How To Add A Random Post Link To Blogger Blogs



In this post we have a useful script that’s easy to add to your Blogger blog.The script generates a link that will bring readers to a random post from your archive.The link can be added to your sidebar or anywhere on your blog and every time clicked it brings the reader to a different post.

How To Add The Random Post Link To Your Blog

Step 1. In The New Blogger Dashboard Click The Drop Down For Your Blog > Choose Layout > Click Add A Gadget > Choose HTML/Javascript > Paste In The Code as shown in the video below :

 

<div id=”myLuckyPost”></div> <script type=”text/javascript”> function showLucky(root){ var feed = root.feed; var entries = feed.entry || []; var entry = feed.entry[0]; for (var j = 0; j < entry.link.length; ++j){if (entry.link[j].rel == ‘alternate’){window.location = entry.link[j].href;}}} function fetchLuck(luck){ script = document.createElement(‘script’); script.src = ‘/feeds/posts/summary?start-index=’+luck+’&max-results=1&alt=json-in-script&callback=showLucky’; script.type = ‘text/javascript’; document.getElementsByTagName(‘head’)[0].appendChild(script); } function feelingLucky(root){ var feed = root.feed; var total = parseInt(feed.openSearch$totalResults.$t,10); var luckyNumber = Math.floor(Math.random()*total);luckyNumber++; a = document.createElement(‘a’); a.href = ‘#random’; a.rel = luckyNumber; a.onclick = function(){fetchLuck(this.rel);}; a.innerHTML = ‘Feeling Lucky? Click Here For A Random Post’; document.getElementById(‘myLuckyPost’).appendChild(a); } </script> <script src=”/feeds/posts/summary?max-results=0&alt=json-in-script&callback=feelingLucky”></script>

Note – The text “Feeling Lucky? Click Here For A Random Post” can be changed to whatever you want displayed.

2 comments:

  1. Can I put it in Site Menu??

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  2. Hello, Thank you for sharing. Is it possible to have a random post within a specific label in Blogger?

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