How To Add Auto ‘Read More’ Feature to blogger

Posted by Lasantha Bandara on May 20th, 2009 File Under : change template, html, post1 Comment

1.Log in to your dashboard--> layout- -> Edit HTML

2.Click on "Expand Widget Templates"

3.Scroll down to where you see this:

<data:post.body/>

4.Now replace above code with below code.

<b:if cond='data:blog.pageType != &quot;item&quot;'>
<div expr:id='&quot;summary&quot; + data:post.id'/>
<script type='text/javascript'>
var blogID = &quot;1287984091471788670&quot;;
function retriveSummaryPost<data:post.id/>(json){document.getElementById(&quot;summary<data:post.id/>&quot;).innerHTML
= json.entry.summary.$t + &quot;...&quot;}

function createSummaryPost<data:post.id/>(POSTID){ var script =
document.createElement(&quot;script&quot;);
script.src = &quot;http://www.blogger.com/feeds/&quot;+blogID+&quot;/posts/summary/&quot;+POSTID+&quot;?alt=json-in-script&amp;callback=retriveSummaryPost<data:post.id/>&quot;;
script.type = &quot;text/javascript&quot;; document.getElementsByTagName(&#39;head&#39;)[0].appendChild(script);
}
</script>
<script type='text/javascript'>
createSummaryPost<data:post.id/>(&quot;<data:post.id/>&quot;);
</script>
<span class='rmlink' style='float:right'><a expr:href='data:post.url'>--&gt;d?c ti?p...</a></span>
</b:if>
<b:if cond='data:blog.pageType == &quot;item&quot;'>
<div id='post_body'><data:post.body/></div>
</b:if>

NOTE : You Must Replace 1287984091471788670 with your real blog ID.

5.Now save your template and you are done.

File Under : change template, html, post

One Response to “How To Add Auto ‘Read More’ Feature to blogger”

  1. By Auther says:

    auto read more feature is wrong this said "Your template could not be parsed as it is not well-formed. Please make sure all XML elements are closed properly.
    XML error message: The element type "div" must be terminated by the matching end-tag "

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