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How to view the Mobile Template of a Blog in Personal Computer?

When a question comes in your mind that to open your Blog in Mobile Template View rather than Normal (Desktop) Template View can we do it? You simply take your Smart Phone and type the Blog url in the address bar of the mobile browser. The Blogger will automatically redirects you to the Mobile Template View of your blog by identifying the device.

Image : Mobile Template View URL of Google Blogger
Mobile View URL of a Blog

Someone would ask you the url for the Mobile View, or some Google Blogger authors would not have the GPRS enabled mobile and they would like to view the appearance of their Blog in Mobile Template View in the Desktop Computer or Laptop. And here we have the solutions once we get the URL of the Blog in mobile we can get the same view in the Personal Computer also. And let us see how we can do that.

How to get Mobile Template URL of the Blogger?

It is simple to identify the Mobile Template url of your blog, which ends with "/?m=1". Simply type the url of your blog and append the above said characters (/?m=1) at the end of the url in the desktop or laptop computers to view your blog in Mobile Mode.

It is not mandatory to type the mobile url in the mobile device, by default Goggle Blogger will open your blog in the mobile view mode rather than desktop view mode in your Mobile Device, or Tablet. After entering the normal url i.e. in the address bar of the mobile browser, it will show the mobile url, after loading the blog in the address bar.

What to do if blog is not opening in Mobile View Mode?

This is a kind of problem occurs in the case of disabling the Mobile Template View in your blog account. By default it will be enabled when you create a blog in the Google Blogger. You can change the Mobile View Mode of your blog by choosing the templates available in the Templates Section of your blog account. To enable the mobile template

  1. Open the Blog from the List of Blogs available in the Blogger Dashboard.
  2. Click on Template section available in the left pane.
  3. In the Template page you can see two kinds of template Live on Blog and Mobile. Click on Gear button available just below the picture of the Mobile part.
  4. Select the Yes. Show mobile template on mobile devices radio button.
  5. Select any one of the available templates from Choose Mobile Template.
  6. And click on Save button to accept the changes to your blog.

And this is how to enable the Mobile Template for your blog. And by entering the URL of your Blog followed by ?m=1 you can see your Blog’s mobile view even in your Personal Computer.

How to fasten your work with Google Chrome Browser?

While surfing the net we may bookmark the important Blog Posts to read, Gadgets to buy from websites later, instead of searching them in the Search Engines when we want. And the Website Developers would try to understand the source code of the website HTML. If you have a lot of Bookmarks it is head-ace for one to use the mouse every time we want to get that webpage. Like this kind of works can be achieved using the Short Cut keys of the Google Chrome. Here i would like to share some of the basic Google Chrome Tips with you. It would help you while working in the Chrome Browser.

How to faster your work with Google Chrome Browser?

Find Short Cut Key

The most common thing everyone would want is finding some text in a particular webpage page. This is most fundamental thing to know. Chrome Developers have give the Ctrl + F for the task.

Keep Record of a website using Bookmarks

If you love a page and want keep record of the page for further reading you can Bookmark such a page in your Chrome browser. Just stick the Ctrl + D keys to bookmark a page.

Open a new Tab or Page

You can using the Ctrl + T for opening a Blank Tab from your current Tab itself, and Ctrl + N will take to the new Browser Window instead of the New Tab.

Chrome Menu

If you want make any changes to your Chrome Browser you can strike the Alt + F keys to open the Chrome Menu button.

Show or Hide Bookmark Bar

You can show or hide your Bookmark Bar using the Ctrl + Shift + B.

How to add Google+ Profile Gadget in Google Blogger?

Google+ is the one of the services run by the Google and it has been incorporated in the Google Blogger. The Publisher can link up their Blog with the Google+ User Profile or Page Account. So, that the Blogger can add the Google+ related Gadgets to their Blog and even the Blog Post can be shares in the Google+ Page or Profile when it is published.

Image : Share After Posting in Google+ - Blogger
Google+ Settings in Blogger

Social Networks are playing a major role to propagate the information to a large group of people at a maximum extent. Google+ is also one of the Social Networks launched by the Google Inc.,. Google Blogger has integrated the Google+ in its service. The Blogger can add the Google+ Profile Gadget to their Blog and for that they have to

  1. Associate the Google+ Account with the Blog.
  2. And later they can Add the Gadget.

How to Associate the Google+ Profile or Page?

