Customize Blockquotes in Blogger

When ever i put code snippets in my blogger tutorials , i make sure that they are separate from other content on the page. For this I use Syntax Highlighter , Customized Text Box and Blockquote. Most of Bloggers use Blockquote feature for their codes. So in this tutorial , i will show you how to add different styles of Blockquotes to Blogger.

What is Blockquote?

What is blockquote?
Blockquotes are used to highlight something on our page to give it a unique effect than other content.
How can i style a Blockquote in a post
How can i style a Blockquote in a post
When we create a blockquote our text is indented on right and left to set it from other text. To add blockquote we click on the button as shown in the above reference image , where we want to add blockquote.

This is a Sample Blockquote.

However we can edit the design of Blockquotes by using inline CSS as i have done in the above quote.

So , lets get started!

Some of Best Styles to Customize Blockquotes in Blogger

STYLE 1
Blockquote Style 1
BlockQuote Code
blockquote { margin: 1em 3em; padding: .5em 1em; border-left: 5px solid #fce27c; background-color: #f6ebc1; } blockquote p { margin: 0; }
STYLE 2
Blockquote Style 2
BlockQuote Code
blockquote { margin: 1em 3em; color: #999; border-left: 2px solid #999; padding-left: 1em; }
STYLE 3
Blockquote Style 3
BlockQuote Code
blockquote { margin: 1em 2em; border-left: 1px dashed #999; padding-left: 1em; } blockquote p:first-letter { float: left; margin: .2em .3em .1em 0; font-family: "Monotype Corsiva", "Apple Chancery", fantasy; font-size: 220%; font-weight: bold; } blockquote p:first-line { font-variant: small-caps; }
STYLE 4
Blockquote Style 4
BlockQuote Code
blockquote { background-color: #666; color: #fff; font-weight: bold; padding: 10px; -moz-border-radius: 5px; -webkit-border-radius: 5px; }
STYLE 5
Blockquote Style 5
BlockQuote Code
blockquote { background-color: #666; color:#fff; padding: 15px; margin: 1em 40px; -moz-border-radius-topleft: 15px; -webkit-border-top-left-radius: 15px; -moz-border-radius-topright: 15px; -webkit-border-top-right-radius: 8px; -moz-border-radius-bottomleft: 15px; -webkit-border-bottom-left-radius: 15px; }
STYLE 6
Blockquote Style 6
BlockQuote Code
blockquote { margin : 0 20px; padding: 60px 30px 40px 20px; background : #F1F8FE url(http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_7wsQzULWIwo/SwhrZYtvrRI/AAAAAAAACRs/Q0k6eaIjnys/s400/owl.png) no-repeat 350px 5px; font: normal .9em "comic sans ms", Courier,"Times New Roman", Times, serif; color : #000; border-left: 8px dotted #DAB547; } blockquote p { margin: 0; padding-top:10px; }
STYLE 7
Blockquote Style 7
BlockQuote Code
.post blockquote { margin : 0 20px; padding: 70px 20px 20px 40px; background : #E4EAFE url(http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_7wsQzULWIwo/Swb4cWgxCUI/AAAAAAAACN8/k2V4tUcGx14/s400/angular-purple.gif) no-repeat top left; font: bold 1em Helvetica, verdana, Georgia, "Times New Roman", Times, serif; color : #000; border-bottom : 5px solid #435388; } .post blockquote p { margin: 0; padding-top:10px; }
STYLE 8
Blockquote Style 8
BlockQuote Code
.post blockquote { margin : 0 20px; padding: 10px 20px 25px 20px; background : #9FCFFF url(http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_7wsQzULWIwo/SwhrYyb3PiI/AAAAAAAACRU/DyY1rOVnl_k/s400/block22.gif) no-repeat right bottom; font: bold .9em "comic sans ms", arial, Helvetica,verdana, Georgia; color : #484848; border: 5px dashed #fff; } .post blockquote p { margin: 0; padding-top:10px; }
STYLE 9
Blockquote Style 9
BlockQuote Code
.post blockquote { background: #F3F3F1 url(http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_7wsQzULWIwo/Swb5Jv9YD4I/AAAAAAAACPc/BJ-zgoLMJXw/s1600/comma-side-orange1.gif) ; background-position:; background-repeat:repeat-y; margin: 0 20px; padding: 20px 20px 10px 45px; font-size: 0.9em; font: italic 1.2em Georgia, "Times New Roman", Times, serif; } .post blockquote p { margin: 0; padding-top: 10px; }
STYLE 10
Blockquote Style 10
BlockQuote Code
blockquote { background: #484B52 url(http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_7wsQzULWIwo/Swb5J3xbxyI/AAAAAAAACPk/gxR76OhXXaw/s1600/green-black-side.gif) ; background-position:; background-repeat:repeat-y; margin: 0 20px; padding: 20px 20px 20px 50px; color:#C7CACF; font: normal 0.9em Helvetica, verdana, serif, Georgia, "Times New Roman"; } .post blockquote p { margin: 0; padding-top: 10px; }
STYLE 11
Blockquote Style 11
BlockQuote Code
.post blockquote { margin : 0 20px; padding: 20px 60px 80px 20px; background : #FEE4E3 url(http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_7wsQzULWIwo/Swb4ckuuUwI/AAAAAAAACOE/lJfkdjco3aw/s400/angular-right.gif) no-repeat bottom right; font: bold italic 1em Georgia, verdana, Helvetica, "Times New Roman", Times, serif; color : #000; border: 1px solid #DDD; } .post blockquote p { margin: 0; padding-top:10px; }
