Blogger now supports dynamic views

Blogger became dynamic! Sort of. Blogger introduced five new views for Blogger  *.blogspot blogs yesterday. I was pleased to see the Tumblresque mosaic style was one of them.

Blogger website screen shot

Blogger sign in page

There are two separate versions documenting this new functionality, for blog readers and blog authors.

How to use dynamic views

The basic idea is to access the dynamic view through an extended URL. For example, I have a Blogger blog with URL http://ellieaskswhy.blogspot.com.

To view my blog so that I can choose any of the five dynamic views, visit http://ellieaskswhy.blogspot.com/view

If you already know which view you want, and wish to see it directly e.g. the mosaic view, visit this URL instead   http://ellieaskswhy.blogspot.com/view/mosaic

*Blogger is a Google product. Google acquired it about four years ago, and is now making some much-needed upgrades like this. Dynamic views are supported in modern browsers only. They will not work without HTML5 support, which is included in Chrome and Safari browsers, as well as Internet Explorer version 9.0 and the latest version of Firefox (probably 4.0).

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