How to Lock or Unlock Widgets in Blogger

Blogger is the best way to start your blogging and when you think that you are getting enough visitors then you can buy a .COM domain to start your blogging career.

You can start your blogging career as a full time blogger but if you are engaged in some other activities then part time blogging is the best option.

When you create a blog on blogger then almost all the widgets are editable. You can easily edit and remove them from the blog but some widgets can’t be removed from the blog such as header widget.

So, is there any option to remove the widgets from the blog?

Yes, you can easily remove the widgets by unlocking them.

Lock or Unlock Widgets in Blogger


How to lock or unlock widgets in Blogger?

We can easily lock or unlock widgets in blogger using following steps.


Go to Blogger Website > Select Template Option


Now take Backup of your Template before making any changes in the blog.


Select Layout option > click on Header widget > you will see here the widget can be edit but can’t be removed.

Note down the widget id which needs to be unlocked.

Lock or Unlock Widgets in Blogger


Now go to Template option and click on Edit HTML button.


Select Jump to Widget option and select Header1 widget. You will see here the widget is locked (the locked property is set to true).

Lock or Unlock Widgets in Blogger

Just change locked property to false and click on Save Template button.


Now go to again Layout option > Click on Header widget > you will see here the widget is unlocked. Now you can remove this widget easily.

Lock or Unlock Widgets in Blogger

Note: The process will be same to lock the widget in blogger. Only locked property will be set to true.


If the widget is locked and want to unlock, change locked property to false.

If the widget is unlocked and want to lock, change locked property to true.

I hope you liked the article. Share this to your friends to enhance their blogging skills with this small trick.

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