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How To Setup HotMagazine Blogger Template


Hot Magazine is professionally designed blogger template and it has been crafted with perfection to fulfill your every requirement to setup a magazine blog for tech, news or any thing else. Hot Magazine is equipped with various of widgets which will help you to publish your blog more professionally. To make it easy for you we have published this detailed documentation, so that you can setup your blog correctly.
You have made a good decision by choosing our template. You can check the live demo or download the template through the button below and also Please Read this documentation carefully in order to set up your blog and please note that there’s no support for free users.

Basic Setup

  1. Template Installation
  2. Logo Setup
  3. Template Setting
  4. Shortcodes & Markups
  5. Create Sitemap

Social Widget

You Can See that Header Right side area have Social Icons Collection. To Edit Social Icon in this theme you can follow this step:

1. On Blogger Dashbord Click Template

2. Click Edit HTML

3. Scroll down and Find this Code :
<ul class="socialbar">
<li><a class="soc-follow facebook" href="#" title="facebook"></a></li>
<li><a class="soc-follow twitter" href="#" title="twitter"></a></li>
<li><a class="soc-follow vimeo" href="#" title="vimeo"></a></li>
<li><a class="soc-follow flickrs" href="#" title="flickr"></a></li>
<li><a class="soc-follow dribbble" href="#" title="dribbble"></a></li>
<li><a class="soc-follow linkedin" href="#" title="linkedin"></a></li>
<li><a class="soc-follow googleplus" href="#" title="google plus"></a></li>
</ul>
Change The url with your social profiles.

Sidebar Social Widget

You Can See that Sidebar area have Social Icons Collection. To Edit Social Icon in this theme you can follow this step:

1. On Blogger Dashbord Click > layout

2. add html/javascript widget in sidebar section

3. paste the below Code and save it:
<div class="textwidget"><div class="social-widget"><ul class="social-share"><li> <a href="#" class="rss"><i class="fa fa-rss"></i></a> <span class="number">9,455</span> <span>Subscribers</span></li><li> <a href="#" class="facebook"><i class="fa fa-facebook"></i></a> <span class="number">56,743</span> <span>Fans</span></li><li> <a href="#" class="twitter"><i class="fa fa-twitter"></i></a> <span class="number">43,501</span> <span>Followers</span></li><li> <a href="#" class="google"><i class="fa fa-google-plus"></i></a> <span class="number">35,003</span> <span>Followers</span></li></ul></div></div>
Change The url with your social profiles.

Setting up the menu

You Can See their are two menu's in this template. To Edit menu's in this theme you can follow this step:
  • To Edit Main Menu in this theme you can follow this step:
  1. On Blogger Dashbord Click Template
  2. Click Edit HTML
  3. (Top Menu) Scroll down and Find this Code :
<ul class="menu" id="menu-main" itemscope="" itemtype="http://schema.org/SiteNavigationElement">
<li itemprop="name"><a class="active" href="http://hot-magazine-soratemplates.blogspot.in/" itemprop="url">Home</a></li>
<li><a href="#">Business</a>
<ul class="sub-menu">
<li itemprop="name"><a href="#" itemprop="url">Featured Image</a></li>
<li itemprop="name"><a href="#" itemprop="url">Slider</a></li>
<li itemprop="name"><a href="#" itemprop="url">SoundCloud</a></li>
<li itemprop="name"><a href="#" itemprop="url">Video</a></li>
</ul>
</li>
<li itemprop="name"><a href="#" itemprop="url">Fashion</a>
</li>
<li><a href="#">Sports</a>
<ul class="sub-menu">
<li itemprop="name"><a href="#" itemprop="url">Full Width</a></li>
<li itemprop="name"><a href="#" itemprop="url">Right Sidebar</a></li>
<li itemprop="name"><a href="#" itemprop="url">Left SIdebar</a></li>
</ul>
</li>
<li itemprop="name"><a href="#" itemprop="url">Games</a></li>
<li itemprop="name"><a href="#" itemprop="url">Technology</a></li>
<li itemprop="name"><a href="http://www.soratemplates.com/2016/01/mag-zilla-blogger-templates.html" itemprop="url">Download This Template</a></li>
</ul>
Change The # with url of your's.
  • To Edit Footer Menu in this theme you can follow this step:
  1. On Blogger Dashbord Click Template
  2. Click Edit HTML
  3. (Foot Menu) Scroll down and Find this Code :
<ul class="menubar">
    <li>
        <a href="#">
                Home
              </a>
    </li>
    <li>
        <a href="#">
                About
              </a>
    </li>
    <li>
        <a href="#">
                Contact
              </a>
    </li>
    <li>
        <a href="#">
                Error Page
              </a>
    </li>
</ul>
Change The # with url of your's.

