Before downloading or installing this layout on Tuesday, please make a backup of your current template. You are welcome to make any adjustments you like! However, please be aware that you are making these changes at your own risk and that I do not provide tech support with installation. Please follow these setup instructions carefully. If you need assistance, please consult with someone who is familiar with installing Blogger templates.
You learned how to make backups of your Blogger blog in the previous tutorial. Now I'm going to show you how to restore those backups when you need to (e.g. after deleting a post by mistake). Here's how you can restore your posts in 3 steps:
Backups are important. When things go awry (usually when you least expect them to), a backup can restore your blog posts and can save all the hard work and time you've invested. So, you need to learn how to do backups as soon as possible and then make backups on a regular basis. Thanks to Blogger, it's really easy! Here's how you can make backups of your Blogger blog in 6 easy steps:
Powered by Pastries is offering a Valentine's Day blogger layout for free! It's sweet and feminine with a clean user interface, and completely customizable to suit your taste. The Strawberry Shortcake Layout, sample banner, installation guide, and tips on how to make it your own will be available for download on Powered by Pastries on Tuesday, February 1st. Please stay tuned for more details! :)
Firebug is a free web development tool that is used to inspect and edit CSS and HTML documents in real time. This is the most important tool in my web developer toolbox and I would feel handicapped without it. To customize your blogs just the way you like them, knowing how to use Firebug is essential .
I found a Youtube video by JB Moelker, explaining how to use Firebug and though the video is a little dated, it does give a pretty good introduction on how to use it.
Before you dive into Firebug, you need to know the basics and you must be familiar with HTML and CSS. You can watch some of the videos I've made here.
I also found some great links over at Digital Yard Sale where Nick shares the resources that helped him learn how to design for the web.