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Blogger How To: Center Your Header

Sometimes all you want is a quick fix. You’ve uploaded your Blogger header on the Layout page but it’s aligned to the left. You want it centered horizontally over the content section of your blog instead. Here is how to easily do that! 1. In Blogger, go to Template > Customize 2. Click on the Advanced tab then scroll to the bottom of the second menu and choose Add CSS.…


Blogger How To: Add New Pages or Tabs

Blogger comes with a Pages feature (also known as Tabs), but it is often overlooked. Pages and Posts differ in that Posts are timestamped and archived as articles. Pages are static pages that should be used for all of the content that is NOT an article and that you might use in a navigation menu. Pages do not appear on your home page like Posts do.  Today I am going…


How To Add A Facebook Like Button to Blogger Posts

Ah, yes, social media. It’s always important to provide your readers with easy access to share and like your content. In this post I will teach you how to easily add one of Facebook’s ever-so-popular “Like” buttons to each post on your Blogger blog. It’s really easy, follow along below: 1. Go to your Blogger dashboard 2. Click on Template in the sidebar, then Edit HTML 3. Click inside of…


Auto-Sizing Photos to Fit Post Area in Blogger

One question I am asked often is from Blogger users wondering how to make their photos fit the width of their post area. If you’ve been using Blogger for a little while, you are no stranger to the image size options once you upload your photos. They currently offer Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large and Original. Whichever option you choose determines how your photo will be displayed. If you are…


How To Set Up a Custom Domain in Blogger

Hey friends! Did you know that you don’t have to be stuck with a “yourblogname.blogspot.com” website address? For those of you that don’t know how to set this up, I am going to show you how! Step by step! I realize that this looks daunting, but I promise it really isn’t, and once you set it up you won’t need to worry about it anymore. Having your own custom domain…


Blogger vs. WordPress

So you’re new to blogging and trying to decide which platform would suit you best. Let’s compare both platforms for a moment… Blogger offers a free service that is easy to customize and great if you have no experience with coding. You can control the layout and design through Blogger’s simple editors and see your changes in real-time. The post editor also offers all of the functions you need to…


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