Creating or adding content on the blog not only on the posting page but on the entire blog page display can be installed anything. Starting from adding images, text, and links, as well as videos, everything can be added to the blog. So what’s the difference between displaying images, text, or links on the posting page with the sidebar or throughout the blog display? And how to add images, text, and links even including videos in the blog sidebar or in all blog views including from the header to the footer. Creating articles on the posting page, adding images to articles, embedding videos into articles, or attaching links to text or sentences in articles may be easier to do on the posting page. Because by using the posting page, all that will be included is just using the help of the existing toolbar menu. Everything can be done automatically and even very easily. But it’s different when it comes to inserting or adding some images, text, links, or videos in the blog sidebar or on all blog page views that you want. If you use the posting page, it can be done automatically, just click and click, it’s different from adding anything on all blog pages including in the sidebar, in the footer, or in the blog header. So all the display areas of ​​the blog page can be used to install whatever the blog owner wants depending on the benefits and objectives of the installation. Even if you want to cover all blog page views, you can also provide a close button on the display or just appear and close when clicked. So how do you add images, text, and links on blog pages, especially in the sidebar? Before adding images, text, links, or videos in the blog sidebar, so that the installation can run properly and you are not confused about which layout to install, you must first know where the layout of the image or text will be. Suppose you want to install it in the sidebar, where is the layout of the sidebar? That’s what you need to know first. Likewise the layout of other parts such as in the header or in the footer. In addition to knowing the layout where images or videos will be installed, some internal terms must also be known to make it easier to know where it is located and what to use, including how to make each installation process easy to do. There are so many terms in blogs that need to be known, especially for friends who are just starting out in blogging.

How to Add Images, Text and Links in the Blog Sidebar

As we mentioned above, to add images or anything else, you can install it anywhere on the blog page as you wish. In this article, we will only explain how to add images, text, or videos in the blog sidebar only. For other sections such as in the header and footer columns, the method is the same. Please follow these steps:

Add Image In Sidebar

Before adding an image, pay attention to the size of the image first. Make sure to adjust the width of the sidebar column on your blog. If the image size is larger than the sidebar column width, you can use inline CSS code, CSS code written directly in HTML code. There are 2 ways to add an image in the sidebar of a blog, namely:

First step

Open the Layout menu on your blog dashboard page as shown below. Pay attention to the sidebar marked with a red box. Then click +Add Gadget. Then a floating display will appear from a collection of blogger gadgets that you can use and can be installed in the Sidebar, Header, and Footer sections. of. After a page will appear like the image below and click the Select File button to upload the image to be installed in the sidebar. Once the image is uploaded, check the Shrink to fit the checkbox and click the Save button. The image is successfully installed, if the image size does not match the size of the image sidebar column, as we mentioned above, use the image size that matches the sidebar column width.

Second Way

If the first method uses a gadget that has been provided by Blogger, then this second method installs the image manually and by adding some code so that the display width of the image matches the width of the sidebar.

  1. Go to the Posts menu on your blog dashboard page and click the New entry button.
  2. Show the post page, title the post with the title: Image or whatever you want to title what is the most important thing, don’t publish this post or publish it, save it as a draft.
  3. Then click on the posting area and click the Insert Image icon >> click the Select file button >> Upload the desired image and click the Add selected button.
  4. The image has been uploaded to the posting page. Next, take the HTML code from the image by clicking write HTML mode on the posting page.
  5. If the image width does not match or does not match the width of the sidebar column, replace the image width code in the image HTML code, namely width=”320″ replaced with width=”300″ or adjust it yourself.

To add an image in the sidebar of the two ways above, which is better? We recommend using the second method.

Adding a Link, Video, or Image and Link in One Sidebar

To add a link to the blog sidebar, you can do this by using the second method, such as adding the image we described above. Meanwhile, to add videos or install images and links, the method is also the same as using the second method above. As for installing videos, you can see the guide in the previous article, namely How to Create Blog Articles, Install Images, and Videos. Everything needs a process, for those of you who are new to blogging, you may still have difficulty and feel confused by the tutorial we have explained above. However, if you want to study and learn, within 1 hour the maximum time would have been able to apply our explanation. Please use the method of adding images or videos in the sidebar using the guide above. Actually, not only images or videos can be installed, CSS, HTML, and Script codes can also be installed in the sidebar column using the method above. Hope it is useful.