Fix "bx" errors & other problems

If you get an error in Blogger, try the steps below to troubleshoot. 

Troubleshoot an error

If none of the steps fix your problem, find your issue below to troubleshoot.

Tip: If you get the error when you save changes in your theme or gadget, check your code for problems.

Troubleshoot other problems

Your blog is still online after you deleted it
If you recently deleted a blog, it may take some time to completely disappear. Learn how to remove the cached version.
You can't delete a post
  • To delete a post that someone else wrote, contact your blog administrator.
  • If a blog only has one post, create a post and then delete the old one or delete your blog.
You can't upload pictures
  • In your popup blocker settings, try to:
    • Turn off popup blocker.
    • Add as an approved webpage.
  • In the “Add Images” box, make sure to click Select.
The sidebar moves to the bottom of the page
Check if your content is too wide for the column.
A gadget is broken

Remove the gadget:

  1. In the left menu, select Layout.
  2. On the gadget you want to remove, click Edit Edit and then Remove.
Your blog is blank or displays code

Check your theme code:

  1. In the left menu, click Theme.
  2. On the right, under your blog, click Edit HTML.
  3. Check the code and fix it or pick a new theme.
  4. Click Save.

If your theme code seems correct, you may have encoding issues.

To change your browser's encoding settings, in your browser:

  • Firefox: Click View and then Text encoding. Set your encoding settings to auto detect or Unicode (UTF-8).
  • Safari: Click View and then Text encoding. Set your encoding settings to auto detect or Unicode (UTF-8).
  • Internet Explorer 11: Click View and then Encoding. Set your encoding settings to auto detect or Unicode (UTF-8).
Tip: On Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge, you can't change your encoding settings.

If you continue to get errors: In the upper right corner of your Blogger dashboard, click Help and feedback Help and feedback and then Send feedback.

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