In order to create the Google+ Profile just sign in to with your Google Account, and come back to the Blogger Dashboard and select the Google+ in left side pane. You have choice to choose any one of the Google+ Pages (if you have created) otherwise your Google+ Profile will be associated with your specific Blog.

How to add the Google+ Gadget to your Blog?

It is not mandatory to associate your Google+ Profile or Page to your blog but it gives you the professional look to your blog and reduces your work while adding Google+ Gadgets to your blog. As i earlier told you about the Gadgets which will further frills your Blog to make good interaction with the Readers of your Blog. Google Blogger has came up with three different Google+ Gadgets.

  1. Google+ Followers Gadget will enable the visitors to directly follow you.
  2. using the +1 Button Gadget visitors will recommend the currently opened post content publicly.
  3. Google+ Badge is the combination of the above two features where the visitor can Follow as well as publicly recommend your Google+ profile or page.

In order to add the Google+ Gadget just click on add Gadget from Layout section.

Image : Google+ Followers Gadget - Blogger
Google+ Followers Gadget

Enable Automatic Share Feature of your Published Blog Posts

Associating your Google+ profile feature gives an additional feature to the publisher to directly sharing the published blog post in the associated Google+ Posts section. In the Google+ Settings page select Prompt to share after posting check box.

By associating the Google+ Profile or Page your Blog will look more professional and this is how to add the Google+ account with your Blog.

How to Stylish your Blog with Blogger Template Designer?

Blogger Template Designer tool is the one of the powerful tools that offered by the Google Blogger to non technical people to design their Blog without HTML and CSS coding knowledge. You can customize your blog look by choosing the any one of the templates available.

How to Stylish your Blog with Blogger Template Designer?
Blogger Template Designer

Along with the Template of the Blog you can change the Color and Text formats of your blog elements like Blog Header, Gadgets, Tabs, Post Title, Date of Blog Post etc., If you know a little bit about Cascading Style Sheets i.e. CSS you can add your CSS style for any elements here itself.

So, start designing your Blog using this simple Designer Tool

  1. Select Template from the Blogger Dashboard.
  2. Click on Customize button.
  3. You can see the following elements in the Blogger Template Designer screen and let us see one by one in details.
    • Templates will provide you some predefined templates for your blog.
    • Background section will give option to set the Blogger background color or image, even you set you own Background Image.
    • in Adjust widths you can adjust the total width of your blog as well as sidebars.
    • You can set the layouts of your blog like selecting the Sidebars, Footers using the Layout.
    • Finally, Advanced section is the place for all other alterations to do to your blog. You can change the Font Types, Styles and Sizes for any specific element in your blog like Blog Header, Description, Post Title, Gadgets etc.,
  4. The changes will be shown below that how your blog will look like after the adjustments. These change will not effect your blog untill you click Apply to Blog button. So, do not forget to click on this button.

All the changes that you have applied to your blog using the Blogger Template Designer will be effected to your Blog and this is how to stylish your blog using the Blogger Template Designer.

How to design your Blog with more Gadgets in Google Blogger?

Gadgets are tools to design your Blog more interactive with the Readers. Google Blogger has provided the Gadgets to design the Blog even more interactive and beautiful. If you are blogging with the intention of flooding more readers to your blog then you need to concentrate on making them fan of your blog.

How to design your Blog with more Gadgets in Google Blogger?
Gadgets in Google Blogger

It is good idea to show case some latest updates of your Blog to the Readers; apart Publishing the interactive Blog Posts. So, you need to Design your Blog with some other content like displaying Hyperlinks of the Most visited posts and latest posts, So that the readers will be reading more and more posts with these links.

It is not possible for all to design a blog with the HTML Code from scratch, hence the Google Blogger has introduced Gadgets. You do not need any programming skills to add the Gadgets to your Blog. Using the Gadgets you can add some interesting information in your blog. To Add a Gadget to your blog

  1. Open the Overview screen of your Blog.
  2. On the left side select Layout tab which takes to Blogger Layout section.

You click on Edit link of the Gadget element and make the changes according to your wish. The settings will vary from a gadget to gadget as everyone if independent of other gadgets.

How to add a Gadget to your Blog?

If you want to add any new gadget to your Blog Template just click on Add a Gadget link and you will be prompted with a list Gadgets available in Blogger. Gadgets will be of two types Basic Gadgets and More Gadgets.

