Add a Background Image To Blogger Sidebar

sidebar background imageThe post today is a quick one that shows how to add an image to the Blogger sidebars. Pretty simple stuff and has a huge impact when it comes to your Advertising campaign. There is a huge competition in the Advertising world, where there are tons and tons of publishers ready to provide ad spots to the Advertisers. So in such a scenario, as a publisher, we need to make sure that we can provide the best value to them.

By adding an image (or even just a prominent background color) to the sidebar, where many of our sponsors are showcased, we actually make the readers eye balls stick upon the ads, there by increasing the importance of the sidebar ads. Once the advertisers feel that they could achieve a reasonable CTR (Click Through Rate) by advertising upon your blog, they would surely go for it with out a second thought.

So lets start and with in few steps, our blog sidebar would be having a high impact background image.

Step #1 Go to Blogger HTML Edit Option

Navigate to Dashboard >>Template >> Edit HTML >> Proceed. Download your template for backup purpose too before proceeding any further. Now, once you're in the Edit HTML mode, search for the following code:

#sidebar-wrapper {

 Note: There can be other variation to the ID for Sidebar like (#sidbar or #sidebar-right etc)

Now once you find the above CSS code for the sidebar, simple paste the following code just below it.

background-image:url('YOUR BACKGROUND URL');
background-repeat: repeat;
background-attachment: scroll;
background-position: right top;}

 So once added, your overall code would look like:

 #sidebar-wrapper {
.some other code...
 background-image:url('YOUR BACKGROUND URL');
background-repeat: repeat;
background-attachment: scroll;
background-position: right top;


Now simple replace the text YOUR BACKGROUND URL with your sidebar background image link. You can search for sidebar background images on Google, and there are tons of them to choose from.

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 Step #2 Save Template And Enjoy

Now simply save your template and notice your elegant sidebar background image.

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BloggingeHow | Making Blogging Simpler: Add a Background Image To Blogger Sidebar
Add a Background Image To Blogger Sidebar
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