Expandable Posts hack For Blogger XML Templates
A loyal reader of mine whose name is Iraz ( a weird turkish name =P ) and who is English teacher ( once upon a time it was my dream ) wanted me to explain how to summarize blog posts , Dear Iraz if you follow the steps below , you will be able to summarize your blog posts , Thanks for reading me .
Step 1. Search for "post-header-line" to find this portion of code in your template and add the lines in red as shown.
<b:if cond='data:blog.pageType == "item"'>
<a expr:href='data:post.url'>Read More......</a>
<div style='clear: both;'/> <!-- clear for photos floats -->
Step 2. Goto Settings->Formatting and at the bottom, you will find the text box provided to specify the "Post template". Copy/paste these lines into that text box and save the settings.
Type your summary here
Type rest of the post here
If you create a new post now, it shows you clearly where to type the summary and where to add the rest of the post. Follow the format and only summary will show up in your main page. Please note that you also need to divide your old posts like this (atleast the ones showing up in main page) into summary and full portions by editing the