How To Make Blogger Mobile Pagelist Drop Down Menu Display Like Webview

This is a guest post compiled by +Mazino Oyolo Kigho  for OgbongeBlog

Blogger default templates on mobile must surely give you a drop down menu pagelist.

This has really made it difficult sometimes for visitors to find your contact page, except they scroll down to the footer if you have added the contact link there.

Google Adsense is another important thing to consider, placing ads below a drop down navigation is a violation of Adsense policy. Therefore, of recent many ads below that spot on blogger mobile view were force to the bottom.

Well, you can eliminate the drop down pagelist on mobile view and let it display the same way it appears on webview. This tutorial will guide you on how to do so.

remove dropdown menu on blogspot mobile view
no mobile menu blogger web design

How To Get Started

Before you get started, please, BACK UP YOUR TEMPLATE so you can easily reverse should in case you mess up your blog’s code.

==> Go to “Template” > ‘Edit HTML’ and search for <b:widget id=’PageList1‘. Alternatively, you can use the “Jump To Template” option to easily navigate to the PageList1 widget code.

==> Scroll down and look for the following codes :

<select expr:id=’data:widget.instanceId + &quot;_select&quot;’>
<b:loop values=’data:links’ var=’link’>
<b:if cond=’data:link.isCurrentPage’>
<option expr:value=’data:link.href’ selected=’selected’><data:link.title/></option>
<b:else/>
<option expr:value=’data:link.href’><data:link.title/></option>
</b:if>
</b:loop>
</select>
<span class=’pagelist-arrow’>&amp;#9660;</span>


pagelist widget code blogspot design


==> Once you find the above codes, replace them with the codes below:

<div align=’center’ class=’tabs-outer’>
<strong>
<b:loop values=’data:links’ var=’link’>
<span> <a expr:href=’data:link.href’><data:link.title/></a> </span>
<!–separator–>
</b:loop>
</strong>
</div>
<div class=’clear’/>

pagelist code blog design


==> Click “Save Template”
==> Go to “Template” > “Customize” > “Advanced” > “Add CSS
==> Copy and paste the code below, in the “Add CSS” box 
.mobile .tabs-outer {  
color: #333; 
text-align:center; 
width:auto; 
overflow:hidden; 
margin:0; 
padding:0px 0px 0px 0px;
.mobile .tabs-outer span a { 
color: #fff; 
padding:0 7px;
margin:0;
}
.mobile .tabs-outer span a:hover {
text-decoration:none;
color: #fff;
font-size:1.0em;
padding:0 5px;
margin:0;
}
==> Click “Apply To Blog
That’s all.
View your blog on mobile and you should see that the dropdown menu displaying as it does on web view. 
What’s your take on this?.

See also :   How To Place Personal Advert Banners on Blogger Mobile View

This post was written by +Mazino Oyolo Kigho .  He blogs on MazinoWeb and you can follow him on Twitter @mazinoweb and add him as friend on Facebook here

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  1. Nice post and helpful,You really work hard to find a reasonable solutions to people's problems

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  2. i just tried it out on my news blog at http://www.gistpark.com and it worked perfectly 100 percent. Mazino thanks for this tutorial. Jide thanks for allowing Mazino share this great tip with us all.

  3. It worked well in my blog. But everything ,both text and background was white in color, do I had to make some changes in the CSS code you provided. So if yours is the same with mine , just changed one of the color codes from #fff to another color code just like I did in mine.

    Checkout my blog here to see the sample

  4. Please o! It looks cool,but some of my links are not visible when you view with a smaller screen. Bigger screens on tablets don't have issues. What do I do. You can see it kongonut.com/m=1

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