One of the advantages of publishing a Blogger blog is the abundance of available accessories. With Blogger being in the top 3 of Internet publishing platforms, every third party service wants customers who publish using Blogger.
There are plenty of abusive or malicious accessories, that should not be installed, even when offered - and there are ways to best install the accessories, that can be safely installed.
Paste the code that you have, into "Content" - with the wizard in HTML mode ("Rich Text" displayed).
Avoid several well known mistakes, when adding gadgets.
There are mistakes, that you can avoid - if you know what to do.
- Be selective, when adding third party code.
- Add a gadget, using "Basics".
- Edit an HTML gadget, with "Rich Text" displayed as the caption.
- With a dynamic template, attach or embed the content in a static page.
- With a mobile display, enable the gadget, if you want it to be viewed.
Be selective, when adding third party code.
It's your blog - and you are allowed to install any accessories and tweaks that interest you. For long term stability and success, though, you should try to only install code from reliable sources.
Your readers will be happier, with your blog using reliable accessories.
Add a gadget, using "Basics".
You'll start with an "Add a Gadget" link, on the dashboard Layout page - and the "Add a Gadget" wizard.
Edit an HTML gadget, with "Rich Text" displayed as the caption.
The HTML gadget, in HTML mode.
With a dynamic template, attach or embed the content in a static page.
Adding gadgets to dynamic templates is not a straightforward process. Gadgets have to be written specifically to support dynamic templates - and the HTML gadget is not written for this.
If you want an HTML gadget to work in a dynamic template, you'll need to attach or embed the gadget, in a static page.
With a mobile display, enable the gadget, if you want it to be viewed.
It's your blog.
There are ways to make an HTML gadget work, while ignoring the above advice. Long term success will be much more likely, though, with attention to the details.