Cotton Template Instructions

1. Install the .xml file

2. Social Icons 

<div class='social-icons'>
<a href='FACEBOOKLINK' class='facebook-icon' target='_blank'/></a>
<a href='INSTAGRAMLINK' class='instagram-icon' target='_blank'/></a>
<a href='TWITTERLINK' class='twitter-icon' target='_blank'/></a>
<a href='PINTERESTLINK' class='pinterest-icon' target='_blank'/></a>
<a href='TUMBLRLINK' class='tumblr-icon' target='_blank'/></a>
<a href='YOUTUBELINK' class='youtube-icon' target='_blank'/></a>
<a href='mailto:EMAILADRESS' class='email-icon' target='_blank'/></a>
<a href='RSSFEEDLINK' class='feed-icon' target='_blank'/></a>
<a href='BLOGLOVINLINK' class='bloglovin-icon' target='_blank'/></a>
Replace the blue text with your links. Be careful to not delete any quotation marks.

3. Search

<div class='gbml-search'>
<form action='/search' class='search-form' method='get'>
<input class='search-form-field' id='search' name='q' type='text' value=''/>
<button alt='search' class='search-form-btn' type='submit'>
<i aria-hidden='true' class='fa fa-search'/>
Copy and paste the code above.

4. Menu

5. Categories

6. Profile Photo

7. Profile Bio

8. Pinterest Code

dataType: 'jsonp',
type: 'GET',
url: ''
}).done(function(response) {
var pins =;
var html = '';
for (var i = 0; i < 6; i++) {
var description = pins[i].description;
var dominantColor = pins[i].dominant_color;
var imageUrl = pins[i].images['237x'].url;
var url = pins[i].id;
html += '<div class="pinterest-gallery"><a href="' + url + '/" target="_blank"><div class="pinterest-thumbnail" style="background-image: url(' + imageUrl + ')"><div class="pinterest-icon"><span><p><i class="fa fa-pinterest"></i></p></span></div></div></a></div>';
}).fail(function() {
<div class='pinterest'></div>

a) Replace the blue text with your Pinterest username;
b) Replace the red number with the number of pins that you prefer;

9. Instagram Code

<div id='instagram-wrapper'>
<div id='instafeed'/>
<script type='text/javascript'>
var userFeed = new Instafeed({
    userId: "xxxxxxxxxx",
    accessToken: "xxxxxxxxxx.xxxxxxx.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx",
    get: "user",
    limit: "6",
    resolution: "low_resolution",
    template: '<div class="insta-widget" href="{{link}}" target="_blank"><a href="{{link}}" target="_blank" style="background-image: url({{image}});"> <img src=""></img> <span class="insta-likes"> {{likes}} <i class="fa fa-heart" aria-hidden="true"></i> </span> </a></div>'

Replace the blue text (userId) and the orange text  (accessToken) with your Instagram’s permission token. Each token is unique for each Instagram user. To get your token, follow these steps:

1. Access:
2. Click: “Generate Access Token”

Your accessToken is the returned code.
Your userId is the number before the first dot.

10. Change Colors and Fonts 

Theme > Customize > Advanced

11. Other native Blogger widgets you can configure in the "Layout" page.

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