Time to help a few people. For those not in the technical side, modifying a template of a blog would be quite a hassle. Think about writing a new one instead. That’ll be a superbly pain in the ass.
Though fear no more. On the world wide web, there are lots and lots of templates ready to be downloaded and used. For those using blogger.com or blogspot.com templates, there are two variance which is the old html and the widgetized.
So how to upload a new template downloaded from the web?
Steps are pretty simple. Click the Browse and after finding the xml template. Click upload and you’re ready to go. If there are any questions regarding this help, why not post it here. Comments welcome.
It looks like some bloggers could not get the desired screen as above and instead have this screen.
Now this is what I meant by the old screen. The options aren’t the same like it was mentioned on the first picture above. Is there something wrong with blogger?
To solve this and to have the same screen with the first screen, just click on Customize Design. Then this screen will appear.
Click to Upgrade Your Template and finally, you are now in a new template which support widgets. Say goodbye to old style html templates. It’s now all HTML.
If you’re in Malaysia, I think most of you have known that there was one time when the governing bodies thought of scrutinizing the bloggers and keeping track of what they do in the Internet. Well, those days when Jeff Ooi appeared in court due to so called allegations. For that reason, bloggers went united and twas the blogging industry malaysia bloomed further due to the publicity that occasion created.
Well, after the elections, it seems that a few things have changed with more freedom around. Even the current information minister even talk about bloggers and now listen to bloggers comments and views. I must say this is a very sudden change. Firstly, credit to the recent elections, this sudden change are what caused this. Well, with no more 2/3 majority, it’s time the public speak their hearts out.
So if you’re a blogger, don’t be afraid. But also don’t go overboard.