Blogger: How to enable/disable the mobile template

Our Blogger templates use Google’s Mobile Template system so that your content loads super fast on mobile devices. We recommend enabling the mobile templtae on your blog so your readers can benefit from this, and also because Google recommends it.

How to enable the mobile template:

To activate the mobile template, first go to the “Theme” section of the dashboard:


Then follow the steps below:

1. Click the “gear” symbol.

2. Select “Yes.”  (Or “No” if you would like to disable it)

3. Select “Custom” from the dropdown menu.


Note: If you would like your blog to look the same on both desktop computers and mobiles, you might wish to disable the mobile template. We don’t recommend doing that, but you do have the option.

Article tags: mobile version, mobile layout, cell, phone

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  1. Bejal

    Hi Phil,

    My site seems to appear fine on desktop and mobiles, but I’ve added my web address to Instagram and it takes you to a incompletely different format. Would you have any ideas/suggestions why this is happening?
    Thanks very much

  2. Nanalena A

    Are we able to add particular things to the mobile version, i.e subscribe to my newsletter?

  3. Daryl Hickman

    Hi I have recently had to change my mobile view to desktop because I was unable to click on pages in the top nav bar. Only the drop downs below them. Do you have any advise for this?

    1. Phil (pipdig)

      Hi Daryl, the main parent item of a dropdown menu is not clickable on mobile so that it can be easily accessed. Instead, I’d recommend adding the main parent item within the dropdown too. You can read more about that in this guide. The guide is for WordPress, but the principle remains the same. Let me know if you need any help with that.

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