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How to Add a Facebook Share Button to Blogger Posts

Allowing others to easily share your content on social media is something that is always important. Thankfully, many of the services we use for our online promotion have social sharing buttons that we can implement into our websites. Adding a Facebook Share button to Blogger is a little different than some other sites because we want the button to automatically insert the URL of the page the visitor is currently…


How To Migrate from Blogger to WordPress (With a Blogspot URL)

I get asked pretty often if I can put together a tutorial showing Blogger users how to transfer their posts over to Wordpress. Well, lookie here, your requests have been answered! This tutorial is for those Blogger users who do not yet have a custom domain set up who wish to move over to a self-hosted Wordpress blog. If your blog URL is currently something like yourblogname.blogspot.com, then this tutorial…


Blogger How To: Remove Borders From Pages Menu

I just finished showing you how to center your Blogger Pages menu using a simple code, and now I wanted to take it a little further by showing you how to customize it even more. By default, a standard Blogger template with the Pages widget active displays it in a boxy format with a 1px border around the entire thing, and separator lines between each link. This look might not…


Blogger How To: Center Page Navigation Menu Links

If you’re a Blogger user, you know that the Pages widget is a little less than pretty. Sometimes you want it to line up properly with the rest of your layout and not appear aligned to the left as it is by default.  I already showed you how to center your Blogger header, so now I wanted to show you how to center the Blogger Pages menu as well.…


Blogger or YouTube Headers Appear Dark Grey? FIX!

One of the major annoyances I find that my clients and fellow bloggers have a problem with is uploading header photos in Blogger. If your settings are not configured properly, you’ll notice that uploading any JPG header through the Layout section of Blogger results in an uploaded image that is darker than your original. With white background images, the background appears grey instead of white. Why is this, and how…


Blogger How To: Add Categories

Categorizing your posts in Blogger is not as difficult as you may think. This is a feature that often goes overlooked and can really help organize your posts for easy browsing. In Blogger, categories are called “labels”. Whenever you create a post, you have the option of adding labels to help categorize the content. Your previously used labels will appear below the label box for quick access as well. The…


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…


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…


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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