Blogger Top Commentators via JSON

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One of the solutions to include Top Commentators widget for (new XML) Blogger is via JSON, which stands for JavaScript Object Notation. This solution uses Yahoo pipes to render RSS comments feed available from your Blogspot blog. You don't have to worry about technical details since making this widget a reality is actually a piece of cake and if you do want to learn a little bit about JavaScript Object Notation then goToAndRead Mastering JSON.

Take a look at the left sidebar column of this blog and locate Top Commentators title at the end. This is simple HTML/JavaScript widget and code you need to enter for your blog to generate same widget is displayed on image below. Replace red color BLOGNAME with your blog name and YOURNAME with your name used in comments to filter your own comments (optional). You can also change num=10 from the last line to some other number if you want to display different number of commentators. Don't forget that src parameter should be one line without blank spaces.

Blogger Top Commentators Widget Code

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Sherry - 27 September 2008 at 18:33

so this is for blogspot usage or wp? pls let me know.

sherrygo at hotmail dot com

Sherry - 27 September 2008 at 20:25

hi need advice not sure I did it correctly or not I put in my http://sherryshopping.blogspot.com

right bar

admin - 28 September 2008 at 04:56

It's just html/javascript code, I don't see any reason why it can't work with WP too.

admin - 28 September 2008 at 12:10

Sherry, here is code for your Sherry Shopping blog : download.

just paste it into html/javascript widget and enjoy!

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