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Before I start let me say I'm NOT an expert, I just want to share what I've learned through designing my blog. Also all of these tricks are easy. Trust me, html confuses me too.
So here is the first trick I have for you:
HOW TO ADD A "YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE" WIDGET TO THE END OF YOUR POST:
For the past few months you've probably seen this little guy at the bottom of each of my posts:
This widget is SO easy to get. All you have to do is go to Link within (dot) com and put your E-mail, website url and some other info in and follow the directions to install it. Easy right plus it's free. This really comes in handy if you have some really good old posts that not very many people looked at.
HOW TO ADD AN INTERACTIVE HEADER:
I've spent a lot of time researching blogger blogs that look and function like a real website. One thing I found almost EVERY blog had was a blog header with social media buttons, tabs, and the blog title. I was stumped, and couldn't figure out HOW IN THE WORLD they put links in they're header. And then, I found and amazing website called Image Maps. Basically you go to their website, upload a picture and then it takes you to a page where you can put links on certain places on your image. Let me show you:
So if you look at my blog header , you can click on ONE of the social media buttons and it will take you to that site, then if you click on one of the pages it will take you to a different page then the social media button did. To sum it up, my header is just one image but there are many different links on it.
ADDING AN IMAGE TO THE FRONT OF EACH POST:
On my blog you'll notice that on each post, there is a little icon of scissors.
It really adds personality to your blog, and its SO easy to do. Just follow these steps: