How to create a menu on my Blogger blog? - Step by step

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Create the menu you want

Before you can start placing any component, you will need to be logged into Google and go to the Blogger page. Also, of course and in advance, it is essential to create a page on Blogger.

The next step is to locate a small arrow in the top left which will be next to the blog name and below the service icon.

This will choose exactly the site you want to edit, in order to display a side menu which will include the different options, settings and account data.



Of all these, you have to choose a card called " Design «, With one click it will be enough to open the corresponding window.

Then, move the mouse cursor over the section where you want to create the new Blogger menu and press » Add a gadget At that point. Adding gadgets to a Blogger blog is easy.

A window will appear that includes various options to work with, these will be presented with a title and a brief description of their function.

What we need is called " Pages And in his summary he explains that it shows a list of pages, which is equivalent to creating a menu in Blogger.

In order to add it, it will be given on a plus or sum symbol represented by a " + ”To the right of the chosen item. Then you can start configuring.

How to adjust to be able to create a menu in Blogger

Being in the window intended for " Configure the page list »That had previously been selected from the gadget section, we proceed to customize its display.


To do this, the first thing is to determine if you want to change the title of the list to a specific one or keep the default one.


As you can see, this step is totally optional, but the other preferences related to the topic will be placed below it.

These are, firstly, the pages to be displayed and, secondly, the order that the list or menu will take, which is done dragging each item to where you want it to occupy.

If the view of the window is moved, however, the platform presents a couple of suggestions regarding the design of the menu within the structure of the blog.

These are that, the appearance of the gadget can be changed by dragging or changing the unit to another position.

For example, if you scroll just below the header, it will assume a tabbed layout. Whereas, if you want a list of links, you'll need to switch to one sidebar.

To finish and create a menu in Blogger, click on the orange button located at the bottom left of the window titled » Save «.

Without forgetting to press, within the blog structure and in the design section, the orange button at the top which will show " save design «.

I need a specific link

Although the pages that are published by the blog are automatically placed in the list, other elements may be added.


This is called direct or concrete links. And they are typically used to link with other platforms.

The last mentioned could be a Facebook page, Pinterest, Instagram and even a specific category of the same Blogger.

In this sense, whatever the reason and the connection, it is very easy to put it in the menu. You just have to work from the same option " Design »And in the aforementioned gadget.


That is when " Add a gadget "And in" Pages ”, O in“ Modification ”The one previously added. Therefore, within this section, there will be a section on the left called " Pages to display «.


Where, the option is chosen " Add external link »So that a window appears in which you insert the link or link you want.

Likewise, a title can be assigned and then click » Save the link ", followed by " Save " And " save design «.

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