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I'm trying to add footers to my blog template code.

I need to provide a "blog content copyright 2004 {my name}" footer to all my posts.

I put this copyright info in "blog description" paragraph, but nobody else seems to do this, it's always in footers for some reason.

The blog is...

www.vaspersthegrate.blogspot.com

...plus others I have at blogger.

Each template is different, but is there a general rule that I may not know of in adding footers text?

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Can't get copyright footers to appear on blog site.

Hi vaspersthegrate,
You have the footer text commented out with <!-- and -->

Once you remove the comments we may be able to help.

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Can't get copyright footers to appear on blog site.

vaspersthegrate,
It's not that clear what your after, when you say a copyright at the bottom of 'each' post do mean each actual post/article rather than the overall page footer? if so you are going to need to hack the php index post loop I would have thought, doing something like inserting another <p> after the generated .post-footer class content, but forgive me if I miss the point!

Hugo.

p.s what is the blog description paragraph? is it part of the admin side of the blog?

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copyright footer in my blog site

I ask that you in turn forgive and bear with my ignorance and lack of clarity.

I want to have a copyright notice visible at end of every posted article, and when anyone prints out a posted article that I put on my blog.

Blog description = the paragraph right below the name or title of the blog.

Blog title = Vaspers the Grate.

Description = Now you've done it. You've entered the realm of radical web usability....(etc.)

My VTG blog is more an information web site, a resume, and a portfolio of samples of current writing (better than dusty old samples of past writing, eh?) ... not a true, currently popular, "let me express myself, you read in awe, then post a comment that praises me" type blog Shock)

Seriously, should the copyright notice be on bottom of each posted article...or at bottom of page? I hate to admit I'm not clear what the difference is exactly. My concern is when users print out, or email to a friend, one of my articles.

I just remembered the obvious: CSS is for presentation, not content.

So maybe I'm barking up the wrong tree, stripping the bark off a tree that is the wrong species.

Perhaps it is the blog HTML code that needs to change, and perhaps I can't access it, it's up to blog*spot to do that. Maybe I should tell them what I want, after ransacking all their online help topics and such.

I dunno. I'm just a writer and usability analyst, not a programmer. But I know I need to know as much as I can about HTML, CSS, XHTML, XML, DHTML, and such to be a better web writer and usability analyst.

Hope this clarification helps. Hope I can help you folks in whatever way I can also sometime. Forums are like having a "virtual advisory staff." Thanks.

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copyright footer

I think I'm solving the problem. It's a matter of knowing how to delete the text from within tags, and replacing it with the copyright text, in my template under footer description.

I got it to work on one of my sites.

Each site has a different template by different designers, so slightly different way of coding.