When I first started blogging I struggled to find a nice free blog template for the blogger platform. When you’re blogging as a hobby, you don’t always want to spend £££s on a blog design so with that in mind I’ve decided to offer one completely free!I’ve shared free templates before but this is an updated version with hover effect social media icons. You can see it live here.

Download blog template here

To install your blog template simply go to the template section of your blogger dashboard – click on the backup/restore button on the top right hand side of the page – choose file – then click on the file from your computer – once you’ve chosen the file, click upload and your new template will now appear.

To install your social media icons – go to the layout section of your blogger dashboard – add html widget – input the following coding:

<!– FACEBOOK –/>

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<!– TWITTER –/>
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<!– GOOGLE –/>
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<!– YOUTUBE –/>

*Make sure you put the links to your social media accounts in the yellow boxes*

To resolve the default blurry google plus profile picture – go to layout – add html – add the following coding in the blank box:

*Make sure you place the html widget under your profile picture in the layout section of your blogger dashboard*

Let me know if you decide to use the template!You can of course change elements you dont like by altering your html template.

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