In this article we upload a custom CSS 3 web template to a Blogger's blog, to change the web site appearance, using the free CSS3 web templates elegantly and well designed by www.deluxetemplates.net/. DeluxeTemplates keeps creating excellent CSS templates since 2009, specially optimized for Blogger and for Wordpress.
Blogger offers several templates for your Blog, but also offers the flexibility of accepting your custom CSS template, if you found that the default templates are not enough. Blogger accepts uploading your custom CSS template, provided it is an XML file which complies with special tags used by Blogger to display menus and widgets:
To setup your template, browse to your Blog and open the "Template" tab:
There you'll see the default templates:
Locate the "Backup/Restore" button and click it:
First & very important: if you have a fairly good template installed, BACKUP it downloading the template:
Next we get an elegant CSS3 template web site from "DeluxeTemplates", browsing to the "Blogger" templates, where you can find Personal, bussiness, Tech, Music, and more templates' categories:
Select your template and download it:
Open the ZIP file, and you'll see several links to pages answering the FAQ questions, and also one XML file:
Select the XML file and upload it:
And that's it!! Just open your Blog to see the new CSS style & design:
In this post we've learned step by step how to upload a custom CSS 3 web template to a Blogger's blog, to change the web site appearance, using the free CSS3 web templates elegantly and well designed by www.deluxetemplates.net/. If you like to learn a some more customized design, you can learn using the Twitter Bootstrap in this short tutorial. The 5 minutes Twitter Bootstrap installing instructions are here . Easy CSS3 graphical explanations for beginners can be found here.
By Carmel Shvartzman
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