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How To Add A Gadget Above Your Blogger Header

How To Add A Gadget Above Your Blogger Header

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Have you ever wanted to place a Blogger gadget on top of your header? Well, now you could, and today’s featured tutorial from Shawn McClain will show you how.
1. Head over to the ‘Template’ section on your Blogger dashboard
2. Choose ‘Edit HTML’ and then ‘Proceed
3. Look for maxwidgets within your template’s code by using ‘Ctrl+F’ and you should see something that looks like this:

<b:section class='header' id='header' maxwidgets='1' showaddelement='no'>

NOTE: You’re likely to find 2 instances of maxwidgets in the code, so be sure that you edit the one that says class=’header’
4. Now all you have to do is simply change the value of maxwidgets from ‘1’ to whatever number you want depending on how many gadgets you intend to add. In this case, we’ll just use ‘4’.
5. Also, change the showaddelement value to ‘yes’.
6. Save the template
7. Go back to the dashboard and go over to the ‘Layout’ section
8. You should now see a new ‘Add a Gadget’ button above your header
And that’s it! Congratulations! You can now simply just drag a current gadget above the header until you have filled up all four slots (or whatever number of slots you’ve indicated in the code).

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  1. SHEKHAR says:

    Thanks for the trick..! Its really helpful for me..! As we share free softwares, full version, tricks & tips..so we need it! Thanks

  2. Adam says:

    Wow !!! Nice trick. This is very useful for me. I did not know that blogger gives this function

  3. Rooko says:

    Thanks for this trick, I looked to do this when I first set up my blog. Very useful.

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