How to add List style related posts widget with thumbnail and Summary for Blogger blog

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How to add List style related posts widget with thumbnail and Summary for Blogger blog

Related post widget is useful to get more page view from your visitors. Generally we add this widget at the bottom of the every blog post’s body. After reading an article visitors may feel interest to read about similar article. So related post work best in this situation.  I have already shared related posts widget with wide thumbnails but in this time I am going to share List style related posts widget  with thumbnail and Summary. This related post widget will display your blog related post in list view with 70px X 70px image thumbnail. As well as 2 line summary of the related posts. This related post widget is very fast in loading and you can change the Related pots header color. The coding has made with pure CSS. So I hope you will like it.

To install this related posts widget please follow the below simple steps-
Step 1 Log in to your blogger account and Click on Template  ->
Step 2 Now click on Edit HTML-> Unfold code
Step 3 Now find ]]></b:skin> by Pressing Ctrl+F
Step 4 And Paste the below code above ]]></b:skin> and save your template

/* CSS Related posts by http://naijaexploits.blogspot.com */
#BloggerSpiceRP { background-color:#FFF; margin:10px 0 0 0; padding:10px; -moz-box-shadow:inset 0 0 1px #000000; -webkit-box-shadow:inset 0 1px 1px #000000; box-shadow:inset 0 0 1px #000000 }
#BloggerSpiceRP h4 { color:#fff; font-size:15px; margin:-10px -10px 10px; padding:5px 3px; text-align:center; font-weight:bold; -moz-text-shadow:2px 0 0 #333; -webkit-text-shadow:2px 0 0 #333; text-shadow:2px 0 0 #333; position:relative; background-color:#00B4FF }
#BloggerSpiceRP ul,#related_posts li { overflow:hidden; padding:0; margin:0; list-style:none }
#BloggerSpiceRP ul { margin-top:10px }
#BloggerSpiceRP li { float:left; width:100%; margin:0 0 5px}
#BloggerSpiceRP .gmbrrltd { background-color:#f7f7f7; float:left; margin:0 5px 0 0; padding:3px; border:1px solid #ddd; -moz-border-radius:2px; -webkit-border-radius:2px; border-radius:2px }
#BloggerSpiceRP strong { font-weight:bold; font-size:15px; line-height:1.1em }
#BloggerSpiceRP p { margin:2px 0 0; font-size:12px }
.loadingxx { width:100%; min-height:150px; background:transparent url(https://www.ngmtechnology.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/bsloadingdot.gif) no-repeat center; display:block; text-indent:-9999px }

OPTIONAL STEP

Step 5 Now find </head> by Pressing Ctrl+F

Step 6 And Paste the below code above </head> and save your template

<script src=’http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.8.3/jquery.min.js’ type=’text/javascript’/>

 Note: if you already added this JS code in your template then don’t follow  step Optional step.

Step 7 Now find <div class=’post-footer-line post-footer-line-1′> or <div class=’post-footer-line post-footer-line-2′> by PressingCtrl+F

Step 8 And Paste the below code after/below <div class=’post-footer-line post-footer-line-1′> or <div class=’post-footer-line post-footer-line-2′> 

