Add Simple Tab Widget in Your Blogger Template

Add Simple 3 column Tab Widget in Your Blogger Template
tab widget

Tab widget is very important for Blogger template. Because we can place multiple widget in one place by using tab widget. There are many template that are not advertise friendly and due to lack of space users can't place ads in their desired place. For this reason if we can add tab widget then we can place our widgets in one section, as a result we can able to place advertisement on of blog sidebar or other section. Generally tab widget used in Sidebar and sometime users will see in footer section for placing social media fan or like box. But the ideal place is sidebar. If you place 2 or 3 widget in a sidebar then your Blog sidebar will be fully occupied. But by adding tab widget any user can easily vacant that place.

Though this is my first post about tab widget, for this reason I am sharing a simple tab widget which is really super fast to load and later I will share with you advance level tab widget with extra features. Though this is simple but the main feature of this tab widget is light weight. So please follow the below steps to integrate tab widget in your Blogger template.

3 column tab

Step 1 Log in to your Blogger Account and Go to your Blogger Dashboard

Step 2 Click on Now click on -> Template -> Edit HTML

Step 3 Now find the </b:skin> by pressing Ctrl+F (Windows) or CMD+F (Mac) 

Step 4 Copy the code from below and Paste the code above/before </b:skin> 

/* -- Tab Widget by --*/
#BloggerSpiceTabBar h2{position:absolute;left:-9999px}
.BSTabMenu ul,.BSTabMenu li{margin:0;padding:0;list-style:none}
.BSTabMenu li{display:inline-block;float:left;widh:30%;text-align:center;height:28px;line-height:29px;position:relative;border:1px solid lightGrey;background:white;z-index:2;bottom:-1px;cursor:pointer}
.BSTabMenu li.TabDui{margin:0 3%}
.BSTabMenu li.selected,.BSTabMenu li:hover{background:#F5F5F5}
.BSTabMenu li.selected{border-bottom:0}
.BSTabMenu li a{display:block}


  • To adjust the width of the tab button alter widh:30%; with different value.
  • For increase the tab button height please change height:28px; height:29px; with different value.
  • To change the Tab button background color replace background:white; with any Hex color code.
Step 5 Now find any code like below
<aside class='sidebar right' id='sidebar-wrapper'>
<aside id='sidebar-wrap'>
<div id='sidebar-wrapper'>

Step 6 Now Copy the code from below and Paste the code after/below the above founded code.
<div id='BloggerSpiceTabBar'>
<div id='tab'>
<div class='BSTabMenu clear'>
<ul id='tebslect'>
<li class='TabEk'><a href='#TabEk'>Popular</a></li>
<li class='TabDui'><a href='#TabDui'>Comments</a></li>
<li class='TabTin'><a href='#TabTin'>Archive</a></li>
</ul><div class='clear'/>
<div id='wrapside'>
<div class='widget1' id='TabEk'>
<b:section class='sidebar' id='TabEk-popular' showaddelement='yes'/>
<div class='widget1' id='TabDui'>
<b:section class='sidebar' id='TabDui-comments' showaddelement='yes'/>
<div class='widget1' id='TabTin'>
<b:section class='sidebar' id='TabTin-Archive' showaddelement='yes'/>
<div style='clear: both;'/>
<script type='text/javascript'>
$(function() {
 $('#tebslect li:first').addClass('selected'); // Add class = 'active' on the first tab
 $('#wrapside > div').hide(); // Hide the tab content
$('#wrapside > div:first').show(); // But first show content tabs
// Saat tab diklik...
$('#tebslect a').click(function() {
 // Remove the class 'active' tab found
$('#tebslect li').removeClass('selected');
// Apply the class 'active' on the tab is clicked
var activeTab = $(this).attr('href'); // Get the ID from URL
// Hide the tab content
$('#wrapside > div:visible').hide();
// Show the tab content with the same ID based URLs clickable tabs
return false;

Step 7 Now simply hit the Save template Button. 

Check your Blogger Layout first from Blogger Dashboard. and see new 3 elements has created with add a gadget option. After that see the 3 tab in your Blogger sidebar. If everything is ok then simply add gadget from  Blogger Layout.

tab layout

Hopefully I will release more advanced version of this tab. Till then stay tune. Thank you.
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