See that lilac coloured ribbon/flag like banner behind my post title? It's pretty cool, huh? I love how it brings your attention to my post titles whilst also acting as a sort of post divider. :) If you're interested in learning how to install something similar on your own blog, then please stick around as you've come to the right place!
Create a horizontal graphic that is roughly 640 pixels wide (or however wide your blog posts are) and 5-40 pixels high. This can be as simple as a straight block of colour, a subtle watercolour smudge or a fancy underline graphic. Save this image as a .jpeg or .png if possible.
In Blogger, go to your 'Template' page and click on the button that says 'Customise'. Once you are in the Blogger Template Designer, go down to 'Advanced' and scroll down to the bottom where it says 'Add CSS'.
In this section, copy and paste the following code:
background:url(Your Direct Image URL) no-repeat left;
Change the highlighted sections as required, then hit enter once at the bottom of the code to view the changes in the preview section underneath.
You can also change the position of your graphic in relation to your date, post title and blog post text by playing around with the padding and margins. This part can be quite fiddly, so make sure to back up your blog template beforehand.
Once you're happy with how everything looks, click on the button in the top right corner that says 'Apply to Blog' - and that's it, you're done! :D
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