Friday, April 8, 2011

New & Improved: JackRabbit Café In 'Dynamic Views' Mode!

Wanna see something cool?

The image above is this blog viewed in the Flipcard option of Blogger's Dynamic Views. I don't know how long this option has been available--I space out occasionally--but I like it, I like it, yes I do!

Check it out:

The normal URL for this blog is

Just type /view after that URL for Dynamic Views (the URL then becomes

Here are the options you'll then have as a reader:

  • Flipcard:
    • Mouse over any of the cards to see the post title and comment count. As you scroll down, additional posts will continue to load.
    • Click on a card to see the post in full view. You can navigate through the posts using J (older post) and K (newer post) or the arrow keys. Hit escape or click Back to all posts to return to the Flipcard view.
    • In the upper left, click to sort by Date, Author and Category.
  • Mosaic:
    • Clicking on an individual tile will expand that post to the full width of the view, and clicking again will collapse the post back into its original position.
    • The exact position of the tiles is randomly determined each time the blog loads, but they will appear chronologically from top left to bottom right.
    • Once a tile is expanded, you can page down by using the "up" and "down" arrow keys as well as J and K.
    • This view is optimized for the tablet viewing, and supports screen rotation.
  • Sidebar:
    • Optimized for quick reading and browsing.
    • Left sidebar is list of chronological posts, with comment counts and thumbnails for individual posts.
    • J and K arrow keys will navigate through the posts, and comments can be displayed on the same page by clicking the Show link.
  • Snapshot:
    • This view will display only the posts which have images.
    • Clicking through any photo will display the full post page, with naviagtion links at the bottom for Newer and Older posts
    • Mousing over any photo will display a post snippet
  • Timeslide:
    • This view breaks the blog content down into three different areas:
      • Left column: Enlarged picture with a post snippet, title, and snipppet displayed in chronological order
      • Middle column: Displays just the post title and snippet
      • Right column: Displays just the individual post titles
    • When searching for posts in this view, the results will be highlighted.

  • Dynamic Views: told ya it was cool


    1 comment:

    Daniel Gauss said...

    that is very cool. I was unaware of it as well. Best way to check out my "alternate" blog, because you can see the before and after versions of the occasionally erotic images ;)