<b:if cond=’data:blog.pageType == &quot;item&quot;’>

<div id=’BloggerSpiceRP’/><script type=’text/javascript’>//<![CDATA[function relatedPostsWidget(a){(function(e){var f={blogURL:””,maxPosts:5,maxTags:5,maxPostsPerTag:5,containerSelector:””,tags:null,loadingText:””,loadingClass:””,relevantTip:””,rlt_summary:150,relatedTitle:”Related Posts”,readMoretext:”Read More”,rlpBlank:”http://www.ngmtechnology.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/BSNoImageWhite.png”,rlt_thumb:70,recentTitle:”Recent Posts”,postScoreClass:””,onLoad:false};f=e.extend({},f,a);var k=0,b=null,g=null;if(!f.containerSelector){document.write(‘<div id=”BloggerSpiceRP”></div>’);f.containerSelector=”#BloggerSpiceRP”}var c=function(t,n){k++;if(t.feed.entry){for(var o=0;o<t.feed.entry.length;o++){var r=t.feed.entry[o];var p=””;for(var m=0;m<r.link.length;m++){if(r.link[m].rel==”alternate”){p=r.link[m].href;break}}if(“content” in r){var l=r.content.$t}else{if(“summary” in r){var l=r.summary.$t}else{var l=””}}var l=l.replace(/<S[^>]*>/g,””);if(l.length>f.rlt_summary){var l=l.substring(0,f.rlt_summary)+”…”}var q=r.title.$t;if(“media$thumbnail” in r){var s=r.media$thumbnail.url.replace(//s[0-9]+-c/g,”/s”+f.rlt_thumb+”-c”)}else{var s=f.rlpBlank}if(location.href.toLowerCase()!=p.toLowerCase()){i(p,q,s,l)}}}if(k>=f.tags.length){g.attr(“class”,””);e(“#BloggerSpiceRP-loadingtext”,b).remove();if(f.maxPosts>0){e(“li:gt(“+(f.maxPosts-1)+”)”,g).remove()}}};var i=function(p,s,u,l){var q=e(“li”,g);for(var o=0;o<q.length;o++){var t=e(“a”,q.eq(o));var r=j(t);if(t.attr(“href”)==p){h(t,++r);for(var n=o-1;n>=0;n–){var m=e(“a”,q.eq(n));if(j(m)>r){if(o-n>1){q.eq(n).after(q.eq(o))}return}}if(o>0){q.eq(0).before(q.eq(o))}return}}g.append(‘<li><a class=”jdlunya” href=”‘+p+'” title=”‘+(f.relevantTip?f.relevantTip.replace(“d”,1):””)+'”><span class=”gmbrrltd”><img style=”width:’+f.rlt_thumb+”px;height:”+f.rlt_thumb+’px;display: block” alt=”‘+s+'” src=”‘+u+'”/></span><strong>’+s+”</strong></a><p>”+l+'<a target=”_blank” title=”‘+s+'” href=”‘+p+'”>’+f.readMoretext+”</a></p></li>”)};var j=function(l){var m=parseInt(l.attr(“score”));return m>0?m:1};var h=function(l,m){l.attr(“score”,m);if(f.relevantTip){l.attr(“title”,f.relevantTip.replace(“d”,m))}if(f.postScoreClass){l.attr(“class”,f.postScoreClass+m)}};var d=function(){if(f.containerSelector!=”#BloggerSpiceRP”){var l=e(f.containerSelector);if(l.length!=1){return}b=e(‘<div id=”BloggerSpiceRP”></div>’).appendTo(l)}else{b=e(f.containerSelector)}if(!f.tags){f.tags=[];e(‘a[rel=”tag”]:lt(‘+f.maxTags+”)”).each(function(){var n=e.trim(e(this).text().replace(/n/g,””));if(e.inArray(n,f.tags)==-1){f.tags[f.tags.length]=n}})}if(f.tags.length==0&&!f.recentTitle){return}if(f.tags.length==0){e(“<h4>”+f.recentTitle+”</h4>”).appendTo(b)}else{if(f.relatedTitle){e(“<h4>”+f.relatedTitle+”</h4>”).appendTo(b)}}if(f.loadingText){e(‘<div id=”BloggerSpiceRP-loadingtext”>’+f.loadingText+”</div>”).appendTo(b)}g=e(“<ul “+(f.loadingClass?’class=”‘+f.loadingClass+'”‘:””)+”></ul>”).appendTo(b);if(f.tags.length==0){e.get((f.blogURL===””?window.location.protocol+”//”+window.location.host:f.blogURL)+”/feeds/posts/summary?max-results=”+f.maxPostsPerTag+”&orderby=published&alt=json-in-script”,c,”jsonp”)}else{for(var m=0;m<f.tags.length;m++){e.get((f.blogURL===””?window.location.protocol+”//”+window.location.host:f.blogURL)+”/feeds/posts/summary/-/”+f.tags[m]+”?max-results=”+f.maxPostsPerTag+”&orderby=published&alt=json-in-script”,c,”jsonp”)}}};if(f.onLoad){e(window).load(d)}else{e(document).ready(d)}})(jQuery)};relatedPostsWidget({related_title: “Related Posts”,containerSelector: “#BloggerSpiceRP”,maxPosts: 4,loadingClass: “loadingxx”,rlt_thumb: 70});//]]></script><div class=’clear’/>  </b:if>

Step 9 Now save your template

CUSTOMIZATION

Alter #00B4FF this color code for Related Posts header background color.
Change digit maxPosts: 4, for the number of post display.
Change digit rlt_summary:150 for the related posts summary length.

To see the related posts widget please visit your blog posts. It will appear at the end of every blog articles.








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