Example: Adding a logo to a blog theme

Customize a theme by adding a logo to the design.

Before you begin

You must be a blog owner or administrator to customize the theme for the blog and the setting to customize a theme must be enabled for the site.

About this task

These steps illustrate how to add a logo, or any image, to a blog theme.


  1. From the My Blogs tab, click Settings for the blog that you want to add a logo to.
  2. Click Theme.
  3. Choose the theme you want to customize and click the Customize button.
    The templates for that theme are now available for you to edit from the Templates page. Note that if custom themes are not enabled for the site, the Customize button will not display.
  4. Click Templates.
    The templates for the current blog display.
  5. Click the Edit icon next to the weblog template to open the template file for editing.
  6. Locate the string <!-- content --> using the browser Find option and add your <img> tag after the line that begins with <a id="mainContent" name="mainContent"></a>.
    For example:
    <!-- content -->
    <!--<td valign="top">-->
    <a id="mainContent" name="mainContent"></a>
    <img src="http://www.mycompany.com/logo.gif"/>
    <div id="content"> 
  7. Save changes you make to the template.
    When you open your blog, you will see the logo displayed with the blog title.