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Saturday, September 8, 2012

Adding a 'Read More' tag to Post Summaries in Magazine Dynamic View

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If you're reading this post, you're probably no stranger to the way post summaries are presented in magazine view.. The template dynamically fetches an excerpt of your whole article (often your first paragraph) and present it as a post-summary on the front page. Unfortunately, the summaries are put in a way where one could easily miss the rest of your post - as very little has been done to indicate that the summary has more to it when you click on the post.. There isn't anything you can do to make the summary show the whole of your writing, but there is one thing you can do to indicate there is more to your summary - place a 'read more' tag to the end of your summary's line..

Go to Dashboard --> Template --> Customize --> Advanced --> Add CSS --> paste the following code --> Press enter after the last character of the last line } --> Apply to Blog.
.magazine .item:after, .ss{
content: "  ------> Read More" !important;
color: red !important;
}
.magazine #lead .item:after, .ss{
content: "  ------> Read More" !important;
color: red !important;
position: relative !important;
top: 5px !important;
left: -400px;
}

Feel free to change the tag's color by changing Line 3 and Line 7 in the code above..

121 comments:

  1. Thank you! This seems to be a small thing, but I've applied it immediately. Including the red color!

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    1. Gotta agree with you.. Not sure why Blogger didn't think it was necessary to add a similar feature..

      Cheers Martin :)

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  2. Hi Yoga,

    thanks a lot.

    Can we adjust the number of Characters in the summary (before the read more) ?

    http://www.lespetitsbruits.fr/?view=magazine

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    1. Hi Thomas,

      Unfortunately, it isn't one of the things that we can control.. The template fetches the summary dynamically, and we have absolutely zero control over it..

      Sorry bout that..

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    2. There is a way to control the amount of text that appears in the summary.

      You can allow readers to see a summary of your post with a link to “Read More.”
      1. Enter edit mode of post using the blogger editor.

      2. Place your cursor where you want to make the break.

      3. In the Post Editor, click Insert jump break (the option next to the alignment option in the post editor - an image of a torn piece of paper)

      Works a treat!

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  3. this is really brilliant, but is there a reason why the read more does not appear in the 2nd 3rd 4th and 5th post slots which are all in a row immediately under the first story where it does appear and above the 6th 7th etc where it also appears.

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    1. Hi there,

      Good question. I'm glad you asked. Actually, the tag does appear at the end of the summary. However, since the end of the summaries for these posts are cut off by the height of the post preview window, the 'read more' tag is cut-off at the bottom as well. Since these posts are often cut at the middle section, usually, they are not mistaken for a complete post..

      That said, you can add the following code to increase the height of this section, and make the tag visible:

      .magazine #feature .item{
      max-height: 600px !important;
      height: auto !important;
      }
      .magazine #feature .has-thumbnail .story {
      max-height: 600px;
      }

      However, since the amount of text fetched for each post in this section is not consistent, you may need to re-adjust the numbers in the code above each time the order of your posts changes..

      Good luck :)

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    2. Thank you so much for the blogger help.

      I don't know if i sound silly, still let me ask you.

      I tried this code to adjust the height, i was trying to find the average text px in my post, but couldn't succeed..

      is it sensible to use 20000px.. or 200px..

      Thank you

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    3. Hi Nima,

      The default font-size in Magazine view is 13px. 200px equals to about 2.67 inches and 20000px equals to about 267 inches, which is enormous. Font sizes are typically set below 20px, with the exception of blog headings.

      Hope this helps. Cheers :)

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    4. Thank you so much for the info...i'm playing with it.

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    5. "
      .magazine #feature .item{
      max-height: 600px !important;
      height: auto !important;
      }
      .magazine #feature .has-thumbnail .story {
      max-height: 600px;
      } "

      regarding this code sir... can we change it so we need not to increase the height but just show on hover "click me"

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    6. Try this:

      .magazine .summary:hover:after, .ss{
      content: " ------> Click Me" !important;
      color: red !important;
      }

      Cheers..

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  4. Hey, Yoga! Remember when you did this tutorial? :D

    http://www.southernspeakers.net/2012/08/adding-label-name-next-to-blogger-post.html

    It does work on my blog and everything, but I'd like it if the label showed up next to the post name in the blog archive too. You can see such an example here: http://liberty-walk-sara.blogspot.com
    Would it be possible? :D

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    1. Hi Jelena,

      It is possible, and I did consider about including the label in Archive gadget before writing the post. But the blog that you linked me uses javascript to achieve this. And I'm afraid I'm not that skilled in javascript to pull off a trick like this.. Maybe some other time, in the future..

