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How To Add Recent Posts Widget to your Blogger (blogspot) Blog

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Here’s how you can make a simple Recent Posts widget for your Blogger blog:

UPDATE: If you’re looking for a more customizable Recent Posts Widget, you may want to try this Recent Posts Widget for Blogger (v2). It allows you to change the number of posts, the number of characters of the post summary (excerpt), and show the post dates. You also have the option to display post titles only (without the post excerpts). Or if you want it with post images, grab the Recent Posts with Thumbnails Widget instead.

1. Login to your Blogger Dashboard
2. go to your blog’s Layout, and click Add a Page Element
3. add a Feed (click “add to blog” under the page element Feed)
4. Configure Feed:

A. Enter your blog’s feed URL in the box. Use the URL below..
Just replace the text indicated in blue with your own blog address.

http://YourAwesomeBlogHere.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss

or

http://www.YourAwesomeBlogHere.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss
(for blogs using custom domain)

B. Click Continue.

C. Change the Title to “Recent Posts” or “Recent Entries” or whatever you prefer to call it. You can also choose to show the item dates and author.

5. SAVE CHANGES. That’s it!

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67 comments

  1. Thanks for helping. It worked perfectly well

  2. Recent posts is such a useful widget for SEO and for increasing user experience when they’re on your site.

  3. It worked great but do you know how to do one with a large picture that rotates?

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