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Thursday, July 05, 2007

Useful links for new Blogger

Understanding new Blogger template/layout
  1. De-constructing Blogger Template. One of the earliest attempt to understand the code behind new Blogger layout.
  2. Understanding new Blogger template. Part 1, 2 and 3. Detailed analysis of new Blogger template.
  3. Blogger Help - Layout. The explanation given here is rather technical and requires some basic knowledge on programming. Not exactly helpful for average users though.
  4. Creating a new blogger template from scratch. Part 1, 2, 3 and 4. This blog will help you to build your own blog template and this series is intended for blog users who do not know anything about CSS and HTML.
  5. Tutorial on blogger template. Part 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12. This tutorial will guide to understand further on new blogger layouts.
Problems with new Blogger.
  1. Blogger Status
  2. Known Issues
  3. Real Blogger Status.
  4. Blogger Help Group. There are millions of blogspot users. Chances are that there will be some people who have experience the same problem as yours. Please do not expect quick reply from Blogger Employees. Please exercise patience and search the group first before posting your own problem.
Blogger hacks
There are thousands of blog/websites that offer hacks for new Blogger. I will try to list some of the important websites.
  1. Blogger Hacks Wiki. Well, this should be a good starting place :).
  2. Beautiful Beta Wiki.
  3. Blogger Hack Search. This searches 15 sites that offer Blogger hacks.
  4. Hackosphere. I like his Neo template. Quite cool.
  5. Blogger Hacked.
  6. Hoctro
  7. Phydeaux3
  8. Last Word
  9. Blogger University
  10. Blogger for Dummies.
  11. Google [Please note that google is a verb ;) ]. If all else fails, there are always Google/Yahoo/MSN to help you.
Blogger templates
Same case as blogger hacks. There are millions of websites offering blogger layout. I will try to focus on websites that specifically designed new Blogger layouts for free. Any websites that are only offering Blogger template for the old Blogger will be excluded.
  1. Gecko & Fly
  2. Blogger templates
  3. New Blogger template
  4. the Blogger workshop
  5. Free templates
  6. Final Sense
General tips for serious bloggers
Many blogspot users try to increase their revenue by putting Google Adsense code in their blogs. If you are serious in attracting large number of web visitors, this category should help you. Please remember that high quality content will be the key to increase your blog visitors. This is applicable to all range of blogging platforms, be it Bloggers, Wordpress or your own domain.
  1. Problogger.net. With more than 26000 subscribers, this should highlight the importance of this website. Highly recommended for those who are serious about blogging.
  2. Copyblogger.
  3. 55 essential articles every serious blogger should read.
  4. Google Adsense - Facts, FAQ and tools by Smashing Magazine.
  5. Google Page Rank: What do we know about it? by Smashing Magazine.
This post will be updated in the future whenever I find interesting links to add. If you know any important links that I miss, please put it in the comment.

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

You can find blogger beta hacks at
Transform your blog to a Professional Web Site

hafiz238 said...

I have checked your blog and it seems you did have few Blogger hacks for the new Blogger :)

blogmenjerit said...

good info for me, tq

hafiz238 said...

thank you. I will try to update this post when I find new interesting link on the web :)