How to Unlock and Remove Locked Widgets in Blogger

Hello and Welcome to GetWebInfo. Here on this post i will tell you that how can you Unlock and Remove Locked Widgets from Your Blogger website. In Blogger you can use custom Blogger Templates and built in templates. We all face one common issue in blogger while using custom or default blogger templates. And that issue is locked widgets. While applying a new template you can see many locked widgets that can't removed from the Layout. In this post we are going to see the steps to lock a widgets, find ID of a widget, unlock and remove locked widgets. Let's check it out all in detail for you.

Steps to Lock Widgets

You can Lock a widget by using "Locked" attribution. If you want to lock a widget, assign the value of "locked" attribute to true.

For instance look at this attribution widget code (See locked attribute)
<b:widget id=’Attribution1′ locked=’true’ title=” type=’Attribution’ visible=’true’>

Unlock/Remove Locked Widgets in Blogger

I recommend you to take a backup of your template before making any changes. Let's get started.

Step 01: Go to Template select "Edit HTML" in this instance, i am going to remove Attribution Widget (Powered By Blogger)

Note: If you know the Powered By Blogger widget ID, go ahead to next step. If you don't know the ID of the widget, then follow the below steps to find it out.

Widget ID Find Method

Go to The Layout

Click Edit Option of Attribution Widget

In the address bar o to the end of URL and you can see the widget ID

Copy or Memorize Widget ID. Now, you can move to the next step.

Step 02: Select "Attribution1" from "Jump to Widget" drop-down list.

Step 03: You should be in the Attribution widget code now. In the widget code, you can see locked='true' (See also in the Screen Shot)

Step 04: Change the true to false

Step 05: Click on "Save Your Template" button .

Finally you can remove your Powered by Blogger widget from your Blog. I hope that this article is really helpful for you. If you have any problem about this article so please comment on this post i will reply you as fast as i can do.....