January 12, 2011

So not computer savy - HELP NEEDED

Am I missing something?? I'm college educated but for the life of me can't figure out how to change the background for my blog. Is there anyone out there that can help me? I'm sure you all see the lovely little reminder over in the top left corner from Shabby Blogs that codes need to be updated by the end of January.

Well, I've clicked over to where it says to update the codes, blah, blah, blah.....zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz. Ok at this point I'm pretty much dozing off.

Their directions and all the other directions from google aren't getting me anywhere.

Is there anyone out there that can help me? My blog is thru Blogger.

Thanks Blog Buddies!


  1. at the top of your blog, where you click on dashboard, there should be a "design" button up there as well, that's one way and sometimes easier than copying and pasting a code

  2. Sure. I can help you. Like Tonya said, click on the "design" link at the top. That will open the "backend" of your blog. Since you added a background, you added an HTML gadget. From what I'm reading on the ShabbyBlogs blog, you just need to either pick a whole new background and get the new HTML code for it OR if you like your current background, again, you need to find it and copy over the new HTML code and copy and paste it to your blogger HTML gadget. If you still don't get it, let me know and I'll send you some screenshots.

  3. I'm sure you know what a computer illiterate I am! Wish I could help, but.......... ---"Love"

  4. I had some trouble the other day with this and was advised to try a few things. One of them was to make sure my browser was updated. (I use Firefox and did not have a version that was higher than 3.6 yet....guess I missed some updates.) Once I did that, I was able to click on "Design" and then "Designer Templates" and things worked fine for me after that. Good luck with it.


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