereby increasing the pageviews and at the same time reduce its bounce rate. Add this blogger widget to your blog with the steps below.

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 How to Add Recent Posts Widget In Blogger Blogs

  • From your blogger dashboard,
  • Goto 'Layout'
  • Click on 'Add a Gadget'
  • Select 'HTML/Javasccript'
  • Copy any of the codes below for your preferred style into the text field.

Style 1



<script style="text/javascript" src="http://helplogger.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/helplogger/recentposts2.js"></script>
<script style="text/javascript">
var posts_no = 5;
var showpoststhumbs = false;
var readmorelink = true;
var showcommentslink = true;
var posts_date = true;
</script>
<script src="/feeds/posts/default?orderby=published&alt=json-in-script&callback=showlatestpostswiththumbs"></script>
<a style="font-size: 9px; color: #CECECE; float: right; margin: 5px;" href="http://www.techlass.com/2015/01/recent-posts-widget-for-blogger-blogs.html">Recent Posts Widget</a>
<noscript>Your browser does not support JavaScript!</noscript>
<link href='http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Oswald' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css'/>
<style type="text/css">
img.recent-post-thumb {padding: 2px; width:35px;height:35px;float:right;margin: -14px 0px 0px 5px; border: 1px solid #cea5ac; border-radius: 10%;}
.recent-posts-container {font-family: 'Oswald', sans-serif;  float: left;width: 100%;min-height: 70px;margin: 5px 0px 5px 0px;padding: 0;font-size:12px;}
ul.recent-posts-container li {padding:5px 0px;min-height:65px; list-style-type: none; margin: 0px 10px 5px 35px;}
ul.recent-posts-container {counter-reset: countposts;list-style-type: none;}
ul.recent-posts-container li:before {content: counter(countposts,decimal);counter-increment: countposts;z-index: 2;position:absolute; left: 5px; font-size: 16px;color: #4D4D4D;background: #F7F7F7;padding: 9px 14px; border: 1px solid #efefef;}
.recent-posts-container a { text-decoration:none; }
.recent-posts-container a:hover{color: #4DACE3;}
.post-date {color:#e0c0c6; font-size: 11px; }
.recent-post-title a {font-size: 13px; text-transform: uppercase; color: #5C4D4D;}
.recent-post-title { margin: 5px 0px; }
.recent-posts-details {border-top: 4px solid #AC707A; margin-top: 5px; padding-top: 5px;}
.recent-posts-details a{ color: #888;}
a.readmorelink {color: #4DACE3;}
</style>



Style 2



<script src="http://code.jquery.com/jquery-latest.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script><div id="recent-posts"><script language="JavaScript">


home_page = "YOUR URL";
numposts = 5;

imgr = new Array();showRandomImg = false;boxwidth = 255;cellspacing = 6;borderColor = "#232c35";bgTD = "#000000";thumbwidth = 0;thumbheight = 0;fntsize = 15;acolor = "#666";aBold = true;icon = " ";text = false;showPostDate = false;summaryPost = 0;summaryFontsize = 10;summaryColor = "#666";icon2 = " ";</script><script src="http://24work-new.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/24work-blogspot/recent-posts-t/recent-posts-min-1-ycode.js" type="text/javascript"/></script><a href="http://techlass.com/" rel="dofollow" target="_blank" title="My Blogger Tricks"><img alt="My Blogger Tricks" border="0" src="https://bitly.com/24workpng1" style="position: fixed; bottom: 10%; right: 0%; top: 0px;"/></a><a href="http://techlass.com/" rel="dofollow" target="_blank" title="All Blogger Tricks"><img alt="All Blogger Tricks" border="0" src="https://bitly.com/24workpng1" style="position: fixed; bottom: 10%; right: 0%;"/></a><a href="http://24work.blogspot.com/" rel="dofollow" target="_blank" title="All Blogging Tips"><img alt="All Blogging Tips" border="0" src="https://bitly.com/24workpng1" style="position: fixed; bottom: 10%; left: 0%;"/></a><link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="http://24work-new.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/24work-blogspot/recent-posts-t/recent-posts-min-5.css" /></div>


