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How to Change Older Post & Newer Post into Custom Text in Blogger (Blogspot)

February 23rd, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments

Personally i prefer WordPress than Blogger. WordPress is far more easier to use. There are a lot of plugin i can use in WordPress. In Blogger, if you want to customize things you must change manually in your XML. Today, i will share you one tips about how to change customize the navigation text in Blogger’s website. Almost all blogger templates always have the navigation text “Older Post“, “Home” and “Newer Poster” on the bottom area of the blog. For those of you who like to modify the blog, might want to know how to replace the existing text on the navigation text. The way is simple and easy. Follow the steps below to customize them.

customize older text newer text

  1. Login to Blogger Dashboard then select Template -> Edit HTML.
  2. Tick the checkbox Expand Widget Templates
  3. Press Ctrl + F to search the following code for Newer Post:<data:newerPageTitle/>For Older Post, search this code :<data:olderPageTitle/>

    For Home, search this code :


  4. Replace the code with custom text, for example :
    – Replace <data:newerPageTitle/> with NEXT PLEASE.
    – Replace <data:olderPageTitle/> with PREV PLEASE.
    – Replace <data:homeMsg/> with SWEET HOME.
  5. To make it more interesting, you can replace the text with Image or Icon. Just replace the text with image or icon code like <img src=”http://vendyxiao.com/next-button.png” alt=”” />
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