Add a new instagram widget

The previous widget used in the themes will no longer work. You can generate a new widget from You'll have to register, but generating a widget is free.

Follow By Email (Subscribe) Widget

As Blogger will discontinue the "Follow By Email" widget on July 11, 2021, you should download your subscriber contacts and look into using another newsletter service (MailChimp, Flodesk, etc). You can get in touch by email ( if you'd like me to switch the sign up forms for you and customize the new one.

Remove the "After First/Second Post" Sections From the Home Page

If you want to remove the "after first/second post" sections from the home page, do this:
1. Go to Layout and remove all the widgets from these sections.
2. Then go to Theme > Customize > Advanced > After First Post/After Second Post and make the background transparent and set the padding to 0px.
3. To remove the "Browse by Category" heading, go to Theme > Edit HTML > click anywhere on the code once (necessary) > press CTRL+F (or CMD+F on Mac) and paste this in the small search box that appears:
Browse by Category 4. And remove the text (make sure to remove <h2> and </h2> as well).

You can add widgets to these sections anytime and add background and padding from Theme > Customize > Advanced.