#16 Blogger Tutori | Basic Settings in Blogger

Basic Settings in Blogger This is very important to configure your  Blog  using  Basic Settings  in your  Blogger Dashboard . In this tutorial, you are going to learn how to — Manage Title and Description. Manage Privacy — list your Blog on Blogger and allow Search Engine to crawl your site. Add Custom Domain to your blog. Manage HTTPS Redirect. Manage Permissions — add Authors to your blog and who can see it. Go to Blogger Basic Settings Sign in to Blogger  with your  Google Email  and  Password . In the left top, click this  Drop Down Icon  and choose the blog. In the left menu, click  Settings → Basic . Title, Description & Privacy Settings Title  — You can edit or change your blog title from here. Description  — A short description about your Blog. Maximum Characters are 500. Privacy  — Set your blog here for Blog listing and Search engine visibility. Blog listing  — Select  “Yes”  to list your blog on Blogger. By default, a  Navbar  is appeared at the top of the blogs a

#12 Blogger Tutorial | Install a Blogger Template

Install a Blogger Template

This is very important to learn how to install a Blogger Template on your Blog. You can install a default template easily from your Blogger Dashboard but you might need a different styled template that is not available there. This is why I will show you both —

Blogger Tutorial

  • To install a default Blogger Template.
  • To install a custom Blogger Template from another site.

Go to Blogger Template Page

  • In the left top, click this Down-Arrow-IconDrop Down Icon and choose the blog.
  • In the left menu, click Template

Install a Default Blogger Template

You will see some default templates are available on your Blogger Dashboard, you can install and customize them easily. To install a default template —

  • First, Backup your current template.
  • Click Preview search-black
Preview

  • A preview window will appear where you can see how your blog will look like after installing the template.
  • Click Apply to Blog.

Introduction to Default Blogger Templates

I am describing below about these templates to make you understand a bit. But to understand better, click on each template and check its preview. Even you can check the templates by installing one-by-one.

  • Simple, Picture Window, Awesome Inc., Watermark, Ethereal and Travel Templates are almost same, only the difference among their style. It means if you install the templates one by one then you will see the only difference with their colors, backgrounds, layouts and other small things.
  • Blogger Dynamic Views Templates are too much different than others. If you install one of them then will understand the difference. Most of them support auto load, when you will scroll down, more blog posts will load automatically. And if you click on any post link, it will not go to the single page but will open in a pop-up window instead.
  • Revert to classic templates are completely different than others. If you install this old templates on your blog, you will not have access to many new features such as the template designer, layout, etc.

Install a Custom Blogger Template

You might need a different style of template that is not available on Blogger, but you can download your desired template from any third-party site like —

  • BTemplates.com.
  • myBloggerThemes.com.
  • gooyaabiTemplates.com.

To install a custom blogger template on your blog, follow the 6 steps below —

  • Download a template from BTemplates.com or others.
  • If you’ve downloaded a ZIP file, then unzip the file first. To unzip —
  • Right-click on the zip file.
  • Select Extract.
  • In the top right, click Backup / Restore.
  • A pop-up window will appear, click Choose File.
  • Choose the .xml file you’ve downloaded from your PC. See the image below how to find the XML file.

install a custom blogger template

  • Click Upload.

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