thumb Navigation menu is an essential part of any blog or website. It helps visitors to easily get the required content the whole blog. I’ll show how to add the horizontal navigation double menu. In the left part which is Pages and in the right part is Labels (Category).

So let’s get started add navigation menu in blogger.

Step 1. Login to Blogger account and go to Blogger Dashboard.

Step 2. Go to the Layout tab by clicking on the Layout text in the left pane.

Step 3. Click on the Add a Gadget link (In The Header Area). In the pop-up box with the list of gadgets choose Pages by clicking the blue plus sign for that gadget. Configure Pages gadget and click on the “Save” button.

Step 4. Click on Add a Gadget link (In The Header Area). In the pop-up box with the list of gadgets choose Labels by clicking the blue plus sign for that gadget. Configure Labels gadget and click on Save button.

Step 5. Move gadgets Pages and Labels side by side below the title of the blog.

Step 6. Go to the Template tab by clicking on the Template text in the left pane.

Step 7. Click on the Customize button to go to the section Blogger Template Designer.

Step 8. Click on Advanced then click on Add CSS, add the code given below to field Add custom CSS and click on Apply to Blog button.

/* NAVIGATION MENU
***************************/
.fauxborder-left .tabs-fauxborder-left {
	padding-top: 5px;
	border-top: 1px solid #cccccc;
	border-bottom: 1px solid #cccccc;
	height: 40px;
}
#Label1 {
	margin-top: 0;
}
.tabs-inner .section:first-child {
	border: 0;
}
#crosscol {
	display: block;
	position: absolute;
	left: 10%
}
#crosscol-overflow {
	display: block;
	position: absolute;
	right: 10%
}
#crosscol-overflow .widget ul{
	overflow: hidden;
	display: inline-block;
	border-radius: 4px;
	-moz-border-radius: 4px;
	-webkit-border-radius: 4px;
	box-shadow: 0 0 4px rgba(255, 255, 255, 0.6);
	-moz-box-shadow: 0 0 4px rgba(255, 255, 255, 0.6);
	-webkit-box-shadow: 0 0 4px rgba(255, 255, 255, 0.6);
}
#crosscol-overflow .widget ul li{
	background-color: #f0f0f0;
	background-image: -webkit-gradient(linear,left top, left 	bottom,from(#fefefe), color-stop(0.5,#f0f0f0), color-stop(0.51, #e6e6e6));
	background-image: -moz-linear-gradient(#fefefe 0%, #f0f0f0 50%, #e6e6e6 51%);
	background-image: -o-linear-gradient(#fefefe 0%, #f0f0f0 50%, #e6e6e6 51%);
	background-image: -ms-linear-gradient(#fefefe 0%, #f0f0f0 50%, #e6e6e6 51%);
	background-image: linear-gradient(#fefefe 0%, #f0f0f0 50%, #e6e6e6 51%);
	border-right: 1px solid rgba(9, 9, 9, 0.125);
	box-shadow: 1px -1px 0 rgba(255, 255, 255, 0.6) inset;
	-moz-box-shadow: 1px -1px 0 rgba(255, 255, 255, 0.6) inset;
	-webkit-box-shadow: 1px -1px 0 rgba(255, 255, 255, 0.6) inset;
	position:relative;
	float: left;
	list-style: none;
	line-height: 258%;
}

Step 9. Now add labels to all post’s in the Posts tab → EditPost SettingsLabels and you done.

NOTE: This solution for the “Simple” template.


Arthur Gareginyan

Arthur Gareginyan

Arthur is a designer and full stack software engineer. He is the founder of MyCyberUniverse.com. His personal website can be found at arthurgareginyan.com. Check out his free WordPress plugins at wordpress.org.

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