Create Free Blogging website with Blogger.com
This aide will assist you with making a free site on blogspot, you need not to purchase space and facilitating administrations. Blogspot is a stage which permits you to construct and host site for nothing, it possesses by Google so you don’t need to stress over worker down time and different issues. In addition, there are a great many free blogger layouts which you can use to give an expert look to your site. We should begin with bit by bit guide for making a site for nothing.
Step 1: Login
Go to http://www.blogger.com/home and sign in with your gmail id and secret phrase, on the off chance that you don’t have a record, you can make it free of charge by click the “join” button at the upper right corner as displayed in the underneath screen capture. Blogger has a place with Google that is the explanation you would require a gmail represent building a site on blogspot.
Step 2: Cofirm Your Profile.
Whenever you are finished with signing in with your gmail qualifications, you will be seeing a screen like the under one. Snap on “Proceed to Blogger”.
Step 3: Provide Website’s domain name and title
In this progression, you would have to give the title and address of your site. For instance: If you need to construct a site on books then the Address (It’s otherwise called Domain name and webpage’s URL) could be bestbooks.blogspot.com or itbooks.blogspot.com and the title can be Best IT Books Blog. You should realize that since these space names are free, they would be suffixed with blogspot.com naturally. Blogspot, likewise gives us the alternative of having custom area names and we would perceive how to add custom space names in this aide later.
The space name should be special so there are chances that the area name you wanna pick is as of now enlisted. All things considered you should have to attempt an alternate area name until except if the blue tick gets showed up at the right half of Address field as displayed underneath.
Whenever it’s anything but’s, a format (you can pick any layout now, you would have the option to transform it later anytime of time, we will tell you the best way to do that) and click Create Blog!
Step 4: Visit ur website.
Give your website’s address in the browser and press enter. You would be presented with a website, which you own!!. Initially, you may not like the look and layout but we have not yet finished the tutorial, we will show you every single way to tweak your website, in order to make it look good and professional.
Step 5:Publish a post/article on blogspot website
Since you have successfully create a website on blogspot, you can now start posting articles on your new website. Refer the below screenshot. Write content, title and hit Publish to publish the post.
Step 6 :Change the look of your website
You would be given an assortment of formats. Pick the one, which you like, click on the apply the format button, given beneath every one of the layout in library. On the other hand, there are numerous sites from where you can download the mainstream and gorgeous site’s format free of charge. We will share a portion of those site’s in next area.
Download existing template backup and upload new template to blogger
Go to My blogs » Template, you would find a Backup/Restore button, click on it as shown in the below snapshot. In the next screen it would ask you to browse new template or you can download the existing template to the local machine.
find free templates outside Blogger: If you do not find a suitable website’s template in Bloggers library then you can get the free templates from the site – http://btemplates.com/, alternatively you can yourself find free blogspot templates by searching “free bloggers template” on Google. Select the template and download zip file from the website. Extract the zip file, in the extract folder you will find a XML file, this is the file you would be needing while uploading the template to Blogspot.
Upload new template –
When you have clicked on the backup/restore button as shown in above picture, you would get below screen. From here, you can download the backup of existing template and for uploading new template, browse the XML file and click Upload. It may ask you for widgets, click on Keep Widgets.
Change the look of navigation bar
Go to layout section from sidebar and click on edit in Navbar section. Select the look and style you require and hit save!
Add Favicon to your website
Favicon is a tiny image which you can see at the browser’s tab while opening a particular website. In order to change the default blogspot’s favicon do follow the below steps –
Layout » Edit Favicon
Choose a square image of size less than 100 KB and upload it.
Whenever you do any change in the layout section, do not forget to save arrangement.
Add Gadget to your website
You can add Gadgets to the blog’s sidebar, below navigation menu and in footers. Whenever you click on Add a Gadget button in layout section, a popup window would come up where you can browse and add gadgets. Don’t forget to save the settings.
Switch to a Custom domain
Above we have seen how we choose to have a free blogspot domain which was suffixed with blogspot keyword, however if you wish you can purchase a custom domain of your choice and can add it in Settings » Basic. Click on Add a custom domain and give the domain name you have bought.
Traffic stats for your website
Stats » Overview
Real time traffic status for your website. It would show you the traffic sources, audiences and many more details. Here, you can find out what all posts/articles/pages are getting most of the traffic and for which keywords. This will help you to boost organic traffic to your website.
If you are a newbie then this may be pretty new thing to you!! robots.txt is a file which is referred by search engine. For now, I’m not gonna make you confuse. I’m just covering this up here to let know the place where you can edit your robots.txt file If required.
You are allowed to edit your existing template by going to Template » Edit HTML Section. You can also include scripts in header and footer section if you wish to do so.
Earn Money from the website
Now everything is setup perfectly. You can start blogging and once you start getting decent amount of traffic to your website, you can apply for adsense right away from your blogspot dashboard.
Sidebar – Earnings » Adsense
That’s all for now, let us know if you have any questions regarding this. Do share you thoughts by dropping a comment below. I’m sure you would be able to create a website for free by following up the above step by step guide, I wish you luck for your new website. If you like the tutorial do share it with your friends on Facebook, Google+ and twitter.