Planning on editing your Blogger (Blogspot) template? Make sure you backup your Blogger template first! Here’s why: If you run into any problems with your edits, you can simply revert your template back to its previous condition by restoring it from your backup.

Fortunately Blogger makes it very easy to backup your template. This article shows you just how easy it is!

How to Backup your Blogger Template:

  1. In your Blogger dashboard, click on “Template” in the left menu.
  2. Click on the “Backup/Restore” button in the top right corner.
  3. Click on the “Download Full Template” button.
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  4. Choose where you want to save the file on your computer and then click the “Save” button.

Now you can proceed with editing your Blogger template If you run into problems – just revert back to your saved template.

How to Restore your Blogger Template:

  1. In your Blogger dashboard, click on “Template” in the left menu.
  2. Click on the “Backup/Restore” button in the top right corner.
  3. Click on the “Browse” button. Then navigate to and select your backup file on your computer. (It will be an .xml file)
  4. Click the “Upload” button.

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