      Cheers :)

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  5. Hi Yoga, Always thank you very much.
    and first, I beg your favor on my bad English..

    Can I ask another problem on here?
    -> because before when I've asked a question through GOOGLE FORUM, my blog(that I've linked on that forum) has classified as SPAM BLOG, and had took long time to restore my blogs.. I guess it might happened because my blog contents has many links of other sites, and automatic classifying system of google marked my blog as SPAM. so I'm afraid asking question on that forum..T_T
    Please understand me, I feel so sorry to asking a question on this in-appropriate place..


    Anyway my question is :
    my blogger has created on Chrome Browser.
    problem is that when I log-out my account and connect my blogger on Explorer Browser,
    many of the html and CSS changes don't work well. - if I refresh(reload = F5) the page, than all the html and CSS changes work. but why it doesn't works at the first time?
    Many of my blogs are linked each other -like menu.


    You can reach my blogger and see it..
    www.dokyung.blogspot.com


    thank you for reading this..
    if you don't want to show this comment on this place,
    tell me than I'll delete this comment..
    Always appreciate your help.

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    1. Hi Dokyung Lee,

      Don't worry, it is totally okay to leave off-topic comments here. I don't mind :)

      As for your question, you're most likely seeing a cached copy of your blog. Browsers typically save a copy of frequently visited sites in its offline cache, commonly in a temporary folder in your computer. When you load a blog/site normally without using the hard refresh (ctrl + f5), most of the times, your browser will simply fetch the old outdated copy of your offline cache (from your computer, not Blogger's server), which is why your changes are not reflected.. When you force a hard-refresh, your browser would dump its previous cache copy and load your actual blog instead (from Blogger server) - thus allowing you to see the changes made.. Some browser tend to depend more on cache memories than others.. Cache memories do expire, so even if you don't press Ctrl + F5, sooner or later, you would see the updated version of your blog - it's just a matter of time.

      Hope this helps :)
      Cheers and God bless.
      -Yoga-

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  6. Hiya

    Sorry to post something unrelated but last time I posted a question here you really helped me out, and I was hoping to gain from your wisdom once more. My blog is at http://whitenoisereview.blogspot.co.uk/ you might remember; but recently all the pages have turned into a dropdown menu when I want them to be on display underneath the header. Is it that there are two many and they turn into a dropdown menu to save space? (I ask because when I increase screen resolution they appear as I would want, but smaller).

    thanks in advance for this and all your useful tips,

    Tom

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    1. Hi Tom,

      You're spot on. Your links have been summarized into a drop-down menu because the horizontal width of your blog's header bar could not (comfortably) accommodate all your links. This won't be the case if you view your blog with a larger resolution screen. To undo the effect, you have to either reduce the number of words on your header bar, or try to reduce the font size of your links. I am not sure about the latter option as I haven't tried it before, but if you're willing to give it a go, here's the CSS code that you need:

      #header-container div#header.header div.header-drawer div#pages.tabs ul li a.menu-item{
      font-size: 12px !important;
      }

      Let me know how it goes :) Cheers mate..

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    2. sorry for my ignorance, but where should that code go? in the html of each individual page?

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    3. Ops, I'm sorry for the lack of information. Go to Template Designer - Advanced - Add CSS - paste the code - Press enter after the last character of the last line } - Apply to Blog.

      Cheers and good luck :)

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  7. You are awesome yoga its work . I have a problem with another blog that is mine blog www.samjhanakophool.blogspot.com Please write about it how to fast blog loading time its very slow

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    1. Hi Jiban,

      Pagespeed isn't exactly my area of expertise. But I know a site that will help you. Check it out:

      http://www.mybloggertricks.com/2012/07/google-pagespeed-tools-how-they.html

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  8. Hi Yoga, you're super prolific with this coding stuff! I've already used several of your CSS codes, but i you have time, please help me with one more thing.

    I've removed everything from the header bar in my blog except for the 'home' link, which I'd like to a) change to a line of text, like a tagline for my blog, and
    b) make it so that it's not a link, if possible.

