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“back to top” button blogger tutorial

This article, “back to top” button blogger tutorial is to help your website (blog) to have a better navigation. A better navigation means better user experience.

“back to top” button is top let the user to scroll back to the top without using the mouse scroll or by clicking on the scroll bar on the side. Just with one click, the smooth scrolling effect (AJAX effect)will drag the user screen back to the very beginning position of a blog.

back to top button blogger tutorial

There are many image can be a button of back to top, so I didn’t include much here, actually is good you explore and find your favourite one. Where to find? > google images search.

Step : Dashboard > Design > Choose HTML/JavaScript widget and then paste the following code :

<script type=”text/javascript” src=”http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.3.2/jquery.min.js”></script>

<script type=”text/javascript” > 

var scrolltotop={
    //startline: Integer. Number of pixels from top of doc scrollbar is scrolled before showing control
    //scrollto: Keyword (Integer, or “Scroll_to_Element_ID”). How far to scroll document up when control is clicked on (0=top).
    setting: {startline:100, scrollto: 0, scrollduration:1000, fadeduration:[500, 100]},
    controlHTML: ‘<img src=”IMAGE LINK” />’, //HTML for control, which is auto wrapped in DIV w/ ID=”topcontrol”
    controlattrs: {offsetx:5, offsety:5}, //offset of control relative to right/ bottom of window corner
    anchorkeyword: ‘#top’, //Enter href value of HTML anchors on the page that should also act as “Scroll Up” links

    state: {isvisible:false, shouldvisible:false},

    scrollup:function(){
        if (!this.cssfixedsupport) //if control is positioned using JavaScript
            this.$control.css({opacity:0}) //hide control immediately after clicking it
        var dest=isNaN(this.setting.scrollto)? this.setting.scrollto : parseInt(this.setting.scrollto)
        if (typeof dest==”string” && jQuery(‘#’+dest).length==1) //check element set by string exists
            dest=jQuery(‘#’+dest).offset().top
        else
            dest=0
        this.$body.animate({scrollTop: dest}, this.setting.scrollduration);
    },

    keepfixed:function(){
        var $window=jQuery(window)
        var controlx=$window.scrollLeft() + $window.width() – this.$control.width() – this.controlattrs.offsetx
        var controly=$window.scrollTop() + $window.height() – this.$control.height() – this.controlattrs.offsety
        this.$control.css({left:controlx+’px’, top:controly+’px’})
    },

    togglecontrol:function(){
        var scrolltop=jQuery(window).scrollTop()
        if (!this.cssfixedsupport)
            this.keepfixed()
        this.state.shouldvisible=(scrolltop>=this.setting.startline)? true : false
        if (this.state.shouldvisible && !this.state.isvisible){
            this.$control.stop().animate({opacity:1}, this.setting.fadeduration[0])
            this.state.isvisible=true
        }
        else if (this.state.shouldvisible==false && this.state.isvisible){
            this.$control.stop().animate({opacity:0}, this.setting.fadeduration[1])
            this.state.isvisible=false
        }
    },
    init:function(){
        jQuery(document).ready(function($){
            var mainobj=scrolltotop
            var iebrws=document.all
            mainobj.cssfixedsupport=!iebrws || iebrws && document.compatMode==”CSS1Compat” && window.XMLHttpRequest //not IE or IE7+ browsers in standards mode
            mainobj.$body=(window.opera)? (document.compatMode==”CSS1Compat”? $(‘html’) : $(‘body’)) : $(‘html,body’)
            mainobj.$control=$(‘<div id=”topcontrol”>’+mainobj.controlHTML+’</div>’)
                .css({position:mainobj.cssfixedsupport? ‘fixed’ : ‘absolute’, bottom:mainobj.controlattrs.offsety, right:mainobj.controlattrs.offsetx, opacity:0, cursor:’pointer’})
                .attr({title:’Scroll Back to Top’})
                .click(function(){mainobj.scrollup(); return false})
                .appendTo(‘body’)
            if (document.all && !window.XMLHttpRequest && mainobj.$control.text()!=”) //loose check for IE6 and below, plus whether control contains any text
                mainobj.$control.css({width:mainobj.$control.width()}) //IE6- seems to require an explicit width on a DIV containing text
            mainobj.togglecontrol()
            $(‘a[href="' + mainobj.anchorkeyword +'"]‘).click(function(){
                mainobj.scrollup()
                return false
            })
            $(window).bind(‘scroll resize’, function(e){
                mainobj.togglecontrol()
            })
        })
    }
}

scrolltotop.init()

</script>

Don’t forget to put your image URL and save the changes of course. After that go to your blog and scroll bottom a little bit to test your back top top button work like a charm!

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