Important Update: If you need assistance in the installation of the templates or themes for sale in our premade blog designs shop or adding your blog title in the header, don’t hesitate to contact us, we will help you at no additional cost.
Installing a premade for Blogger:
Here are instructions on how to install your premade design with blogger. Keep in mind that when you install a new template, Blogger will ask you if you wish to keep all your existing widgets. We recommend to keep them and then to rearrange their position as needed.
* How to install your premade design with the new version of Blogger: How To Install a Blogger Template – New Version
Here is a video I made to show you how to install the premade design in a previous version of Blogger: http://deliciousdesignstudio.com/installing-premades-video-tutorial
* To add your blog title to your header, open up the header file (header.png if you do not have photoshop, and header.psd if you do have photoshop) in a photo editing program, even paint will do. Add your title using the font you like, save it but (Make sure to save the file as a PNG file (for transparency) otherwise you will have a weird background color), and upload to blogger (go to page elements, click on edit header and upload). You do NOT want to shrink to fit!
Adding the FOOTER PICTURE that you see on the design:
Go to layout > page elements > and add an element to the footer. Click on PICTURE and upload the footer image. DO NOT SHRINK TO FIT!
Installing a premade for WordPress
You will need to have some knowledge of FTP to install your wordpress theme and plugins (if included). You can get your FTP settings from your host, if do not know them.
A good FREE recommendation for FTP is http://filezilla-project.org/
*Instructions on using & uploading themes to WordPress: http://codex.wordpress.org/Using_Themes
If your design comes with a plugin (most likely the TTF plugin), you will install the plugin through FTP in your wp-content/plugins folder. Don’t forget to activate it through wordpress!
*Instructions on installing plugins: http://codex.wordpress.org/Managing_Plugins
Adding your blog title to your header
To add your blog title to the header.png, open it in photoshop (you can even download a free trial if need be), paint, paintshop and add your blog title. Make sure to save the file as a PNG file (for transparency) otherwise you will have a weird background color. If this is for wordpress, you reupload the image to the wp-content/themes/ and then find your theme folder to upload it to and you are all set!
To add your image to blogger, go to page elements, click on edit header and upload. MAKE SURE TO UNCLICK “SHRINK TO FIT” IF IT’S CHECKED. You do NOT want to shrink to fit!
If you want to use a specific font for your header that you see in the premade snapshot, send me an e-mail and I will let you know the font name.