Welcome back to gurusblend tutorials, You might have been thinking, what is Number Navigation Widget? let me explain it to you..
A number navigation widget is a widget that helps blog viewers to navigate faster to the next page, from the image above, you will see an arrow that points to the numbers, and have next and last, that is exactly what number navigation looks like.

The default blogger setting has the Newer and Older post widget, but the number navigation helps you to jump from one page to another page ten times faster than the default widget. now here is how to add the number navigation to your blogspot website. Don’t worry, i will give you the same style am using.This widget is in two forms.

  • adding the css
  • adding the script.

Step 1

to add the number navigation widget using the css, here is how to do it.

Go to Blogger Dashboard, then select TEMPLATE, after that, select EDIT HTML, see the image below:


step 2

click anywhere inside the template area, then press ctrl + F, after doing that, copy and paste the following code into the search box and search for it.

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  • ]]></b:skin>


step 3

now copy the following code, and paste it just above ]]></b:skin>

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  •  #blog-pager{clear:both;margin:30px auto;text-align:center; padding: 7px;}
    .blog-pager {background: none;}
    .displaypageNum a,.showpage a,.pagecurrent{padding: 5px 10px;margin-right:5px; color: #F4F4F4; background-color:#404042;-webkit-box-shadow: 0px 5px 3px -1px rgba(50, 50, 50, 0.53);-moz-box-shadow:0px 5px 3px -1px rgba(50, 50, 50, 0.53);box-shadow: 0px 5px 3px -1px rgba(50, 50, 50, 0.53);}
    .displaypageNum a:hover,.showpage a:hover, .pagecurrent{background:#EC8D04;text-decoration:none;color: #fff;}
    #blog-pager .showpage, #blog-pager, .pagecurrent{font-weight:bold;color: #000;}
     .showpageOf{display:none!important}
    #blog-pager .pages{border:none;-webkit-box-shadow: 0px 5px 3px -1px rgba(50, 50, 50, 0.53);-moz-box-shadow:0px 5px 3px -1px rgba(50, 50, 50, 0.53);box-shadow: 0px 5px 3px -1px rgba(50, 50, 50, 0.53);}

 

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step 4

To add the script, here is how to do it, press ctrl + F and search for the following code:

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  • </body>

Now add the following script just above the </body> tag

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  • <b:if cond='data:blog.pageType != &quot;item&quot;'>
    <b:if cond='data:blog.pageType != &quot;static_page&quot;'>
    <script type='text/javascript'>
      /*<![CDATA[*/
        var perPage=6;
        var numPages=6;
        var firstText ='First';
        var lastText ='Last';
        var prevText ='« Previous';
        var nextText ='Next »';
        var urlactivepage=location.href;
        var home_page="/";
    
