Some new bloggers may not be knowing the way to add widgets or gadgets to blogger sidebar. This tutorial is to help the new bloggers to add widgets to their blogs. Since I’m using a custom template that supports adding widgets in the sidebar, header and footer, my blogger layout may look different than others, but the method to add the widget is same. If you are very new to blogging, I recommend you to read, How to create a Blog in Blogger, Giving Professional look to blogger, Running your blog on a custom Domain, Creating Posts and Pages in blogger, Adding custom Robots.txt . If you had already read them, you can proceed with the following steps.
Login to your Blogger account. Click the blog where do you wanna add a gadget. Gadgets can be added in the layout. Click the layout from the left panel as shown here.
In the layout page click “Add a Gadget” from anywhere you want to add a Gadget. A popup opens and in that select the gadget you want to add. Since I’m using a custom template my blogger layout looks different according to the template. It may look different in yours. But the method to add the Gadget is same.
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