External Content in Blogger Post

Highlights:

  • pull content from 3rd party source, using crossorigin.me (CORS proxy) to avoid “no ‘access-control-allow-origin’ header is present on the requested resource”
  • from what i can glean, Blogger does not offer any kind of server side include facility so we have to resort to client browser tricks and that means this content is NOT going to be crawled/googlable
  • this approach relies on jQuery (Core) so you’ll need to have that referenced as well – example here, but also make sure you point at the latest version

Usage:
drop this helper function in a global JS/HTML widget via the Blogger Layout editor…

Then use it like this in an individual blogpost: