Monday, 27 April 2009

Cat Napper - free XML template

Here's a super cute blog template with your own navigation bar. The "home" link is already working, and there are instructions in the code, but here's how to add your own links:
  1. Log into blogger. Click on "EDIT HTML"

  2. Scroll down the large box of code until you see the following (it's near the end)

    <li><a href="'/'">Home</a></li>
    <li><a href="'#'">Link Here</a></li>
    <li><a href="'#'">Link Here</a></li>
    <li><a href="'#'">Link Here</a></li>
To add your own links:
replace the "#" symbol with your link URL and then edit the "Link Here" text to be the name of your link (see colour coding below). So if you wanted to put a link back to me, this is what you'd change one of the lines to be:

<li><a href="'http://www.yummylolly.com'">Yummy Lolly</a></li>

You can remove or add any lines as you wish. You just have to add them before the </ul> code.
Let me know if you have any questions.


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The design works with "new" blogger - ie: it's an XML template. Please ensure that you backup your widget data, as installing a new template will wipe/erase your current widget content.

21 comments :

  1. Hi,

    I start by saying that your templates are amazing. Last week I've downloaded one of them for my blog @ http://marika-eva.blogspot.com/

    Since that I have problems with comments, ppl cannot post any. Can you help me fix this problem please?

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  2. It's me again, commenting works if I change to pop-up window option. But I really want to keep the Embedded below post option which does not work.

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  3. Hi Marika,
    There is information on how to change them here:

    http://www.yummylolly.com/2009/02/problems-with-your-blogger-comments.htmlIt's fixed the issue every time I've had to deal with it.

    Cheers,
    Sharnee

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  4. hiii

    I have a real big problem
    I was using a pattern template from ur old page (suckmylolly) but it seems to be desapear today
    what can i do? i do really like the template
    It was dark pink and black
    plz answered soon :(
    i am so sadddddddddddddddddd

    pls i need some information


    my blog i use the pattern is:
    http://sweetmangoofmine.blogspot.com/

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  5. Thanks, my comments work now, Really appreciate.

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  6. Hi Janice,
    I'm not sure. I did have a look at your site.... and I can see the images ok.

    You're using an "old" blogger template and I no-longer support these anymore so you should upgrade to new blogger. They are easier to use!

    Sharnee

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  7. ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

    So, the template is deleted?, i really loved the old one.
    :(

    *so sad*

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  8. Just wanted to say I LOVE your new header! Simple, bright and cute! LOVE IT!

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  9. hi, i'm using this template, i really love the pink colour especially the pattern. but i change the header with my own design (it is ok?)

    thank you, you're really awesome, check my blog
    http://hell-olily.blogspot.com

    ciao

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  10. Hi,

    Is it possible to have the layout in the middle wider? Because I would like to post pictures that are bigger and wider. Or at least 13 cm wide.

    Much thanks

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  11. this is absolutely adorable!!! :)

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  12. Hi,. I'm really love this template, but i wanna know how to make posting and the posting is linked to my specific nav bar. Please help.
    Thanks for your help..

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  13. Thanks so much!!! your templates are marvellous!!! i'm using it and lovin us....bss

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  15. hi there.. thank you for the super duper cute template.. im using it now at acideeali.blogspot.com
    -Mucho Gracias-

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  16. This is so well designed. It does give me a sense of calm.
    B-e-a-utiful template.
    excellent website templates

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  17. Hey Sharnee, HUGE fan of your layouts. I'm working on using the Cat Napper as a base for my new layout.

    I was wondering, is there any way to make the customizable links be centered instead of off to the right? I've tried a couple centering codes, but everything I use just breaks the bar.

    Thanks!

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  18. Hi Aria, good question, I'm not sure. I will have to find out for you by playing around with the code.

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  19. It's very beautiful template!Dolcissimo!

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  20. Many thanks for a great template! Well designed and instructions are very clear. I also like the candy pink color.

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