By default the best free blogging platform Blogger.com provides very few templates with very basic layout and features. You may use blogger default template but can upload a custom template too. So here we will discus in depth How to Upload a Custom Blogger Template.
Recently Blogger added some very nice templates which is very professional, responsive and meet the demand of modern web design trend.
Personally I have used all the updated templates. You may check it just now. Login to your blogger dashboard, Go to themes, and click on preview first. The name of the new templates are Contempo, Soho, Emporio, Notable. You may check the old templates too in a similar way.
But how to upload a custom blogger template? Is there is necessity to keep backup before uploading custom template? How to keep template backup in blogger? Just go through this article in depth.
First of all you must have to keep a backup.
To do this –
How to create backup of blogger blog
Step One: Login to your Blogger dashboard.
Step two: Go to ‘Template’ from Blogger dashboard left panel.
Step three: Click on Backup/Restore like the image below.
Step four: A popup window will appear. Click on download, an XML file will be downloaded. This is the backup file of your template.
Now you are ready to upload a custom template in Blogger.
How to upload a custom blogger template
To upload the custom template Just select the XML file from your pc. You will find the xml file inside the template folder you have downloaded from online. Like the screenshot.
Note: A lot of Blogger template found over internet both free and paid. We recommend to upload a new template to a newly created blog. If you did some work already please don’t forget to keep a backup before uploading a new Blogger template.
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This is how you can upload custom template in Blogger.com