How to Change the Layout of a Home Page

By Damarious Page

You would have no use for a personal home page if it did not cater to your aesthetic likes and functional needs. Most home pages include the essentials of everyday life, such as weather and local news. You have a lot of control over what content is shown on your home page. However, if the page looks awkward to you personally or if the page simply does not fit your display screen, you might not be able to enjoy the content. Generally, home page developers allow users to change the layout so that their home page is just right for them.

Things You'll Need

  • Google, MSN or Yahoo! home page

Google

Step 1

Click on the "Settings" link at the top of your home page, and choose "iGoogle Settings" from the drop-down list.

Step 2

Click on the "General" tab, then scroll down to the "Content" section.

Step 3

Click the radio button next to your preference in the "Layout" section, then click the "Save" button to save your changes and go back to your iGoogle home page.

MSN

Step 1

Click on the "Customize" link on your "My MSN" home page.

Step 2

Click on the "Layouts" tab to bring it to the front.

Step 3

Click on your layout preference, then click on the "Save" button to save your changes and return to your "My MSN" home page.

Yahoo!

Step 1

Click on the "Change Appearance" tab in the "My Front Page" section at the top of the page.

Step 2

Click on the "Change Layout" link.

Step 3

Click on your layout preference, then click the "I'm Done" button to save the changes and return to your "My Yahoo" home page.