Add a Fresh and Cool Style to Blogger Threaded Comments

If you are looking for a very fresh look for blogger’s threaded comments, so here’s a simple CSS that will help you to apply a different background, make your avatars rounded, add a border with rounded corners and a triangle which is actually an HTML entity to get that speech bubble look on your comments.
threaded comments
To do this, all you need to do is to paste the below code inside the CSS part of the template, between
<b:skin> and </b:skin>

What to do to apply this CSS –

Step 1. Go to Blogger Dashboard. Go to Template and click on Edit HTML button.

Step 2. Click anywhere on the box(code area) and press CTRL+F keys to open the search box.
Step 3. Search for the below code

Step 4. Just above the ]]></b:skin> paste the following below code:

 .comments .comment-block {

background: #F9F9F9;
color: #555;
box-shadow: 0 4px 10px #EEEEEE;
position: relative;
margin-top: 10px;
margin-left: 60px;
padding: 10px;
border: 4px solid #EEEEEE !important;
font: 1.190em/1.2 Cambria,Georgia,sans-serif;
.comment-thread li .comment-block:before {
position: absolute;
display: block;
left: -26px;
color: #EEEEEE;
content: “25C4”;
font-size: 30px;
.comments .avatar-image-container {
width: 60px;
height: 60px;
max-height: 60px;
margin:0px 0px 0 -28px;
padding: 0px;
border: 7px solid #EEEEEE;
.comments .avatar-image-container img {
width: 60px;
height: 60px;
max-width: 60px;
border:0 !important;
.comments .comment-thread.inline-thread {
background: none;
.comments .continue {
border-top: 0px solid transparent;
.comments .comments-content .datetime {
float: right;
font-size: 11px;
.comments .comments-content .user a{
font-size: 15px;
color: #498EC9;
.comments .comments-content .datetime a:hover{
color: #777;
text-decoration: none;
.comments .comments-content .comment:first-child {
padding-top: 0px;
.comments .comments-content .comment {
margin-bottom: 0px;
padding-bottom: 0px;
.comments .continue a {
padding: 0px;
.comments .comments-content {
background-image: none;


How to Change Blogger Threaded Comments Background, Border and Colors :

– replace the #F9F9F9 value to change the background color of the comments;
#555 to change the text comments color;
#EEEEEE to change the color of the shadow around comments;
4px solid #EEEEEE to change the border width (4px), style (solid) and color (#EEEEEE) around comments;
1.190em to change the comments font size;
– to change the arrow color, replace the #EEEEEE value from color: #EEEEEE;
– to change the border width (7px), style (solid) and color (#EEEEEE) around avatars, modify this part: 7px solid #EEEEEE;
– to change the avatars’ size and roundedness, change the 60px value;

Use this tool to pick your favorite color: Color Code Generator (after you choose a color, copy the hex value)

Step 5. Finally, click on the Save template button and view your comment on the post and you are done now.

Article written by:

Satyendra is a market researcher from the city of nawabs, Lucknow. Apart from blogging, his other interests are Indian rap knowledge, affiliate marketing, research, and basically anything nerdy.

Join the discussion

  1. Uday Thummala

    Cause why i want.
    ==> when ever a visitor commenting in my post… the comment box has opening in new popup window (or) in entire page. so its giving bad impression to my blog…. so please help me. If u have any such post…. please give that post link… insted of this " Add a Fresh and Cool Style to Blogger Threaded Comments "

  2. Satyendra Maurya

    Go to your blogger dashboard > Settings > Post and Comments > you will see setting for comments > Comment location > Set it to "Embedded" > Save Settings.

    That's it your problem will be solved.

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