How To Upload a Template in Blogger

Blogger is the best platform for beginners and using the users can create the free blog i.e. BlogSpot to share their content, pictures. To change your present blog design you can upload a template in your blogger blog. And you can also  create or modify your existing template. Blogger supports .xml extension templates. I will explain step by step method to upload template in blogger.

  • Select the templates which are provided by the blogger.
Blogger Templates
Like above they are simple and easier to understand for beginners. But these kinds of templates are mainly used by persons who want to share their happenings in their life. But if you want to develop the blog for commercial or business purpose you should upload a free premium blogger template or if you have coding knowledge you can create your own blogger template.
Follow below methods to upload template in blogger
  • First search any free premium templates in Google. There are many websites which provide free blogger templates.
free blogger templates
  • Now download the template. After downloading the file will be in zip format. Then left click on the file and choose “Extract File” option. After completing extraction you can view the file which will be in .XML format.
download blogger templates
  • Go to Enter your email address and password.
blogger account
  • After successful sign-in you may see your list of blogs.Select the blog which you want to upload the template.
blogger blog
  • Next go to template.
blogger template
  • And  click on Backup/restore.
backup restore template
  • Now choose the template which is in the xml format.
blogger xml template
  • After selecting the file click upload.
upload blogger template
  • Using the above methods now you are successfully uploaded a new template on your blog. Now you can view your blog by clicking view blog option present on the top of your blogger dashboard.
view blog
  • To modify or edit the latest uploaded template you should click template and then choose edit template. In this you can view your complete website code.
edit template
While uploading any template make sure first save your previous template. This can be done by clicking restore/backup and then click download template.

Follow the above steps clearly while uploading template in blogger. I hope the above tutorial is easier to understand. If you receive any errors while uploading the template it is due to the errors in the template. And choose the error free template so that you won’t find any errors in future while accessing your blog.

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