Monday, 21 October 2013

How To Customize Blockquote In Blogger

In this post I will show you How To Customize Blockquote In Blogger... I will share you step by step tutorial so that you can have a very special Blockquote style in your Blogspot blog... Further Customization On The Blockquote Style In Blogger...

Hey Guys, In my previous post I showed you How To Change Text Highlight Color In Blogger. It is always good to have a template which is special to you only. That's why I share you Blogger Tricks that is highly customizable. In this post I will show you How To Customize Blockquote In Blogger. I will share you step by step tutorial so that you can have a very special Blockquote style in your Blogspot blog. The code that I will provide you is highly customizable. So that you can have Blockquote that will be very special to you.
The default Blockquote style in Blogger is ugly and don't look well. It looks blank and don't have any fun at all. It looks rather whitish in color.

Blockquote Customization In Blogger

By customization, I mean to say changing each and every visual effects of Blockquote. In this post I will show you changing Blockquote background, Text color, Text style, Background repeat, Padding, Font style, Font-weight. Changing the look of Blockquote on mouse hover. Making fun with Blockquote style in Blogger. Let's start the tutorial.
  • Go to blogger home and sign in with your Blogger/Google Account.
  • Now go to dashboard.
  • Now you have to click on Template on the Blogger Dashboard.
  • On template page click on edit html.
  • On HTML page. Search for the code given below.
.post blockquote
After you find the code take a look around. You will see codes something like below. Your code may be different if you don't use Blogger's official Template or if you have Customized it. Don't Worry the code will look somewhat like below.
 .post blockquote {
margin:1em 20px;
.post blockquote p {
margin:.75em 0;
You have to delete the above code. If your code looks different delete the code starting from .post blockquote to closing braces i.e., }. If you don't understand till now take a look at another code looking somewhat like above code. And you have to Delete the code that will look like below.
.post blockquote {
border-top: 2px solid #000000;
border-bottom: 1px solid #000000;
background: #ffffff;
margin: 6px 0px 6px 0px;
padding: 8px 8px 8px 8px;
font-size: 1em;
Here, you will delete from .post blockquote to closing braces } . As you have learnt which item to remove, we can proceed to the cool looking Blockquote style for blogger. You can customize it according to your need.
  • Replace your older blockquote style with the code given below.
.post blockquote{
width: 65%
float: SstartSide;
padding: 0 30px;
font-family: Helvetica;,Harlow Solid Italic;,Arial;
color: #808080;
font-weight: bold;
font-style: italic;
text-decoration: none;
background: url(; background-repeat: no-repeat; position: top-left;
//add any other CSS here
word-wrap:break-word; /* fix fix for long text breaking sidebar in IE */
overflow: hidden; /* fix for long non-text breaking sidebar in IE */
.post blockquote:hover {
color: #000000;
width: 65%;
float: SstartSide;
padding: 0 35px;
If you are still facing any problem in finding your default blockquote code then feel free to contact me or you can provide me your website url so that I can help you in finding your blockquote code.

Further Customization On The Blockquote Style In Blogger 

  • Change the url which is blue with your favourite blockquote image. If you like default blockquote image of my code. Feel free to keep it.
  • I have made the font family to Helvetica. You can change it with the your favourite font family. Font family name is in Green.
  • The default font color is in grey. You can change it with the color of your choice. Write the color code in hex color format. Font color that you have to change is in Grey.
  • Below the Grey color code you will see Font-weight, font style, and text decoration. Change it according to your need.
  • By default I have set the text decoration to none. You can replace "none" with Underline. If you don't find the word "none". Have a look at the yellow text in the above code.
  • Now the time for interesting part in blockquote customization in Blogger. When you hover the mouse on the Blockquote made with my/above code the font color will change. Change the mouse hover color hover with your own.
  • By default the mouse hover color is black. You can change with your own. The mouse hover color that you have to change is in purple. If you don't want to change the color on mouse hover with the default color of your choice.
  • If you don't want any padding in your Blogger blockquote than remove "padding: 0 35px;" in the above code.
Do you like the above amazing blockquote style. Then you are lucky I have tons of code that will make your Blogs' quote style to feel really awesome. Each codes is different from each other and have different customizations options. Let's see these beautiful blockquote style for Blogger.
.post blockquote { color: #292832; background-position: 2px -2px; border: 1px dashed #292832; margin: 20px 10; padding: 0 20px 0 50px; background: url("") 5% no-repeat #808080; align: top-left; }
You can always change the values written in Red color.
Here is another style. Paste this code as I explained above.
.post blockquote { background: #484B52 url(; background-position:right; background-repeat: repeat-y; margin: 0 20px; padding: 20px 20px 20px 50px; color:#C7CACF; font: normal 0.9em Helvetica, verdana, serif, "Times New Roman"; } .post blockquote p { margin: 0; padding-top: 10px; }

Hope you like this beautiful blockquote style for your Blogger blog and hope you you are able to customize the blockquote code.
If you are facing any problem then feel free to comment.

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