Big shout-out, first and foremost, to Patty-Patty (my sis) for giving me the 30 second tutorial on how to make tabs for your blog. And I know–well, I think–I am one of the last people to figure it out, but just in case I am not the very last and you have been Googling for days “how to make tabs for you blog” with zero satisfactory, know that I’ve been there and now I am coming to your rescue.
These are the basics. I am not about to pay someone to design my blog (which I hear is pretty common), so if you are a DIYer like me, you can do this. And if you’re not, you can do this and call yourself a DIYer. Win. Win. (Win…for all you fellow Office fans)
1.)Make sure you are logged in and then click on “New Post.”
2.)You will see your typical blank post and in the upper left hand corner, you’ll see that the “Posting” tab is selected. Under it, there are three options: “New post” (which will be highlighted) “Edit Post” and “Edit Pages.” Click on “Edit Pages.”
3.) Each “New Page” is a tab. Ta-da!! You can title them whatever you want and adding content is exactly like writing a post. Easy, huh?! One thing that is different about tabs, is that they are automatically set to not allow comments. If you would like to have a particular tab’s comments enabled, just scroll down to where it says “Post Options” right above the orange “Publish Post” button. Under “Reader Comments” select “allow.”
4.) If you click on the “Design” tab at the top (in the same row as the “Posting” tab you were just on), you can edit your pages, by clicking the blue “edit” in the tan box marked “pages.” You can change the order, or select ones that you would rather not show. For instance, I chose not to display “Home” (that one is the only tab that automatically shows up) because clicking on the blog header brings you to the home page anyway.
5.) If you want to customize the font and color, just go into “Template Designer” —-> Advanced—-> Tabs Text/Tabs background.
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