  1. Go through the list of gadgets.
  2. Click on Plus (+) sing or Title of the Gadget.
  3. Change the Title of the Gadget.
  4. Alter the setting for the gadget like Text font, color etc.
  5. Finally, click on Save button to add the gadget to your template.

And let see some of the Basic Gadgets for your blog to add

  • Search Box will helps the blog visitors to search for a blog post in your blog or in entire web.
  • Profile gadget will show the owner as well as authors profile links.
  • in HTML/Javascript gadget you can add any kind of HTML or Java Script code.
  • You can earn money by monetizing your blog and showing the Google Adsense Ads using Adsense gadget.
  • Google+ gadgets like +1 Button, Google+ Follows, Google+ Badge.
  • Translate gadget will translate your blog based on the language the visitor selects.
  • Follow by Email will flood the subscribers to your blog.
  • Popular Posts will show off the most popular posts in your blog.

Apart adding the pre-built gadgets you can design your own gadgets and add them to your blog. And this is how to add the Gadgets to the Google Blogger.

How to customize the Blog design using the Blogger Layout section?

Your Blog will be displayed in the Internet Browser based on the Template that you have adopted to your Blog. You can change the design of the Blog using the Layout designer in the Layout Tab

How to customize the Blog design using the Blogger Layout section?
Layout in Google Blogger

Using the Blogger Layout feature we can change the Header and Footer section of the Blog as well you can add the additional Gadgets around the Blog Post even you can change the position of the Gadgets. The Blogger Layout enables you to edit your template without any HTML or CSS knowledge. You can easily customize your Blog Header, and Blogger Gadgets information in Sidebar with a few clicks of mouse in the Layout screen.

In order to get to the Layout screen in your Blog

  • Click on a Blog from the list in Blogger Dashboard screen.
  • Select Layout tab on the left side.

Whenever you open your Blog in the Layout mode you can see blog elements and the entire portion has been divided into 4 sections and the elements of the Layout screen is enumerated below.

  1. Header Section
  2. Blog Post Section
  3. Sidebar Section
  4. And Footer Section

What does Header Section contain in the Layout Screen?

It consists of Favicon element on top left corner which contains an image that will be displayed in the Title Bar of your browser along with the Blog Title. If you want to add any Logo to your blog you can do it in Header element along with that you can alter the Title and Description of your Blog. And finally you will see the NavBar, it will be displayed on top of your blog when someone visited your blog which contains Sharing Buttons, Search Box, and Hyperlinks of the other Blogs.

What does Blog Posts Section contain in the Layout Screen?

This section contains only one element called Blog Posts which is the place of your Blog Post. We can divide the configuration setting for this element based on the page type and they can be classified as Main Page and Post Page and let us see the Main Page and Post Pages in details.

Main Page

The changes that you have done in the Main Page Options will be reflected in the Home Page of your blog. You can restrict with a number of posts to be displayed in your blog home page

Post Page

When someone reading a post in your blog then can see the changes you have done to your Post Page Options. You can alter the Blog Posts related information such as Date Format, Share buttons, Ratings stars apart that you can arrange the item on top or bottom of the posts.

What does Sidebar And Footer Sections contain in the Layout Screen?

All the additional elements are arranged in the Sidebar and Footer sections some of them are Followers, Blog Archive, Author Profile Gadgets.

And we have covered all the elements. You can alter an element with the Edit link provided in the bottom right corner of the element itself. And you can move the elements with drag-and-drop feature around the Blog Posts.

How to earn money using Google Adsense with your Google Blogger?

It is happy news for the Bloggers; who use Google Blogger for publishing their articles, project updates and their knowledge; can Monetize their Blog with Google Adsense to start earning money from their Blog.

How to earn money using Google Adsense with your Google Blogger?
Monetize Blog with Google Adsense

For that all you need to have Google Adsense Account, and a good ranking Blog. A decade ago Google Adsense was accepting the invitations even from Bloggers who do not have their own Domain Address for their Blog.

Due to the Internet usage, awareness about this program has spread across the World and misuse of the Adsense Account by the Free Bloggers like in-valid clicks become headache to Google Adsense team. Therefore, Google Adsense has stopped the invitations from the Free Bloggers instead they are accepting only Publishers having their own Top level Domain name.

