By nhamnga hanh | posted: 8/09/2010 | 126 comments
Latest version of Simplex Blognews - Click here
Update : if your slider can't work ,you can download the fixed version with download link provided in this post ,or you can see the solution here if don't want to re-install this template
I received many requests for converting template BlogNews (Designed by Gabfirethemes) from Wordpress to Blogger . I finished my work several days ago but I need time to test ,so I hope you understand why I release this template too late .
I do not make a copy 100% ,just 95% :)) because I replaced some posts with advert slots .
Here is screenshot :
Live Demo | Download
If you are familiar with my templates ,you will see install this template is very similar .
1,Download template file .
2,Open template file in any word editor you have.
3,To change logo ,find this code :
<div style="padding: 15px 0pt 0pt 30px;" id="logo"><img src="http://img828.imageshack.us/img828/411/simplex.png"/></div><!-- /logo -->
replace the link in bold to your logo's link .
4,To show your flickr image ,find this code :
and change the user value (in bold) to your Flickr id .
5,To show posts in categories in homepage ,find this code
label1 = "europe";
Title1 = "EUROPE";
label2 = "asia";
Title2 = "ASIA";
label3 = "breakingnews";
Title3 = "BREAKING NEWS";
label4 = "business";
Title4 = "BUSINESS";
label5 = "entertainment";
Title5 = "ENTERTAINMENT";
label6 = "finance";
Title6 = "FINANCE";
label7 = "travel";
Title7 = "TRAVEL";
label8 = "americas";
Title8 = "AMERICAS";
label9 = "basketball";
Title9 = "BASKET BALL";
label10 = "racing";
Title10 = "RACING";
label11 = "football";
Title11 = "FOOTBALL";
label12 = "swimming";
Title12 = "SWIMMING";
label13 = "gallery";
Title13 = "GALLERY";
label14 = "feature";
Title14 = "FEATURE";
and change value of each label and Title variables to your categories . Position of labels are in picture bellow :
When you finish ,save template and upload it to Blogger .
6,Go to Dashboard ,continue to Page Element .
7,There are many place you can add adverts to . You can click on edit link in Topads,ad125px,sidebarads,belowfeaturead,seconrightads and footerads to insert your ad code (for example Google Adsense...)
8,You can add link to categories using Topcategory widget .Click on edit link in widget and add link to each category in your blog .Link to category has structure : http://yourblog.blogspot.com/search/label/your_category
9,You can add any link you want in FooterLinks and Featurelinks widget .
10,To add video to blog ,click on dailyvid widget and paste your video embed code .Size for video is 300x250
11,Save template and we are done .
-Like any template of mine ,you need to fill each category with posts to see template in work well condition . If not ,you will see errors .
-You can translate text easily by finding the word you need to translate with search function of word editor .It will lead you to where the text is .