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The Makeover of My Blog!!


As with most of us, I first logged into Blogger just out of curiosity when I was in college. Soon I was hooked and wrote at least 10 posts which were well appreciated by my friends. But since no one around me was much into blogging, it soon fizzled out. Then I got a job and my work sucked out whatever little enthusiasm was left in me for blogging.

All of it turned around the day I discovered that my company encourages blogging. In fact, they even have their own internal blogging portal. I was amazed to see how many people wrote about so many interesting things. I too regained momentum, and out came this blog. Then I started looking into the fine side of blogging - How to make my blog beautiful? The answer was staring at my face - dig into the "Code" - the thing that I do as a software engineer.


So how do you actually dig into the code, or may be even look into it? It is simple.
1. Log into Blogger -> Dashboard.
2. Go to Layout.
3. Go to Edit HTML tab.

There you will find the Code which is basically CSS (Cascading Style Sheet) and Javascript. Now to the uninitiated, it would look like alien language. That's when Google comes in handy!! In my quest for making my blog nice, I stumbled upon some really helpful sites.

The first one for a new blogger is Tips for New Bloggers. It contains some great information about making your blog beautiful and explains them in easy to understand steps.

However if you are not really a geeky person, then there are some nice blogger templates available (other than the default bland templates available on Blogger). Just Google and apply them to your blog and voila! you are done. Also make sure to add some nice, cool widgets to your blog to make it cooler!!

Hope this will help in making your blog beautiful and reap its benefits. And if it does, then please put a comment here to keep encouraging me!!

Comments

  1. hi.. nice design..
    seems like you steal lot of design from my site ;)
    www.webmasterdailytips.com
    just concentrate more on your content, it should be of high quality..visitors only like good content than design..

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