#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

#8 Blogger Tutorial | Post Editor Settings

Post Editor Settings

This is very important to know how to work with Blogger Post Editor settings. Using this feature you will learn to —

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Go to Post Editor Page

  • In the left top, click this Down-Arrow-IconDrop Down Icon and choose the blog.
  • In the left menu, click Posts → New post or Edit post.

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Blogger Post Editor Settings

Now I am going to teach you how to mange your posts using this feature one-by-one.

Insert Labels

Insert at least one label per post and use comma “,” to separate labels. Existing labels will open up if the new label is matched while typing.

Tip: Labels should be logical or keyword based. For example, if your post title is Introduction to Blogger Post Editor Settings then the label name should be Blogger or Blogger Tutorial or use them together (e.g. Blogger, Blogger Tutorial).

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Set Published on Date & Time

You can set post Published on date and time manually. Generally It’s used to rearrange Blog’s posts or post order. So change your post Published date and time if needed otherwise not.

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To set custom permalink to a post, click Permalink-Icon Permalink then select Custom Permalink. Avoid invalid characters always; don’t use <SPACE> between words, use hyphen (-) or underscore (_) instead.

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Note: If you don’t see Automatic Permalink and Custom Permalink it means the post must be published before. Click Revert to draft button to get back them.

Set a Location on a Post

To set a location on a post, click Location. Browser might ask you to allow it. Type a place name then hit Enter or click Search button. Click Remove button to remove the location.

Choosing Options

Click Blogger-options-wheel-icon-on-Blogger-Dashboard-Home Options to open it.

Options

Control Reader comments

  • Allow — It allows readers to comment on the post.
  • Don’t allow, show existing — Readers are not allowed to comment but will see the existing comments.
  • Don’t allow, hide existing — Readers are not allowed to comment and also won’t see the existing comments.

Use HTML in Compose mode

  • Show HTML literally — HTML will show as a text if you used in Compose mode.
  • Interpret typed HTML — If this option is selected HTML will work in Compose mode. For example, if you insert this element <u>Underlined text</u> then the text will show as Underlined text on your post. HTML knowledge is required to use this option.

Choose a Method to use Line breaks

  • Use <br> tag — You have to use <br> tag for line breaks.
  • Press “Enter” for line breaks — You can press Enter for line breaks instead of <br> tag.

Note: This option will work only in HTML mode. So make sure HTML mode is selected.

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