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Attractive Subscribe Section + Search Box For Blogger

Posted by Lasantha Bandara on October 3rd, 2010 File Under : css, feed, feed burner, html, search box19 Comments

In this article,I am going to explain how to add more attractive Subscribe Section + Search Box to your blogger blog.This subscribe section is included Feedburner feed and Email subscriptions boxes,Twitter and Facebook boxes for your Twitter and Facebook profiles and Social networking buttons(Digg,Twitter,Facebook,Stumbleupon,Delicious) to share your articles among social networks.These social network buttons are powered by www.addthis.com.Above the subscribe section,Search box is included.You don't want to change anything in the search box code.To add this widget to your blogger sidebar without doing any modification,sidebar width must be at least 305 px. You can add this Subscribe Section + Search Box into your blog within few seconds and very easy to configure.If you like to add this widget to your blog or a website,then follow the steps given below.

Attractive Subscribe Section + Search Box

1.Login to your blogger dashboard --> Design --> Edit HTML

2.Scroll down to where you see </head> tag .

3.Copy below code and paste it just before the </head> tag .

<style type="text/css">
.subbox{width:305px;border:0 solid #141414;overflow:hidden}
.addthis_toolbox{padding:15px 0 5px 0;text-align:center}
.addthis_toolbox .custom_images a{width:32px;height:32px;margin:0 4px 0 4px;padding:0}
.addthis_toolbox .custom_images a:hover img{opacity:1}
.addthis_toolbox .custom_images a img{opacity:0.85}
.rssbox{background:#f7f6f6;border:1px solid #ccd1d7;padding:5px 10px;margin:10px 0 0 0;-moz-border-radius:10px;-khtml-border-radius:10px;-webkit-border-radius:10px;border-radius:10px;width:125px}
.rssbox:hover{border:1px solid #92aed1}
.rssbox a{color:#7c8a9b;text-transform:uppercase;text-decoration:none;font:bold 12px Arial,Helvetica,Sans-serif}
.rssbox a:hover{color:#7c8a9b;text-decoration:underline}
.emailsbox{background:#f7f6f6;border:1px solid #ccd1d7;padding:5px 10px;margin:10px 0 0 0;-moz-border-radius:10px;-khtml-border-radius:10px;-webkit-border-radius:10px;border-radius:10px;width:125px}
.emailsbox:hover{border:1px solid #92aed1}
.emailsbox a{color:#7c8a9b;text-transform:uppercase;text-decoration:none;font:bold 12px Arial,Helvetica,Sans-serif}
.emailsbox a:hover{color:#7c8a9b;text-decoration:underline}
.twitterbox{background:#f7f6f6;border:1px solid #ccd1d7;padding:5px 10px;margin:10px 0 0 0;-moz-border-radius:10px;-khtml-border-radius:10px;-webkit-border-radius:10px;border-radius:10px;width:125px}
.twitterbox:hover{border:1px solid #92aed1}
.twitterbox a{color:#7c8a9b;text-transform:uppercase;text-decoration:none;font:bold 12px Arial,Helvetica,Sans-serif}
.twitterbox a:hover{color:#7c8a9b;text-decoration:underline}
.facebookbox{background:#f7f6f6;border:1px solid #ccd1d7;padding:5px 10px;margin:10px 0 0 0;-moz-border-radius:10px;-khtml-border-radius:10px;-webkit-border-radius:10px;border-radius:10px;width:125px}
.facebookbox:hover{border:1px solid #92aed1}
.facebookbox a{color:#7c8a9b;text-transform:uppercase;text-decoration:none;font:bold 12px Arial,Helvetica,Sans-serif}
.facebookbox a:hover{color:#7c8a9b;text-decoration:underline}
#search{width:290px;padding:2px 2px;background:#f7f6f6;border:1px solid #ccd1d7;height:28px;margin-top:0;margin-left:5px;display:inline;float:left}
#search:hover{border:1px solid #92aed1}
#search form{margin:0;padding:0}
#search fieldset{margin:0;padding:0;border:none}
#search p{margin:0;font-size:85%}
#s{width:200px;margin:0 0 0 0;padding:5px 5px 5px 5px;border:none;font:normal 80% &quot;Tahoma&quot;,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;color:#000;float:left;background:#f7f6f6;display:inline}
input#searchsubmit{float:right;display:inline;margin:0 0 0 0;height:28px;background:#b2b2b2;color:#000;border:0 solid #222}
</style>

Save your template.

4.Now go to Design --> Page Elements and click on "Add a gadget".

5.Select "html/java script" and add the code given below and click save.

