Thursday, June 18, 2009

Under the Weather

Hi all! I am writing to let my wonderful readers and fellow blog buddies know these past few weeks I've been under the weather and I've not been able to keep up with all the emails and comments I have received on this blog. I have recently received several emails and comments on how to tweak blogs but I just don't have the energy to respond to each of your questions right now. I apologize for not being able to help you with your specific blogging needs . Please know I read all your comments and emails. I would ask you to refer to my tutorial section as I have lots of tips and hints there. Hopefully I'll be back to feeling like my normal self and can help with your blogging questions soon! I wish you the best of luck and please send me links to your blogs so I can see what you are doing and the success you have made!!

Happy blog tweaking to all and thanks for understanding!!

Saturday, June 6, 2009

Navigation Bar Images

This tutorial is to be use AFTER you know how to create a navigation bar! If you don't know how to create a Navigation bar please click here!

Ok, now that you know how to create a Navigation Bar let me explain how to add images* to your navigation bar instead just using text, similar to the one above! Each navigation link such as About me, Blog Roll etc were each different images. So for the above navigation bar I had to create four different images, one for each link!

Remember the HTML code you added in a widget under your header? That's what you are going to tweak in order to have an image for your link instead just text. Your current code in your widget should look something like this:

<div id="newnavbar"> <ul> <li><a href="http://all-about-me.html">All About Me</a></li> <li><a href="http://blogroll-html">Blog Roll</a></li> <li><a href="http://giveaway-html">Giveaways</a></li><li><a href="http://contact-me.html"\>Contact</a></li> </ul></div>

Now you are going to replace the WORDS that appear on your navigation bar (YELLOW words)with this code.

<img src="URL address of your uploaded image"/>

After you have replaced all the Words such as All About Me etc with your new code including the url address of your images then click save and enjoy your new customized navigation bar!

On a side note, the padding and margins may need to be adjusted in order to fit the new images!

*You will need to upload your images to the Internet. You can use flicker, photobucket, picasa or simply upload them in a post on Blogger!! There you will be able to get the URL address for the image! That address is what you paste into red html code above!

I hope this was easy to follow! Any and all feedback is always appreciated!