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How to Make Your Blogger Menu Float While Scrolling

The most common email I receive is from Blogger users wondering how to make their navigation menu float while the user scrolls down the page.  This can be super handy and add to your user experience since the visitor won’t have to scroll all the way back up to the top of the page to see your menu links. Method 1: Menu at Top of Content The first and easiest…


How To Add a Drop Down Menu To a Blogger Blog (Without Javascript!)

Drop down menus can help organize and categorize content links. While many web developers debate whether or not they are good or bad practice, there’s no doubt that they can help clean up a design if you have a rather busy blog. If your blog contains a large amount of information and you’re interested in categorizing your links a little better, a drop down menu might be the ticket! Since…


How To Change The Blogger “Read More” Link

The “Read More” feature of Blogger is a handy little one that can help condense your posts on your homepage and increase click-throughs. A lot of bloggers utilize this feature, but sometimes the default Blogger text can blend in a little too much with your post. It’s important to make that link stand out so visitors know that they are supposed to click to continue reading the remainder of a…


How to Add a Newsletter Popup to Blogger

Growing your mailing list is an important part of building a community and being able to reach your readers. Subscriber popups are handy because they allow you to prompt a visitor to join your list when they visit your site. Offering a special incentive for doing so will result in more signups and a happy list. Many different plugins exist for Wordpress newsletter popups, but Blogger is another story. Usually,…


How To Add a Contact Form on a Blogger Blog

Having a contact page on your blog is highly important. It is how visitors, brands, and companies can reach you and it’s something that every blogger should have. If sharing your email address on your blog is not your cup of tea, a contact form can serve as an easy way for others to get in touch. If you do go the route of using a contact form, I do…



How To Style The Blogger Comment Link

We already went over how to style your Blogger sidebar widget titles with background images, and since then I have received a few requests to show you how to style the comment link at the bottom of each post as well. Making your comment link appear bolder/brighter will help to separate it from that whole post footer area as sometimes it can get a little cluttered down there depending on…


How To Style Blogger Sidebar Widget Titles

Widget titles are the titles that appear above your sidebar widgets. Usually, you will simply type them into the “title” box in your widget editor and they are styled based on your chosen template. We’re going to take it a little farther today though and add a custom background image behind our widget titles for a custom effect. To do this, we’ll first need to decide what we want to…



How To Migrate From Blogger to WordPress (With a Custom Domain)

Eventually, you may want to transfer your blog from Blogger to Wordpress to have more control over your files and every aspect of your blog. If you are already a Blogger user who has a custom domain set up, this tutorial is for you!  If you are still using a yourblogname.blogspot.com URL without a custom domain, you’ll want to check out my other tutorial for migrating from Blogger to Wordpress…


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