How to Add a Custom Header to Blogger

So you've created your header using Canva or PicMonkey, or some other creative tool, but what now?

It's time to add that gorgeousness to Blogger.

How to add a custom header to Blogger

Open up Blogger, log in, and click on Layout.

Click Layout, to see where your header will go.

You should see a section that says Header.

Click on the small 'edit' and a new window will open up, it will look something like this:

Configuring your header is easy when you know how.

In the Image section make sure the 'from your computer' is selected and click on Choose File.

Find your header, and add it to your blog.

Find the header you created (and hopefully saved to your computer), click on it and click 'Open', or hit enter.

Your header should appear in the space, looking something like this:

Added your header, now save.

Next you need to select 'Instead of title and description', in my opinion this is the best option.

You can add a description if you like, but with that option selected it won't show up. It is entirely your choice whether or not you want a description anyway.

Click Save.

Now you need to check that your header is showing up on your blog.

Click on 'View Blog' right at the top of the page.

View Blog, check the header is in place.

Your blog should open up in a new tab or window. Check that everything looks good.

You're done!

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  1. Saving this for when I want to redesign my blog. Thank you

  2. being a 'blogger' using blogger - i always get excited to find these posts... I actually read all of this, before realising that i do in fact already have a custom header ( which apparently, it seems, i must have figured out how to do all by myself lol!) nevertheless, a great post for any new bloggers unsure of how to work their way around the changing the layout! nice to meet a fellow 'blogger' too #fartglitter

    1. Hehe, I think once you've been doing it a while you tend to stumble across things and work it out yourself. That's how I learned most of the stuff I know. But I also think it is hard to find helpful posts and that's why I'm sharing it. Thanks for stopping by, commenting, and your kind words. x

  3. Sometimes I miss my old blogger site, it's not a bad platform is it really? I moved because I wanted my images to shine more, but I loved to tinker with that blogger code. #sharethejoy

    1. I love Blogger - there are things that aren't quite what you want but if you can work out how to solve the problem you're sorted. :) Yes tinkering with that blogger code can become an obsession! ;)

  4. I never tried Blogger but this seems like a fantastic 'How to' for people on that platform. Thanks for linking up to #fartglitter and sharing it x