Saturday, July 26, 2008

New cool way to check blog posts

I just discovered on Blogspot/Blogger that you can now add a blog list in a much better form than the regular list option. It is an easy element to add. Can I just tell you how much I love it?! Now it tells you the name of the blog, the title of the most recent post and the time that it was last updated. I even have them arranged in the order of the most recent update. Now I won't have to click on all of my blog links just to find that only 2 people updated in the past few days. I love that!! You can also choose to have an excerpt of each blog's most recent post to be shown on your page. As far as customization goes, you have complete control. You can rename blogs (I like to add in my friend's names), choose to have whatever info. you want displayed, choose what order you want the blogs to be in, etc. Blogger rocks!!

5 comments:

Bev said...

or if you go to the Dashboard on Blogger, then look to the lower right, you will see a link to Google Reader. It is a great way to manage lots of blogs and only see the ones with new posts. It's just a different way and keeps the list ON your blog from getting so huge.

Sherry said...

I use Google Reader to do this. I love it! While I'm in my gmail account I just click Reader at the top and it opens a new tab with all my blogs I like to read. I have it set so they only show up when there's a new posting. Then I'm able to read through and "empty" the reader. I like being able to group the blogs I read into different subject folders too. (Scrapbooking, Cooking, Library stuff, etc.) It is so much quicker to use a blog reader like that!)

Jenifer said...

I have that on mine too! I still say that the easiest way to keep track of the blogs you read is to use either google reader or bloglines though. I use bloglines myself. It tells you exactly who upstaed and when and how many posts....

Sara said...

I was also going to recommend Google Reader. It's a great way to manage all the blogs that you want to keep up with

Heather said...

Hey there! Just trying to catch up on my blog reading and it's been awhile! Congrats on the pregnancy...such a cool thing you are doing! And loving the new hair do! Very cute! Hope you are doing well and enjoying your summer! ;)