Today i have come up with another cool blogger hack, with lot of features and fully customization option, It’s about showing recent posts with/without thumbnail from any particular label/category in blogger. So if you want to do same with your blogger blog, You just need to add some simple script to your blogger template. You can find some default gadgets in blogger “Add page element” section to show recent posts, but they don’t provide an option to show recent posts from a particular category. So in this post, I will guide on how to show the recent posts with thumbnail in blogger.

Stylish Recent Posts Widget With Thumbnail From a Particular Label

How it Works?

Well, this widget is works based on Javascript and Blogger JSON feed API. Your blog must be for Public visitors. other wise the Blogger JSON Feed API won’t works.First option in the generator below is “Show Recent Posts From Particular Category/Label” well if you want to show recent posts from particular any label then tick on the check box and enter label name in the input area, else if you want to show recent posts with all label/category of your blog then just unchecked the check box to show recent posts of your blog.

How to install this widget to blogger?

  1. Go to generator page by clicking on “Widget Generator” button below.
  2. Fill the required data and customize the settings as you need,
  3. Click on ‘Generate’ button to get widget code, then copy and paste in to your blog’s custom widget area and save it. (Learn : How to add a widget to blogger)

I wanted to cover everything related to recent posts widget in blogger, but still there are lots of other things you can add to this. So i will make a second part of this post with few more modifications to the script.