Tuesday, May 28, 2013

How to Add Read it Later Buttons to Your Blogger Posts

Author: Gagan Masoun
Read it Later Buttons to Your Blogger Posts
Social sharing tools are great to improve reader experience and significantly impact the rate of return visitors. Doesn't matter it is a Pinterest button, Google Plus Button, Twitter Tweet button or a Facebook Like button, the target is to instigate readers to hook with your content. In this short article, we will show you how to add a read it later button to your Blogger/Blogspot articles.

With this your readers can read your content later on any device. We will use Pocket (social bookmarking tool) to add the read it later buttons in Blogger. You can operate this tool on all devices (iOS, Android, Kindle, PC, and as browser add-on).


Adding Pocket – Read it Later Button

First of all you need to go to Pocket for Publishers page to create the code for your Pocket button. There are three types of buttons available. Choose button style according to your needs.

Pocket – Read it Later Button

Copy the code and paste it in your blogger template where ever you want to display it. If you only want to display it on your single post pages, then follow given steps.

To add this button on your single post page justg Go to Blogger dashboard. Now select your blog and go to Template ›› Edit HTML, and find <data:post.body/> code in your template. Copy-paste given code above or below <data:post.body/>.

<b:if cond='data:blog.pageType == &quot;item&quot;'>
Get Pocket Code Here</b:if>
Congratulations - Now, save your template and its all done. You have successfully added Read it Later Buttons to your Blogger posts. Would you add something like this on your blog? Let us know by leaving a comment below.

Author - is the owner of Blogs Daddy Blog. Gagan lives in India, has been blogging since 2010 and writing Blogs Daddy Blog since 2011.You can follow him on twitter @BlogsDaddyYou can also follow him on Google+.


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