Monday, August 20, 2012

"Back To Top" Button

On this blog {and my teacher blog} I have a "Back To Top" button in the lower right-hand corner. I love this button, because sometimes it's just nice to be lazy and take a shortcut back to the top. ;)

In this blog post you will learn how easy it is to add your own "Back To Top" button:


First, make sure you are logged into your blogger account. 
Then go to layout.


Then click on Add a Gadget.


Select the HTML/JavaScript gadget.


Next, copy and paste one of the following codes into the content box. 
{BTW: You don't need to put a title}. Then, click save.







Before viewing your blog, make sure you click on the "Save Arrangement" button.


Enjoy your new button!! I know your blog readers will!!!

48 comments:

applesandabcs said...

I am so excited to be one of your first followers AND to add this gadget! Thank you for sharing this idea! :)
Michelle
Apples and ABC's

Miss Nelson said...

Love the new button. Thanks for sharing.

Mrs. M said...

Thank you so much! I love this!!

Color Me Kinder

Jen Keefe said...

This blog is just what I needed! I started a blog a few days ago, and I am trying to figure it all out/get followers, etc. so this is so perfect! Thank you!!

Jen
http://mrsksimperfectjourney.blogspot.com

Mrs. Christy said...

I'm so glad you made this blog. I'm new at blogging. I know your blog will be helpful. Thanks again!!
Christy :)
Mrs. Christy's Leaping Loopers

Eileen Griffin said...

This is great! I am looking forward to learning from your easy step by step directions! Thank you!
Eileen
Second Grade Sunshine

Holly said...

Awww, just realized you had this blog too from Erica!!!!!

Just added my cute lil "to the top" button...thanks SOOOO much!

Holly
Crisscross Applesauce in First Grade

primary practice said...

PD for bloggers- Love this blog, Lindsey! I'm following and you are on my sidebar. :)

Patti
primary practice

KinderKapers said...

This is just what I need....I want to be a part of this great community! My next question is what do you call those square things everyone has with their blog name on it...and how do I get one?

Terri Izatt
KinderKapers

Kristen said...

This blog is such a smart idea Lindsey! I referred someone to it just now :)

TammySF. said...

I had no idea you started this blog until I saw it in a linky!! This is great! I hope you'll come check out my second blog...all about clip art. What are we thinking having 2 blogs?!?!?!

Tammy

1...2...3...Teach With Me
Dots of Fun!

Miss Kindergarten said...

Love this Lindsey!!! You are so awesome!!

Andrea said...

Thank you for this wonderful blog! It is so easy to follow the directions!

Andrea
Reading Toward the Stars!

primary practice said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE learning something new! Thanks, Lindsey! Just added a blue arrow button with your instructions.

Can you do a post about adding a favicon?

Thanks,

Patti
primary practice

Doodle Bugs said...

i ♥ you.. and your new blog!!!
kacey

Lauren said...

Love the new button. Just added it!
Thanks for sharing! Check out my blog :)

2nd Grade Teacher
The Sweetest Thing

Mr. Michelbook said...

I love these buttons. I can't wait to put one on my page. I'm very excited for your blog. Even though I have been blogging for almost 2 years, I still have a lot to learn. I can't wait to read more of your posts.

I'm also one of your newer followers.

-Jeremy
Mr. Michelbook's Classroom

Mr. Michelbook said...

I love these buttons. I can't wait to put one on my page. I'm very excited for your blog. Even though I have been blogging for almost 2 years, I still have a lot to learn. I can't wait to read more of your posts.

I'm also one of your newer followers.

-Jeremy
Mr. Michelbook's Classroom

Rachelle said...

You are a genius. Now if you can get the scroll up button on the TpT forums, that would be superior. Oh....Paul????

Miss Cosby said...

Love this. I seriously hope everyone does this because I get a little scroll-lazy. :) Loving the new blog.


Brenda

You Might Be a First Grader...

kiri8 said...

Your blog is just what I need! There are so many tech things other people can do that I would love to learn how to do! However, it seems like you are giving advice to people who use Blogger; could you also advise those of us who use Wordpress?

Also, I would LOVE to learn how to make binder covers and spines; would you consider covering that in a future post?

thanks!

Anita said...

Thanks for posting this...I've just added it to my blog & I love it!
Anita
Mrs. Bremer’s Kindergarten

Debbie Teise said...

Just added my arrow to my blog...thank you.

Debbie

Lindsey (The Teacher Wife) said...

kiri8: unfortunately, I don't know how to use wordpress! so sorry!

Kate said...

I am so excited that you started this blog! You've posted a lot of great tips already! I tried adding the back to top arrow to my blog, but there was a white box around it... any idea how I can make the box go away?

Kate
EduKate and Inspire

Rikki said...

Thank you so much! I just added mine. Now I don't have to scroll back up to the top. I'm so excited to see the different blogging tips. You're amazing!

ஐRikki
The Hive

Wise Guys said...

Thanks once again! This tutorial was awesome! I now have it on my blog and love it!

Carly said...

this is awesome!! Thank you so much for starting this amazing blog! :)

Carly
Guiding Young Learners

Lori Rosenberg said...

Wow! That was easy! Thanks so much for the great directions and cute new arrow!

Ѽ Lori
Teaching With Love and Laughter
luvyorkies@gmail.com

Tania said...

YAY!! It worked :)
Tania
My Second Sense

S. Simpson said...

Thanks so much for having different color arrows to pick from. I just put it on my blog and I LOVE IT!!!!

✰ Stacy

Simpson Superstars

Stephanie @ 3rd Grade Thoughts said...

I have been debating about adding one of these for a while and your tutorial and arrows are perfection! I just added the blue-teal one and LOVE it- thanks for sharing your talents :)

~Stephanie
3rd Grade Thoughts

Thora York said...

Thank you! :) Will be using the blue one :D

Rey said...

Thank you very much. It was a very simple process.

Feri Agusetiawan said...

Thanks You :)
Visit my blog.
http://d-feri.blogspot.com/

Elle Linton said...

Thanks for sharing :) I just added the button to my blog - www.keepitsimpelle.blogspot.com
The colour is perfect!

Desafio said...

Thank you so much:) I just added the button to my blog http://desafio6.blogspot.com/ which I am trying to revive.
I wish every blog will have one.

GriffinK said...

Thanks for sharing these buttons! I'm new to blogging and am slowly learning the how to's ;-)

Flick said...

Thanks, it looks great!
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Divya Uikey P. said...

Looks good to me. It is neat and clean tutorial I ever seen.
Thanks for sharing.
I have also written over the same topic here;
http://www.smtutorial.com/2013/12/Back-to-Top-button-on-blog.html

Camille Jones said...

OMG! THAT WAS THE MOST HELPFUL THING EVER. thank you thank you thank you♥

Aunie said...

YESSS! Finally... so easy, thanks!

Christa Lyons said...

This was so helpful! Thank you for sharing with us! My TPT store looks cuter thanks to you! :)
-Christa
Learnin' Books

Roller English said...

I love it, especially the color options! Thank you so much!

The Primary Patch said...
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Leona Bonifacio said...

Thank you for this! <3

Shaylene Connors said...

Thank you!!! Just getting started and your directions are so helpful and easy to follow :) http://facilitatingthinking.blogspot.com/

 
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