How to modify blog

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You can change your blog header or add favicons by modifying the HTML code of main index template

  1. Login to the Blogs system and enter a blog.
  2. Click Design in the top menu then select Templates.
  3. Click the link for Main Index (also called "index.html").The HTML displays a set of MT variables in orange and blue.
    Template window with HTML
  4. To modify the header, click the Header link under the Includes and Widgets category on the right. The HTML for the header will be displayed.
    Widgets and Includes menu
  5. To change the header, change code within the
    class.
    Note: Tags beginning with $MT are pulled from Movable Type and should not be changed unless there is a specific reasonClick Save then click the Publish button in the top links.
    Note: Just licking Save saves the changes, but does not publish them to the blog. to.
  6. Click Save then click the Publish button in the top links.
    Note: Just licking Save saves the changes, but does not publish them to the blog.
  7. To test the file, click the View Site button in the top links. Hit Shift+Control+R (Win) or Command+Shift+R (Mac) to refresh the blog in your browser.

Identifying Key Divs in the Header

The HTML Includes the following divisions (which refer to the CSS stylesheet)

  • is the main body of the blog excluding background images

Undo Template Changes

If you find a serious flaw in a new template, then open it up and select Refresh from the More Actions menu in the lower right. This will restore the template to the previous version.

Modifying other Parts of the Template

Caution should be used when modifying other parts of the template since many involve the use of MovableType variables.

  1. Login to the Blogs system and enter a blog.
  2. Click Design in the top menu then select Templates.
    • For the main body with entries, select Main Index. This opens to the HTML for an individual entry.
    • For information beneath each entry, click Entry Summary in in the Includes and Widgets menu.
    • For the footer, click Footer in the Includes and Widgets menu.
    • For the header, click Header in the Includes and Widgets menu.
    • For the sidebar, click Footer, then click Sidebar.
      Note: It is usually recommended that you use the Widget Manager to edit the sidebar.
  3. The Insert menu in the template allows you to insert different variables.

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