How to Add a 3 Column Footer Widget In Blogger

I am sure you have noticed three column footer at bottom side of  many commercial or professional sites. Which helps to add whatever stuff you like.

3 Column footer widget keeps readers busy in seeing stuff that you have implemented in it. You can add recent posts widget, popular posts widget or anything you like.

This footer widget contains 3 columns where you are enable to add as many widgets as you want into each column.

If you want to this widget to be added into your blog's bottom section, All you have to do is to follow the easy steps given below :

Preview :


Add a Three Column Footer Widget in Blogger

Go to Blogger Dashboard > Template > Edit HTML
Press CTRL + F to enable the search box, then search for this : ]]></b:skin>
Just before it, Paste this CSS code,

/* -----   LOWER SECTION   ----- */
#lower {
       margin:auto;
       padding: 0px 0px 10px 0px;
       width: 100%;
       background:#333434;
} 
#lower-wrapper {
       margin:auto;
       padding: 20px 0px 20px 0px;
       width: 960px;

}

#lowerbar-wrapper {
     border:1px solid #DEDEDE;
       background:#fff;
       float: left;
       margin: 0px 5px auto;
       padding-bottom: 20px;
       width: 32%;
       text-align: justify;
       font-size:100%;
       line-height: 1.6em;
       word-wrap: break-word; 
       overflow: hidden;
}

       .lowerbar {margin: 0; padding: 0;}
       .lowerbar .widget {margin: 0; padding: 10px 20px 0px 20px;}

.lowerbar h2 {
      margin: 0px 0px 10px 0px;
       padding: 3px 0px 3px 0px;
       text-align: left;
       color:#0084ce;
        text-transform:uppercase;
      font: bold 14px Arial, Tahoma, Verdana;
       border-bottom:3px solid #0084ce;
}

.lowerbar ul {
      margin: 0px 0px 0px 0px;
      padding: 0px 0px 0px 0px;
      list-style-type: none;
}

.lowerbar li {
      margin: 0px 0px 2px 0px;
      padding: 0px 0px 1px 0px;
      border-bottom: 1px dotted #ccc;
}

Now Search For </body> and just above this code paste the code below,

    <div id='lower'>
    <div id='lower-wrapper'>
    <div id='lowerbar-wrapper'>
    <b:section class='lowerbar' id='lowerbar1' preferred='yes'>
    </b:section>
    </div>
    <div id='lowerbar-wrapper'>
    <b:section class='lowerbar' id='lowerbar2' preferred='yes'>
    </b:section>
    </div>
    <div id='lowerbar-wrapper'>
    <b:section class='lowerbar' id='lowerbar3' preferred='yes'>
    </b:section>
    </div>
    <div style='clear: both;'/>
    </div> </div>

Save your template. done!

Now, Just go to the layout section of your blog, and start adding widgets into the footer section. !!

Also see : Add Auto Read More with Thumbnail to Blogger/Blogspot

Customization
You can customize look and colors of this widgets according to your need by editing into the CSS style above.Read descriptions below carefully to better stylize your three column widget.

  • background:#333434;   Changing the six digit colour code will change the background colour of this widget.
  • width: 960px;  This is the width of the widget. If you want you can adjust this width value in accordance with the width of your blog.
  • background:#fff;  and    width: 32%; is the background colour and width of the three columns where the widgets are added.
  • color:#0084ce; This is the Colour of Title Headings
  • font: bold 14px Arial, Tahoma, Verdana;  Edit this to change the font size and family.
  • border-bottom:3px solid #0084ce;   Edit this to change the thickness, style and colour of the border that appears at the bottom of Title Heading
  • border-bottom: 1px dotted #ccc; Editing this will change the size, style and colour of the border that appears below links.

3 comments:

  1. those are not column those are bars

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  2. its worked me perfectly.but it shows after the footer credits..how to fix that..plz reply

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  3. Thank you. it really worked perfecly for me but i will like to hide it from mobile view how do i hide it?

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