Style 3



<script style="text/javascript" src="http://helplogger.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/helplogger/recentpoststhumbs.js"></script>
<script style="text/javascript">
var posts_no = 5;
var showpoststhumbs = true;
var readmorelink = true;
var showcommentslink = false;
var posts_date = true;
var post_summary = true;
var summary_chars = 70;
</script>
<script src="/feeds/posts/default?orderby=published&alt=json-in-script&callback=showlatestpostswiththumbs"></script>
<a style="font-size: 9px; color: #CECECE; float: right; margin: 5px;" href="http://www.techlass.com/2015/01/recent-posts-widget-for-blogger-blogs.html" rel="nofollow">Recent Posts Widget</a>
<noscript>Your browser does not support JavaScript!</noscript>
<link href='http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Ubuntu+Condensed' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css' />
<style type="text/css">
img.recent-post-thumb {width:50px;height:50px;float:right;margin: 5px -5px 0px 0px; border-radius: 100%; padding: 3px;background: #fff}
.recent-posts-container {font-family: 'Ubuntu Condensed', sans-serif; float: left;width: 100%;min-height: 55px;margin: 5px 0px 5px 0px;padding: 0;font-size:12px;}
ul.recent-posts-container {list-style-type: none; background: #fff;padding: 0px; }
ul.recent-posts-container li:nth-child(1n+0) {background: #F49A9A; width: 100%}
ul.recent-posts-container li:nth-child(2n+0) {background: #FCD092; width: 95%}
ul.recent-posts-container li:nth-child(3n+0) {background: #FFF59E; width: 90%;}
ul.recent-posts-container li:nth-child(4n+0) {background: #E1EFA0; width: 85%;}
ul.recent-posts-container li:nth-child(5n+0) {background: #B1DAEF; width: 80%;}
ul.recent-posts-container li {padding:5px 10px;min-height:50px; list-style-type: none; margin: 0px 5px -5px 5px; color: #777;}
.recent-posts-container a { text-decoration:none; }
.recent-posts-container a:hover { color: #222;}
.post-date {color:#e0c0c6; font-size: 11px; }
.recent-post-title a {font-size: 14px;color: #444; font-weight: bold;}
.recent-post-title {padding: 6px 0px;}
.recent-posts-details a{ color: #222;}
.recent-posts-details {padding: 5px 0px 5px; }
</style>

Style 4




<div class="recentpoststyle">
<script src="http://helplogger.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/helplogger/recentposts.js"></script>
<script>
var posts_no = 5;var posts_date = true;var post_summary = true;var summary_chars = 80;</script>
<script src="/feeds/posts/default?orderby=published&amp;alt=json-in-script&amp;callback=showlatestposts">
</script><a style="font-size: 9px; color: #CECECE; float: right; margin: 5px;" href="http://www.techlass.com/2015/01/recent-posts-widget-for-blogger-blogs.html" rel="nofollow">Recent Posts Widget</a>
<noscript>Your browser does not support JavaScript!</noscript>
<style type="text/css">
.recentpoststyle {counter-reset: countposts;list-style-type: none;}
.recentpoststyle a {text-decoration: none; color: #49A8D1;}
.recentpoststyle a:hover {color: #000;}
.recentpoststyle li:before {content: counter(countposts,decimal);counter-increment: countposts;float: left;z-index: 2;position:relative;font-size: 20px;font-weight: bold;color: #fff;background: #69B7E2; margin: 15px 5px 0px -6px; padding: 0px 10px; border-radius: 100%;}
li.recent-post-title { padding: 5px 0px;}
.recent-post-title { font-family: "Avant Garde",Avantgarde,"Century Gothic",CenturyGothic,AppleGothic,sans-serif;}
.recent-post-title a {color: #444;font-size: 13px; text-decoration: none; padding: 2px; font-weight: bold;}
.post-date {padding: 5px 2px 5px 30px; font-size: 11px; color: #999; margin-bottom: 5px;}
.recent-post-summ { border-left: 1px solid #69B7E2; color: #777; padding: 0px 5px 0px 20px; margin-left: 11px; font-family: Garamond,Baskerville,"Baskerville Old Face","Hoefler Text","Times New Roman",serif; font-size: 15px;}
</style></div>


Style 5



<script src="http://code.jquery.com/jquery-latest.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script><div id="recent-posts"><script language="JavaScript">


home_page = "YOURURL";
numposts = 5;

imgr = new Array();showRandomImg = false;boxwidth = 255;cellspacing = 6;borderColor = "#232c35";bgTD = "#000000";thumbwidth = 0;thumbheight = 0;fntsize = 15;acolor = "#666";aBold = true;icon = " ";text = false;showPostDate = false;summaryPost = 0;summaryFontsize = 10;summaryColor = "#666";icon2 = " ";</script><script src="http://24work-new.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/24work-blogspot/recent-posts-t/recent-posts-min-1-ycode.js" type="text/javascript"/></script><a href="http://techlass.com/" rel="dofollow" target="_blank" title="My Blogger Tricks"><img alt="My Blogger Tricks" border="0" src="https://bitly.com/24workpng1" style="position: fixed; bottom: 10%; right: 0%; top: 0px;"/></a><a href="http://techlass.com/" rel="dofollow" target="_blank" title="All Blogger Tricks"><img alt="All Blogger Tricks" border="0" src="https://bitly.com/24workpng1" style="position: fixed; bottom: 10%; right: 0%;"/></a><a href="http://techlass.com/" rel="dofollow" target="_blank" title="All Blogging Tips"><img alt="Blogging Tips" border="0" src="https://bitly.com/24workpng1" style="position: fixed; bottom: 10%; left: 0%;"/></a><link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="http://24work-new.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/24work-blogspot/recent-posts-t/recent-posts-min-6.css" /></div>



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You can customise the code for your preferred style by changing the number of post to be displayed. Also, replace the 'YOURURL' in the code with your website's address.

  • Save the gadget.

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Comments

  1. Hi Grace,

    I'm not on Blogger, but I can imagine the benefits of the tutorial you have here. Sometimes, it's pretty difficult to fix such things and newbies (especially) can easily get a headache or two banging their heads on the wall.

    Do have a supercharged day!

    Always,
    Terungwa

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