STYLE 12
Blockquote Style 12
BlockQuote Code
.post blockquote { font: 18px normal Tahoma, sans-serif; padding-top: 10px; margin: 5px; background: url(http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_7wsQzULWIwo/Swb4uY5amaI/AAAAAAAACOs/wZtmW2g1jC0/s400/comma1-left.gif) no-repeat top left; text-indent: 65px; } .post blockquote div { display: block; background: url(http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_7wsQzULWIwo/Swb4ut_xfBI/AAAAAAAACO0/rQVkmrMYnd8/s400/comma1-right.gif) no-repeat bottom right; padding-bottom:10px; } .post blockquote p { margin: 0; padding-top:10px; }
STYLE 13
Blockquote Style 13
BlockQuote Code
.post blockquote { font:bold italic .9em "comic sans ms", Tahoma, sans-serif; padding-top: 25px; margin: 5px; background: url(http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_7wsQzULWIwo/Swb5kCZUGZI/AAAAAAAACP8/UEMNYwjmokk/s400/left.gif) no-repeat top left; text-indent: 65px; color:#6299E4; } .post blockquote div { display: block; background: url(http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_7wsQzULWIwo/Swb52LlPk-I/AAAAAAAACRE/_MC7HQLGIng/s400/right.gif) no-repeat bottom right; padding-bottom:30px; } .post blockquote p { margin: 0; padding-top:10px; }
STYLE 14
Blockquote Style 14
BlockQuote Code
.post blockquote { font: italic 1em "comic sans ms", Tahoma, sans-serif; padding-top: 10px; margin: 5px; background: url(http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_7wsQzULWIwo/Swb4uuhF2EI/AAAAAAAACO8/ExPvCZGUHo0/s400/comma2-left.gif) no-repeat top left; text-indent: 65px; } .post blockquote div { display: block; background: url(http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_7wsQzULWIwo/Swb4u1vdKCI/AAAAAAAACPE/cwFfUwwT-ds/s400/comma2-right.gif) no-repeat bottom right; padding-bottom:10px; } .post blockquote p { margin: 0; padding-top:10px; }
STYLE 15
Blockquote Style 15
BlockQuote Code
.post blockquote { margin : 0 20px; padding: 70px 20px 20px 20px; background : #E7E5DC url(http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_7wsQzULWIwo/SwhrZPcjY4I/AAAAAAAACRk/qOMm-cht3rw/s1600/block333.gif) no-repeat top; font: normal 1em "comic sans ms",Helvetica, Courier,"Times New Roman", Times, serif; color : #000000; border-bottom : 7px solid #FF0000; } .post blockquote p { margin: 0; padding-top:10px; }
STYLE 16
Blockquote Style 16
BlockQuote Code
.post blockquote{ margin : 0 20px; padding: 50px 30px 50px 30px; background : #FFF url(http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_7wsQzULWIwo/Swb4c7RglzI/AAAAAAAACOU/bwGBdTO2lq4/s1600/BLOCK1-TOP.gif) no-repeat top; font: bold italic 1em Helvetica, verdana; color : #000; } .post blockquote div{ background : #FFF url(http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_7wsQzULWIwo/Swb4c0v4knI/AAAAAAAACOM/S-iKAwSXT-I/s1600/BLOCK1-BOTTOM.gif) no-repeat bottom; padding-bottom: 50px; } .post blockquote p { margin: 0; padding-top:10px; }
STYLE 17
Blockquote Style 17
BlockQuote Code
.post blockquote { margin : 0 20px; padding: 70px 20px 30px 20px; background : #E7E5DC url(http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_7wsQzULWIwo/SwhrY8vdJeI/AAAAAAAACRc/8Ed9vrlWWGo/s400/block3331.gif) no-repeat top; font: bold .9em Helvetica, "comic sans ms",Courier,"Times New Roman", Times, serif; color : #343434; border-left : 7px solid #FF7802; border-right : 7px solid #FF7802; border-bottom : 7px solid #FF7802; } .post blockquote p { margin: 0; padding-top:10px; }
STYLE 18
Blockquote Style 18
BlockQuote Code
.post blockquote{ margin : 0 35px; padding: 80px 0px 0px 0px; background : #E6F1FA url(http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_7wsQzULWIwo/Swb5J-uBKiI/AAAAAAAACPs/81Ja4qFVyGc/s400/head2.gif) no-repeat top; font: normal 1em "comic sans ms", Helvetica, verdana; color : #666; } .post blockquote div{ background : #E6F1FA url(http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_7wsQzULWIwo/Swb5j3ME4gI/AAAAAAAACP0/1sQjocgjdK0/s400/head-bottom3.gif) no-repeat bottom; padding-bottom: 50px; } .post blockquote p { margin: 0; padding: 20px; }
STYLE 19
Blockquote Style 19
BlockQuote Code
.post blockquote { margin:1em 20px; } .post blockquote p { margin:.75em 0; } blockquote { background:#EFEFF7; }
STYLE 20
Blockquote Style 20
BlockQuote Code
blockquote { background-position:-10px -7px; border: 1px dashed #FFC600; margin: 20px 10; padding: 0 20px 0 50px; background: url("http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_jM8-wHc3NKY/TR3MwDiXB1I/AAAAAAAAAQo/Fi8TGwkSRNQ/s1600/quote.png") 5% no-repeat #FFF8DD; }
STYLE 21
Blockquote Style 21
BlockQuote Code
blockquote{ background-color: transparent; border-top: 3px double#DC143C; border-bottom: 3px double #DC143C; padding: 5px; font-style: oblique; font-size: 1em; margin-left: 5%; margin-right: 5%; }

