Contrive Blogger Template

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Contrive Blogger Template

Template name : Contrive

Template type : 1 Sidebar, 2 Column, Adapted from WordPress, Featured Section, Fixed width, Green, Magazine, Right Sidebar, Slider, Top Navigation Bar, Web 2.0, White

Release date : December 23, 2011

Coder/Designer Name(s) : Lasantha Bandara / New WP Themes

Coder/Designer URL(s) :

Basic Instructions : How to install a Blogger template

Advanced Details :

Configure Meta tags

Login to your blogger dashboard--> layout- -> Edit HTML.Now Scroll down to where you see below codes :

<meta content='DESCRIPTION HERE' name='description'/>
<meta content='KEYWORDS HERE' name='keywords'/>


DESCRIPTION HERE:Write your blog description
KEYWORDS HERE:Write the keywords of your blog separated by comma.

How To Configure Favicon:

Login to your blogger dashboard--> layout- -> Edit HTML.Now Scroll down to where you see below code :

<link href='YOUR-FAVICON-URL' rel='shortcut icon' type='image/'/>

Now replace "YOUR-FAVICON-URL" with your Favicon address/url.

Configure Featured Content Slider:

Login to your blogger dashboard--> layout- -> Edit HTML.Find <!-- Featured Content Slider Started -->.Now scroll down slowly and you can see each featured slider codes between <div class='imageElement'> and </div> .

Now replace,

"This is featured post X title" with your featured post title.
"SLIDER-X-URL-HERE" with your featured post URL.
Slider description with your slider description.
Slider image with your slider image.

for each featured slider.

How To Add a Header Logo

You can add a header logo for this template easily in the "Page Elements" section(Blogger Default Method).Logo image size must be 310px width and 68px height.

If you have any problem regrading this template,leave a comment below.

Important !!!:

Please do not remove the footer credit. I spend several hours to create this blogger template. So that you can use it for your blog. All I ask is, stay the credit intact.


This free Blogger template is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License,which permits both personal and commercial use.
However, to satisfy the 'attribution' clause of the license, you are required to keep the footer links intact which provides due credit to its authors. For more specific details about the license, you may visit the URL below:

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11 Responses to “Contrive Blogger Template”

  1. I have modified this Contrive blogger template a bit but i am unable to remove background's black color from the site.
    Please visit my site and tell how can i remove the background's black color to make it appear white??

    • To change Background of this Template,
      simply search the following keyword(without quotes) in ur template & replace it with ur favorite image. B)
      keyword = ""

      sry for my bad english.

  2. hi there,

    i am using this template,its great piece of work,but i am facing lil problem with posts,i have 3 posts on my blog and there is lots of waste space between those posts which i cannot remove,i did tried by adding css style

    margin-bottom: -50px;
    margin-top: -15px;

    (date-posts, post-outer, post.hentry) but nothing work towards problem,it will be great if you can guide me what should i do to remove those spaces.



  3. good templates, I like all the templates that are in this blog.
    thank for free templates., before I found problem in my blog, like Massage 2 that you write below. this website to be my solution.

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