Google is giving its Blogger platform a huge visual overhaul. Here’s how to see the new changes for yourself:
All you need to do is add “/view” to the end of your blog’s url to enable the new views which include Mosaic, Flipcard, Sidebar, Snapshot, and Timeslide.
We have a feeling that these appealing new blog views are in direct response to the growing popularity of visually stimulating blog platforms like Tumblr that make it easy to make your blog look fresh.
Here’s a Blog as it currently exists at http://bearonabouttown.blogspot.com/:
But if you simply add “/view” to the end of the blog’s URL, you can test out Google’s new Blogger views.
By typing in http://bearonabouttown.blogspot.com/view you will see this:
The current default view is “Sidebar,” but click the blue button to try other views like “Flipcard”:
One more cool view that directly imitates Tumblr is the “Mosaic” view:
Try them out for yourself to get a taste of what Google’s bringing next to Blogger, one of the most visited websites in the world.
According to Mashable, Google will make these views much more customisable over the next few months, and the views remain optional for now. These “dynamic” views should give Blogger a boost in the war with other blogging platforms.
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