    Can you help me out? Thanks!
    www.itwillbelikethisforever.com

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  9. Hi thesnowleopard,

    See if this is what you're looking for:

    .menu-background{
    position: relative !important;
    z-index: 10000 !Important;
    }

    .menu-item{
    position: relative !important;
    z-index: -10 !Important;
    font-size: 0px !important;
    }

    .menu-item:after{
    content: "Your text goes here" !important;
    font-size: 14px !important;
    }

    Add this code to your 'Add CSS' under Template - Customize - Advanced. Let me know how it goes.

    Cheers :)

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  10. Hi Yoboy,

    Please help, I changed the post background to transparent, now the texts are almost invisible. How do I get the text on a white background and still the keep the background transparent? I hope I'm making sense as i'm not techy, but trying hard. I also want to move my sidebar to the right, Is that possible? check my site and tell me what to do. nenealoka.com Thank you

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  11. Hey! Is it possible to move search bar from title bar to gadgets bar? Or to make it popup or place it in pages bar?
    http://emesthedoc.blogspot.com/

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    1. Hey,

      To gadget bar -- Nope
      To popup -- Nope
      To pages bar -- Yeap :)

      Go to Template Designer - Advanced - Add CSS - paste the following code - Press enter after the last character of the last line } - Apply to Blog.

      #search{
      position: relative;
      top: 67px !important;
      }

      Cheers :)

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  12. Hello Yoga !

    Thank you for all these tutorials, it really helps, I'm happy the way my blog looks like now :)
    I just have a little problem : On Ipad, my posts don't scroll (only the background's moving), so people can only read the hight part of them. I use a magazin dynamic view.
    Thank you for your help ! :)

    http://lesptitesnotes.blogspot.fr/

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    1. Hi Sophie,

      You're not alone - two other readers reported the same. Unfortunately, I don't have an ipad, so I can't even begin to think what could cause the issue, or what could fix it. If you can start a question thread in Blogger Help Forum, I can escalate your thread for a Google employee to see. Get back to me with your question's link.

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    2. Hi Yoga,
      Ok, I asked for this problem on the french Blogger Help Forum, here is the link : http://productforums.google.com/forum/#!category-topic/blogger-fr/mod%C3%A8les-et-gadgets/Mp2_9Ns8zxQ

      It's in french but I think they won't have any problem to translate it ;)

      Thank you, it's very kind of you.

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    3. Hi Sophie,

      No worries. I'll ask one of my friends from the French forum to escalate it.. Cheers :)

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  13. How to do this "Read more" when there are just pictures ?

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    1. Could you gimme an example of such page?

      Cheers..

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    2. Here : http://mftlecture.blogspot.fr/

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    3. I can't find a post with just pictures in it. What am I missing?

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  14. This one : http://mftlecture.blogspot.fr/2012/10/one-piece-684.html
    There are just pictures. Or there is a problem...

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    1. The code above will work even if you don't have any text in your post. Is this not the case for you? This is what you should expect to see, with the code in place --> http://i.imgur.com/wnUif.png

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  15. Oh, it works ! Sorry...
    And can I do this "Read more" in the Classic Dynamic view ?

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    1. You should be able to, but Classic View shows the whole of your post by default - there isn't any summarisation. Where exactly do you wanna place the tag in Classic View?

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    2. even i can't get this in classic view

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  16. After the little text, please. :)

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    1. Next to your title you mean? See if this is what you're looking for:

      .classic div#main.hfeed ol#items.items li.item div.article div.article-header h1.title:after, .ss{
      content: " ------> Read More" !important;
      color: red !important;
      }

      Cheers :)

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    2. Oh, no... I think you didn't understood...
      Now, I write a little text after the title.
      But can I show just the text without the pictures. Maybe I can't...

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    3. As in summarizing the post in classic view? Im afraid that wont be possible. Classic view will show your posts and all its content in full..

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    1. I can see the tag fine. Here's a screenshot --> http://i.imgur.com/u1EBA.png

      What seems to be the problem?

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  18. Hi Yoga,

    I would like to have *no* summary at all visible on my dynamic view home page posts, only the post titles -- I use magazine at (http://everyshadowisherdream.blogspot.ca), is there a CSS code for to change the standard?

    Thank you very much.

