#16 Blogger Tutori | Basic Settings in Blogger

Basic Settings in Blogger This is very important to configure your  Blog  using  Basic Settings  in your  Blogger Dashboard . In this tutorial, you are going to learn how to — Manage Title and Description. Manage Privacy — list your Blog on Blogger and allow Search Engine to crawl your site. Add Custom Domain to your blog. Manage HTTPS Redirect. Manage Permissions — add Authors to your blog and who can see it. Go to Blogger Basic Settings Sign in to Blogger  with your  Google Email  and  Password . In the left top, click this  Drop Down Icon  and choose the blog. In the left menu, click  Settings → Basic . Title, Description & Privacy Settings Title  — You can edit or change your blog title from here. Description  — A short description about your Blog. Maximum Characters are 500. Privacy  — Set your blog here for Blog listing and Search engine visibility. Blog listing  — Select  “Yes”  to list your blog on Blogger. By default, a  Navbar  is appeared at the top of the blogs a

How to get blog on search engines

Get your blog to show on search engines

You can make it easier for people to find your blog on search engines like Google and Bing by:
Google and Bing

List your blog on search engines

Listing your blog on search engines Using keywords throughout your site so it shows up higher in search results
  • In the left menu, click Settings ⇾ Basic.
  • Under "Basic," next to "Privacy," click Edit.
  • Choose Yes to:
  • Let search engines find your Blog. Yes Or No.
  • Click Save changes.

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) tips for your blog

List your blog on search engines
You can use relevant keywords in the titles and text on your posts and pages. You can also tell search engines which pages, posts, and links to ignore so they won’t show up in search results.

Add keywords to your post and page titles

To improve the ranking of your posts and pages in searches, you can:
  • Include keywords that explain what the post or page is about.
  • Keep your titles around 60 characters long. A short and concise title will be more readable for users and won’t get cut off.

Add headers

Tell search engines what your post is about with headers like H1, H2, H3 and more.
  • Click the blog you want to work on.
  • In the left menu, click Posts.
  • Choose the post you want to work on and click Edit.
Add headers
  • Highlight the text you want to make into a header.
  • In the menu bar next to "Normal," click the Down arrow 🔻.
  • Choose the type of heading you want.
type of heading

Make your images searchable

To make your images searchable, and accessible for visually impaired readers, you can add a short description of the image, or alt text, and a title.
  • Click the blog you want to work on.
  • Choose Properties.
blogger image Properties
  • In the text box, add a long description in "alt" and a short description under "title."
  • Click Ok.
alt and title

Hide pages from searches

You can hide pages or posts that you don’t want to find on search engines .
  • Click the blog you want to work on.
  • In the left menu, click Settings ⇾ Search preferences.
  • Under "Crawlers and Indexing," next to "Custom robots header tags," click Edit.
  • Choose Yes. Use These Options
Custom robots header tags
  • Click Save changes.

Tell search engines not to follow certain links

  • Click the blog you want to work on.
  • In the left menu, click Posts.
  • Click the post you want to hide. Select Some Text.
  • In the menu bar, click Link.
Link
  • Enter Link in The Box
  • Select Add ‘rel=nofollow’ attribute. As shown Below.
  • Click Ok.
rel=nofollow

Change or redirect your URL


Rewrite your URLs

You can rewrite the URLs of your posts to make them more readable and to help search engines understand what your posts are about
  • In the left menu, click Posts.
  • In the top left, click New post.
New post
  • On the right, under "Post Settings," click Links.
  • Choose Custom Permalink.
  • Add the URL you want to use.
Custom Permalink
  • Click Done.

Create a redirect for a URL

You can redirect URLs from your blog to new posts or pages.
  • Click the blog you want to work on.
  • In the left menu, click Settings ⇾ Search preferences.
  • Under "Errors and redirections," next to "Custom redirects," click Edit.
  • Add the deleted URL in ist box and the URL you want to point it to. If the original article was deleted, select "Permanent."
  • Click Save.
  • Click Save changes.
Errors and redirections


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