Implementation And Customization of Blockquote Styles

Implementation-
1. Go to Blogger Dashboard.

2. Then Click Template > Edit HTML and then Tick “Expand Widget Templates“.

3. Using Find (Ctrl + F) , find

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4.  Paste any Blockquote code that i told you earlier , above this. A sample code is given below

blockquote { background-position:-10px -7px; border: 1px dashed #FFC600; margin: 20px 10; padding: 0 20px 0 50px; background: url("http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_jM8-wHc3NKY/TR3MwDiXB1I/AAAAAAAAAQo/Fi8TGwkSRNQ/s1600/quote.png") 5% no-repeat #FFF8DD; }

Customization-

Important areas to be customized are bolded. Where,  

  • Padding: It refers to the distance of the text from blockquote borders. Which goes in this order –> Top Right Bottom Left
  • Background :- This includes Blockquote background color and image used in it. The six digit value is the background color and image link is inserted in place of bolded text in this part-> url (Paste Image Link here)
  • Font :- It includes font style, size and type respectively. Match the colors with the code above for reference.
  • Color :- This refers to text color. You can use a different font color using our color chart.
  • Border :- This refers to border width, style and color respectively.  # All other blockquotes can be customized in similar way.

4. Now save your template .

5. You are now ready to use your favourite blockquote feature. Just use the Blockquote button as shown in reference image at top to insert blockquote in your post.


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