To setup News Ticker and Main Featured Widget

It works automatically, but if it did't then follow below tutorial.

Solved!! Recent Post, Featured Post, Slider, Random Post, Related Post Not Working

Work with home design 

HotMagazine supported you build your own home design. In you blog Layout admin, you will see a center section.

To customize Styles Layout Widgets follow these steps:

1. Go To Blogger >> Layout

2. Then choose the style widget which you want to Customize Then Click On Edit Button.


Then You will See a Popup Window Like Image Given Below. Then Enter your label or category name here. Then Press Save Button.

Custom Widgets

Same AS above you Have to Customize All other STYLE WIDGETS.
  • To customize Random Post Styles Layout Widgets follow these steps:


1. Go To Blogger >> Layout

2. Then choose the footer widget which you want to Customize Then Click On Edit Button. Then paste the below code in the widget and save it.
<div id="random-posts">
<script style="text/javascript">
 var numposts_gal = 4;
</script>
<script src="/feeds/posts/default?orderby=published&alt=json-in-script&callback=showgalleryposts&max-results=99"></script>
</div>
You can increase and decrease no. of post by var numposts_gal value
  • To customize Recent Comments Post Styles Layout Widgets follow these steps:


1. Go To Blogger >> Layout

2. Then choose the footer widget which you want to Customize Then Click On Edit Button. Then paste the below code in the widget and save it.
<script type="text/javascript" src="/feeds/comments/default?alt=json&callback=soracomments&max-results=4"></script>

Sidebar Tabs Widgets Setup

You can see that HotMagazine blogger theme have 3 column tabs area In Right side.


Follow This steps To Add Tabs Widgets :

1. Go To Blogger >> Layout

2. Now You Can See Layout Page Right side Area Have 3 Add a Gadget Button. Like the above picture.

3. Now Click On "Add a Gadget" and Add Your Own Widgets.


After Click Save button, You Can Get Idea Using This Image

NOTE:If You Add Youtube Video to Sidebar You Should make width="100%" height="250".

Facebook like box

To make your Facebook like box Responsive Follow Use this:

Place your code Between this code
<div class="facebook-box">
<div id="fb-root"></div>
<script>(function(d, s, id) {
  var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];
  if (d.getElementById(id)) return;
  js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id;
  js.src = "//connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v2.5";
  fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs);
}(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));</script>

<center>
<div class="fb-page" data-href="https://www.facebook.com/soratemplates" data-width="360" data-small-header="false" data-adapt-container-width="true" data-hide-cover="false" data-show-facepile="true"><div class="fb-xfbml-parse-ignore"><blockquote cite="https://www.facebook.com/soratemplates"><a href="https://www.facebook.com/soratemplates">Soratemplates</a></blockquote></div></div>
</center>
</div>
EXAMPLE :

Flicker Image 

You Can See sidebar Have Flicker Image Widgets.

Follow this Steps To Add Flicker Widgets

1. Go To Blogger >> Layout

2. Now Click On "Add a Gadget" and Add Your Own Widgets


3. Now Add Your Java Script Here


<div class="flickr_plugin">
<script src="http://www.flickr.com/badge_code_v2.gne?count=8&display=latest&size=s&layout=x&source=user&user=52617155@N08" type="text/javascript">
</script>
</div>  
Replace This 52617155@N08 With Your Flicker Id

You Can Use http://idgettr.com/ to generate Your Flicker Id

Author Description 

Author image and description automatically fetch from Google + account. You just need to add info in you google+ account.And activate author infomation option from blogger settings
  • To Activate author infomation in this theme, you can follow this step:

1. On Blogger Dashbord Click layout

2. Click Edit Blog Posts

3. Now check same like below image :

Then search for this code in your template.
<div class='author-description'>We are.., This is a short description in the author block about the author. You edit it by entering text in the &quot;Biographical Info&quot; field in the user admin panel.</div>
And replace the highlighted text.

Pagination results

To edit the post count, simply follow below steps.

1. On Blogger Dashbord Click Template

2. Click Edit HTML

3. Scroll down and Find this Code : Change the value with your desired number.
perPage: 7,

Installation And Custom Services

We provide plenty of templates for free but if you want something unique for your blog then let us create a unique design for your blog, Just tell us your needs and we will convert your dream design into reality. We also Provide Blogger Template Installation Service. Our Installation service gives you a simple, quick and secure way of getting your template setup without hassle.

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7 comments:

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  3. For social you had set limitation ready on social customizing so when I post any social beside you set, it will show blank, but have link to click. Please correct it.

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    1. Will you be more clear about your issue.

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