How to Upload or Install Template in Blogger

Blogger is among the foremost CMS platform powered by Google that offers hassle free blogging tools to its publishers for absolutely free. You don’t have to spend money in buying expensive web hosting servers to kick-start a blog. With Blogger, all you need to do is to sign up to with your Google account and you are good to publish your blog. However, every blog needs a trendy, professional and high quality design that not only appeals visitors, but also Search engines. Blogger supports XML web templates, you can create or upload your own, or there are tons of websites available that provided FREE XML Blogger Templates like Templateism. Today in this article, we will show you How to upload or Install Template in Blogger.

Choosing a Professional Blogger Template?

First and foremost, you have to select an ideal template for your blog that not only looks good but also comes pre-optimized for Search engines. We have already written a comprehensive article on how to choose a professional blogger template so before moving ahead kindly consider it.

How to upload or Install Template in Blogger?

After downloading the template, make sure it is in .xml format. If the downloaded template is in .zip format then you have to extract it with the help of software that is WinRAR. To extract files left click on the .zip file and press “Extract Here” this will extract your template and which would be in .xml format.

Now to go >> Template >> Backup/Upload (that is located at the top right corner of your screen for your convenience we have attached a screenshot below).

A new window will pop, as shown in screenshot below. Select “Browse” and choose the template that you want to install on your website. Once everything is done, press “Upload” in the end.

Congratulations: You have successfully learned how to upload or install a blogger template with step by step guidance. You can now customize your template according to your desire needs by going to Blogger >> Template >> Edit HTML.

We hope this tutorial may have helped you to learn how to install a blogger template, if you find any error during the uploading process then it might be because template is broken. Share your thoughts and experience about how having a perfect blogger template could be beneficial for you and your visitors.

The Editorial Team of MyBloggerLab consists of a group of Professional Blogger geeks Led by Syed Faizan Ali (Founder of MyBloggerLab).

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May 8, 2014 at 12:21 AM

Faizan request here please Give us the widget of subscribe box that you are using in this blog! similar please I have also seen it on another blog can you please give us the code for that.

Will be really appreciated!

May 13, 2014 at 2:28 PM

This is the message i get anytime i try to upload any template. "We were unable to save your template.
Your template could not be parsed as it is not well-formed. Please make sure that all XML elements are closed properly. XML error message:"
please what is the possible solution?
Content is not allowed in prolog.

Editorial Team MOD
May 14, 2014 at 1:44 PM

Which Template You're using?

May 19, 2014 at 8:43 AM

am using Dynamic Views template. Powered by Blogger.
please you can view it.

May 19, 2014 at 9:57 AM

i noticed there was no HTML after downloading the theme. all i saw was the writings

May 22, 2014 at 2:23 PM

No doubt templates are the most important part of your blog but in every template we come to face some problems similary i'm facing too could you please upload an article how can i add a different layout in my template. thank you.

June 12, 2014 at 11:56 PM

Hi, I'm new here, but I just tried your Brand Mag UX using the instructions you gave and it worked very well at my site The template is really awesome.

I'm still learning and checking thing out so I will come back for more comments. Thanks so much

June 22, 2015 at 2:50 AM

HI please i need your help i installed a template but noticed the menu is not clickable i tried it several times but did not work its just the home menu that is working. how can i make it to work so that if visitor click on lets say Marketing it will take him or her to marketing page. thanks

Editorial Team MOD
June 23, 2015 at 9:33 AM

Please provide me your blog URL

October 28, 2015 at 8:06 AM

nice ....

July 28, 2016 at 2:54 AM

hi . i m new in blogging and have no idea about blogging. i have tried differnt methods from differnt tutorials but all is in vain.please help me ie customising my blog

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