How To Install / Change Blogger Blog Template

Themes are a very important factor of a successful blog. Therefore, while you choose a theme for your blog, you should go for a theme that suits your blog niche. Moreover, the theme must be pleasing and simple and should attract any visitor to who comes for the first time to your blog.

If we talk about Blogger, they do offer you some default templates to use on your blog. However, these templates look rather pale, awkward and it’s surely not going to impress your blog’s readers.

Hence, if you’re running your blog on the Blogger platform, and if you’re using the default blogger templates, then probably you should change your theme soon, in order to make your blog appealing to your blog’s readers.

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There is no shortage for free blogger templates over the web, and you can find hundreds of them within just a single search. That’s probably because blogger templates are made of HTML/CSS codes which are pretty much easy to learn and to start coding.

Change Blogger Blog Template

But, if you’re a newbie, then you should probably go with some third-party templates for your blog. And if you’re confused in how to install a third party template on your blog, then we’re here [as always] to help you out.

Today, we’re here with a detailed tutorial on how to install / change Blogger Blog Template.

How To Install / Change Blogger Blog Template

Well, if you’re confused on how to install / change change Blogger Blog Template. Then the tutorial listed below will surely help you out


  • First of all, search, select and download the template that you would like to install on your blog.
  • The template file will be in “.xml” format. So remember that.
  • Now, navigate to www.blogger.com and login using your login credentials.

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  • And now, select the blog whose template you wish to change.
  • After the dashboard of your selected blog loads up, select the “Template” sub-category. As shown in the image below.

bloggers templates

  • Now, from the page that loads up, click on the “Backup/Restore” button. As shown in the image below.

back up restore

  • Now a popup box will appear, and hit the “Choose File” option.
  • And now, choose the template file that you want to install on your blog.

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  • Hit the “upload” button. And wait 1-2 minutes, to get the template installed.
  • And boom!, your blog must now be shining with the new template.

Enjoy, and do comment below if you got any doubts regarding the tutorial.

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