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BEST 17+ BLOGGER HACKS OF ALL TIME

October 17, 2009

There are many people who consider that Blogger is a much stable platform than WordPress, that’s why many people are using Blogger as a blog solution. My opinion is that both are great platforms but I do prefer self hosted WordPress because is fully customizable and also you can do whatever you want.
This list will help you to transform your Blogger blog in that type of blog that you like.
1. Remove the Blogger Top Bar
This is probably one of the most annoying thing that Blogger has. This hack will help you to remove the Blogger bar forever.
blogger_top_bar
2. Add a Tag Cloud (Label Cloud)
This is one important hack that will help you to create a label cloud. Is working like every wordpress tag cloud. This hack was created by phydeaux3.
label-cloud
3. How to Hide/Remove Label Count in Blogger Blogs
When you have a new blog is pretty embarrassing to let people know that you have just few posts. This hack will help you to hide this.
label-count
4. Random Header Background Image
Changes the background image of your blog header. It will automatically display a different background image for your header.
5. Image Caption
Add caption footer to images in posts.
6. Tabs
Add customized dynamic tabs with content. Add posts or comments or even tag cloud using this cool hack.

7. Recent Comments Widget

Blogger has not officially introduced the plugin for recent comments. This will help you to display latest comments on posts. Is actually exactly like the Recent Comment plugin for WordPress.
8. Emoticons
Converts the specific symbols for emoticons in graphic emoticons.
9. Social Bookmarking Links
Add special list in the footer or in the top of your posts. This will help you and your visitors to automatically submit articles to social websites and share them with friends.
10. Ajax Menu
Adds a cool AJAX menu for labels which has pretty cool effects.
11. Read More Option
Adds the read me text on the first page and posts only a preview of the actual post.
12. Random Posts Widget
A widget that helps you to display random articles.
13. Expandable post summaries for professional blog design
This is another version of read more hack.
14. Replace Date with a cool new calendar type layout in blogger
This hack will help you to replace the old fashion date with a new cool graphical one.
15. Drop Down Labels
Build a cool DHTML menu for your labels.
16. SexyShare Bookmarks
This is actually a hack created as a clone of the WordPress plugin SexyBookmarks. You can see how it works here at the end of the post.
17. Replace Home and Post Links with images
Use images instead of numerical and symbol system.

Remove the Blogger Banner

October 17, 2009

To hide the Blogger Navbar :

1- Log in to blogger

2- On your Dashboard, select Layout. This will take you to the Template tab. Click Edit HTML. Under the Edit Template section you will see you blog’s HTML.

3- paste the CSS definition in the top of the template code:

...


-----------------------------------------------
Blogger Template Style
Name: Rounders
Designer: Douglas Bowman
URL: www.stopdesign.com
Date: 27 Feb 2004
Updated by: Blogger Team
----------------------------------------------- */
#navbar-iframe {

display: none !important;
}
/* Variable definitions

====================

type="color" default="#fff" value="#ffffff">

default="#333" value="#333333">
...

Remove the code to show it again.



Step by step in video: