In this post i will show you how to use the 'feed' recent post widget by Blogger to your blog.I have noticed in the Help Forum a lot of people having trouble with the recent post widgets they are using so this is another option.The widget can be added in a few clicks with no changes needed to your blogs html.
1.Click 'Layout' ->'Add a Gadget' for your blog:
2.In the pop up menu scroll down to 'Feed' and click the + as shown below:
3.Now add your blogs Feed URL to the area provided as shown below :
If you have a feedburner feed you can use that.
If you don't you can use the default feed..
All blogs have a default feed here's how to add yours:
Change The XXXXXX.blogspot.com to your blog address.
Example my default feed is:
Once you have added your feed URL click 'Continue'.
4.Now you will go to the preview page as shown below:
5.You can make the following changes to the widgets appearance :
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Title=Give the widget a title like 'Recent Posts'
Show X items = How many recent posts to display.
Item Dates=Choose to show date of post on widget.
Item source/authors=Show the post Author on widget.
6.Once your happy with the look of your widget click save.
Your new recent posts widget has been added to your blog.