Even if they were to stop updating Blogger with new and improved features, they would still be constantly busy. That's because the hackers and spammers keep busy, which in turn drives the programmers who produce the browsers to keep busy. And browser updates require constant attention from the programmers who produce Blogger.
With each new browser release, Blogger needs to ensure that each Blogger feature and utility works with the new browser. When Blogger don't keep up with the new browser releases, we see the symptoms
I just updated to the latest version of Firefox, and now I can't post!and
All of a sudden, I can't update my template, using Internet Explorer. I just switched to Firefox, and I'm fine.These are typical reports occasionally seen in Blogger Help Forum: Get Help with an Issue. Both of these reports can be related to security settings problems - but there are other possibilities too.
You have to keep up with the new software - and with updates to existing software.
When a new browser version comes out, you'll have to upgrade eventually. But, if you upgrade immediately, just to get the latest version of bells and whistles - or if you upgrade simply to solve one problem with Blogger, you'll possibly soon start to feel like the legendary Dutch boy who tried to keep the ocean from leaking through the dike - as soon as you plug one hole, you'll see a dozen more.
If you just upgraded to the latest version of Firefox or Internet Explorer, because of a problem with Stats or with Template Designer, and now Post Editor doesn't work, you have two choices.
- Fix the problem with Post Editor, and possibly other problems later, until Blogger upgrades their code.
- Roll back to the previous version of the browser, and fix the problems with Stats and / or Template Designer.
You're going to have to learn problem diagnosis techniques. You're not going to solve every problem, consistently, with the all too common advice
Try using a different browser.or
Upgrade to the latest version of Firefox.
For a canonical list of browser versions supported by Blogger, click here.