Wednesday, 4 January 2012

Get Numbered Page Navigation on Blogger Blog - Magazine Style

Numbered Page Navigation adds a good charm to a blog and makes it look more professional, non-bloggers may not realize that Blogger Blogs like our blog, does not come with numbered page navigation.It takes quite a bit of Editing the HTML code of the Blog to get the desired number page navigation.But not to worry, we at Geeks and Nerds Online are here for you and we will teach you each and every step of getting the stylish Numbered Page Navigation on Blogger Blogs.So let us begin-

1)Go to the Formatting Tab under Settings in your Blogger Dashboard and set the number of posts you want in a page, if you select 5, then 5 posts will be shown in the main page, the next 5 articles will be shown in the next page or Page number 2.Use the image for help.

2)Go to the Edit Html Tab under Design and Tick the box which says "Expand Widget".

3)Press Control+F5 and search for the Following Code -


</body>



4)Paste the Following Code right After that line of Code you just Searched - Start to Copy from Just below the Astrix Line till the End of the Astrix Line -




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<b:if cond='data:blog.pageType != "item"'>
<b:if cond='data:blog.pageType != "static_page"'>
<script type='text/javascript'>
var pageCount=5;
var displayPageNum=5;
var upPageWord ='Previous';
var downPageWord ='Next';
</script>

