The Easy Way to add Translation Links (International Flag Icons) to Blogger
English is quickly becoming a minority language as the blogosphere goes international. Probably at least half of my readers are international, so anything that will make your blog more readable and convenient for your readers is a plus.
I’ve been getting a lot of requests asking me how I was able to add translation links (flag icons) on my sidebar. Instead of answering everyone individually I might as well just post it so all of you can use it.
The method below shows instructions how to put it into a New Blogger Blog using a custom design template. The code however should also work for any type of blog platform. Your interface and method of pasting it into your template will just be a little different. So here you go:
Log into your New Blogger Dashboard and click on ‘Layout or Template‘. When you first login you should see something like this:Or, if you are already in your ‘Template‘ menu you should see something like this:
In this example I’ve circled “Add a Page Element” in the top Navbar area. You don’t want to add your code there. Scroll down the page further to your sidebar and you will find another “Add a Page Element” link. Choose that one.
and copy and paste the following code into the ‘Content‘ area: