Blogger is an online platform for creating a free blog. It is hosted by google. With just a google account you can easily register several blogs without spending a penny. There are many other blog hosts for hosting a free blog but i recommend blogger.com as it is simple to use for beginners and newbies and can be customized to make it look professional. With no or little knowledge of HTML or CSS you can create your free blog. Lets know what blogger is and how to create a free blog with Blogger.
Create a free Blog
1. First of all, get a free Google Account for free. If you already have a google account skip this step and proceed to 2nd step.
2. Go to Blogger and log in with your Google Account.
Click continue to blogger.
3. This is your very first blog so click on New Blog Option.
4. Now a pop up window will appear asking Title, address and template. Fill the form and click on Create Blog.
Now you have successfully created a blog. Now start posting.
How to post in my blog?
After creating a blog with blogger.com you have to start posting in your blog. Be sure that about what are you going to post , in fact think once about what your blog is going to be about. And now lets start posting.
1. In the blogger dashboard click on Pencil icon next to your blog's name.
2. Now a blog post tool will appear next. If you are familiar with MS Word tool then its easy for you.
3. Give the proper title for your post, write appropriate post customize your post as per your need with the blogging tools and click on Publish to publish the post in your blog.
If you don't want to publish it now then you can save it as draft. For that click on Save button.
How To Create A Page on Blogger Blog?
Pages are important in a blog to provide different facilities to your viewers. You need to create contact page, about page etc in your blog. You may even need to create a links page like showing the same labelled posts in same page. Just follow these steps here:
1. In your blogger dashboard click on Pages . And click on New Page .
2. Fill the page info and click on publish.
Guide To Use Blogger Layout
Blogger Layout helps you to add different widgets to your blog. This helps you to make your blog more attractive if used properly. I recommend not to use these widgets unnecessarily.
1. From your blogger dashboard click on Layout. Click on Add Widget where you want to add the widget.
See Your Blog Stats
If you want to see what is your blog's statistic or your source of traffic, total pageviews etc. click On Stats from your blogger dashboard.
How To Use Template Option?
Template is the appearance of your blog. If you want to customize it click on Template From your blogger dashboard. If you want to Edit Html, Click on Edit Html or if you want to change the template of your blog then choose from the available templates by blogger.
If you want to install template from external source check this link:
If you want to manage differnt settings for your blog then click on Settings from blogger dashboard.
From the Editor:
I hope this tutorial will be very informative and helpful for the newbies. If you have and queries then don't hesitate to ask us. Our next post will be how to earn from blogger blog? Don't miss it.