Skip to main content

Making A New Blog With A Layout Template

The new Designer templates are now a part of Production Blogger - and new blogs, created by "Create a blog", will have a Designer template. Unfortunately, the Designer templates are not 100% usable, on all blogs. Some extra effort will be required to publish a new blog, using a Layout template.


Here's the new reality - right after I solve the CAPTCHA, on the first page of "Create a blog".




So, I select "Simple", and now I have a new blog.




I bet I can use "Simple", as I used to use "Minima".



Here's where I have a choice. Move forward, and use "Simple" as a Designer equivalent of "Minima". The choices of backgrounds, layouts, and styles certainly makes Designer look pretty good.

Or, revert my new blog to Layout, and to the original Minima.


Our old friend - Minima - back again.



This gives me some breathing room. I can upgrade to a Designer template later, when it's more convenient. I'll still be using the Template Designer wizard with my layout template, for some changes.

>> Top

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

What's The URL Of My Blog?

We see the plea for help, periodicallyI need the URL of my blog, so I can give it to my friends. Help!Who's buried in Grant's Tomb, after all?No Chuck, be polite.OK, OK. The title of this blog is "The Real Blogger Status", and the title of this post is "What's The URL Of My Blog?".

Leave Comments Here

Like any blogger, I appreciate polite comments, when they are relevant to the blog, and posted to the relevant article in the right blog. If you want to ask me a question thats relevant to blogging, but you can't find the right post to start with (I haven't written about everything blogger related, yet, nor the way things are going I don't expect to either), ask your questions here, or leave an entry in my guestbook.

As noted above, please note my commenting policy. If you post a comment to this post, I will probably treat it as a "Contact Me" post. If you have an issue that's relevant to any technical issue in the blog, please leave a comment on the specific post, not here. This post is for general comments, and for non posted contact to me.

If the form below does not work for you, check your third party cookies setting!

For actual technical issues, note that peer support in Blogger Help Forum: Something Is Broken, or Nitecruzr Dot Net - Blogging is, almos…

What Is "ghs.google.com" vs. "ghs.googlehosted.com"?

With Google Domains registered custom domains becoming more normal, we are seeing one odd attention to detail, expressed as confusion in Blogger Help Forum: Learn More About Blogger.My website uses "ghs.google.com" - am I supposed to use "ghs.googlehosted.com", instead?It's good to be attentive to detail, particularly with custom domain publishing. This is one detail that may not require immediate attention, however.