Sometimes Blogger users want to increase the width of their template because they want their blog look healthy and user friendly just like WordPress themes available on the Internet. The width plays a vital role in the design of a blog. You have seen that many of the bloggers use full width size themes on their blogs which is near to 1000 pixels. This is called a better resolution which can support all kinds of computer screens. Who are new to Blogger face difficulties in expanding width of their blogs in the Edit HTML option. This tutorial can easily guide you to expand it in just simple steps.
First you have to keep a backup of your current template because sometimes a big mistake can take place and all the widgets and theme layout can be lost. This is for your security only so you can easily apply that downloaded template if that annoying thing occur!
Now! follow the easy steps to change the width of your template. Goto to your Edit HTML option from the Design menu in the dashboard (situated in old blogger interface only).
Find the code in your template code (see the screenshot given). Change the resolution width: xyz. You can find a different resolution in your template. Assume that you template consist of 1050 px width. Now you have to change it according to your requirement. Just find all the 1050 px code in the template and replace with your one! You Width is now changed into your desired one!
Now one more thing you have to do! Its the width of your sidebar! As you have changed the width of your Main column the sidebar width also should be changed. This is because it can affect the all layout of your blog template and make the design messy! Now find the code given in the screenshot to change the width of your sidebar.
In the image you can find sidebar width is 310 px but there may be a different size in your current template. Now change all the 310 px code width as you like to set.
This is the basic way to increase the width of Blogger template. In other upcoming tutorials you can find more easy customizing tricks. Stay tuned with us for more updates! Have a good day!