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    1. Hi Stasja,

      Try this. Go to Dashboard --> Template --> Customize --> Advanced --> Add CSS --> paste the following code --> Press enter after the last character of the last line } --> Apply to Blog.

      .magazine .item .thumbnail, .magazine .summary{
      display: none !important;
      }
      .magazine .story{
      height-width: 0px !important;
      height: auto !important;
      }

      Cheers :)

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  19. Hi Yoga, I need help on Magazine view image heights. Where can i adjust them, I want my images to be rectangular on the homepage

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    1. There isn't a height settings for the magazine view. It has a default-max height, and your post summary will not exceed this height. Then again, the front page has three different categories to it (notice how some posts are bigger than the rest?). To be honest I'm not entirely sure which height you're referring to. If you include screenshot/url in your reply that could help things out.

      Cheers :)

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  20. Hi Yoga! Thank you for all your help! It's amazing how much use I've had from it!

    I have a question that's almost the same as Helin's, the one above me.

    I use the magazine view, and would like to resize the first section (the latest post) to make it slightly smaller. Is it possible to do that? I'd like the picture to get smaller aswell, so that it's not a big empty space after my small amount of text.

    Very grateful for your help!
    Amanda

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    1. Hi Amanda!

      That depends.. Let's have a look at your blog first.. What's your blog's address?

      Cheers :)

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    2. I'm also interested in shortening the first section of post summaries... in magazine dynamic views page: riesajenae.blogspot.com

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    3. Hello Mariesa,

      Did you mean the whole section (with the thumbnail height and all) or were you looking for a way to reduce the number of post summary text lines shown?

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  21. Hi Yoga!

    Great tutorials! I have a question. I'm a web developer and i'm working on designing my friends blog and I was wondering, where do you find all the css information to edit the content for the dynamic blogs? how do you know about classes such as ".summary-after" etc.?
    Please let me know so I can try to edit things a bit more.

    Kind Regards,

    Skyler Knight

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    1. Hi Skyler,

      I use a tool called Firebug. In Chrome, you can just press F12 to invoke the same.

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  22. Oh, I just can´t get this one to work :/

    my blog: www.marekvesely.com

    The code is there... the "read more" tag is not.. thats odd.


    Thanks for any help! You css codes are so helpful.

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    1. Hi Marek,

      Looks like you're using a Timeslide template. Use this code instead:

      .timeslide .summary:after, .ss{
      content: " ------> Read More" !important;
      color: red !important;
      }


      Also, it looks like most of your codes are repeating itself in the 'Add CSS' box - have you noticed this? You might wanna take care of it, by deleting all duplicate codes.

      Cheers :)

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    2. Thanks man! I'll take care of it when I get home!

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  23. i'm wondering if it's possible to be able to read/show the whole blog post after clicking that "read more" link in the timeslide template? Mine still shows only a part of my posts... What could I possibly do about this? :/

    Here's the link to my blog: http://aprileunicelb.blogspot.com/

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    1. Hi April,

      Have you changed your template?

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    2. Yes I did, I really can't figure out how to fix it :|

      But you can check it again now, I changed it back to the dynamic view. :) Hope you could help me :/

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    3. Right.. I can't quite tell which ones of these posts are incomplete.. Could you reply me with the link to one of your incomplete posts, together with what it should like if it is complete (if it isn't too long, of course..)

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  24. All of them, actually. Like my latest post? It was supposed to be a poem, and it appears as if it is a paragraph of continuous sentences w/ no line breaks. And every post only shows the summary of each (even after I click it.)

    Or am I the only one having this problem? :/

    Here's a screenshot of how am I seeing my blog, http://i35.tinypic.com/t068g0.jpg

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    1. Here's what you have in your blog's RSS feed:
      http://aprileunicelb.blogspot.com/atom.xml

      Taking your first post for example, it does look like 'Now the..' is the very last thing present in your feed itself. Could you edit this post - switch to HTML view - and send me a screenshot of what's there (or copy and paste it to www.pastebin.com or something)?

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    2. You mean, this?
      http://i34.tinypic.com/2lsxnac.jpg

      That shows the whole entry.

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    3. Yeap..

      Have you added any script to summarize posts in your blog? If you're not sure, send me your template's HTML and I should be able to tell..

      Go to Dashboard - Template - Backup/Restore - Download Full Template - Save the resulting xml file somewhere in your computer. Then go to www.rapidshare.com or something and upload your xml file there. You will be given a link. Come back to this thread and leave your link here.