<script type='text/javascript'>

//<![CDATA[

function showpageCount(json){var thisUrl=home_page_url;var htmlMap=new Array();var thisNum=1;var postNum=1;var itemCount=0;var fFlag=0;var eFlag=0;var html='';var upPageHtml='';var downPageHtml='';for(var i=0,post;post=json.feed.entry[i];i++){var timestamp1=post.published.$t.substring(0,19)+post.published.$t.substring(23,29);timestamp=encodeURIComponent(timestamp1);var title=post.title.$t;if(title!=''){if(itemCount==0||(itemCount%pageCount==(pageCount-1))){if(thisUrl.indexOf(timestamp)!=-1){thisNum=postNum}if(title!='')postNum++;htmlMap[htmlMap.length]='/search?updated-max='+timestamp+'&max-results='+pageCount}}itemCount++}for(var p=0;p<htmlMap.length;p++){if(p>=(thisNum-displayPageNum-1)&&p<(thisNum+displayPageNum)){if(fFlag==0&&p==thisNum-2){if(thisNum==2){upPageHtml='<span class="showpage"><a href="/">'+upPageWord+'</a></span>'}else{upPageHtml='<span class="showpage"><a href="'+htmlMap[p]+'">'+upPageWord+'</a></span>'}fFlag++}if(p==(thisNum-1)){html+='<span class="showpagePoint">'+thisNum+'</span>'}else{if(p==0){html+='<span class="showpageNum"><a href="/">1</a></span>'}else{html+='<span class="showpageNum"><a href="'+htmlMap[p]+'">'+(p+1)+'</a></span>'}}if(eFlag==0&&p==thisNum){downPageHtml='<span class="showpage"> <a href="'+htmlMap[p]+'">'+downPageWord+'</a></span>';eFlag++}}}if(thisNum>1){html=''+upPageHtml+' '+html+' '}html='<div class="showpageArea" style="padding:10px 10px 10px 10px;"><span style="COLOR: #000;" class="showpageOf"> Pages ('+(postNum-1)+')</span>'+html;if(thisNum<(postNum-1)){html+=downPageHtml}if(postNum==1)postNum++;html+='</div>';var pageArea=document.getElementsByName("pageArea");var blogPager=document.getElementById("blog-pager");if(postNum<=2){html=''}for(var p=0;p<pageArea.length;p++){pageArea[p].innerHTML=html}if(pageArea&&pageArea.length>0){html=''}if(blogPager){blogPager.innerHTML=html}}function showpageCount2(json){var thisUrl=home_page_url;var htmlMap=new Array();var isLablePage=thisUrl.indexOf("/search/label/")!=-1;var thisLable=isLablePage?thisUrl.substr(thisUrl.indexOf("/search/label/")+14,thisUrl.length):"";thisLable=thisLable.indexOf("?")!=-1?thisLable.substr(0,thisLable.indexOf("?")):thisLable;var thisNum=1;var postNum=1;var itemCount=0;var fFlag=0;var eFlag=0;var html='';var upPageHtml='';var downPageHtml='';var labelHtml='<span class="showpageNum"><a href="/search/label/'+thisLable+'?&max-results='+pageCount+'">';var thisUrl=home_page_url;for(var i=0,post;post=json.feed.entry[i];i++){var timestamp1=post.published.$t.substring(0,19)+post.published.$t.substring(23,29);timestamp=encodeURIComponent(timestamp1);var title=post.title.$t;if(title!=''){if(itemCount==0||(itemCount%pageCount==(pageCount-1))){if(thisUrl.indexOf(timestamp)!=-1){thisNum=postNum}if(title!='')postNum++;htmlMap[htmlMap.length]='/search/label/'+thisLable+'?updated-max='+timestamp+'&max-results='+pageCount}}itemCount++}for(var p=0;p<htmlMap.length;p++){if(p>=(thisNum-displayPageNum-1)&&p<(thisNum+displayPageNum)){if(fFlag==0&&p==thisNum-2){if(thisNum==2){upPageHtml=labelHtml+upPageWord+'</a></span>'}else{upPageHtml='<span class="showpage"><a href="'+htmlMap[p]+'">'+upPageWord+'</a></span>'}fFlag++}if(p==(thisNum-1)){html+='<span class="showpagePoint">'+thisNum+'</span>'}else{if(p==0){html=labelHtml+'1</a></span>'}else{html+='<span class="showpageNum"><a href="'+htmlMap[p]+'">'+(p+1)+'</a></span>'}}if(eFlag==0&&p==thisNum){downPageHtml='<span class="showpage"> <a href="'+htmlMap[p]+'">'+downPageWord+'</a></span>';eFlag++}}}if(thisNum>1){if(!isLablePage){html=''+upPageHtml+' '+html+' '}else{html=''+upPageHtml+' '+html+' '}}html='<div class="showpageArea"><span style="COLOR: #000;" class="showpageOf"> Pages ('+(postNum-1)+')</span>'+html;if(thisNum<(postNum-1)){html+=downPageHtml}if(postNum==1)postNum++;html+='</div>';var pageArea=document.getElementsByName("pageArea");var blogPager=document.getElementById("blog-pager");if(postNum<=2){html=''}for(var p=0;p<pageArea.length;p++){pageArea[p].innerHTML=html}if(pageArea&&pageArea.length>0){html=''}if(blogPager){blogPager.innerHTML=html}}var home_page_url=location.href;var thisUrl=home_page_url;if(thisUrl.indexOf("/search/label/")!=-1){if(thisUrl.indexOf("?updated-max")!=-1){var lblname1=thisUrl.substring(thisUrl.indexOf("/search/label/")+14,thisUrl.indexOf("?updated-max"))}else{var lblname1=thisUrl.substring(thisUrl.indexOf("/search/label/")+14,thisUrl.indexOf("?&max"))}}var home_page="/";if(thisUrl.indexOf("?q=")==-1){if(thisUrl.indexOf("/search/label/")==-1){document.write('<script src="'+home_page+'feeds/posts/summary?alt=json-in-script&callback=showpageCount&max-results=99999" ><\/script>')}else{document.write('<script src="'+home_page+'feeds/posts/full/-/'+lblname1+'?alt=json-in-script&callback=showpageCount2&max-results=99999" ><\/script>')}}

//]]>

</script>
</b:if>
</b:if>Blogger TricksCode Ends Here
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5) Find all the Instances of the Following Code -

'data:label.url'


6)Replace all the instances of the above found code with -

'data:label.url + &quot;?&amp;max-results=5&quot;'


7)You are done and Now you can enjoy your Numbered Style Page Navigation for Blogger Blogs.Please remember that this may not work for Wordpress Blogs.


If you would like to know about styling your Number Navigation like I have done in this blog, please Request for a Post on that topic in the comments section below.Make sure you give us a link back from your blog.


If you have any other doubts or errors please ask in the comments.Be sure to check out all our Blogger Tricks.
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Gautham A S is a personal tech columnist and blogging expert at TechGau.Org, one of the leading Tech, How-To and Blogging Tips blogs in the world..