Helpful Links

1. Topbar

Access your blog Layout > and click on the Edit Icon > in the Topbar gadgets.

1.1. Top Links

Top Links

1.2. Social Icons

Supported Icons: blogger, apple, amazon, microsoft, facebook, facebook-f, twitter, rss, youtube, skype, stumbleupon, tumblr, vk, stack-overflow, github, linkedin, dribbble, soundcloud, behance, digg, instagram, pinterest, pinterest-p, twitch, steam, delicious, codepen, flipboard, reddit, whatsapp, telegram, messenger, snapchat, discord, quora, tiktok, email, share, external-link

Example:

About Us Social Icons

2. Header Logo

Access your blog Layout > and click on the Edit Icon > in the Header Logo (Image) gadget.

Example:

Newspot Logo

3. Header Menu

Access your blog Layout > and click on the Edit Icon > in the Header Menu gadget.

3.1. Default Links and SubLinks

Default Link Example: Features
SubLink Level 1 Example: _Level 1 “Before the Title add 1 underscore
SubLink Level 2 Example: __Level 2 “Before the Title add 2 underscore

Example:

Menu Links

3.2. Mega Menu

Shortcode: {getPosts} $label={Your Label}
Label Options: Label Name or recent

What are Label Name?

Post Label

Example:

Mega Menu

4. Header ADS

Access your blog Layout > and click on the Add a Gadget > HTML/JavaScript, Image or AdSense > in the Header ADS section.

Example:

Ad Code

5. Ticker News

Access your blog Layout > and click on the Add a Gadget > HTML/JavaScript or Popular Posts > in the Ticker News section.

5.1. HTML/JavaScript

Shortcode: {getPosts} $results={Number of Results} $label={Your Label}
Label Options: Label Name or recent

Example:

Ticker News

5.2. Popular Posts

Newspot Ticker Popular

6. Featured Posts

Access your blog Layout > and click on the Add a Gadget > HTML/JavaScript or Popular Posts > in the Featured Posts section.

6.1. HTML/JavaScript

Shortcode: {getPosts} $label={Your Label} $style={Gadget Style}
Label Options: Label Name or recent
Style Options: 1, 2, 3

Example:

Featured Posts

6.2. Popular Posts

Featured Posts Popular

7. Content Section 1/2

Access your blog Layout > and click on the Add a Gadget > HTML/JavaScript > in the Content Section 1 or Content Section 2.

Shortcode: {getPosts} $results={Number of Results} $label={Your Label} $type={Gadget Type} $style={Gadget Style}
Label Options: Label Name or recent
Type Options: block, grid, col-left, col-right, video

Style Attribute: The attribute $style={} should only be added to grid and video types.

Grid – Style Options: 1, 2
Video – Style Options: 1, 2

Example:

Content Section

8. Ads Between Content Section Gadgets

Access your blog Layout > and click on the Add a Gadget > HTML/JavaScript or AdSense > in the Content Section 1 or Content Section 2.

Shortcode: {ads}

Shortcode is required for HTML/Javascript gadgets.

Example:

Content Section Ads

9. Main Posts

Access your blog Layout > and click on the Edit Icon > in the Main Posts/Blog Posts gadget.

Example:

Newspot Blog Posts

9.1. Comments Settings

The comment settings are intuitive like never seen before. The shortcodes should be added in > Layout > Blog Posts > Comment Format.

Blogger Shortcode: $type={blogger}
Disqus Shortcode: $type={disqus}
Custom Disqus Shortcode: $type={disqus} $shortname={Your Shortname}
Facebook Shortcode: $type={facebook}
Facebook Custom Language: $type={facebook} $lang={Language Code}
Facebook Language Codes: en_US, es_ES, ar_AR, id_ID, th_TH, vi_VN, pt_BR, fr_FR, ru_RU, de_DE, it_IT

Example:

Comments Settings

10. Table of Contents

This function is available for posts and pages and can be added easily via shortcode.

Shortcode: {getToc} $title={Table of Contents}

Example:

Table Of Contents

11. In-Article ADS on “Post Page”

Access your blog Layout > and click on the Add a Gadget > HTML/JavaScript, Image or AdSense > in the sections Post ADS 1 and Post ADS 2.

Example:

Ad Code

11.1. Move Ads to Inside The Post Content

ADS 1 Shortcode: $ads={1}
ADS 2 Shortcode: $ads={2}

Example:

Move Ad

12. Author Box

The widget receives the blogger profile informations automatically, As long as your profile is marked as public. The icons are displayed if there are links in the introduction.

Supported Icons: blogger, apple, amazon, microsoft, facebook, facebook-f, twitter, rss, youtube, skype, stumbleupon, tumblr, vk, stack-overflow, github, linkedin, dribbble, soundcloud, behance, digg, instagram, pinterest, pinterest-p, twitch, steam, delicious, codepen, flipboard, reddit, whatsapp, telegram, messenger, snapchat, discord, quora, tiktok, email, share, external-link

Blogger Settings: Go to https://www.blogger.com/edit-profile.g
Find for Additional Information > Introduction > and add your description with HTML links.

