Blogger NavBar

Saw it first time today on one of the Blogspot site that I usually visit. Basically Blogger removed the ugly banner ads, but replaced with a Blogger NavBar that sits at the top of the page. It provides site-wide search powered by the almighty Google, and has a one click blog-let that enables you to easily refer to other Blogspot sites. It can also redirect ever-so-bored you to a random blogsite. However, judging the average quality of a Blogspot site, you might need to click on "Next Blog" multiple times before you can hit something interesting to read...

Blogger NavBar

Blogger NavBar comes in different colours, and you can choose it from your blogger page, under the 'Template' tab.

Blogger NavBar - Choosing the Colour

It is a great enhancement to Blogger. However, if you are like me who do not tolerate anything that looks out of place, or something that looks obscure in a good design, then there is a way to hide it...

Update 20 Aug 2004: It seems Blogger.com has altered their inserted code slightly to break hacks like this to hide the NavBar. However, there are always ways to get around it...