How to Remove Locked Widgets on Blogger Templates in 2021

Friends, We All know that There are lots free and paid Premium blogger templates where we can use to design our Blogger sites. but one thing you might have faced while applying new custom templates.

That time, when we change our current Template with a new Blogger templates on our site it contains some locked widgets in blogger layout which we can’t remove easily as the remove or delete options are missing from the widget.

For example: Are a Navbar and Attribution widgets by default which are locked.also in a custom Blogger Template have too many unnecessary locked widgets.

How to Remove Locked Widgets on Blogger Templates in 2021

So, Friends, in this article, we’ll learn that how can we remove locked widgets in Blogger Template.

It is hard to set the Layout with Blogger, as they have so many limitations. I think you may also experienced so many layout setting problems. In today's post i am sharing one solution for one of the main problems, that a Blogger is facing from Blogspot.

So now let’s Start the tutorial how can we remove locked widgets in Blogger template...

Remove Locked Widgets on Blogger Template

When we’re aimed to create professional blog on Blogger platform it’s important to take care of each and every part. Blogger Layout page is an area where we can manage widgets easily.

As I already said that sometimes custom templates contain locked widgets that can’t be removed easily. Those widgets might contain some content which we don’t want to display on our blog and here it’s necessary for us and want to remove them.

Removing those locked widgets is not much difficult for those who’ve minimum knowledge of web designing and development, but newbie Blogger may face problem in doing it.

By default, there is an attribute in Blogger specially for widgets to lock and unlock them. The Blogger’s widget coding like the below code.

<b:widget id='HTML5' locked='true' title='Your Widget Title' type='HTML'>

</b:widget> You can see that highlighted attribution for locking widgets true.

If You just replace locked='true' to locked='false' then the widget will unlocked and become removable from your Blogger Template.

So, That’s the real fact behind locked widgets in blogger themes. Those who’re interested in making blogger templates design fast and clean they can apply this new tricks.

How to remove Locked Widgets from Blogger Template

To Remove Locked Widgets from our blogger templates we need to unlock theme Frist.

For do that please follow below simple guide....

  • Go to the Blogger Theme section by clicking settings and click on Edit HTML
  • Now search for the which unnecessary Widgets you want to unlock
  • Next, Select the Widgets and just change locked='true' to locked='false' then the widget will unlocked. For Example: Check the below image.
    Remove Locked Widgets on Blogger
    In this image if you change locked='true' to locked='false'  then Widgets will unlocked and we can remove “About Us" Widgets from Blogger Template footer section easily.
  • Now Save the Template and comeback to Layout Section and here we can see selected Widgets become Removable which we change true to false

Congratulations Friends! You’re all doing well, this work make Your blog look professional,clean and loads faster.


In this tutorial we made for those who want a clean and fresh blog. If you have questions and suggestions about this article ask me comments section and suggestions please drop a comment. If you like please share it.

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