    if(typeof firstText=="undefined")firstText="First";if(typeof lastText=="undefined")lastText="Last";var noPage;var currentPage;var currentPageNo;var postLabel;pagecurrentg();function looppagecurrentg(pageInfo){var html='';pageNumber=parseInt(numPages / 2);if(pageNumber==numPages-pageNumber){numPages=pageNumber*2+1}
    pageStart=currentPageNo-pageNumber;if(pageStart<1)pageStart=1;lastPageNo=parseInt(pageInfo / perPage)+1;if(lastPageNo-1==pageInfo / perPage)lastPageNo=lastPageNo-1;pageEnd=pageStart+numPages-1;if(pageEnd>lastPageNo)pageEnd=lastPageNo;html+="<span class='showpageOf'>Page "+currentPageNo+' of '+lastPageNo+"</span>";var prevNumber=parseInt(currentPageNo)-1;if(currentPageNo>1){if(currentPage=="page"){html+='<span class="showpage firstpage"><a href="'+home_page+'">'+firstText+'</a></span>'}else{html+='<span class="displaypageNum firstpage"><a href="/search/label/'+postLabel+'?&max-results='+perPage+'">'+firstText+'</a></span>'}}
    if(currentPageNo>2){if(currentPageNo==3){if(currentPage=="page"){html+='<span class="showpage"><a href="'+home_page+'">'+prevText+'</a></span>'}else{html+='<span class="displaypageNum"><a href="/search/label/'+postLabel+'?&max-results='+perPage+'">'+prevText+'</a></span>'}}else{if(currentPage=="page"){html+='<span class="displaypageNum"><a href="#" onclick="redirectpage('+prevNumber+');return false">'+prevText+'</a></span>'}else{html+='<span class="displaypageNum"><a href="#" onclick="redirectlabel('+prevNumber+');return false">'+prevText+'</a></span>'}}}
    if(pageStart>1){if(currentPage=="page"){html+='<span class="displaypageNum"><a href="'+home_page+'">1</a></span>'}else{html+='<span class="displaypageNum"><a href="/search/label/'+postLabel+'?&max-results='+perPage+'">1</a></span>'}}
    if(pageStart>2){html+=' ... '}
    for(var jj=pageStart;jj<=pageEnd;jj++){if(currentPageNo==jj){html+='<span class="pagecurrent">'+jj+'</span>'}else if(jj==1){if(currentPage=="page"){html+='<span class="displaypageNum"><a href="'+home_page+'">1</a></span>'}else{html+='<span class="displaypageNum"><a href="/search/label/'+postLabel+'?&max-results='+perPage+'">1</a></span>'}}else{if(currentPage=="page"){html+='<span class="displaypageNum"><a href="#" onclick="redirectpage('+jj+');return false">'+jj+'</a></span>'}else{html+='<span class="displaypageNum"><a href="#" onclick="redirectlabel('+jj+');return false">'+jj+'</a></span>'}}}
    if(pageEnd<lastPageNo-1){html+='...'}
    if(pageEnd<lastPageNo){if(currentPage=="page"){html+='<span class="displaypageNum"><a href="#" onclick="redirectpage('+lastPageNo+');return false">'+lastPageNo+'</a></span>'}else{html+='<span class="displaypageNum"><a href="#" onclick="redirectlabel('+lastPageNo+');return false">'+lastPageNo+'</a></span>'}}
    var nextnumber=parseInt(currentPageNo)+1;if(currentPageNo<(lastPageNo-1)){if(currentPage=="page"){html+='<span class="displaypageNum"><a href="#" onclick="redirectpage('+nextnumber+');return false">'+nextText+'</a></span>'}else{html+='<span class="displaypageNum"><a href="#" onclick="redirectlabel('+nextnumber+');return false">'+nextText+'</a></span>'}}
    if(currentPageNo<lastPageNo){if(currentPage=="page"){html+='<span class="displaypageNum lastpage"><a href="#" onclick="redirectpage('+lastPageNo+');return false">'+lastText+'</a></span>'}else{html+='<span class="displaypageNum lastpage"><a href="#" onclick="redirectlabel('+lastPageNo+');return false">'+lastText+'</a></span>'}}
    var pageArea=document.getElementsByName("pageArea");var blogPager=document.getElementById("blog-pager");for(var p=0;p<pageArea.length;p++){pageArea[p].innerHTML=html}
    if(pageArea&&pageArea.length>0){html=''}
    if(blogPager){blogPager.innerHTML=html}}
    function totalcountdata(root){var feed=root.feed;var totaldata=parseInt(feed.openSearch$totalResults.$t,10);looppagecurrentg(totaldata)}
    function pagecurrentg(){var thisUrl=urlactivepage;if(thisUrl.indexOf("/search/label/")!=-1){if(thisUrl.indexOf("?updated-max")!=-1){postLabel=thisUrl.substring(thisUrl.indexOf("/search/label/")+14,thisUrl.indexOf("?updated-max"))}else{postLabel=thisUrl.substring(thisUrl.indexOf("/search/label/")+14,thisUrl.indexOf("?&max"))}}
    if(thisUrl.indexOf("?q=")==-1&&thisUrl.indexOf(".html")==-1){if(thisUrl.indexOf("/search/label/")==-1){currentPage="page";if(urlactivepage.indexOf("#PageNo=")!=-1){currentPageNo=urlactivepage.substring(urlactivepage.indexOf("#PageNo=")+8,urlactivepage.length)}else{currentPageNo=1}
    document.write("<script src=\""+home_page+"feeds/posts/summary?max-results=1&alt=json-in-script&callback=totalcountdata\"><\/script>")}else{currentPage="label";if(thisUrl.indexOf("&max-results=")==-1){perPage=20}
    if(urlactivepage.indexOf("#PageNo=")!=-1){currentPageNo=urlactivepage.substring(urlactivepage.indexOf("#PageNo=")+8,urlactivepage.length)}else{currentPageNo=1}
    document.write('<script src="'+home_page+'feeds/posts/summary/-/'+postLabel+'?alt=json-in-script&callback=totalcountdata&max-results=1" ><\/script>')}}}
    function redirectpage(numberpage){jsonstart=(numberpage-1)*perPage;noPage=numberpage;var nameBody=document.getElementsByTagName('head')[0];var newInclude=document.createElement('script');newInclude.type='text/javascript';newInclude.setAttribute("src",home_page+"feeds/posts/summary?start-index="+jsonstart+"&max-results=1&alt=json-in-script&callback=finddatepost");nameBody.appendChild(newInclude)}
    function redirectlabel(numberpage){jsonstart=(numberpage-1)*perPage;noPage=numberpage;var nameBody=document.getElementsByTagName('head')[0];var newInclude=document.createElement('script');newInclude.type='text/javascript';newInclude.setAttribute("src",home_page+"feeds/posts/summary/-/"+postLabel+"?start-index="+jsonstart+"&max-results=1&alt=json-in-script&callback=finddatepost");nameBody.appendChild(newInclude)}
    function finddatepost(root){post=root.feed.entry[0];var timestamp1=post.published.$t.substring(0,19)+post.published.$t.substring(23,29);var timestamp=encodeURIComponent(timestamp1);if(currentPage=="page"){var pAddress="/search?updated-max="+timestamp+"&max-results="+perPage+"#PageNo="+noPage}else{var pAddress="/search/label/"+postLabel+"?updated-max="+timestamp+"&max-results="+perPage+"#PageNo="+noPage}
    location.href=pAddress}
    
      /*]]>*/
    </script>
    </b:if>
    </b:if>

To configure, here is how to do it:
change the **per page** from the default to the number of posts on your homepage, mine is 10

then click on Save Template, your Blog Visitors will now experience easy navigation from pages.

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