Add Google type Stylish Breadcrumbs to Blogger Blog?

google type breadcrumbs for blogger

The Breadcrumbs or breadcrumb trail is used as an aid for navigation. The breadcrumbs allows users to keep track of their location and to understand where they are. In Blogger, the breadcrumbs are the way to realize the category of an article/post. I think you had seen this in e-commerce sites like ebay,myntra,yebhi. They used breadcrumbs to identify a product is in which category. Its just like a Home link followed by the category belongs and then the current location/current post.

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  • Sign in to your Blogger Dashboard
  • Go to Template -> Edit HTML
  • Step 1: Find (ctrl+F) the following code

<b:include data=’top’ name=’status-message’/>

  • copy the following code after it

<b:include data=’posts’ name=’breadcrumb’/>

  • Step2:  Find the following code

<b:includable id=’main’ var=’top’>

  • copy the following code above it

<b:includable id=’breadcrumb’ var=’posts’>
<b:if cond=’data:blog.homepageUrl == data:blog.url’>
<!– No breadcrumb on home page –>
<b:else/>
<b:if cond=’data:blog.pageType == &quot;item&quot;’><!– breadcrumb for the post page –><a href=”http://www.www.netoopsblog.com”></a><p class=’breadcrumbs’> <span class=’post-navigation’><a expr:href=’data:blog.homepageUrl’ rel=’tag’> Home </a>
<b:loop values=’data:posts’ var=’post’>
<b:if cond=’data:post.labels’>
<b:loop values=’data:post.labels’ var=’label’>
<b:if cond=’data:label.isLast == &quot;true&quot;’>

<a expr:href=’data:label.url’ rel=’tag’>
<data:label.name/>
</a>
</b:if>
</b:loop>
<b:else/>
Unlabelled
</b:if>

<span>
<data:post.title/>
</span>
</b:loop>
</span>
</p>
<b:else/>
<b:if cond=’data:blog.pageType == &quot;archive&quot;’>
<!– breadcrumb for the label archive page and search pages.. –>
<p class=’breadcrumbs’>
<span class=’post-labels post-navigation’>
<a expr:href=’data:blog.homepageUrl’>
Home
</a>
Archives for
<data:blog.pageName/>
</span>
</p>
<b:else/>
<b:if cond=’data:blog.pageType == &quot;index&quot;’>
<p class=’breadcrumbs’>
<span class=’post-labels post-navigation’>
<b:if cond=’data:blog.pageName == &quot;&quot;’>
<a expr:href=’data:blog.homepageUrl’>
Home
</a>
All posts
<b:else/>
<a expr:href=’data:blog.homepageUrl’>
Home
</a>
<span>Posts filed under
<data:blog.pageName/></span>
</b:if>
</span>
</p>
</b:if>
</b:if>
</b:if>
</b:if>
</b:includable>

  • Step 3:  Find ]]></b:skin> and Copy the following css code above it

Style 1: Style like this blog used

 .breadcrumbs {

margin: 0px 0px 15px 0px;
font-size:95%;

}
.post-navigation > a:after, .post-navigation > a:before {
border-bottom: 13px solid transparent;
border-left: 11px solid #B7B7B7;
border-top: 13px solid transparent;
content: “”;
display: inline-block;
left: 100%;
position: absolute;
top: -2%;
z-index: 1;
}
.post-navigation > a:after {
border-left-color: #F2F2F2;
left: 99%;
}.post-navigation > a:hover {
padding-left: 23px;
}
.post-navigation > a {
background: none repeat scroll 0 0 #F2F2F2;
border: 1px solid #B7B7B7;
color: #000000;
padding: 4px 12px;
position: relative;
text-decoration: none;
transition: all 0.2s ease 0s;-moz-transition: all 0.2s ease 0s;-webkit-transition: all 0.2s ease 0s;
}
.post-navigation > span {
padding-left: 14px;
}

Style 2: Google Type

.breadcrumbs a {
    -moz-border-bottom-colors: none;
    -moz-border-left-colors: none;
    -moz-border-right-colors: none;
    -moz-border-top-colors: none;
    background-position: 100% 0;
    background-repeat: no-repeat;
    border-color: #D9D9D9;
    border-image: none;
    border-style: solid;
    border-width: 1px 0 1px 1px;
    color: #666666;
    display: block;
    float: left;
    font-size: 95%;
    padding: 7px 16px 7px 19px;
    position: relative;
    text-decoration: none;
    z-index: 1;
}
.breadcrumbs a:hover {
    border-bottom-color: #C4C4C4;
    border-top-color: #C4C4C4;
    box-shadow: 0 2px 2px #E8E8E8;
    color: #333333;
}
.breadcrumbs a:first-child, .breadcrumbs a:first-child:hover {
    border-top-left-radius: 5px;
    z-index: 30 !important;
}.breadcrumbs {
margin: 0px 0px 15px 0px;
font-size:95%;
}

Style 3: Wood Type

     .breadcrumbs {
margin: 0px 0px 15px 0px;
font-size:95%;
}
.post-navigation > a {
background: url(“http://i.imgur.com/qJ9sJ2N.jpg”) no-repeat scroll 0 0 transparent;
border: 1px solid #C76A29;
border-radius: 7px 7px 7px 7px;
color: #FFFFFF;
padding: 4px 23px;
position: relative;
text-decoration: none;
text-shadow: 1px 1px 2px #000000;
transition: all 0.2s ease 0s;
}
.post-navigation > span {
padding-left: 14px;

}

Style 4: Blue Type

.breadcrumbs {
margin: 0px 0px 15px 0px;
font-size:95%;
}.post-navigation > a {
    background: url(“http://i.imgur.com/KbrSuUv.jpg”) repeat scroll 0 0 transparent;
    border: 1px solid #016DB5;
    border-radius: 8px 8px 8px 8px;
    color: #FFFFFF;
    padding: 4px 26px;
    position: relative;
    text-decoration: none;
    transition: all 0.2s ease 0s;
} .post-navigation > span {
padding-left: 14px;

}

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