Layout in the Beta Blogger is quite a complicated process. It's very different from the old layout and your previous knowledge of HTML too.

This morning I wanted to add a meta tag in the new Beta. I generated the meta tag with Any Browser. But whenever I inserted the tags to the new template, it showed an error message saying "Your template could not be parsed as it is not well-formed. Please make sure all XML elements are closed properly. XML error message: The element type "meta" must be terminated by the matching end-tag "" .

After trying for many times, I found out that I needed "/>" instead of ">". Who would have thought that it was necessary? I wonder if it is part of XML, the area which is new to me.

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4 comments

  1. sugeesh1n1 // November 16, 2008 11:07 pm  

    Thanx 4 the post...!!!

  2. M.rahman // June 30, 2009 11:39 pm  

    Thank you very much. I have been suffering the problem for some days and finally got the solution. nice post

  3. Anonymous // July 11, 2009 5:25 pm  

    THANK YOU!!! Finally..

  4. Pierro // December 07, 2011 5:36 am  

    sometimes i find some post and i feel like i am in web development class even though i don't know how it feels like. In fact the way you guys post tutorial online are really awesome.

    to be frank, i wasted almost a whole day searching for a solution to this particular problem. i must say this post is one of the best tutorial about blogger HTML editing i have ever found online. it has really solved my problem. thanks.