How to Show Related Post Thumbnails with LinkWithin

by Rajib Kumar

Related post can reduce bounce rate of a blog by increasinge page views. To create related post of your blog you can use LinkWithin. LinkWithin is a blog widget that appears under each post, linking to related stories from your blog archive. And this widget works with all blogging platform.

LinkWithin+Related+Post

To add LinkWithin related post in your blog just follow the following instructions:

1. Go LinkWithin site http://www.linkwithin.com/learn
2. Put your Email, Blog Link, Platform, and Width.

Platform: Blogger, WordPress etc
Width: No. of related post

3. Now Click get widget. And then a new page will appear. Click “Install Widget” to open Blogger in a new window.
4. Now the following page will come. Now, click Add Widget to add related post in your blog.

LinkWithin+Related+Post+Step1

5. Now, Drag and Drop the LinkWithin box under the Posts.

LinkWithin+Related+Post+Step2

6. And the save your change.

LinkWithin+Related+Post+Step3

You are done. You successfully added LinkWithin widget in your blogger blog. Now, if you going to check your blog, you will see related post appears below each post. If you wants to show related post only on post page then you have to add extra two code lines as below

<b:if cond='data:blog.pageType == "item"'>
LinkWithin Code Here
</b:if>

Now, question is where we have put this code? See the following steps

1. Go Design > “Page Elements” and click Edit on LinkWithin Widget. Copy the code and remove this widget form Page Elements.

LinkWithin+Widget+Edit

2. Now, go Edit HTML and click “Expand Widget Templates”
3. Then, find the following code line by the help of F3

<div class='post-footer-line post-footer-line-1'/>

4. Just below the above code line paste the following code

<b:if cond='data:blog.pageType == "item"'>
LinkWithin Code Here
</b:if>

5. Save your changes.

I hope you done your job successfully. If you face any problem just comment here.

1 Admin March 28, 2011 at 6:47 pm

>may be my tempelete not support.can u help me?????

2 Hassam Ahmad Awan March 29, 2011 at 9:47 am

>cant find that code in html editor.

3 techncom March 29, 2011 at 1:36 pm

>I have to see your blog. I have nothing to do without checking. Thanks for your comment.

4 techncom March 29, 2011 at 1:49 pm

>Hey Hassam, I solve that problem. Try again. Thanks for your comment.

5 ManiVasagaM May 23, 2011 at 12:13 pm

>hi i want to show linkwithin under each post on home page ie) i currently enabled 5 posts to show on home page,and i want to show LinkWithin under wach of them. how to do that.?

6 Rajib Kumar - Admin May 23, 2011 at 5:05 pm

>@ManiVasagaM, Just do first 6 steps.

7 Amit Sharma June 14, 2011 at 7:28 pm

LinkWithin is no more a better option…try nrelate related posts widget which shows relevant content below the posts hence increases your page views too..for a demo and installation steps check out on this blog

pcmastero.blogspot.com/2011/06/nrelate-related-posts-widget.html

8 Vince_24 June 29, 2011 at 10:48 am

>dude, how to put gadgets in LinkWithin?

9 Anonymous July 7, 2011 at 3:26 am

>recently google block .co.cc domain so i have to change my domain… how do i fix broken linkwithin connections??? i try to reinstall the widget with the new domain but it keep showing my old .co.cc domain… help..

10 Rajib Kumar July 7, 2011 at 4:01 am

>@Vince_24, I am not sure why you wants to do this. yeah, it's possible if you have some basic coding knowledge. Try it.

@Anonymous, i have to check what is going on your site. Share your link here.

11 farey September 23, 2011 at 8:33 am

Thanks, this is the only one that worked for me in my third-party template. I tried every other hacks but nothing worked. So i would say thank you very much for your time on this.

take a look at my blog here fareyferrai.blogspot.com

12 mf September 24, 2011 at 1:40 am

>Hi Rajib, I just installed LinkWithin on two blogs but all that shows are "You might also like:" then blank space, then "LinkWithin". No post is showing up at all 🙁 Do you think you can help take a look, please? Thanks a lot!

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