Bloggerhacks Wiki
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Platform[]

For use with Blogger blogs, requires a Del.icio.us account.

Authors[]

Homepages[]

Blogger Categories, with a great how-to by Gretchen at YLCF.

Blogger Tags and Categories: How To

Categories in Blogger

Sidebar expand/collapse sub-categories using javascript RSS/linkrolls

Skill Level[]

You must be comfortable with editing your Blogger template and using Del.icio.us and JavaScript.

Description[]

This series of hacks uses JavaScript to display the contents of a tag in your Del.icio.us account in a post on your blog. These solutions pull results from Del.icio.us and integrate them into your template, making the categories appear to be part of your blog set-up and addressing the issue raised by folks who don't like to be taken off-blog to see a list of tagged content.

Method[]

Please visit the links above to obtain detailed instructions. In general, the method is as follows:

  1. Create a post in your blog for each category.
  2. Use a Feed2Javascript service to take the Del.icio.us feed and reformat it as a script.
  3. Publish the script in the post you created.
  4. Hard-code links in your sidebar to each of these dynamic posts.

Sites Using This Hack[]

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See Also[]

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