This 2 column template is different then the conventional photo blog designs. It has lot more features that allows you to display your best photographs, write about it and even create your portfolio page. The home page has a mirrored menu bar consisting five boxes, which are fixed since its part of the background. Even if you don't have links to put in the five boxes, it will stay. For instance you can add page links like 'Home', 'About', 'Contact', 'Subscribe' and 'Portfolio' from Layout-Page Elements.
Below that is the slide show to exhibit your photos, you can upload images on photo-sharing sites, preferably 750x500, and click on Edit Html to place the image url. Search for this code -
<b:if cond='data:blog.url == data:blog.homepageUrl'>The single column on the left side is customisable to suit your requirements, you can add any of the blogger gadgets available. Since the home page has a fixed height it would be better to put one or two widgets in the sidebar, because the more you add it tends to look untidy.
<img src=' put url of the image here'/>
<span> text-to-be-displayed </ span>
You can also display thumbnail images which expand when clicked, so the reader clicks on a thumbnail and gets to see the larger version of the image without having to leave the current page. For this you can activate the lightbox feature, by placing the following code in your internal page.
<a href=" url of image "rel="lightbox"> <img border="0" src=" url of image" style="height: 110px; width: 110px;" /> </ a>
You can create a 'Portfolio' page and add the above code to display thumbnail images. The images appear on black background that goes perfectly well with any picture. Photografia Blogger Template would definitely be our choice when we start our photo blog.
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