Purple Include Test of Blogger Integration

This is a test post using a Purple Include to get it working on my blog. Here is a paragraph from my Paper Airplane, um, paper from a few years ago:

You should see some paragraphs above; all I had to do was add a script tag to the top of my Blogger template:

<script src="http://codinginparadise.org/projects/purple-include/purple-include.js"

I also added some default styles to my blog template; Purple Include automatically adds some class names when it embeds something and if there is an error that we can style on:

.included{ display: block; padding-left: 2em; padding-right: 2em; background-color: #486F6F; }
.include_error{ display: block; background-color: red; text-color: black; }
.include_roller{ border: none; }
.included p{ margin-top: 1em; margin-bottom: 1em; }

Here's the tag I added above to include things:

<div href="http://codinginparadise.org/paperairplane#xpath(for $i in (4 to 10) return //p[$i])"></div>

The XPath expression is an XPath 2.0 expression:

for $i in (4 to 10) return //p[$i]

This basically just returns a range of paragraph nodes, from the 4th to the 10th one, which is the Introduction part of the Paper Airplane paper.


John said…
Too bad the transcluded bit didn't make it into your RSS feed.
Chris Double said…
One downside is the referenced text doesn't appear in the RSS for display by a feed reader. Is there a way around this?
Austin said…
Excellent work. I agree with the others RSS comments, as well, googlebot will miss indexing this as something talking about the transcluded text. If this was pre-included as part of the blogger system, would that meet your origional design goals?