HTML Link: <a href="Your Link Here">Icon Name</a>
HTML Link Example: <a href="https://facebook.com/probloggertemplates">facebook</a>

Example:

Author Info

13. Related Posts

Access your blog Layout > and click on the Edit Icon > in the Related Posts gadget.

Shortcode: $results={Number of Results}

Example:

Related Posts

14. Post ADS 3

Access your blog Layout > and click on the Add a Gadget > HTML/JavaScript, Image or AdSense > in the Post ADS 3 section.

Example:

Ad Code

15. Social Icons on Sidebar

Access your blog Layout > and click on the Add a Gadget > Link List > in the Sidebar section.

Supported Icons: blogger, apple, amazon, microsoft, facebook, facebook-f, twitter, rss, youtube, skype, stumbleupon, tumblr, vk, stack-overflow, github, linkedin, dribbble, soundcloud, behance, digg, instagram, pinterest, pinterest-p, twitch, steam, delicious, codepen, flipboard, reddit, whatsapp, telegram, messenger, snapchat, discord, quora, tiktok, email, share, external-link

Example:

Social Icons

16. Post Gadgets on Sidebar and Footer

Access your blog Layout > and click on the Add a Gadget > HTML/JavaScript > in the Sidebar or Footer sections.

Shortcode: {getPosts} $results={Number of Results} $label={Your Label} $type={Gadget Type} $style={Gadget Style}
Label Options: Label Name or recent
Type Options: posts, comments

Type Attribute: The $type={} attribute is only required for the comments type.
Style Attribute: The $style={} attribute should only be added to posts type.

Posts – Style Options: 1, 2, 3

Posts Example:

Sidebar Posts Gadget

Comments Example:

Sidebar Comments Gadget

17. Mailchimp Subscribe Form

Access your blog Layout > and click on the Add a Gadget > HTML/JavaScript > in the Sidebar or Footer sections.

Shortcode: {getMailchimp} $title={Gadget Title} $text={Gadget Text}

Gadget Attributes: The $title={} and $text={} attributes are optional.

Example:

Mailchimp

17.1. How to Get The Mailchimp Subscribe Form URL?

You can get the link easily by following the steps below.

A – Create a free account on Mailchimp – Create Now 

B – After creating your account go to Audience > Signup forms > Form builder.

Mailchimp Form Builder

C – Create and customize your form according to your needs.

Custom Mailchimp Form

D – Copy and access the Signup form URL.

Mailchimp Signup form URL

E – After the page loads, Copy the final Subscribe Form URL into your browser’s address bar.

Mailchimp Subscribe Form URL

18. Footer ADS

Access your blog Layout > and click on the Add a Gadget > HTML/JavaScript, Image or AdSense > in the Footer ADS section.

Example:

Ad Code

19. About Section

Access your blog Layout > and click on the Edit Icon > in the About Section gadgets.

19.1. About Us

About Us

19.2. Follow Us

Supported Icons: blogger, apple, amazon, microsoft, facebook, facebook-f, twitter, rss, youtube, skype, stumbleupon, tumblr, vk, stack-overflow, github, linkedin, dribbble, soundcloud, behance, digg, instagram, pinterest, pinterest-p, twitch, steam, delicious, codepen, flipboard, reddit, whatsapp, telegram, messenger, snapchat, discord, quora, tiktok, email, share, external-link

Example:

About Us Social Icons

20. Footer Copyright (Premium)

Access your blog Layout > and click on the Edit Icon > in the Footer Copyright gadget.

Example:

Footer Credits

21. Footer Menu

Access your blog Layout > and click on the Edit Icon > in the Footer Menu gadget.

Example:

Footer Menu

22. Cookie Consent

Access your blog Layout > and click on the Edit Icon > in the Cookie Consent gadget.

Shortcode: $ok={Button Text} $days={Expires Days}

Example:

Cookie Consent

23. Site Feed

Access your blog Settings > and go to Site Feed > Allow Blog Feed.

Example:

Site Feed

24. Theme Options

24.1. Deafult Thumbnail

Access your blog Layout > and click on the Edit Icon > in the Theme Options > Default Thumbnail gadget.

Example:

Default Thumbnail

24.2. JSON Variables

Access your blog Layout > and click on the Edit Icon > in the Theme Options > JSON Variables gadget.

{
    viewAllText: "View all",
    dateFormat: "{m} {d}, {y}",
    monthName: {
        jan: "January",
        feb: "February",
        mar: "March",
        apr: "April",
        may: "May",
        jun: "June",
        jul: "July",
        aug: "August",
        sep: "September",
        oct: "October",
        nov: "November",
        dec: "December"
    }
}

viewAllText: default is View all
dateFormat: default is {m} {d}, {y}
monthName: default is January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

Example:

Json Variables

25. How to Customize This Template?

Access your blog Theme > and click on the Customize button > and find Background and Advanced options.

Available Options: Theme Options, Widths, Background Image, Colors, Fonts and more.

Newspot Customization

25.1. Native Dark Mode

Newspot Dark Mode

25.2. Boxed Mode

Newspot Boxed Mode

25.3. Left Sidebar

Newspot Left Sidebar

25.4. Colors and Fonts

Newspot Colors and Fonts

26. Video Tutorial