When it comes to starting a blog, you have the choice of choosing blogger or wordpress as the platform for your blog. While choosing wordpress will give you a wide variety of themes for your blog, good blogger themes are hard to find. Though blogger might offer some ready to use templates, but choosing those themes will do no good, as those themes will be used by many bloggers, so to make your own branding you need to find a different theme. To help you out on this problem, I have compiled a list of free blog templates for blogspot blogs, which contains some unique and nicely designed templates which you can use for your blogspot blog. Using these themes is pretty simple, just download them and install them using the XML Template file provided.
20 Free Blog Templates for Blogspot Blogs
News Web is a magazine style free blogger layout, best suited for news type blogs with featured slider and great navigation menus. This template supports multi level drop-down menus with jQuery fading effect. This template also has a great popular posts section in the sidebar to show your popular posts with big thumbnails and excerpt on the sidebar.
Simplistic is a great blog background for blogger, providing a clean and fresh look to your blogspot blog. It offers a great blog layout and simply designed sidebar, and very stylish header for your blog.
Passage is another free blogger layout for your blogspot blog, which is nicely designed to provide a corporate look to your blog. This layout comes with slider, tabbed menu and advanced sidebar. It offers tabbed sidebar box for showing your popular blog posts, tags and blog archives.
Photos BlogX is a blogger template for a Photo based blog, showing off your best photography works with a jumbo sized featured slider and dark background to make your photos come to life. This template is also applicable to a portfolio blog, for showing your works using the featured slider and the blogging style entries below the slider.
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News Site is a fantastic and vibrant template for your blogspot blog, if its based on news or is any media related blog. It has vibrant colours making it different from the other news type templates for blogger. This template also supports featured content slider, and clean sidebar. This template supports excerpt style post display in the home page.
Memoir is a beautiful template for blogspot blogs best suited if you are creating a personal blog on blogspot. This template is beautifully designed with left floating navigation menu and right sidebar, with advanced slideshow options in the sidebar. If you are planning to start your personal diary then this template is the perfect one for you.
BlackBerryPhone is a three column blogger template for blogs like reviews and news on tech gadgets or it can put on any other blogs too. It has a featured posts slider and two sidebar, one is wide and the other is narrow, for different uses. It supports post display with excerpts and thumbnails in the main page of the blog.
Toggler is a free blogger layout specially designed for personal blogspot blogs. This template has a unique feature in it, whenever a user clicks on a post title, it opens up in the same page with jQuery Sliding effect, and if the user wants to see the post in a new page then there’s an option to view it in a new page too. Cool template for personal blogs.
Primary is nice and clean blogspot template to set up your business or news blog. This template supports featured content slider and posts excerpt in the main page and has stylish background and navigation menus both at the top and middle for categories. This template has good design for comments, bullets, code and blockquote.
Libera is a professional looking blogger template with 3-column layout having sidebars at both right and left of the posts section. This is a minimalist theme for a blogspot blog and is very clean and vibrant. It has ad section at the header for a 468px X 60px ad. This template also supports multi-level drop-down menus.
Relay is another free blog template for blogspot blogs, which contains alternate colours for the header and the main content area, making it look distinguished from other themes. It is a 2-column template with a left sidebar, and featured content display in the posts area in the main page.
Wallbase is an free blog template for blogspot blogs, which focuses on photography or wallpapers. This template shows your selected photos or wallpapers in the background, which changes after a time interval with a fading transition effect. Upload your photos or wallpapers and make them as posts, while show some of the best ones in the background. The background transition effect not only works in the main page but also in the posts pages.
Pistacho is a good blog background for blogger, with a great header design, and great colours. It has a featured content slider and a social widget beside the slider containing links to your blog’s RSS Feeds, twitter account, facebook page and email subscription. Its a good template if you are starting a blog based on some informative posts, and do not need the classic magazine style layout.
Dione is an awesome free blogger layout for a portfolio or photography blog. This template shows your blog posts having a featured image in the main page in a tiled manner. You can show your works, or if you are making a blog on movies or games, then you can show the posters in the front page (as shown above). This style makes it simple to browse through many posts in a less time and find the right one to view.
GameBoard is another magazine style template for blogger, focusing on gaming related blogs. This template is specially designed to give a professional gaming look to your blogspot blog, and contains featured posts slider to show your recent game related posts. Though, due to its heavy design, it takes some time to load completely, but is still a good option for people going for nicely designed gaming blogs.
Luxury Yachting is a corporate style free blog template for blogspot blogs. It has a big customizable image just after the category navigation menu. You can set this image to any custom image which suits your business or style. It also contains featured content slider and good colour combination for the posts, tags and the background.
Nemesis is a fantastic blog background for blogger blogs, which is pretty much suitable for news type blogs. This template contains a large featured content slider, a headline slider above the featured slider, and post excerpts display in the main. This template is designed with cool css effects that makes it look more appealing to your readers.
Superb is really a superb template for blogger blogs, a very stylish one, perfect for those who loves to be in style. The featured content slider in this template is a unique one, and a much better one than the rest. The shadow effects used in this template is really awesome. The main disadvantage of this template is that due to its heavy design, it takes a good amount of time to load completely, but if design comes first to you than speed, then surely its the best for you.
Shutter Shot is another great blog background for blogger blogs, which is mainly designed for portfolio or wallpaper blogs. This template offer background transitions for the images you select and is a cleaner portfolio type template, having a sleek translucent header at the top and a translucent category navigation menu at the bottom, making a lot of room for your best photographs or wallpapers to show up in the background.
Vasiliki is a free blogger layout for magazine style blogs, which focuses on giving information with pics in a style similar to a magazine. The posts area in the main page appears with respect to the size of the featured image you choose for the posts. It has a simple and clean layout, and loads with a less time than other stylish templates.
The templates featured here are ready for download through the links given, and I hope that these free blog templates for blogspot blogs will surely help you out in choosing a perfect template for your blogspot blog. If you have any query regarding these themes then feel free to ask us using the comment section below. So, which theme are you choosing for your blog?