In some cases, Free Bloggers are getting approval from Google Adsense for monetizing their blog. But that happens in very rare case. So, my sincere advice is that Purchase a Domain Name for Google Adsense Approval which costs less than 10% of your total Adsense Income of your First Google Adsense Cheque. If you want to understand better about Top level Domain name and Free Blogger read our Top 3 Adsense Approval Tips.

In order to link your Google Adsense Account to Blogger to monetize your Blog

  1. Sing in to Blogger Account.
  2. Open your Blog from the list of the Blogs that you have created in Blogger Dashboard.
  3. Select the Earning option available on left side in the Blog's Overview Screen.
  4. Click on Sing up for Adsense button.

Upto now this is the same process for both existing and non-existing Adsense Publishers.

Associate your existing Adsense Publisher Account

If you want to associate your existing Adsense Publisher account you just

  1. Click Yes use button or having the Adsense Publisher account in different mail id.
  2. If blog is created in different mail id you can click Use a different or new Google Account button and sign in with Google Account credentials.
  3. In the next screen you need to select the Content Language of your Blog from the list and click on Accept Association button.

Accept with Continue button in the Congratulations screen which will take you to the Google Adsense Earning section in your blog.

If you do not have have Adsense Publisher Account

If you do not have any Adsense Account

  1. Click on Use a different or new Google Account button
  2. And complete the application and submit for the verification online.

You get an acknowledgement mail from Google Adsense team about the application for Google Adsense Publisher account in your email inbox. If you have any luck you will get an Activation Link through email from Google Adsense team after the acknowledgement mail, which would take 4 - 10 days.

How to display Adsense Ads in the Blog?

After successfully associating your Adsense Publisher account you can start displaying the Adsense Ads. You will see the Google Adsense screen in the Earnings section if the Adsense Account is Associated. In order to show the Adsense Ads

  1. Selecting Yes ration button for Show ads on blog
  2. And set the ads displaying location in your blog from Display list.

And this is how to monetize the Blog with Google Adsense Account and displaying the Ads in your Blog.

How to write Blog Post in Google Blogger Post Editor?

Blog Post is the main content of any Blog and it is the center of attraction for your Blog. Your blog will be ranked based on the quality of your Blog Post or Article. We have come through Free Blog Creation from Google Blogger and as soon as you create a blog you can start writing articles on your blog and start publishing them on internet. Writing an article in the blogger is just like preparing notes, or books.

How to write Blog Post in Google Blogger Post Editor?
Publishing Blog Post in Google Blogger

Google Blogger is providing the Word Processor and HTML Interfaces for the Publisher to write the Blog Posts. Writing an article in Compose mode is as like typing in the Word Processor like MS Word. You will be given having the Post Editor Toolbar for designing Text, inserting multimedia files like Images and Videos. Even you can design your content with HTML and CSS styles by just click on HTML button.

Google Blogger Post Editor Screen
Blogger Post Editor

After giving the Title and writing the Post Content you may go for the Post Setting which is discussed below.

Organize your post with Labels

You can categorize your Blogger Posts with Labels, which helps you to find out a set of Blog Posts belongs to a particular Group or Category. Just click on Labels in sidebar and type the name for the Post Label for instance i have written this Blog Post with Google Blogger label as this is of Google Blogger category. When someone visits your Blog Post the Labels of the Post will be shown end of the Post. By clicking on the Label name in the post page you can see all the posts related to that particular Blog.

Schedule time to auto publish

You can set the Date and Time when it must be published on internet with the Schedule option shown just below the Labels in the Post Editing mode. Just select the Set date and time radio button and select the date from the Calendar and mention the time in the text box when it must be published and finish with Done button.


This is third consecutive option available in the side bar which provides the following features to your blogger post.

  1. Permalink will provide you the default url for your post if Automatic Permalink is selected or you can provide your own name for your post url with the Custom Permalink url.
  2. Title Link is the outside url link of your Post Title.
  3. Enclosure Links will helps you to attach the multimedia file links inserted in your article.
Google Blogger Post Labels Image
Post Labels


You can point out the location in the Google Maps if the Blog Post is concerned to a particular geographical location. Suppose if you are writing an article about Taj Mahal, a famour architecture in India, you can find the location on map and click on Done button.


And finally you can set the Composing and Line breaking settings of the post.

Before publishing the post you can visit your post in the Preview mode how the Blog Post would be if it is published. After you have finished your Blog Post just click on Publish button to make it visible to your Blog Reader. Otherwise you can save it for the later changes. And this is how to write a Blog Post in Google Blogger.