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    4. I have no idea if I added/changed something to summarize my posts... Here's the link of my xml file, btw.

      http://rapidshare.com/files/1338447098/EuniBree.xml

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    5. I couldn't download the file..

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    6. https://rapidshare.com/files/1338447098/EuniBree.xml

      http://www.4shared.com/document/zQNGMBJe/EuniBree.html

      http://www.mediafire.com/view/?0nil2exg6tln948

      Uploaded it to these sites too, hope you could now dl it :/

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    7. Hi April,

      I can see something is wrong, but I can't exactly put my finger on it. Do you think there's any chance for you to revert back to a non-dynamic template? We have a higher chance of figuring what's off when things are a bit more transparent, compared to what Dynamic Templates offer us.

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    8. Uhm, here's my non-dynamic template's html... http://www.mediafire.com/view/?amvakwh029ly4m3

      is this what you need? :/

      (the full post can be seen here though. :|)

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    9. Hi April,

      Feel free to revert to your Dynamic Template again.

      Do you mind if we take this discussion to the Blogger Help Forum? We'll run some additional troubleshooting, and if nothing work out, I'll escalate your issue for someone from Blogger to see. Here's the forum --> https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!categories/blogger

      Create a question thread and get back to me with its link.

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  25. Hey Yoga,

    Is it possible to increase the width of the header on dynamic views. Im not sure if you have coverd this.. Im sorry if i missed it but i would appreciate ur help anyways..

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    1. Hi Edwin,

      The headers on DV templates are not of fixed size. They are dynamic, and they follow the width of your reader's display size. Let's have a look at your blog, what's your blog's address?

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  26. This post helped me out a great deal. Thanks!

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  27. THANK YOU! Your work is so helpful.

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  28. Hi Yoga,

    First, I want to thank you for your blog it's very helpful. I changed several thing with your code without a problem, except for this one. I copied/pasted the entire code into my CSS. I translated Read more in french and change the color for a blue #ad3a2b. I did save changes after that. When I load the blog, the translation is there but the color is still red. When I go back to CSS, the new color code is really change. I have tried to turn down all the extension in Firefox 22.0 without success.

    Any clue of what I sould try???

    Thanks a lot,

    Marianne

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    1. Hi Marianne,

      The color is showing correctly. Actually, #ad3a2b is not blue, it's a form of red. Check this site out:

      http://www.2createawebsite.com/build/hex-colors.html#colorgenerator

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  29. Hi Yoga,

    Yeah! It is. Really sorry to have bother you with such a detail. I was confused with my own choice or colors.Now, I will surely check this colorgenerator website you have mention to check any future color problem.

    Thanks for your time

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  30. Yoga this blog has really been a godsend! My Portfolio blog would be in shambles without your wonderful tutorials! Thank you for all the work, and help you do for us CSS impaired, speaking of which. . . .

    I am using the Dynamic Magazine Layout, and I cannot seem to find a way to change the summary font color into a lighter shade of grey to make it so much easier to read!(http://outbreakhq.blogspot.com/)

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    1. Hi Tamara,

      Sorry for the late reply. Here, this should help:

      .magazine .summary{
      color: grey !important;
      }

      Cheers and God bless :)

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  31. Hi! I am having a problem getting this to work on my site. I have added the code but the words are not showing in the post.

    www.themash.ca

    Thanks!

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    1. Hi Mash,

      I can quite view your site's source code. It seems like your domain is wrapping your entire blog into an iframe element, and as such I can't quite tell what's going on. Is this by design?

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  32. Thanks a million!!! I have just applied to my blog.

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  33. Hi Yoga! I can see you're doing a great job here, & making many people happy. Would you please tell me how I can set the text alignment in all the posts to the left? (By default, it's set to justified.) Thank you!
    My blog is: thusness.blogspot.com

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    1. Hello Ratanayano,

      Add this to your CSS and that should do it :)

      .entry-summary {
      text-align: left !important;
      }

      Cheers!

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  34. Hi Yoga,

    thanks for your great tips on this website!
    I´ve got a quetion. Maybe it´s a silly one but I don´t get how to put some links on the navigationlist on the top of the dynamic view blog

    thats how it looks at the moment:
    /classic/flipcard/magazine/mosaic/sidebar/snapshot/timeslide

    thats how i wanted that it looks like: ;)

    /Magazine/ About me/ Contact/ Follow this Blog/ Facebook etc.