<div class="subbox">
<div id='search' style='display:inline;'>
<form action='/search' id='searchform' method='get'>
<input id="s" name="q" onblur="if (this.value == &quot;&quot;) {this.value = &quot;Search...&quot;;}" onfocus="if (this.value == &quot;Search...&quot;) {this.value = &quot;&quot;;}" type="text" value="Search..." />
<input id="searchsubmit" type="submit" value="Search" />
</form>
</div>
<table><tr>
<td><div class="rssbox">
<a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/FEEDBURNER-ID" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_4HKUHirY_2U/TKgvwDojM1I/AAAAAAAADgU/tBRpYkXIVho/rss.png"  alt="RSS Feed" title="RSS Feed" style="vertical-align:middle; margin-right: 5px;border:none;"  /></a><a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/FEEDBURNER-ID" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">RSS Feed</a>
</div></td>
<td><div class="emailsbox">
<a href="http://feedburner.google.com/fb/a/mailverify?uri=FEEDBURNER-ID" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_4HKUHirY_2U/TKgvv1xjnUI/AAAAAAAADgE/XnHFsRwk1Js/email.png"  alt="EMail Feed" title="EMail Feed" style="vertical-align:middle; margin-right: 5px;border:none;"  /></a><a href="http://feedburner.google.com/fb/a/mailverify?uri=FEEDBURNER-ID" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">EMail Feed</a>
</div></td>
</tr><tr>
<td><div class="twitterbox">
<a href="http://twitter.com/TWITTER-USERNAME" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_4HKUHirY_2U/TKgvvhhVo_I/AAAAAAAADf8/IE38PfZs7sE/twitter.png"  alt="Twitter" title="Twitter" style="vertical-align:middle; margin-right: 5px;border:none;"  /></a><a href="http://twitter.com/TWITTER-USERNAME" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Twitter</a>
</div></td>
<td><div class="facebookbox">
<a href="http://www.facebook.com/FACEBOOK-USERNAME" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_4HKUHirY_2U/TKgvv-pobaI/AAAAAAAADgM/1wAlSk8_1yY/facebook.png"  alt="Facebook" title="Facebook" style="vertical-align:middle; margin-right: 5px;border:none;"  /></a><a href="http://www.facebook.com/FACEBOOK-USERNAME" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Facebook</a>
</div></td>
</tr></table>
<p style="display:none;" align="center">Widget by <a href="http://www.bloggertipandtrick.net/" target="_blank">Blogger Tips And Tricks</a></p>
<div class='addthis_toolbox'>
<div class='custom_images'>
<a class='addthis_button_twitter'><img alt='Twitter' height='32' src='http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_4HKUHirY_2U/TIb9fsSTv4I/AAAAAAAAB90/lJxosSNM6jE/twitter.png' width='32'/></a>
<a class='addthis_button_delicious'><img alt='Delicious' height='32' src='http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_4HKUHirY_2U/TIb9MH_zqNI/AAAAAAAAB9E/PahHr5GN6dI/delicious.png' width='32'/></a>
<a class='addthis_button_facebook'><img alt='Facebook' height='32' src='http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_4HKUHirY_2U/TIb9NTh41aI/AAAAAAAAB9U/2RkBR3wbLBY/facebook.png' width='32'/></a>
<a class='addthis_button_digg'><img alt='Digg' height='32' src='http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_4HKUHirY_2U/TIb9M5a4BZI/AAAAAAAAB9M/xoWTjnPVepc/digg.png' width='32'/></a>
<a class='addthis_button_stumbleupon'><img alt='Stumbleupon' height='32' src='http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_4HKUHirY_2U/TIb9e_Kpo-I/AAAAAAAAB9s/1WqjOIz3B_A/stumbleupon.png' width='32'/></a>
<a class='addthis_button_favorites'><img alt='Favorites' height='32' src='http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_4HKUHirY_2U/TIb9eJ5RTWI/AAAAAAAAB9c/tYvdT6xgaLw/favorites.png' width='32'/></a>
<a class='addthis_button_more'><img alt='More' height='32' src='http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_4HKUHirY_2U/TIb9egD8XSI/AAAAAAAAB9k/rZY5eofO2SY/more.png' width='32'/></a>
</div>
<script src='http://s7.addthis.com/js/250/addthis_widget.js' type='text/javascript'/>
</div>
</div>

NOTE : Remember to Replace,

FEEDBURNER-ID with your real Feedburner ID.(4 times).
TWITTER-USERNAME with your real Twitter username.
FACEBOOK-USERNAME with your real Facebook username.

You are done.

File Under : css, feed, feed burner, html, search box

19 Responses to “Attractive Subscribe Section + Search Box For Blogger”

  1. Lasindu Nadishan | Admin - www.Slbloggs.com says:

    can you say how to add sidebar icons and discrimination like your blog?

  2. Waryam says:

    VEry NIce Sharing
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  3. Beben says:

    so diligent...
    thanks for code my friend :)

  4. Migs says:

    Thank you very much!

    Works perfectly on my blog
    http://everythinginbudget.blogspot.com/

  5. Anand Prabhu says:

    How to integrate google search with this search box?

    Thanks in advance....

  6. Rafsan Chowdhury says:

    Hey Great blog my friend.I visit your blog everyday.I will ask many Q. to you now.Plz dont mind :D.Ok At this time my Q. is I want to make a blogspot header like you how to? (Without photoshop) :O

  7. Beranda Mfaroz says:

    thank you very much..

    http://mfaroz.blogspot.com

  8. Ravi Saive says:

    yeah its not working in my blog http://www.hqwallpaper.in

  9. Allplane says:

    Thanks, looks really great, but my sidebar is too small and it does not fit. Is there a way size can be modified or do you know of any other subscribe box looking similar that might work for narrower sidebars? Thanks and regards!

  10. Tech Tuner Bd says:

    TIPS AND TRICKS http://techtuners.blogspot.com/

  11. Ariel Barnatan says:

    the images on the bottom row are missing

  12. _RosarioZapien_ says:

    Wowo In really is Attractive

  13. expirium says:

    nice ;)
    http://freedroid-app.blogspot.com

  14. ajdpadbury says:

    A really great widget, thanks!

  15. marky says:

    thanks for this. why is some of social icons are not displayed?

  16. marky says:

    why is it after i paste this code my gadget background below became dark? plz help. plz reply. I havent receive any reply from this site.

  17. adf.ly tips and tricks says:

    images are missing..please update it..images on the bottom row are missing

  18. adf.ly tips and tricks says:

    solved the issue myself..now its working fine.:-)

  19. Tricka says:

    Thanks for share this tutorial. It's a one of best widget

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