10 november 2017

making adjustments to your blog - sharing tips...

NB: You'll find a copy of this blogpost on the page Bloggertips (see navigation menu at top of my blog).

I have been busy making adjustments to my blog. And I'd like to share the links to the info that I used. In case you are thinking about changing the look of your blog too, this may save you some time looking for the right info. 

Of course there are a number of new blogger themes available now. And a lot more to find on internet. But it seems you may lose some of the widgets in the sidebar, using these themes. And I can't find one I like. So I decided to make changes this way. Happy to share, hope it may help you too.

Changes can be made by adding CSS on Customize Theme > Advances > Add CSS. And/or making changes to the HTML of your blog.
But before making any change....... ALWAYS BACKUP YOUR BLOG FIRST!!!

 I also made a testblog: a new blog that I kept private. So I could try out every change there first, without ruining my painting blog. Many of the things I tried, did not work or looked awful. So this testblog proved very useful.
So here is a list of links to changes that did work for me. Have fun! :)

Centering header

Centering menu/page navigation

Numbered page navigation

Remove image borders

Related Posts (because LinkWithin does not work with https://)

Back to Top button

Social Media buttons with Font Awesome

Contact Page

5 ways to make Popular Posts widget look better

7 things to remove from blogger

Sites where you can find more adjustments and widgets for Blogger blogs:


Code it Pretty

Blogger Widgets

Tutorials: The Cutest Blog on the Block

Blogtips: Great Fun

5 opmerkingen:

  1. Thank you for sharing, Judy! Your blog looks wonderful!

  2. Thanks, Judy. All duly noted and wbe tried out when I get back to the UK

  3. Dear Judy - wish I had read this post earlier. Going to remember this particular post the next time I struggle with changing certain things on my blog. Yours looks wonderful. Thanks for sharing. Hugs!

  4. Thanks for the info, Judy!
    Appreciate all the time it took for you to compile the list & links!!


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