    I hope you understand my problem;)

    cheers

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    1. Hi Kleinetanzfee,

      I can imagine, and I think you have not added a Pages gadget to your layout yet. Go to Dashboard - Layout - and add Pages gadget. Then go to Dashboard - Pages - Show Pages as - Top tabs. You can add links to your tab there.

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  35. Thank you for all the work you do on this blog. I have added this tag, but I notice that it does not appear on all posts. I've cleared the code and replaced it, but it still appears on maybe 70% of the posts. Any suggestions? Here's our site: http://www.hyattville.org/

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    1. Hello Kristi,

      I see a lot of broken code in your Add CSS page, this could be the reason. Could you try removing the following lines? There could be more, but we'll get to the others one by one:

      }#gadget-dock{
      position: fixed !important;
      right: 0px !important;
      }

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  36. This is not working for me....it was, up until a few days ago. Then it was appearing only on some posts. Now it is appearing on no posts. I've checked the code in css and it looks fine. Only thing that has changed that I'm aware of is an IE upgrade, but this behavior exists in IE, Chrome, and Firefox. Thoughts?

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    1. Left a reply here:

      http://www.southernspeakers.net/2012/09/adding-read-more-tag-to-post-summaries.html?showComment=1387084706577#c2796066595157944213

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    2. Thank you for your reply. I found the reply you are referring to - the link above just goes to this page.

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  37. thanks for this post....really helped :)

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  38. I have added the height feature widget but changed numbers as read more was not showing on everyone.

    Currently I have it set like this:

    .magazine #feature .item{
    max-height: 800px !important;
    height: auto !important;
    }
    .magazine #feature .has-thumbnail .story {
    max-height: 800px;
    }

    Its still not showing rad more on all posts. Can I do anything?

    This is my blog link which a temporary blog post as i have been practicing on this one before I touch my main blog.
    http://lizsdeafblogtestpageofdynamic.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. I can't view the blog. looks like it is set as private.

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  39. You have seriously changed my life with all of your tutorials. I have so many questions but I'll start with this one...

    I am using the magazine temp ate in dynamic views... How can I have just the title of my post show up - without the body text - and just have the "read more" under the title so that people know to click for more information. It would just look cleaner to me. Any help would be great... My blog is www.allanface.com.

    THANKS!!!

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    1. Hi Allan,

      Thanks. See if this is what you're looking for:

      .magazine .summary{
      font-size: 0px !important;
      }
      .magazine .summary:after, .ss{
      font-size: 16px !important;
      }

      Cheers :)

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    2. YES!!! You're spectacular. Thanks Yoga! XO

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  40. Hi! First, your site is amazingly helpful, thank you! Second... I just tried to add the 'read more' link to my magazine view site, and it is not appearing. I added the css code initially highlighted in this post. Can you take a look and let me know if I am doing something wrong by any chance?? Thank you so much, if so! Site is www.raliquest.com

    Thank you!

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    1. Hello there.. Blogger has been changing some code, so the tutorial I had earlier had gone obsolete. Thanks to you for notifying. I've updated the code above - could you give it a try and let me know if you run into any issues?

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  41. Hi Yoga,

    Thanks a heap for this. Hoping you can help me tidy it up one step. I used the above code (modified for the update) and still can't get the Read More to appear under the most recent post,a t the top of the page.

    Also, the read more for archive posts currently sits underneatht he image as opposed to at the end of the text. Is it possible to fix this?

    Blog here: http://bit.ly/1OxKZAo

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    1. I guess it shows up differently on my browser than yours. Could you send me a screenshot of what you're seeing please?

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    2. Hi Yoga,

      It seems one of the problems fixed!
      The issue I'm currently having is that the Read More in read sits underneath the header picture, and not at the end of the preview paragraph.

      Does that make sense?

      http://bit.ly/1OxKZAo

      Thanks again!

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    3. Hi Keith,

      Add this in addition to what you already have at the moment:

      .magazine #lead .item:after {
      content: "" !important;
      }

      .magazine #lead .item .summary.entry-summary:after{
      content: "...(read more)" !important;
      color: red !important;
      }

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    4. Thanks Yoga! Worked perfectly! Really appreciate your help.

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