We have already Discussed how important is to use a custom and good blogger template for you blogger blog. The Goal of this technorial is to guide you step by step so you can upload a custom blogger template on your blog.
To Understand and Practice this technorial You Should Have
- A Blog on Blogger Platform
- At Least 10 Blog Posts
- A Custom Blogger Template to Upload
To Upload a Custom Template on your blog first you need sufficient Content on your blog. I suggest you to publish at least minimum 10 post on your blog so you can view template effect and design. if you still don’t know how to post on blogger blog then go through our another technorial How To Publish Content on Blogger
If you have 10 or more blog posts then you should move forward in this technorial. second thing you need is the template. you can download a free blogger template. in other technorial we have listed some Good Websites To Download Free Blogger Template . open any website and download a good template.
You will get a Zip file from Template website, extract it. you will find a blogger template in XML format and documentation of the template in PDF or in other text document format. go through the template documentation to use template properly.
OK, now back to business and follow these steps to upload custom template.
Step 1: Open your blogger blog panel. click on Template Option in Left Sidebar.
Step 2: Template Options will Open After You Click on Template Option. You will find a Backup/Restore Button in Top Right Corner, Click on that button.
Step 3: On Clicking Backup/Restore Button, a new window will open with Download template and Choose File Buttons. if you want to backup your previous template then click on Download template. To Upload Custom Template click on Choose File Button. A new window will open to select template. go to location where you have placed your templates XML file and select it. click Upload and your template will be uploaded.
Step 4: Now you can visit your blog homepage to check template changes but its not done yet. For a Responsive Blogger Template to work properly on smartphones you need to fix one more thing. click on Setting Icon below template for Mobile.
Step 5: In Mobile Templates, Select “No. Show desktop template on mobile devices” option and click on Save Button.
Its Done. Now you can go in Layout option from left sidebar and setup your template according to template documentation.