When you want to add some external links to your sidebar for your Blogger website, you can use the Pages widget / gadget for that purpose. The problem with this gadget is the way it is displayed for the mobile devices. It is displayed as a dropdown menu containing the links, which might not be what you want. In this article, I will show you how to modify the template code for the Pages gadget, so that it is displayed the same way as in the desktop version.
The Blogger platform offers you different mobile templates for your site. You can choose between built-in templates (Simple, Picture Windows,…) or you can select a Custom mobile template, which will adapt your main template to the mobile version. This enables you to have a site with a consistent theme on both desktop and mobile devices. One part that might not be consistent though is with a header image. Depending on the options selected in the Layout section, the mobile template (either custom or built-in) might not show a header image. In this post, we will examine two ways to solve this problem.
When you have a blog, you must get into a habit of making regular backups. It only takes a few moments and it is going to be a lifesaver if you lose access to your blog for whatever reason or if you delete a post by mistake and need to retrieve it.
This article will first tackle how to do an entire backup of a blog in Blogger and then we will examine what elements of a blog will be left out during backup process.
Every blog you create in Blogger will contain a Navigation Bar also known as Navbar at the top of the every page.
Navbar provides visitors with features like search box, Google+ share button and when signed in, it provides you with the ability to edit posts, edit widgets and to go to Blogger Dashboard directly from your website.
I do not use it that much and think that without it, the site looks a bit more professional.
In this post, you will learn how to remove Blogger Navbar by modifying Blogger Template.
Modifying a template in Blogger is very powerful feature. It allows you to make significant modifications to your blog which helps your blog to distinguish itself from millions of other blogs. It also gives you ability to add interactivity to your blog. This article will show how to achieve that for both Desktop and Mobile Template.
Some cases which require modifications of the template:
Adding Subscription Link Gadget / Widget to your template is a simple way for readers of your blog to subscribe to your blog's feed. But there is one thing I found annoying with that widget is that you can not customize even simple things like changing feed title. as it will always be the same as a title of your blog.
Most of the time, this is fine, but there are occasions where you want to change it to something else.