How to Create a Free Blog on Blogger : A complete Guide

a list of all tutorials regarding blogger platform that is arranged sequentially. Follow that sequence to avoid any trouble in process of learning.
If you want to create a blog without having to invest money, blogger platform is the number one way of doing so. In my previous post, I discussed how to Make Money through Blogging. You may read that before you start.

This tutorial is the first tutorial in "step by step blogger tutorials" series. In that post, I have provided a list of all tutorials regarding blogger platform that is arranged sequentially. Follow that sequence to avoid any trouble in process of learning.

Major Steps : 

  1. Creating a Google account and signing in to
  2. Creating a blog
  3. Customizing blog setting
  4. Designing the blog

How to Create a Free Blog on Blogger

Step 1 - Creating a Google account and signing in to

First of all, you need a google account to create a blog on blogger. If you don't have an account, you will have to create one. If you have an account, you can use it. Now, go to Then, click on "SIGN IN" button. Now, it will ask for your email/username and password (google account). 

Step 2 - Creating a blog

  • Next, click on "CREATE YOUR BLOG". 
In the next page, you have to  Create a limited blogger profile. If you want to use a different name or limit exposure to your audience, select limited blogger profile. 
  • Now, in the following page, enter your name (or name you want to use) to the blank field of "Display name" section and click on "continue to blogger".
 Your audience will recognize you by this name. It's better using your personal name. Your audience will like it. 
  • Now it will take you to the following screen. Next, Click on "CREATE YOUR BLOG". A pop-up window will appear. 

Blog Title and url

  1. Enter your blog's name (not your personal name) in "Title" field.
  2. Enter your blog's address/domain in "Address" field
  3. Then, select a "Template" and click on "Create blog" button.

Blogger Dashboard Settings

Now, your blog creation is completed. Blogger will take you to the following page. From now on, if you log in to blogger, you will redirect to this page.But, before start using blogger, complete following 2 steps. 

Step 3 - Customizing blog setting

Blogger title and description change

In this step, we will change some important settings.
  1.  To do that, click on "Settings" from the left sidebar.
  2.  Then click on "Basic". Here you can change your blog Title. 
  3. Again, you can give a blog description to your readers. 
  4. Another important thing is "Privacy". To make change click on "Edit". You can see 2 options. Select "yes" for both options and click on "Save change". 

Blogger posts and comments settings

  •  Go to the next setting called "Posts, Comments, and Sharing". Change if it's  required. 
  • After that, change "Language and formatting" based on your location. 

Step 4 - Designing a blog in Blogger

Our next thought will be about our blog design. Many beginners avoid this step. Some do too much to design a blog. The important thing is the number of your visitors and ranking of your blog in Google search depend on your blog design.

 Question is how?

 The answer is when you do too much. When you surf the net, you may notice that some blog take a lot of time to load. One of the reasons can be blog design.

So , what you should do?

Just don’t make your blog a garbage truck. Your blog should look simple and professional. It should be comfortable to read posts. As an example, you should not use red background behind black post fonts. You should use a whitish background for that. 
  • You can use blogger theme to design your blog. Those themes will not create these kinds of problems. But, if you want to use Theme from outside, you should be careful.
To design your blog in blogger,
  1.  click on "Theme" from the left sidebar of your blog's dashboard.
  2. Next, click on "Customize"
  3. From next page click on "Theme" and select your preferred theme from the list.  Below the lower half your of the page, you can see a preview section where you can check your blog's look. 
  4. Next, click on "Background" to change background image and color.
  5. Then, click on "Adjust Width" to change your blog's and sidebar's width.
  6. After that, click on "Layout" to add or rearrange gadgets of your blog.
  7. From "Advanced" option you can change the color and size of the text of your blog, tabs, posts, etc. But, don't do anything with "Add CSS".
  8. Now, preview the blog before applying changes. At last click on "Apply to Blog" from upper right corner of the screen.
Congratulations  you've  successfully  created a free blog on blogger. Now you can start publishing  your blog posts.

Step by Step Blogger Tutorials

  1. Blogger Vs Wordpress: Which one should you choose
  2. Benefits Of Using Blogspot As Blogging Platform
  3. Choosing A Perfect Niche For Your Blog
  4. Creating a Free Blog on Blogger
  5. Add Custom Robots.txt File in Blogger
  6. Most Important Settings You Must Have Set In Your Blogger Blog
  7. How to Create Contact Us page in Blogger
  8. How To Edit or change A Blogger Template - Complete tutorial
  9. Essential Safety Steps To Follow On Editing Blogger Template
  10. Setup MultiTab system on Blogger
  11. Add Facebook(Meta) meta tags in Blogger
  12. All In one seo pack for Blogger Blog
  13. How to make money through blogging
  14. How to get Google AdSense Approval very fast For A New Blog
  15. Earn 10$ Through blogging
  16. Best free AMP blogger Templates 2023
  17. Top 5 Premium AMP templates for blogger blog
  18. How to Backup and Upload a Blogger Theme
  19. How to create SEO friendly blogger post title
  20. How to Submit Blogger Sitemap To Google Search Console
  21. How to Submit Blogger Sitemap to Bing Webmaster Tools and Yahoo Search
  22. How to Add Google Analytics to Blogger
  23. How to Create a Post in Blogger and Publish
  24. How to add Meta Tag, Search description to blogger post
  25. How to Add the ALT text tag to the blogger images
  26. How to add RSS feed icon to blogger blog using Feedburner
  27. Social like/follower buttons - Facebook like button, Twitter follower button, Google+ Plus one button
  28. Ways to Increase Blog Traffic
  29. Social bookmarking - Reddit, StumbleUpon
I'm working on this series. I will gradually update this list..Keep Blogging ❤❤❤

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