Recent Posts And Recent Comments Widget

To increase the number of pageviews per user you need to add links so that the user does not leave the site.

This can be solved by adding links to other posts. You can display recent posts and comments just by following these simple steps

1.Go to Layout>Page Elements
2.Then click on Add Gadget

Sidebar Add Gadget

3.Then click on the Feed Gadget

Add feed GadgetAdd Feed

Add link in the Feed url

4.For the Recent Posts widget put the following link in the Feed url:
Your-blog-name – Should be link of your blog (e.g

Now just change the title to Recent Posts and then click save.
After saving the widget you can drag it to any place of your choice.

5. Similarly to add the Recent Comments put the following link in the Feed url:

The only drawback of these widgets is that they can show maximum five links

  • MatteJerry

    Nice one, how do i customize it to give date and name of author of comment

  • gautam

    @MatteJerry: for that u migh need knowledge about json

  • Sandy

    Does this method produce a different result than the current widget titled latest post in the blogger gadgets? You've got the choice of 2, one just listings and dates or brief summary, choice the number of posts vs one that is more of a widget showing pictures?


  • gautam

    @Sandy: No the result is the same. It is way of adding recent comments and posts to your blog.

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